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  1. The ABC of Communism
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1920
    Written as a commentary on the Bolshevik Party program, combining a vision of communist society with a program for practical action.
  2. Adventures in Marxism 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Marshall Berman explores and rejoices in the emancipatory potential of Marxism.
  3. Affirmative Action or Class Solidarity?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Affirmative action continues the game of pitting people against each other. It distorts what people mean by racial justice, which would require decent jobs for all. Instead the government promotes unemployment while it encourages competition among racial groups. There is only one "group" that the powerful do not want us to identify with-the working class. The ruling elite know that they can keep groups based on race or gender fighting each other forever. The elite cannot control a united working class.
  4. Against All Odds
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1985
    The shadow haunting the power structure is the danger that those who are controlled will realize they are powerless only so long as they think they are. Once people stop believing they are powerless the whole edifice is in danger of collapse.
  5. Against School
    How public education cripples our kids, and why

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    An essay by a retired teacher on the infantilization of children by the public school system. This intellectual history of US public school curiculum reveals that it was conceived as a democratic means to a reflexively obedient work force.
  6. Allan Bérubé, 1946-2007
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    An inspiring and broad-ranging queer historian, Allan Bérubé died at the age of 61 on December 11, 2007. He left us with major contributions of exciting historical work, but also important unfinished work that needs to be continued.
  7. Amazing Brexit: Identity and Class Politics 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    This shell of a once fighting left embraces the culture of identity but excludes the entity of class. As a result poverty has become the P-word, and the poor the pariahs of neoliberal dystopic utopia. When we talk about class in a Marxist, materialist, scientific sense, we are talking about a relation of power, specifically about who does and who doesn’t have power to shape society. Identity politics makes this conflict of interests in society invisible. Neoliberal economics, however, is class war. It has advanced in part because identity politics depoliticized the public.
  8. American Primitive in Red, Black and White: Race and Class in the U.S.
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1989
    The centrality of race in the formation of the American working class, its inseparability from the question of class, can be stated very succinctly: in 1848 and 1968, when working-class upsurges exploded in Europe under the slogans of "socialism" and "communism", American working-class containment in the Democratic Party was exploded by the race question. This is the key to the Americanization of Marxism.
  9. The American Socialist Movement: 1897-1912
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1952
    A history of the American Socialist Party, which at its height had over 150,000 dues-paying members, published hundreds of newspapers, and won almost a million votes for its presidential candidate.
  10. The American Working Class in Historical Persepctive 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    A review of Jeremy Brecher's Strike! (See CX6590)
  11. Anarkismo.net
    Resource Type: Website
    Mulitlingual site featuring news and analysis from an anarchist-communist perspective.
  12. Angels of the Workplace
    Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in terms of wages and representation, this book is the definitive history of discrimination against women in Canada's clothing industry.
  13. Autonomous Struggles and the Capitalist Crisis
    A Workers' Autonomy Pamphlet

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1974
    A Canadian pamphlet with English translations of three articles originating with the Italian autonomist Marxist organization Lotta Continua.
  14. Beyond a Boundary 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1963   Published: 1983
    Part memoir of a boyhood in a black colony (by one of the founders of African nationalism), part passionate celebration of the game of cricket, this book raises serious questions about race, class, politics, and the realities of colonial oppression.
  15. Bolivia After the Referendum
    Against The Current vol. 137

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    The month following Bolivia's recall referendum on August 10, 2008 tragically confirmed the class polarization of that country. The right-wing autonomists of the Santa Cruz, Pando, Beni, Tarija and Sucre departments (states or provinces) escalated their destabilization campaign against the Morales government, while the latter singularly failed to assert its rightful democratic control over all Bolivian territory. A small, racist and virulently right-wing minority has been able to shut down large parts of the country and spill indigenous peasant blood with impunity.
  16. Bordiga, Amadeo - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings by Amadeo Bordiga (1889-1970).
  17. Break Their Haughty Power 
    Resource Type: Website
    Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.
  18. Burying the White Working Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Liberal condescension towards white workers is code for a broader anti-working class agenda. The white working class is a zombie that doesn't know it's dead. Or if it's not fully zombified yet, its members are all too busy cleaning their AR-15s and posting racist comments on YouTube to vote for a progressive. That is, if they're not already on the Trump bandwagon, which they probably are. At least that's what the Democratic Party wants you to believe.
  19. Canada Since 1960: A People's History
    A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2016
    An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
  20. Canada's 1960s 
    The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
  21. The Canadian City
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art and architecture, urban planning, land development, and the greening of the urban environment.
  22. Das Capital, Volume 1 
    A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1867   Published: 1890
    Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, together with its legal, political, religious, artistic, philosophical and ideological manifestations.
  23. Das Capital, Volume 2
    The Process of Circulation of Capital

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1893   Published: 1956
  24. Capitalism and the National Question in Canada
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    Essays examining a variety of questions about Canada's past, from a Marxist perspective.
  25. The Case for Socialism 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005   Published: 2010
    An argument for socialism: a society built from the bottom up through the struggles of ordinary people against exploitation, oppression, and injustice -- one in which people come before profit. A society based on the principles of equality, democracy, and freedom.
  26. Chavs
    The Demonization of the Working Class

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    An analysis of Britain's working class and the sociopolitical attitudes regarding them.
  27. China in the Contemporary World Dynamic of Accumulation and Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    The Chinese ruling elite is riding the whirlwind precisely because its own necessary reforms are quite visibly setting in motion social processes that could completely overwhelm it, namely a working-class and peasant insurrection which would necessarily assume a truly socialist content.
  28. Class and Colour in South Africa 1850-1950
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969   Published: 1983
    A historical and sociological overview which provides a critical analysis of the Labour and National movements in South Africa and explores how and why the white working class traded its socialist principles for a share of white power. Also examines the interactions between the two wings of the resistance against white domination.
  29. Class Composition and the Theory of the Party at the Origin of the Workers-Councils Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1972
    Re-examines a crucial segment of labour history, the German workers' council experience, which bridges the classical socialist phase of the Second and Third Internationals, and the post-Keynesian period.
  30. Class conflict
    Wikipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    Class conflict, frequently referred to as class warfare or class struggle, is the tension or antagonism which exists in society due to competing socioeconomic interests and desires between people of different classes. The view that the class struggle provides the lever for radical social change for the majority is central to the work of Karl Marx and the anarchist Mikhail Bakunin.
  31. Class Conflict, Slavery and the United States Constitution
    Ten essays

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967   Published: 2009
    One of the first studies to identify the importance of slavery to the founding of the American Republic.
  32. Class Dismissed: Why We Cannot Teach or Learn Our Way Out of Inequality
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    John Marsh debunks a myth cherished by journalists, politicians, and economists: that growing poverty and inequality in the United States can be solved through education. Marsh shows that education has little impact on poverty and inequality, and that our mistaken beliefs actively shape the way we structure our schools and what we teach in them.
  33. Class, Gender, and Region
    Essays in Canadian Historical Sociology

    Resource Type: Book
    This is reprinted from The Canadian Journal of Sociology. It is a collection of new work by historians and sociologists from across Canada.
  34. Class Politics in Palestine
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1939
    Zionism is a factor that weakens the class struggle of the Jewish masses, and strengthens the reaction outside of Palestine as well as the reactionary forces in Palestine. Jewish immigration into Palestine, which is mainly an immigration of workers, strengthens, on the one side, the power and weight of the working class in the country, the power which, regarded historically, is the most extreme anti-imperialist factor and, cm the other hand, in so far as it is Zionist, it strengthens the exclusivist positions and the forces of imperialism in Palestine.
  35. Class Struggle and Nation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1912
    Does the bourgeoisie really have an interest in putting an end to national struggles? Not at all, it has the greatest interest in not putting an end to them, especially since the class struggle has reached a high point. Just like religious antagonisms, national antagonisms constitute excellent means to divide the proletariat, to divert its attention from the class struggle with the aid of ideological slogans and to prevent its class unity.
  36. Class Struggle at Air France
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    On Monday, about 100 employees stormed an Air France management and union official meeting that was discussing dramatic job cuts. As the negotiations had been making no progress, the staff became angry, and tussled with some company officials.
  37. Class Struggle Beyond Unionism: Boston-Area Public Workers' Ferment, 1981-82
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1993
  38. Class Struggle in the Unemployment Capital of Europe: Lower Andalucia, 1995-96
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
  39. Class-Struggle Road to Black Freedom: Part Two
    Marxism vs. the Myth of "White Skin Privilege"

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The victory of the socialist revolution in this country will be achieved through the united struggle of black and white workers.
  40. The Class Struggles in France, 1848 to 1850
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1850
    Originally a series of articles written between January and October 1850 specially for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung. Politisch-ökonomische Revue and published in it under the general title "1848-1849."
  41. Class Unionism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1905   Published: 1909
  42. The Class War at Home
    The Rich Getting Richer

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    There is a class war – the war of the rich on the poor and the middle class – and the rich are winning.
  43. Class War in the British Labour Party
    Tories, Blairites Turn the Screws on Jeremy Corbyn

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Ever since Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the British Labour Party last September, the party has been in a state of internal class warfare. Corbyn is a decades-long member of old Labour’s left wing and is hugely popular among working people. Pitted against Corbyn and his followers are the vast majority of Labour Members of Parliament (MPs) who uphold the legacy of Tony Blair and are unashamedly committed to "free-market" capitalist exploitation and imperialist military slaughter in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.

    ...

    James Bronterre O’Brien, an Irish-born leader of the Chartists, gave voice to the need for the working class to fight in its own interests instead of begging its oppressors:

    "My motto is... 'What you take you may have.' I will not attempt to deal with the abstract question of right, but will proceed to show that it is POWER, solid, substantial POWER, that the millions must obtain and retain, if they would enjoy the produce of their own labour and the privileges of freemen."
  44. Class Warfare
    Interviews with David Barsamian

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996
  45. Class-Struggle Road to Black Freedom: Part One
    The Roots of Black Oppression

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The purpose of this talk is to motivate a Marxist materialist program for the fight for black freedom as opposed to the idealism embodied in both black nationalism and guilty white liberalism, including the concept of “white skin privilege,” which falsely substitutes individual psychology for struggle against the racial oppression rooted in the capitalist profit system. We fight for black freedom on the program of revolutionary integration including mobilizing the working class against every manifestation of racial oppression. This approach is counterposed to liberal integration, which is premised on the utopian notion that equality for black people can be attained within the confines of this class society founded on black oppression.
  46. Climate Change as a Class Issue
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Protesting PNC Bank in Pittsburgh financing of mountain-top removal (MTR) coal mining across Appalachia. MTR causes increased cancer rates and birth defects, as well as massive environmental degradation.
  47. Common Sense for Hard Times 
    The Power of the Powerless to Cope with Everyday life and Transform Society in The Nineteen Seventies

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
    Presents a vision of society as it is and as it could be. Putting the problems of contemporary daily life in historical perspective, it reveals that they have their roots in the way our society is organized, and thereby enables us to re-examine our own situation and experience.
  48. The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I 
    Economic Writings 1

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.
  49. The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume II 
    Economic Writings 2

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    This volume contains a new English translation of Luxemburg’s most important book, The Accumulation of Capital (1913) as well as her response to its critics. Taken together, they constitute one of the most important Marxist studies of the globalization of capital.
  50. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 2 - Summer 1983 - Toward a New Economy

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1983
  51. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1990
  52. Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus 
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
  53. Connexions Library: Radical and Left History Focus Page
    Resource Type: Website
    First Published: 2009   Published: 2012
  54. Crisis in the US
    Social and Economic Effects, Restructuring and Methods of Adapting

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The cause of the crisis in the US must be found in the context of the world capitalist economy and not credited to internal causes. These internal causes of course exist but in fact only shape the way this crisis is expressed.
  55. Critique of Nonviolent Politics 
    From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1984   Published: 2002
    Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social movements." He says that nonviolence theory "is troubled by moral dogma and mechanical logic."
  56. Eugene V. Debs Internet Archive
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings of Eugene Victor Debs (1855-1926).
  57. Democracy Against Capitalism 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
    Wood provides a brilliant explication and defense of the key theoretical concepts relevant to socialism, understood to be the most radical social and economic democracy.
  58. Democracy for the Few 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988   Published: 1995
    How does the U.S. political system work and for what purpose? What are the major forces shaping political life and how do they operate? Who governs in the United States? Who gets what, when, how, and why? Who pays and in what ways. These are the central questions investigated in this book.
  59. The Dialectics of Community Control
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1970
    The movement for community control will fall short often, unless it becomes a broader struggle for popular, democratic control of all public institutions and the economy.
  60. The ‘Dictatorship of the Proletariat’ in Marx and Engels
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1987
    What did the phrase 'dictatorship of the proletariat' mean to Marx and to his contemporaneous readers?
  61. A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
  62. Dividing the Races to Benefit the Rich
    Prison Populism?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Race baiting broadcast agitators like Beck and Rush Limbaugh have their audiences believing the factually flawed foolishness that the reason they are falling behind economically is because the federal government is fawning over blacks lavishing them with unearned benefits. The reason for the loss of jobs, homes and dreams of comfortable futures driving white working class (and middle class) ire is not benefits to blacks but naked greed on Wall Street and in the suites of mega-corporations that triggered America's economic collapse.
  63. Down To Earth People
    Beyond Class Reductionism and Postmodernism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Working class women and men offer their analysis of the world today and its multi-dimensional inequalities.
  64. Drug use, the labour market and class conflict
    Resource Type: Article
    A social history and analysis of drug use and its relationship with class struggle.
  65. Economic Power Struggle In The USSR
    Soviet Workers Press For Self-Management

    Resource Type: Article
  66. The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1852
    Marx wrote The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon between December 1851 and March 1852. The "Eighteenth Brumaire" refers to November 9, 1799 in the French Revolutionary Calendar -- the day the first Napoleon Bonaparte had made himself dictator by a coup d'etat. Marx traces how the conflict of different social interests manifest themselves in the complex web of political struggles, and in particular the contradictory relationships between the outer form of a struggle and its real social content.
  67. The Enemy of Nature 
    The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002   Published: 2007
    We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the destruction of community -- are all playing a part in the destruction of our ecosystem.
  68. Europe's New Road to Serfdom
    Trichet Threatens Greece with Iron Heel

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The conditios for Greece's new loan package is that Greece must initiate a class war by raising its taxes, lowering its social spending – and even private-sector pensions – and sell off public land, tourist sites, islands, ports, water and sewer facilities. This will raise the cost of living and doing business, eroding the nation’s already limited export competitiveness. The bankers sanctimoniously depict this as a “rescue” of Greek finances.
  69. False Promises 
    The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
  70. For Communism: Propositions on a Strategy for Revolution in the Advanced Capitalist Countries
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1970
    A series of 100 propositions addressing the strategic vacuum on the Italian and European left at the end of the 1960s.
  71. 40 years ago: the grandeur and the limits of the Portuguese Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The Portuguese Revolution plunged its roots in the crisis of the Salazar regime. A fascist dictatorship based on a reactionary ideology which would serve as inspiration for the Vichy regime, the Estado novo (“New State”) presents original features in comparison with the fascist regimes of Mussolini and Hitler, features that help to explain both its longevity and its weakness at the moment of its crisis in the early 1970s.
  72. From Iron Mines to Iron Bars
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Exploring some of the consequences of the long-term decline in union membership and the significant shift in membership towards public sector workers.
  73. From the workers: a practical critique of bourgeois sociology
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1971
  74. Martin and Jessie Glaberman Collection
    Papers, 1939-2001

    Resource Type: Unclassified
    The papers of the Marxist radicals Martin Glaberman and Jessie Glaberman, now housed at Wayne State University.
  75. Global Labor: Socialist Register 2001
    Review published in Against The Current Vol. 95

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    For all intents and purposes, I discovered the Socialist Register during the early '90s. When I say "discovered" I, of course, do not mean that I was the first to come across it. Rather, having heard of it for years, I actually read it.
  76. The Greeks Get It
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Here's to the Greeks. They know what to do when corporations pillage and loot their country. They know what to do when Goldman Sachs and international bankers collude with their power elite to falsify economic data and then make billions betting that the Greek economy will collapse. They know what to do when they are told their pensions, benefits and jobs have to be cut to pay corporate banks, which screwed them in the first place. Call a general strike. Riot. Shut down the city centers. Toss the bastards out. Do not be afraid of the language of class warfare: the rich versus the poor, the oligarchs versus the citizens, the capitalists versus the proletariat. The Greeks, unlike most of us, get it.
  77. Hallas, Duncas - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings of Duncas Hallas (1925-2002).
  78. Tim Hector
    A Caribbean Radical's Story

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    An account of the life of Antiguan activist Tim Hector.
  79. The Heresy Of The Greeks Offers Hope
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Greece is a microcosm of a modern class war rarely reported as such.
  80. Highrise and Superprofits
    An Analysis of the Development Industry in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
  81. The Historical Moment That Produced Us 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    As we emerge, hopefully, from this dismal period of rollback, we recall Rosa Luxemburg's remark, shortly before her murder in 1919: "The revolution says: I was, I am, I shall be!" We assert the ongoing reality of communism, "the real movement developing before our eyes," as Marx put it in the Manifesto. Like Hegel's "knights of history," we locate our identities not in any immediacy but in the emerging new universal that must be the cutting edge of the next global offensive.
  82. A History of Canadian Wealth
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1914   Published: 1972
    Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
  83. The History of Democracy 
    A Marxist Interpretation

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2013
    Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately from the social and economic contexts in which democratic states operate.
  84. History of union busting in the United States
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Union Busting is a term used by labor organizations and trade unions to describe the activities that may be undertaken by employers, their proxies, workers and in certain instances states and governments usually triggered by events such as picketing, card check, organizing, and strike actions.
  85. How Does the Subaltern Speak? 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Vivek Chibber argues that postcolonial theory discounts the enduring value of Enlightenment universalism at its own peril. Focusing particularly on the strain of postcolonial theory known as subaltern studies, Chibber makes a strong case for why we can -- and must -- conceptualize the non-Western world through the same analytical lens that we use to understand developments in the West. He offers a sustained defense of theoretical approaches that emphasize universal categories like capitalism and class. His work constitutes an argument for the continued relevance of Marxism in the face of some of its most trenchant critics.
  86. How The Oligarchy Gets Politicized
    A Short History of Elite Responses To Political-Economic Crisis

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The political activism of the elite is striking in times of crisis, when the latter takes the form either of severe economic contraction or of working-class militancy, or both.
  87. Industry and Labour
    Class Struggle at Work and Monopoly Capitalism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
  88. International Liquidity and Class Struggle: A First Approximation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    In my view, the current situation is merely the latest eruption of a crisis in accumulation that first surfaced ca. 1965 in the simultaneous recessions in the U.S., Germany and Japan, signaling that the postwar boom was running out of steam.
  89. Introduction to Karl Marx's The Class Struggles in France 1848 to 1850
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1895
  90. Jai Bhim Comrade
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    India’s Dalit (oppressed) castes were abhorred as “untouchables”. The film, shot over 14 years follows the music of protest of Maharashtra's Dalits. In an age of increasing bigotry and superstition, it is both a record of recent history as well as eloquent testimony to a tradition that has survived amongst the subaltern for thousands of years.
  91. James Green's Death in the Haymarket
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    James Green's Death in the Haymarket tells the story of the anarcosyndicalist militants accused of perpetrating the throwing of a bomb that killed police at a workers’ rally at the Haymarket in Chicago on May 4, 1886. They were subsequently framed, convicted, and four martyrs hanged by the judicial system of Cook County on “Black Friday,” November 11, 1887.
  92. John Pilger on Class Vs "Identity"
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2016
    Award-winning journalist & film-maker, John Pilger describes the corrosive impact of "identity" politics and the loss of "class" as a tool to understand the world we live in.
  93. Karl Marx: Economist or Revolutionary?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1983
    Cleaver illustrates how, in the history of Marxist work on the theory of crisis, many have forgotten the revolutionary content of Marx’s own work and thus left themselves open to the dangers of capitalist appropriation. He suggests an alternative approach to the study and elaboration of Marx’s analysis of crisis that makes its political and revolutionary content explicit and thus more immune to appropriation.
  94. Karl Marx: Essential Writings
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    A selection of Marx's writings ranging from his early works on philosophy, religion, alienation, and Hegelianism, through the materialist conception of history, the theoretical analysis of capitalism, and the politics of revolution. Bender provides informatative introductions setting the context for each set of materials.
  95. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution 
    Volume I: State and Bureaucracy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1977
    A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
  96. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution 
    Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
    Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
  97. Kicking Ass for the Working Class
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    There it was, staring at me from the AFL-CIO’s very own blog: a black sign with bold red letters saying “KICKING ASS FOR THE WORKING CLASS,” signed AFL-CIO. Surely they meant to say “working for,” or in SEIU-speak “uniting” “working families” or “working people” or some other euphemisms for struggle and class. Had the decline and split of organized labor pushed our otherwise moderate business union leaders to new extremes?
  98. The Korean Working Class: From Mass Strike to Casualization and Retreat, 1987-2008
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
  99. Labour in an Affluent Society
    Resource Type: Article
    Put together by the Radical Education Project, this paper includes the following articles: "WILDCAT: anatomy of a work stoppage" by Steve Fox; "THE BRUNS STRIKE: a case study of student participation in labor" by C. Clark Kissinger; and "BLUE RIDGE: The History of the Levi Strike" by Brenda Mull.
  100. Labor on the Ropes
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In U.S. Labor in Trouble and Transition, Kim Moody focuses on why the organized labor movement went into decline and points to potential signs of revival. The author’s explanation begins with the worsening economic situation in the 1970s and a harsher anti-union climate, both politically and in the workplace, as “business refined its ability to act as a class.”
  101. LabourStart
    Resource Type: Website
    A major site with information about labour activities throughout the world.
  102. Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves About the NDP
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1989
    Canadian socialists are terribly reluctant to give up their illusions about the NDP.
  103. Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits
    Great Cities of North America Since 1600

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996
    An exploration of city life through time, focusing on the life [economically, socially, politically, etc.] of five large North American cities at various times in the past - Philadelphia during the time of Benjamin Franklin (1760), New York in the mid nineteenth-century (1860), Chicago at the beginning of the Progressivist Civic Movements (1910), Los Angeles during the immediate Post-war boom (1950) and Toronto at the beginning of its own ascendancy in the 1970's. (1975).
  104. Liberation, Then What?
    Against The Current vol. 124

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    In a lucid contribution to our understanding of contemporary Africa, David Seddon and Leo Zeilig recently charted that continent's two waves of popular protest and class struggle over the last 40 years, as well as pointing to signs of a nascent third wave.
  105. Liberty Against the Law
    Some Seventeenth-century Controversies

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996
  106. Loren Goldner speaks on the current capitalist crisis
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    Writer and activist Loren Goldner contextualizes the current economic crisis and class struggles in a theory of capitalist development.
  107. Main Currents of Marxism
    Volume 1: The Founders

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
    Kolakowski gives his interpretation of the origins of Marxism, and analyses the development of Marx's thought and its divergence from other forms of socialism.
  108. Man's Worldly Goods
    The Story of the Wealth of Nations

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1936   Published: 1968
    Huberman sets out to explain history using economic theory, and to explain economic theory using history. He tries to explain, in terms of the development of economic thought, why certain doctrines arose when they did, how they originated in the very fabric of social life, and how they were developed, modified, and overthrown when the pattern of that fabric was changed.
  109. Marxism and "Subaltern Studies" 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    A review of Vivek Chibber's book Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital.
  110. Marxism.ca
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2016
    A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
  111. A Marxist History of the World part 102: What is neoliberalism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The ‘free-market’ theory provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the greed and poverty endemic to the system, and the main beneficiaries are the global mega-corporations of neoliberal capitalism.
  112. A Marxist History of the World part 14: The Greek Democratic Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Neil Faulkner looks at the radical participatory democracy which began in Athens between 510 and 506 BCE and spread to virtually every city-state in the Aegean.
  113. A Marxist History of the World part 16: Roman Military Imperialism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Rome represented a unique fusion of Greek-style citizenship with Macedonian-style militarism. The result was the most dynamic imperialist state in the ancient world.
  114. A Marxist History of the World part 17: The Roman Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Neil Faulkner looks at the Roman Revolution - a complex, distorted, century-long process of class struggle.
  115. A Marxist History of the World part 33: The class struggle in medieval Europe
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Despite dominating western Europe in the 11th century by the 14th century Feudalism was faced with a crisis that generated a wave of revolutionary struggle. Neil Faulkner looks at the causes and outcomes.
  116. A Marxist History of the World part 41: 1640-1645: revolution and war in England
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The attempt to impose Absolutism by Charles I led to a revolutionary civil war in which the King would be executed - Neil Faulkner looks at the English Civil War.
  117. A Marxist History of the World part 42: The Army, the Levellers, and the Commonwealth
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Neil Faulkner looks at how even the most radical bourgeois forces, if they are to preserve their property and status, must break the momentum of the movement that has brought them to power.
  118. A Marxist History of the World Part 48: The French Revolution - The Jacobin Dictatorship
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    In his latest instalment, Neil Faulkner explores the rise of the Jacobin dictatorship and the ever-present threat of counter-revolution in 18th Century France.
  119. A Marxist History of the World part 49: The French Revolution - Themidor, Directory and Napoleon
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    In his third chapter on the French Revolution, Neil Faulkner discusses the contradictions of bourgeois revolution - but celebrates the gains it won.
  120. A Marxist History of the World part 51: The origins of the Labour Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Capitalism's industrial revolution gave birth to its own gravediggers, argues Neil Faulkner as he examines the rise and fall of Chartism.
  121. A Marxist History of the World part 52: The 1848 Revolutions
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Even when progress is reversed, some hard-won gains are permanent. Neil Faulkner examines how the counter-revolution in 1848 failed to entirely turn the clock back.
  122. A Marxist History of the World part 53: What is Marxism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    In his latest instalment, Neil Faulkner explores the complex history of Marxism - and how capitalism produced its own gravediggers.
  123. A Marxist History of the World part 55: The Making of the Working Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The development of capitalism entails two complementary processes. The first, explored in MHW 54, is competitive capital accumulation. The second, explored here, is the making – and continual re-making – of the working class.
  124. A Marxist History of the World part 6: The First Ruling Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    This week Neil Faulkner looks at the rise of the first ruling classes as the surplus created through the increasing productivity of human labour allowed a section of society to live without producing.
  125. A Marxist History of the World part 64: What is Imperialism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Neil Faulkner looks at how the growth of giant monopolies and the fusing of industrial, bank, and state capital created global competition - and the roots of World War I.
  126. A Marxist History of the World part 72: February to October the rhythms of revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The situation of 'dual power' that emerged after the overthrow of the Tsar in February 1917 was marked by a series of major political crises.
  127. A Marxist History of the World part 73: 1917: the October Insurrection
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
  128. A Marxist History of the World part 76: Italy's 'Two Red Years'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Like Germany, Italy was on the brink of revolution in the summer of 1920, after the strains of imperialist war had levered open deep fractures in an unstable social order.
  129. A Marxist History of the World part 78: The First Chinese Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    In 1927, the Chinese nationalists smashed the country's first working-class revolutionary movement – a defeat that would shape the whole subsequent history of China.Counterfire
  130. A Marxist History of the World part 79: Revolt in the Colonies
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The anti-colonial revolts of the early 20th century were inspired by radical ideas, but, as the examples of Ireland, India and Mexico show, history exacts a heavy price for political timidity.
  131. A Marxist History of the World part 85: June 1936: the French general strike and factory occupations
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    In the mid-1930s French workers launched a wave of strikes and occupations. Neil Faulkner explains how the Stalinised Communist Party worked to contain this resistance.
  132. A Marxist History of the World part 86: The Spanish Civil War
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    In 1936, after General Franco had led an unsuccessful coup against a democratically elected government, revolution swept across Spain. Neil Faulkner explains why the workers were ultimately defeated.
  133. Marxists Internet Archive 
    Resource Type: Website
    Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
  134. The Mass Strike, the Political Party and the Trade Unions 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1906
    Luxemburg writes that "the mass strike in Russia [in 1905] has been realised not as means of evading the political struggle of the working-class, and especially of parliamentarism, not as a means of jumping suddenly into the social revolution by means of a theatrical coup, but as a means, firstly, of creating for the proletariat the conditions of the daily political struggle and especially of parliamentarism. The revolutionary struggle in Russia, in which mass strikes are the most important weapon, is, by the working people, and above all by the proletariat, conducted for those political rights and conditions whose necessity and importance in the struggle for the emancipation of the working-class Marx and Engels first pointed out, and in opposition to anarchism fought for with all their might in the International."
  135. The Meaning of Socialism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1961   Published: 1969
    Paul Cardan's 1961 discussion of modern conceptions of socialism, and the future of socialist movements.
  136. The Meaning of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution
    Against The Current vol. 113

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    A feature of revolutions is that they keep coming around in unexpected ways and in unexpected places. Who would have dared predict the eruption that was Seattle in November 1999, when the powers behind neoliberal globalization seemed completely incontestable?
  137. Miners and Steelworkers
    Labour in Cape Breton

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
  138. Modern Capitalism and Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1959   Published: 1975
    For revolutionaries one central point must be grasped to understand how the system works: the struggle of human beings against their alientation, and the ensuing conflict and split in all spheres, aspects and moments of socia life. As long as this struggle is there there ruling strata will continue to be unable to organise their system in a coherent way, and society will lurch from one accident to another. These are the conditions for revolutionary activity in the present epoch -- and they are amply sufficient.
  139. The Myth of the Labor Aristocracy, Part 1
    Against The Current vol. 123

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    The persistence of reformism and outright conservatism among workers, especially in the imperialist centers of North America, Western Europe and Japan, has long confounded revolutionary socialists. The broadest outlines of Marxist theory tell us that capitalism creates it own "gravediggers" - a class of collective producers with no interest in the maintenance of private ownership of the means of production. The capitalist system's drive to maximize profits should force workers to struggle against their employers, progressively broaden their struggle and eventually overthrow the system and replace it with their democratic self-rule.
  140. The National Question 
    Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
    In her penetrating analysis of nationalism, Rosa Luxemburg argues that the formula of "the right of nations to self-determination" is essentially not a political or programmatic guide to the nationality question, but only a means of avoiding that question.
  141. The New Capitalism and the Old Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1975
  142. New Democracy Internet site
    Resource Type: Website
    Supports a democratic revolution to overthrow corporate capitalism, but opposes socialism. Features short articles on labour issues, the deficit, education.
  143. The new socialist revolution
    An introduction to its theory and strategy

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    Chapter 6 - Strategy and Tactics. The first task of the revolutionary movement, its most important task within the next few years, is to destroy bourgeois hegemony and develop a radical consciousness among each of the potential constituencies for revolutionary action.
  144. The Newsletter
    Periodical profile

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1973   Published: 1974
    Inactive/Defunct Periodical
    Newsletter published in 1973 and 1974 by the New Tendency, a loose collaboration of indepedent leftists primarily based in Toronto, Windsor, Winnipeg, and Kitchener-Waterloo. Articles dealt with workplace issues, labour unions, workers autonomy and related topics. A total of five-and-a-half issues were published. Copies of the newsletters are available in the Connexions Archive.
  145. The Next Liberation Struggle
    Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in Southern Africa

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005
    An indispensable guide to understanding how the resources of that era can be used to contribute to real liberation for the region and for the continent of Africa as a whole.
  146. The No-Nonsense Guide to Class, Caste & Hierarchies 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002
    Concentrates mainly on the history of social hierarchy in Western civilization, and particularly the struggles of the working class.
  147. No surrender in Greece
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    A member of International Workers Left (DEA), reports from Athens on the May 20 general strike and workers' growing radicalization.
  148. Not Bad Policy, But Class Policy
    Holes in the Keynesian Against G20 Austerity Plan

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Liberal critics of the vicious austerity policies passionately argue against such policies as bad, misguided, or unwise as if the governments that make such policies do not know what they are doing. Accordingly, these critics offer all kinds of elegant Keynesian arguments in favor of stimulus deficit spending that could lead to improved economic conditions, increased tax revenues, and decreased debt and deficit. What these critics tend to overlook, however, is the fact that the governments that impose austerity policies are serving as bailiffs or debt-collecting agencies on behalf of their corporate/financial masters.
  149. An October for Us, for Russia and for the Whole World
    Against The Current vol. 131

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    This appeal from Russian intellectuals and artists on the 90th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution comes to us from veteran leftists, social democrats, artists and even children of Left Oppositionists, most of them politically active at least since the Gorbachev years of glasnost and perestroika. It has been abridged here for space reasons.
  150. On Unions and the Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1969   Published: 1973
    Written during the wave of workers' struggles known as the Italian hot autumn of 1969, when the autonomous struggles of the working class reached an unprecedented level, laying bare the character and function of the unions.
  151. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016
    Destabilization and Regime Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2016
    When governments get too far out of line -- the most outrageous offence, from the point of view of imperial power, is pursuing policies that help ordinary people at the expense of transnational corporations and local elites -- then they have to be overthrown. The preferred method is a destabilization campaign followed by a coup. This issue of Other Voices focuses destabilization and regime change.
  152. Party and Class 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1936
    The belief in parties is the main reason for the impotence of the working class; therefore we avoid forming a new party - not because we are too few, but because a party is an organization that aims to lead and control the working class. In opposition to this, we maintain that the working class can rise to victory only when it independently attacks its problems and decides its own fate.
  153. Peasants and Classes
    A Study in Differentiation in Bangladesh

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    Dr. Rahman shows how in Bangladesh old relations of production and exchange are changing, poor peasants are being dispossessed as the rich enlarge their landholdings, and proletarianization is making headway. Mass rural impoverishment and political unrest are the likely long-term consequences. An introduction by Dr. Terry Byres brings out the wider significance for peasant studies of Rahman's methodology and conclusions.
  154. A People's History of Science
    Resource Type: Book
    Connor focuses on the contributions of ordinary people living in ordinary times and the social and political history in which they lived. Spanning the time from the hunter-gatherers to the information highway and pharmaceuticals it can be divided into 3 broad sections: the years before the "scientific revolution", the years of that actual revolution and its modern consequence. For Connor scientific progress is the synthesis between the empirical hands on knowledge of the craftmen, labourers and tradesman and the intellectual thinker-knowledge that is both wide and deep.
  155. A People's History of the World 
    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
  156. Pragmatics Of Community Organization - First Edition
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1986
    Information on how to plan action, how to organize meetings, how to train participants for action, how to negotiate, and how to end a particular exercise in community organization.
  157. The Problem of Nationality and Autonomy 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1908
    Rosa Luxemburg on the national question, federalism, autonomy, and the right of nations to self-determination.
  158. Race and Class in Civil War Mississippi
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The poor whites of Mississippi who fought the Confederacy alongside slaves did so because of working class values that they shared with slaves. The fact that poor whites may have believed some racist lies about blacks that constituted the dominant ideas of the day is not nearly as important or significant as the fact that their working class values led them to ally with slaves to fight the racist ruling class. Racism came from the upper class, and anti-racism came from the working class--black and white.
  159. Race and Class: The Wealth Gap
    Against The Current vol. 88

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Politicians and government officials point to the historic low unemployment level in the Black community as signs of a strong economy and a future where whites and African Americans will finally have an opportunity for an equal share of the American dream. While it is true that long-term unemployment for the African-American population is in the single digits for the first time, the wealth gap between white and Black families continues to widen. According to government statistics Black households' wealth average one-twelfth that of white households.
  160. Race and Class: What About the Working Poor?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    One striking feature of political debate in the country today is that — while every commentator, pundit and political observer talks about and focuses on the concerns of the super-rich and the middle class — few ever talk about the plight of the disadvantaged, those on food stamps and welfare and particularly the working poor.
  161. Race and Class: Brown v. Board of Education 50 Years Later
    Against The Current vol. 111

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    I found the headline of the May 17 Business Week article on the 50th anniversary of the famous Brown v. Board of Education landmark Supreme Court ruling, that "separate but equal" schools were unconstitutional, most revealing. "A Bittersweet Birthday," it said, declaring "Decades of progress on integration have been followed by disturbing slippage."
  162. Racism and Responsibility
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Malik Miah writes in Against the Current 131, “[Orlando] Patterson, and others in Black academia and middle-class civil rights organizations, are right to point to internal problems within the Black community. But the ‘take personal responsibility’ critique targets only a secondary factor. It has little to do with addressing racist attitudes still prevalent among many whites, even as a large majority of whites and society oppose blatant racial discrimination.”
  163. Radical America - Volume 6, No. 3 - May - June 1972
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1972
  164. Radical America - Volume 8, No. 5 - September-October 1974
    Class Struggle in Britain

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1974
  165. Radical Digressions 4
    Resource Type: Website
    First Published: 2006   Published: 2008
  166. Radical Perspectives on the Economic Crisis of Monopoly Capitalism
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1975
    A popular education pamphlet on the economic crises of monopoly capitalism.
  167. Raising the Workers' Flag
    The Workers' Unity League of Canada, 1930-1936

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    A history of the Workers' Unity League, the Canadian affiliate of the Communist Red International of Labour Unions.
  168. Ralph Nader and the Legacy of Revolt
    Against The Current vol. 88

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Ralph Nader, announcing his presidential candidacy in Washington, D.C. on February 21, 2000, said, "The struggle between the forces of democracy and plutocracy has ebbed and flowed throughout our history ... The earlier nineteenth-century democratic struggles by abolitionists against slavery, by farmers against large oppressive railroads and banks, and later by new trade unionists against the brutal workplace conditions of the early industrial and mining era helped mightily to make America and its middle class what it is today. They demanded that economic power subside or be shared."
  169. Recent Class Struggles in the USA
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
  170. The Red Menace 
    A libertarian socialist newsletter

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1975   Published: 1980
    Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, and terrorism.
  171. A Reluctant Memoir of the '50s and '60s
    Against The Current vol. 134

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    I have been asked to write a memoir that would give a sense of the old left/new left realities of the 1950s and ‘60s. That seems quite odd to me (why would I be writing such a thing?), until I look in the mirror and see this old guy looking back at me. As I reflect, it does seem to me that I went through a lot of experience, met a lot of people, and perhaps learned from all that…So I will share some of my story.
  172. A Report on Recent Struggles in Greece
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    In periods of crisis, such as the current period of overaccumulation crisis, capitalists use the politics of 'public debt' in order to devise new ways to intensify exploitation. In contrast with capitalist upturns when the private debt is increased, downturns are characterized by the increase of the 'public debt.'
  173. Restructuring and Resistance
    Diverse voices of struggle in Western Europe

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    The book consists of 77 individual chapters, almost all of them written by activists based on their experiences of struggle against the different aspects of capitalist globalisation. Those that aren't are chapters that give a theoretical background that links these struggles together, particularly in the opening section, 'The Europe of Capital'.
  174. The Retreat from Class 
    A New 'True' Socialism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1986   Published: 1999
  175. Revolution in the Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
  176. The Road to Wigan Pier
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1937
    George Orwell's investigation of an English working class community in the 1930s.
  177. The Roots of Class Struggle in the South
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
  178. Rosa Luxemburg
    Abridged Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1966   Published: 1969
    A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
  179. The Rosa Luxemburg Reader 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
  180. Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1981   Published: 1982
    Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Author of Capital and Theorist of "Revolution in Permanence."
  181. S.M. Lipset
    Social Scientist of the Smooth Society

    Resource Type: Article
    A critique of S.M. Lipset's book Political Man, this article problematizes the assumptions made by social scientists.
  182. Selections from the Prison Notebooks 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1951   Published: 1973
    Gramsci's Notebooks cover a wide range of subjects including history, culture, politics, and philosophy.
  183. Sex-Pol 
    Essays 1929-1934

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1934   Published: 1972
    Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
  184. She's Beautiful When She's Angry
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2014
    She's Beautiful When She's Angry resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement in the United States from 1966 to 1971. She's Beautiful When She's Angry takes us from the founding of NOW, when ladies wore hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women's liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women's International Conspiracy from Hell!)
  185. A Short History of Progress
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
  186. Social Anarchism, Individualist Anarchism, the State and Leninism
    A Reply to the International Socialist Organization

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    I take it that social or Left-anarchism and libertarian socialism are the same thing. Both stand opposed to Leninism, and both stand opposed to individualist anarchism.
  187. Social and Sexual Revolution 
    Essays on Marx and Reich

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979
    A collection of essays by Bertell Ollman. Ollman tackles issues such as Karl Marx's concepts of class, class consciousness, and communism; he argues for the absorption of Wilhelm Reich's insights about the social function of sexual repression in maintaining capitalist relations; and he dicusses the various problems involved in trying to teach 'Marxism' in an academic context without destroying its central purpose as an instrument of class struggle.
  188. Socialism.ca 
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2016
    A gateway to resources about socialism, socialist history, and socialist ideas, compiled by Connexions.
  189. The Socialist Register 1967
    Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1967
  190. The Socialist Register 1970
    Volume7: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1979   Published: 1970
  191. The Socialist Register 1972
    Volume 9: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1972
  192. The Socialist Register 1974
    Volume 11: A survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1974
  193. The Socialist Register 1975
    Volume 12: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1975
  194. The Socialist Register 1977
    Volume 14: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1977
  195. The Socialist Register 1981
    Volume 18: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1981
  196. The Socialist Register 1982
    Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1982
  197. The Socialist Register 1983
    Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1983
  198. The Socialist Register 1985/1986
    Volume 22: Social Democracy and After

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1986
  199. The Socialist Register 1988
    Volume 24: Problems of Socialist Renewal: East & West

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1988
    An examination of the prospects for socialism written shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union.
  200. Socialist Register 1989
    Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1989
  201. Ssangyong Motors Strike in South Korea Ends in Defeat and Heavy Repression
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The hard-right Korean government is signaling with these measures -- its latest and most dramatic "take no prisoners" victory over popular protest in the past year and a half -- its intention to steamroller any potential future resistance to its unabashed rule on behalf of big capital.
  202. Strike! 
    The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972   Published: 1997
    A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
  203. Sweat and Struggle
    Working Class Struggles In Canada 1789 - 1899

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1974
  204. The Theory of Social Classes in Marx
    Resource Type: Article
    Armstrong attempts to synthesize various portions of Marx's writing to shed light on social class.
  205. There’s Always a Class War Going On
    An Interview with Chris Steele

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    An excerpt from the second edition of Noam Chomsky’s OCCUPY: Class War, Rebellion and Solidarity published by Zuccotti Park Press.
  206. Trading Freedom
    How Free Trade Affects Our Lives, Work and Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
  207. Travails of U.S. Labor
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    A Short History of the U.S. Working Class is an excellent introduction for the “workers and students” whom Paul Le Blanc commendably defines as its principal audience. The language is clear and accessible, the text enlivened by illustrations, and perhaps most distinctive and useful are the many pages of reference at the back of the book. These include a bibliographical essay which cites movies as well as books (135-157), a nineteen-page glossary, a timeline of the period from 1775 to 1990, a U.S. labor history chronology, and an unusually comprehensive index.
  208. 2,500 Years of Class Hatred
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Class struggle never existed without hatred of the poor. And neither has racism. Boots Riley's recent article, posted in The Guardian, systematically dispels the myth of black-on-black crime advocated by Bill Clinton. Rather than pointing the image of failure at black people in the US, Riley insists, the mirror should be redirected to class war and the failure of liberal democracy. The condition of black people will advance with economic prosperity, not punitive drug laws.
  209. The Two Methods of Trade-Union Policy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1907
    To be sure, revolutions and revolutionary struggles cannot be transplanted artificially, by means of ‘good intentions’, into a country. But the examples and lessons of a neighbouring revolutionary country can at least shake the belief that treading softly is the only method of achieving bliss. And well they should.
  210. Ubu Saved From Drowning
    Class Struggle and Statist Containment in Portugal and Spain, 1974-1977

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    The end of the Salazar and Franco regimes on the Iberian peninsula was, in fact, a key moment in the beginning of a period in which literally dozens of dictatorships disappeared, a period in which the soft cop took over from the tough cop, and democracy, world-wide, sold austerity.
  211. Underdevelopment in Canada
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
    A collection of articles analyzing underdevelopment in Canada in historical and economic terms.
  212. Union busting
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A wide range of activities undertaken by employers, their proxies, and governments, which hinder workers from freely organizing, joining and maintaining trade unions.
  213. The Unknown Dimension 
    European Marxism Since Lenin

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    The radical intellectual tradition of European post-Leninist Marxism, so different from the dogma of the orthodox leftist parties, is an unknowwn dimension. This anthology sets out to recover this Marxist tradition and to restore the centrality of Marxist revolutionary thought and practice.
  214. Untouchable!
    Voices of a Liberation Movement

    Resource Type: Book
    Over 100 million Indians today are Dalits ("Untouchables"). This volume comprises a unique collection of writings by Dalit authors - political activists, social scientists, journalists, and others. They demonstrate that Untouchability is an everyday social reality in India, and that Dalits are not passively accepting their fate: a large and diverse movement of resistance is taking shape.
  215. U.S. Labor's Subterranean Fire
    Against The Current vol. 131

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    The broad outlines of the crisis of the U.S. labor movement -— sharply declining union density, concession bargaining, failures to organize the growing non-union manufacturing and service sectors, the labor officialdom’s reliance on institutionalized labor-management cooperation schemes — are familiar to readers of Against the Current. The roots of this crisis — the dominance of bureaucratic business unionism and the weakness of rank-and file-led reform movements from below — are also well-known.
  216. The Useful Altruists: How NGOs Serve Capitalism and Imperialism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    NGOs are far from revolutionary organizations, but many of us would think that their work still seems more helpful than not. Political differences with them aside, it seems dogmatic to denounce free health care and anti-poverty programs. Short of more radical measures, NGOs seem to serve an important interim function. In fact, though, it can be argued that many NGOs are destructive, both in their current work and in their preclusion of an alternative future beyond the capitalist present. They undermine, divert, and replace autonomous organizing and erase working class struggle and organizing.
  217. Vanguard, Vanguard, Who's Got the Vanguard?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1972
    A critique of Leninist vanguard-party theories and practice, especially as manifested in the new left groups of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Published in the May 1972 and August 1972 issues of Liberation magazine.
  218. What's the Matter with Kansas? 
    How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    Explores the rise of conservative populism in the United States through the lens of Frank's native state of Kansas. According to his analysis, the political discourse of recent decades has dramatically shifted from the class animus of traditional leftism to one in which "explosive" cultural issues, such as abortion and gay marriage, are used to redirect anger towards "liberal elites."
  219. Who Advocates Spontaneity? 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    The working class can come to understand its power to act only by acting.
  220. Who do we try to rescue today?
    Canada under corporate rule

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    A collection of essays discussing aspects of the role of corporations in late-20th-century Canada.
  221. Why Marx Was Right 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    Eagleton takes common objections to Marxism and demonstrates how and why they are wrong.
  222. Wildcat Strikes in China
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
  223. Winnipeg 1919
    The strikers' own history of the Winnipeg General Strike

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972   Published: 1975
    The Winnipeg General Strike was a landmark in Canadian political and labour history. This book, with the lively and clearly-written strikers' account of the strike and more than 40 photos of major strike events, offers the perspective on the strike of the people who organized it. Second edition.
  224. Women's Suffrage and Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1912
    In any society, the degree of female emancipation is the natural measure of the general emancipation.
  225. Working Class Communism
    A Review of the Literature

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
  226. The Writings of David Roediger
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Roediger criticizes Marxists for too often reducing racial discrimination to conflicts over resources, such as jobs or housing, that are manipulated by a society's upper classes in order to divert attention from the real sources of inequality. Such a focus, he argues, ignores the manner in which race and racial consciousness is integrally tied to class formation and working-class consciousness.

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