The Party of the Mexican Revolution ‘recognizes the class struggle’ to combat the proletarian revolution One of the most characteristic features of political life today, is the fact that the bourgeoisie, in order to derail the attack of the starving and desperate masses, hypocritically and demagogically presents itself as the opposite […]
A set of theses, first published in the single-issue journal ‘Kommunist’ no. 1-2, Geneva 1915, (not to be confused with the journal ‘Kommunist’, of the same name, that appeared in 1918 at Saint Petersburg (ten issues) and Moscow (four issues)), written by Georgy Pyatakov, Yevgenia Bosch and Nikolai Bukharin on the […]
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.
I Every class struggle is a political struggle (Marx). A struggle which limits itself to obtaining a new distribution of economic gains is not vet a political struggle because it is not directed against the social structure of the production relations. The disruption of the relations of production peculiar to […]
We fully regard civil wars, i.e., wars waged by the oppressed class against the oppressing class, slaves against slave-owners, serfs against land-owners, and wage-workers against the bourgeoisie, as legitimate, progressive and necessary. Vladimir Lenin, Socialism and War (1915) What is Legitimacy? Much is made about the distinction between legitimate […]
A 2006 pamphlet outlining in detail the position of the Communist Left both historically and in the present day on national liberation and anti-imperialism.
A 1909 work that outlines the Left-Communist view on national liberation and the right of nations to self determination, in contrast to the view of Lenin.