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Welcome to ProleWiki!

We are ProleWiki, a communist (Marxist-Leninist) project founded in September 2020. Our aim is to build an anti-imperialist and proletarian collaborative encyclopedia, with information on current events, communist parties worldwide, countries, and more. We also host a library of texts important to the international proletarian movement, from Marx and Engels to Lenin and Stalin. Since our beginning in 2020, we currently have 3,237 articles and counting.

  • Total number of articles: 3,237
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  • Number of comrades: 96
  • Number of edits: 48,231
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The Soviet Union, officially known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a Marxist-Leninist federal socialist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991.

The USSR was established in 1922 as a union of four Soviet socialist republics formed after the October Revolution of 1917, the Russian SFSR, the Transcaucasian SFSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the Byelorussian SSR. From 1956 to 1991, the union had 15 member nations in total.

The Soviet Union developed under conditions of extreme pressure provoked by capitalist powers, from the Russian Civil War, the Nazi invasion, and espionage from the West. Besides the difficulties that it faced, the USSR managed to provide a positive political role for the working people, especially in a time when workers in the capitalist world were still struggling for basic union rights.

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  • 20 September 2023

We are proud to announce our brand new Essays space! Read our release here. The new custom-built essays frontend looks closer to a blog and whereas the legacy essays space ordered essays by author, this new interface orders them by publication date with a sidebar of available items. It also provides an excerpt of the essay, ultimately all improving discovery.

  • 8 August 2023

ProleWiki now has its own merch shop! Several people indicated they wanted ProleWiki stickers and other merch, and we obliged. We also teamed up with artist Tamaryn who graciously offered some of her own designs, go check them out! All proceeds go towards funding ProleWiki.

  • 5 May 2023

We now have an onboarding page for new editors! This will help our new editors get up to speed on how ProleWiki works and what they can do once their account is approved. We have also clarified the basis of the Comrade role, which allows editors to create new pages and upload pictures -- it will all soon be renamed to Trusted Editor on both the wiki and discord server.

  • 3 May 2023

We have officially deployed our new hosting plan. We now have twice the server resources as well as twice the storage space. You can see our finances at any time on this page.

  • 1 March 2023

We have adopted a new default theme, the Citizen skin, for the wiki. If you would like to change your default skin to another, go into your Preferences.