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.
1952 pamphlet in which Bordiga attacks the obsession with activism and argues for the importance of theoretical struggle.
This 1847 work succinctly describes the positions of the Communist Party and its Left Wing.
This 1946 work describes the system of workers councils (or Soviets) and their role in the destruction of capitalism, as well as laying out more generally many positions of the Communist Left.
A 1919 article on the subject of the construction of socialism and the tasks of the proletarian dictatorship.
A 1951 work outlining Damen’s view of ‘dialectical centralism’ as a synthesis of the Bordigist ‘organic centralism’ and Leninist ‘democratic centralism’ as a method of organising the Communist Party.
A 1902 work arguing for a centralised and disciplined vanguard party to lead the revolution, in a polemic against the newspaper Rabocheye Dyelo.
A 1919 text outlining the relation of the communist party to the workers councils or Soviets.
A 1951 text arguing for the existence of a capitalist class in the Soviet Union, in the form of the state.