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How to make a revolution in the United States

  How to make a revolution in the United States Peter Camejo, 1969 Source : Speech at an educational conference of the US Socialist Workers Party and Young Socialist Alliance, May 3, 1969, printed in abridged form in The Militant, May 30, 1969 Transcription and mark-up : by Steve Painter (source: Marxist Internet Archive) Revolutionary … Continue reading

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Preface to the 1872 German Edition of the Communist Manifesto

The 1872 German Edition by Marx and Engel Source: Marxist Internet Archive The Communist League, an international association of workers, which could of course be only a secret one, under conditions obtaining at the time, commissioned us, the undersigned, at the Congress held in London in November 1847, to write for publication a detailed theoretical … Continue reading

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Communist Manifesto Study Guide

The Communist Manifesto: Class 1 Readings: A. The Manifesto of the Communist Party, Marx & Engels, Section I B. Karl Marx by Engels C. Principles of Communism, Engels, Questions 1-13 Discussion Questions: Section one of the Communist Manifesto begins with the statement, “The history of all hitherto existing society [That is all written history–footnote by … Continue reading

International / marxism

IMPERIALISM, THE HIGHEST STAGE OF CAPITALISM- Study Guide

  IMPERIALISM, THE HIGHEST STAGE OF CAPITALISM: Class 1   READINGA.   Anti-imperialist Struggle is Key to Liberation, Leon Trotsky B. Lenin, Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism, Sections I- VII [66 pages]   DISCUSSION POINTS Why does capitalist competition inevitably lead to the formation of monopolies? What does Lenin mean when he says that capitalist monopolies are … Continue reading

austerity / marxism / strategy / US Politics

The “White Working Class” and the Road Forward

Sam Gindin, a Canadian academic and former researcher for the Canadian Auto Workers, published an article in Jacobin called “Toward a Mass Socialist Party”. The topic is the burning question on the left, doubly so after the spectacular self-immolation of the Democratic Party in a loss to Donald J. Trump, so Gindin’s article deserves a … Continue reading

International / marxism

Fidel Castro, presente! a compilation of links

Fidel Castro, presente! a compilation of links Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution inspired a generation of young radicals and revolutionaries.  All humans have flaws but the balance sheet on Fidel and the revolution is overall a positive one. The gains of the Cuban people in education and health care are astounding. The internationalism of … Continue reading