An essay outlining the Marxist view of history and counter-posing it with Stalinist and Trotskyist views.
An essay outlining the reasons for capitalist collapse within this century.
A short piece written against the Stalinist historian Grover Furr.
The use of certain terms in the exposition of the problems of communism very often engenders ambiguities because of the different meanings these terms may be given. Such is the case with the words democracy and democratic. In its statements of principle, Marxist communism presents itself as a critique and a negation of […]
In launching our communist programme, which contained the outlines of a response to many vital problems concerning the revolutionary movement of the proletariat, we expected to ace a broad discussion develop on all its aspects. Instead there has been and still is only furious discussion over the incompatibility of electoral […]
Preface (1997) The press of the ICC has recently carried a large number of articles to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Russian revolution. The central theme running through these articles has been to defend the October revolution against the bourgeoisie’s monstrous campaigns about the ‘death of communism’ following […]
Part 1 The term “State Capitalism” is frequently used in two different ways: first, as an economic form in which the state performs the role of the capitalist employer, exploiting the workers in the interest of the state. The federal mail system or a state-owned railway are examples of this […]
A 1900 text in which Luxemburg argues in favour of revolution against the reformist tactics of Bernstein.
A 1917 polemic written on the eve of the Russian Revolution against reformism, arguing for the destruction of the bourgeois state and the establishment of the dictatorship of the proletariat. I have also included the 1918 review of the book by Bukharin, stressing the left-communist implications of Lenin’s work.
Adopted at the 22nd Congress of the ICC in 2017, this resolution outlines the positions of the Communist Left 100 years after the Russian Revolution.