Another of Lukács’ essays from his famous 1923 collection History and Class Consciousness, Legality and Illegality is an important warning against the diametrically opposed romanticisation or mortal fear of illegality seen in altogether too many so-called “communist” organisations of the modern day, as well as a thorough exploration of bourgeois […]
An Introduction One of the main positions maintained by the communist left is one against participation in bourgeois politics and parliaments. In the following essay, I will evaluate why this position is held, the falsehood of bourgeois “democracy,” and how and when voting may be a useful tool, through a […]
Social Democracy is, both in theory and history, a betrayal of Marx’s scientific critique of capitalism and the greater communist movement. Throughout this essay, I’ll explore both of these, as well as the betrayal of modern social democracy to socialism as a whole. Let’s start with the theoretical failures of […]
Don’t Vote for any Party or For any of their Fronts That would mean voting for war and for a new triumph of capitalism PROLETARIANS, WORKERS, Again parliamentary democracy grants you the freedom to elect your bosses, and to choose between those who have already shown that they know how […]
A 2019 polemic against voting in the upcoming 2020 US election.
A series of articles published by the ICC dealing with the influence of left-capitalist (Stalinist, Trotskyist, social-democratic etc) organisations on the Communist movement.
Introduction: The Mexican Communist Left appears after the bloody week of Barcelona in May 1937. It comes from a leftist split from Trotskyism against Trotsky’s politics of entryism in the socialist or “workers” parties. In the United States, the League of Revolutionary Workers was born in 1935. Hugo Oehler is the most famous figure […]
An article published in the journal ‘Invariance’ in 1969, outlining the left-communist opposition to bourgeois democracy. Originally intended to be part of a much larger work, which was never completed.
A 1906 work in which Luxemburg argues for the importance of the mass strike in overthrowing capitalism.
A 1900 text in which Luxemburg argues in favour of revolution against the reformist tactics of Bernstein.