One of many contributions to the exploration of Marx’s relationship to Hegel. The text proves itself to be a firm baseline for an enhanced understanding of the concept of Subjectivity within Marx and thus of the relationship of Theory and Praxis, ideas which are unexplainable in the absence of their mediator; Revolutionary organisation.
Introduction The coronavirus epidemic is leaving thousands of dead around the world. Why? Because research into this kind of virus, which has been known about for a long time, was abandoned because it wasn’t seen as profitable! Because when the epidemic took off it was more important to the Chinese […]
Coronavirus has now become a pandemic that none of us wished for. And the response of the society in which we live only demonstrates the absurdity of its economic laws which cannot cope with sudden calamities and natural upheavals, including the climate and environmental disasters also looming on the horizon. […]
The following review is a small depiction of what’s happening in the world, outside Italy (for the situation in Italy, see: leftcom.org). In some ways the coronavirus has unified workers around the world under one slogan: we don’t want to die for your profits. The examples which follow aim to show: Italian […]
The Story of the Last Few Days 8 March. The Prime Minister’s Decree brought in new restrictive measures in the Lombardy-Venetia “red zone” and many activities throughout Italy were suspended, including prison visits. 8/9 March. The situation in prisons became serious. The disturbances began over a lack of communication about the risks […]
Introduction to the 1981 Spanish Translation The theme of the general meeting of the Party held on September 1, 1951 in Naples was “the lessons of the counterrevolutions”, not only in order to respond to doubts and uncertainties of the comrades concerning the correct evaluation of the nature of the […]
The cult of the Leader, the cult of personality, not a divine but a human personality, is an even worse social narcotic that we shall define as the cocaine of the proletariat.
The article which follows is a translation from Battaglia Comunista 3 (March 2020), paper of our Italian affiliate, the Internationalist Communist Party. Italy has currently one of the worst death rates from coronavirus (4%), higher even than China’s. This despite locking down over a dozen towns in Lombardy, closing all schools and […]
This essay is a formulation of the relationship between the middle class and the traditional Proletariat in 1909. The middle class is here spoken of as a contingent on wage-labour as its means of survival whilst being elevated into the upper echelons of highly stratified enterprises. The middle class is […]
This article is one of a series of articles on the struggle in France. They are all incredibly important and insightful pieces (this being the best of them). Read some of the other articles in this series here: