RED Talk: “Eyewitness to the Russian Revolution”

On the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, join Philly Socialists at 2pm on Sunday October 22nd as we learn more about the tumultuous and epoch-defining events of 1917.

Todd Chretien, editor of Haymarket Books new “Eyewitnesses to the Russian Revolution,” for a book launch event featuring a historical presentation on the meaning of the Bolshevik Revolution on its 100th anniversary, a Q&A with Todd, and book signing.

One hundred years ago, workers and peasants in Russia turned the world upside down when they overthrew their Tsar, took over their factories, farms, and schools, and set out to build a new society.

In this gripping reader, participants and firsthand observers of the revolution tell the inspiring, heroic, and sometimes tragic story of what happened over the course of 1917. Includes contributions from: Leon Trotsky, Rosa Luxemburg, Vladimir Lenin, John Reed, Louise Bryans, and others.

Book available on October 17, or you can pre-order from