The second version of this text, serialised in ‘Workers Dreadnought’ in 1923, outlying basic positions of the Communist Left in its early days, written by suffragette and communist Sylvia Pankhurst.
Debord’s 1967 work of analysis of culture under capitalism, and criticism of previous Marxists – positing that they functioned as part of the same spectacle of capitalism.
A 1906 work in which Luxemburg argues for the importance of the mass strike in overthrowing capitalism.
In Mexico, in a lake called Patzcuaro, there is a little island called Janitzio. 2350 meters above sea level a stunning landscape opens up before visitors: tranquil waters, mountains, torturous slopes, a sky so close you can almost touch it with a finger. Descendants of a proud race, the Tarascan […]
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 […]
I Abstentionist Communist Fraction of the Italian Socialist PartyCentral CommitteeBorgo San Antonio Abate 221Naples To the Moscow Committee of the IIIrd International. Our fraction was formed after the Bologna Congress of the Italian Socialist Party (6-10 October 1919), but it bad issued its propaganda previously through the Naples newspaper Il Soviet, […]
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 […]
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.