socialism

  1. Socialist Settlements/Colonies.

    Settling in unknown lands has always fascinated me. It just sounds so beautiful to arrive in a new land and to have a completely fresh start to build your own society from scratch. Indeed, many nations begun this way, America and Israel come to mind. People who had poor fortunes in their own...
  2. Bomster

    Post-WW1 socialist revolutions succeed?

    In the wake of the Great War, Europe was stricken by massive socio-economic upheaval. People all over the continent, war-weary and hungry, were fed up with the contemporary order, and many became attracted to Marxist ideals and socialism. From Russia to Berlin, from Bavaria to Hungary, uprisings...
  3. The Fatherland's Red Banner - An Alternate Cold War TL
    Threadmarks: Chapter I

    The Fatherland's Red Banner - An Alternate Cold War TL Excerpt from Seized Opportunity: Why Economic Reforms in Russia have Succeded by Marshall Irwin Goldman (1994) Chapter I - Historical Backround Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov held the post of General Secretary of the Communist Party of...
  4. AHC/WI: Socialist Republican Party

    The two-party system has been a very constant facet of American politics; for the majority of US history and into the present day, the two main political parties have been the Democratic and Republican Parties. However, their political coalitions and party platforms have shifted many times, most...
  5. How do socialism and communism do in a No October Revolution world?

    In a world where the October Revolution doesn't happen in Russia, what becomes of communism and socialisms? Does communism just become a curiosity?
  6. Time Enough

    Days Like These: A Late 80s Labour Timeline
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    “These are the basic Socialist values and principles – individual liberty, equality, citizenship, the diffusion of power, the importance of collective and social action…these principles may not have the satisfying certainty of Marxist analysis, nor may they constitute quite the same stirring...
  7. Whipidedius

    WI: Brazil's "Intentona Comunista", the socialist revolt, succeed

    This topic has been brought here a few times, but let's see... The year is 1935, Getúlio Vargas has been undemocraticaly ruling Brazil for the last five years. Finally, in November 23 a revolt starts in Natal, northeastern region of Brazil. The revolutionaries take control of the city and...
  8. Nothing to Lose but Your Chains! / a German Revolution TL
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Nothing to Lose but Your Chains! This is the reboot of my previous timeline The Communist International Becomes the Communist Interstellar? Like the previous timeline this will be inspired by the HOI4 Spartakus mod, where the point of divergence is the newly founded Communist Party of Germany...
  9. Goats-&-Bolts

    Jerusalem of the East turned Red – Or What If there was a “Christian Korean People’s Republic”?

    https://www.christiantoday.com/article/when-north-koreas-capital-had-so-many-christians-it-was-called-the-jerusalem-of-the-east/107588.htm https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/the-jerusalem-of-the-east One of the North Korean Christians who fled south during the exodus was...
  10. Different Shades of Socialism - an alternate Cold War
    Threadmarks: Spanish Civil War

    The unexpected appearance of the third way of socialism did occur in Spain during the late 1930s. Short - ten months' long civil war between rebellious reactionaries of the Spanish Armed Forces and the leftist government of the Spanish Republic ended as it began - with a treachery of the parts...
  11. If the Robespierre faction remained in power, do you think Saint-Just could be a leader like Napoleon ?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Antoine_de_Saint-Just Unlike many other figures of the French Revolution he is almost forgotten I hardly find any book specifically written on him, only 1 or 2 french book and no English book. Saint-Just was the youngest among the Jacobin leaders during the...
  12. Why did Socialist Czechoslovakia's Economy perform worse than East Germany?

    Czechoslovakia was one of the world's most industrialized nations in the interwar, with economic performance and standards of living that were on par with the Western European nations. At the beginning of the Cold War it continued to be the most economically developed and productive Eastern Bloc...
  13. Regnum Dei

    Life imitates Art!

    Hello! My name is Regnum Dei and this is my first written TL which asks the question: What if WWI had no clear winner. This scenario is inspired by HoI4 mod Red Flood but I will try to include a lot of my ideas and expand apon certain things that are not adressed in the mod. Comments...
  14. PyroTheFox

    Crimson Banners Fly: The Rise of the American Left
    Threadmarks: Title

    Author's Notes: "Crimson Banners Fly" is an alternate history timeline set at the turn of the century, at the precipice of momentous change for the United States. This will be a re-imagining of an older timeline of mine from around 2015/6 called "Paint it Red" (posted only on the Atlas Forum)...
  15. Blue Sky

    Let Freedom Ring: War, Injustice, and the American Way
    Threadmarks: Chapter 0

    Chapter 0 Articles Of Confederation Ratified! on July 4th, 1776 the Articles of Confederation were ratified over a dispute between pro-slave factions and anti-slave factions. the compromise...
  16. Questions on worker self-management in Yugoslavia?

    Does anyone have any good books talking about the self-management in Yugoslavia? Recommendations? I would also like to know how and why it failed, why it made unemployment and inflation a big problem over there, and what were the suggested alternatives at the time? Answers would be...
  17. Kaiserreich DBWI: State of the Americas in 2020 w/out German Victory in the First Weltkrieg

    Hi there, long time lurker, first time poster. Even though I'm not a professional historian, work as a developer at the Google Collective, I've always liked to count myself as an avid history enthusiast and liked to think about how everything would've changed if some important event in...
  18. A New Dawn (The Progressive Century)

    It was a February evening and Teddy Roosevelt the popular progressive president stood on the stage, his cheery demeanor as bright as ever and his mustache as vibrant as the sun. He gave a hardy laugh before continuing his speech. “I am glad that we were able to achieve a great electoral reform...
  19. The 1991 soviet August Coup succeeds

    The august coup and its impact is a difficult topic to discuss. We will never know for sure if it could have succeeded or if the provisional government could have lasted. This is not meant to be an alternate history question, but rather a discussions about what you guys think on tge august...
  20. WI: A 1980 Michael Harrington Presidency?

    Oh yes, spicy, but actually Michael Harrington cobbled together a group of leftists, liberals and progressives to run for President as a Democrat (I think). And he was about to make a run for it, to jump ahead to get Ted Kennedy in, but it didn't work, and all of this is called off. But what if...
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