Author: Eric Blanc

Eric Blanc writes on labor movements past and present. He is the author of Red States Revolt: What the Teachers’ Strike Wave Means for Workers and Politics (Verso Press, 2019). More of his writings can be found at

Can Leninists Explain the Russian Revolution?

A Reply to Sam Farber

Learning the right lessons from the Russian Revolution is one way socialists today can start to more critically, and more effectively, develop strategies and tactics appropriate to the actual contexts in which we find ourselves.