Why the Politics of the United Front Still Matter

Socialism 2016

July 01, 2016
With Alan Maass

Socialists will be a minority of the working-class movement until the future revolution. So how should they work together with people who aren’t socialists in the struggles of today? In the era after the Russian Revolution of 1917, socialists developed the strategy of the united front—which holds valuable lessons to teach revolutionaries today.

Suggested Readings:
The Comintern by Duncan Hallas (Haymarket 2007) | http://bit.ly/2a2W2zz
Toward the United Front: Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the Communist International, 1922, edited by John Riddell (Haymarket 2012) | http://bit.ly/2a3Vwos

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