The history of the October Revolution (7 November 1917)

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Lenin in October
By Nikolai Podvoisky, 6 November 1927. Nikolai Podvoisky was Chairman of the Military Revolutionary Committee of the Petrograd Soviet. He was a leading organiser of the October Rising, which was a coup de theatre as well as a coup d’etat. This is an introduction and reproduction of his article “Lenin—Organiser of the Victorious October Uprising”, which was first published in the Soviet newspaper Krasnaya Gazeta, November 6, 1927, for the tenth anniversary of the revolution.
The Serge-Trotsky Papers: Correspondence and Other Writings between Victor Serge and Leon Trotsky
Reviewed by Phil Shannon, 20 November 1995. A response is appended that objects to the reviewer's anti-communism.
The Russian Revolution: Still inspiring after 80 years
By Arthur Perlo, People's Weekly World, 8 November 1997. The October Revolution and American War of Independence are both part of the modern struggle for human liberation.
October 1917 changed the 20th century
By Deirdre Griswold, Workers World, 20 November 1997. A positive assessment of the Russian Revolution.
Review of Doug Lorimer, Trotsky's Theory of Permanent Revolution: A Leninist Critique
By John Nebauer, Green Left Weekly, 15 March 1999. A favorable review.
18 March 1921–18 March 2001: The Kronstadt Uprising
A-Infos News Service, 18 March 2001. 80 years ago, the workers' movement and rebellion at Kronstadt, near Petrograd in Russia, was bloodily suppressed by the state-capitalist regime of Lenin and Trotsky. [Article illustrates a class perspective hostile to the working class.]
Why Bush didn't visit the Battleship Aurora
By Stephen Millies, Workers World, 23 June 2003. the Aurora delivered a mighty blow for human freedom. The shots fired from this Russian vessel by sailors on Nov. 7, 1917, guaranteed the victory of the workers' insurrection that was taking over St. Petersburg. The incident in the context of the October Revolution and global working-class struggle.
Liberation, Freedom And Democracy
By Vic Ratsma, editorial, NorthStar Compass, November 2003. Importance of the October Revolution as showing that working-class struggle for liberation, freedom and democracy is possible.
‘People of the Moonlight’ in the dawn of revolution
By Leslie Feinberg, Lesbian, bay, bi and trans pride series, Part 10, Workers World, 5 August 2004. The Bolshevik Party did not merely scrap anti-homosexual tsarist laws. It felt it was necessary to tear down the walls that divided homosexuals—also known in Russia as “people of the moonlight”—from the rest of society.
Celebrating the 87th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution
Irish Republican Socialist Party, 5 November 2004. November 6, 1917 was the date of the Bolshevik Revolution. The Irish Republican Socialist Party recognizes this event as a watershed in human history and therefore pays tribute to the memory of the “ten days that shook the world”.
The Allied Intervention in Russia
By Geoff Steuart, 29 March 2006. A detailed criticism of Richard Pipe's assertion that Great Power intervention in the October Revolution did not amount to anything as was limited to the UK.