Phil Kaplan reviews M.E. Obrien and Eman Abdelhadi’s Everything for Everyone, a speculative oral history of the struggle for the New York Commune.
Kyle Kubler addresses the desires and realities of physical culture in the Soviet Union during the period surrounding the October Revolution.
Thinking alongside Ronald Suny’s magnum opus, Bryan Gigantino writes about the politics of remembering Stalin in Georgia and the fate of that country after the fall of the USSR.
Why did the Cuban regime adopt the Soviet model, indiscriminately repressing political opposition – including socialists, anarchists, and other leftists?