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Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
Hobsbawm, Eric
Book
1994
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto
Callinicos, Alex
Book
2003
An extended argument about what the anti-capitalist movement should stand for.
Bad Marxism: Capitalism and Cultural Studies
Hutnyk, John
Book
2004
Cultural Studies commonly claims to be a radical discipline. This book thinks that's a bad assessment. After an introduction critiquing the so-called 'Marxism' of the academy, Hutnyk provides detailed...
Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda (2nd Edition)
Love, Maryann Cusimano
Book
2003
Discussion of the increasingly transnational structure of power in today's world and proposals forabandoning nation-state sovereignty for more integrated, cooperative rule between different types of g...
The Breakdown of Nations
Kohr, Leopold
Book
1957
Kohr maintains that throughout history, people who have lived in small states are happier, more peaceful, more creative and more prosperous. He argues that virtually all our political and social probl...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Diemer, Ulli: Connexipedia Article
Article
2010
Canadian socialist publisher, writer, and archivist.
Foreword to the Anthology: The Polish Question and the Socialist Movement
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1905
Luxemburg argues that "the proletariat the Poland can and must fight for the defense of national identity as a cultural legacy, that has its own right to exist and flourish." But she maintains that "o...
If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew
Marqusee, Mike
Book
2008
In a journey through family memory and leftwing history, Marqusee introduces us to Jewish heretics and heroes. In proudly reclaiming the Jewish radical tradition, he reminds us that cultures are not t...
The Lion and the Gazelle: On Jewish History
Avnery, Uri
Article
2008
If we, the Israelis, want to consolidate our nation, we have to free ourselves from the myths that belong to another form of existence and re-define our national history. We must recognize the differe...
The National Question: Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Davis, Horace B.)
Book
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 nationali...
On Revolution
Arendt, Hannah
Book
1963
Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
The Problem of Nationality and Autonomy
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1908
Rosa Luxemburg on the national question, federalism, autonomy, and the right of nations to self-determination.
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Book
1981
Thinking About Self-Determination
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1994
Does that familiar canon of the left, 'the right to self-determination', actually mean anything, or is it an empty slogan whose main utility is that it relieves us of the trouble of thinking criticall...
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky
Chomsky, Noam; edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel
Book
2001
In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign polic...
What Comes Next: Towards a bi-national end-game in Palestine/Israel
Halper, Jeff
Article
2013
Jeff Halper suggests that the best political system to express both the desires of the two national communities of Palestine/Israel for self-determination and of its individual citizens for democracy ...
Why Israeli Anti-Zionists do NOT 'recognize the right of the State of Israel to exist as a Jewish state'
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
States that define themselves with reference to the domination of one ethnic group cannot claim legitimacy.

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Multinational state
Wikipedia article
A multinational state is a sovereign state which is viewed as comprising two or more nations. Such a state contrasts with a nation-state where a single nation comprises the bulk of the population. The...