The Taliban in Afghanistan

Since its ouster in 2001, the Taliban has maintained its insurgency against the U.S.-led mission in Afghanistan and the Afghan government. A new U.S.-Taliban deal could pave the way for the group’s return to power. WRITTEN BY Lindsay Maizland and Zachary Laub Summary The Islamic fundamentalist group ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until the U.S.-led invasion in 2001. […]

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Manifesto of the Communist Party

Manifesto of the Communist Partyby Karl Marx and Frederick EngelsFebruary 1848Written: Late 1847;First Published: February 1848;Source: Marx/Engels Selected Works, Vol. One, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1969, pp. 98-137;Translated: Samuel Moore in cooperation with Frederick Engels, 1888;Transcribed: by Zodiac and Brian Baggins;Proofed: and corrected against 1888 English Edition by Andy Blunden 2004;Copyleft: Marxists Internet Archive (marxists.org) 1987, […]

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Manifesto Of The Communist Party – chapter 4

Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties Section II has made clear the relations of the Communists to the existing working-class parties, such as the Chartists in England and the Agrarian Reformers in America. The Communists fight for the attainment of the immediate aims, for the enforcement of the momentary interests of the […]

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Manifesto Of The Communist Party – chapter 3

Socialist and Communist Literature Owing to their historical position, it became the vocation of the aristocracies of France and England to write pamphlets against modern bourgeois society. In the French Revolution of July 1830, and in the English reform agitation[A], these aristocracies again succumbed to the hateful upstart. Thenceforth, a serious political struggle was altogether […]

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