Communism is not a programme one puts into practice or makes others put into practice, but a social movement. Apart from perhaps a clearer understanding, those who develop and defend theoretical communism are moved by the same practical personal need for communism as those who are not especially concerned by […]
1. The so-called question of the party’s internal organisation has always been a subject in the positions of traditional Marxists and of the present Communist Left, born as an opposition to the errors of the Moscow International. Naturally, such a topic is not to be isolated in a watertight compartment, […]
A 2019 polemic against voting in the upcoming 2020 US election.
A 1924 work by Hungarian Marxist Georg Lukacs examining the historical significance of Lenin’s thought and its importance to revolutionary theory and praxis. This includes a postscript written in 1967 that criticises some of the earlier parts of the original work once Lukacs had developed a more mature philosophy.
A series of articles published by the ICC dealing with the influence of left-capitalist (Stalinist, Trotskyist, social-democratic etc) organisations on the Communist movement.
A 1959 article by the left-communist Paul Mattick defending Luxemburg’s stance on national liberation in the new era of the post-WW2 world. Many of his arguments still bear relevance to the conflicts of today.
A 1938 article by the German Left-Communist Karl Korsch, in which he explains how Marxism is used as an ideological facade to hide Stalinism’s capitalist nature.
An essay examining the causes of the degeneration of the Russian Revolution, as well as the symptoms of the switch from dictatorship of the proletariat, to dictatorship of the bourgeoisie.
Bordiga’s commentary on Lenin’s text ‘”Left-Wing” Communism: An Infantile Disorder’, written in 1961. Lenin’s original work, often misrepresented as being against left-communism, is in fact a polemic against the tendencies now called councilism and utopianism, as Bordiga makes clear.
A 1918 article criticising the economic policy of Soviet Russia, arguing it was heading towards state capitalism.