The American Civil War ended 150 years ago, and with it, the system of slavery that built the U.S.--and world capitalism. April 9, 2015
The history of slavery is also a history of resistance and of the revolutionary overthrow of an entrenched system. April 13, 2015
The North and South were on a collision course, but the shape and timing of the conflict depended on political questions. April 15, 2015
A war against slaveholders had to be transformed into a war against slavery for the North to win the Civil War. April 27, 2015
For the North to defeat the Southern Confederacy, the Union Army had to be transformed into an army of liberation. May 5, 2015
The formal emancipation of slaves after the Civil War constituted a significant but incomplete advance for the working class. May 7, 2015
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