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 […]
Bordiga’s commentary on Lenin’s text ‘”Left-Wing” Communism: An Infantile Disorder’, written in 1961. Lenin’s original work, often misrepresented as being against left-communism, is in fact a polemic against the tendencies now called councilism and utopianism, as Bordiga makes clear.
Every so often we need to check our own political assumptions in order to critically evaluate our conduct in relation to what is currently going on. We also need to examine the behaviour of those who believe they are the repositories of who-knows-what coherence, with principles and methods that should […]
1952 pamphlet in which Bordiga attacks the obsession with activism and argues for the importance of theoretical struggle.
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 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.
A 1953 text describing the Marxist view of industrialisation and applying it to the Stalinist five-year plans to demonstrate their capitalistic nature.
The theses presented in 1926 by the Left Fraction of the Italian Communist Party to its Third Congress, outlining the Left’s view of the organisation and tasks of the Communist Party.
A 1952 work written as a response to Stalin’s ‘Economic Problems of Socialism in the USSR’, demonstrating the USSR to be a state capitalist rather than socialist state.