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Against the Market: Political Economy, Market Socialism and the Marxist Critique
America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy
Alperovitz goes beyond the confines of orthodox thinking, imagines a new way of living together, and offers a set of practical ideas that promise a truly democratic society.
Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-capitalism
A call-to-arms for progressive activists. McNally argues that capitalism is synonymous with imperialism and fundamentally incompatible with democracy.
Anti-capitalism: Connexipedia Article
Describes a wide variety of movements, ideas, and attitudes which oppose capitalism.
Anti-Capitalism or Anti-Imperialism?: Interwar Authoritarian and Fascist Sources of A Reactionary Ideology: The Case of the Bolivian MNR
Recounts the evolution of the core pre-MNR intelligentsia and future leadership of the movement and its post-1952 government from anti-Semitic, pro-fascist, pro-Axis ideologues in the mid-1930?s to b...
An Anti-Capitalist Manifesto
An extended argument about what the anti-capitalist movement should stand for.
Anti-globalization movement: Connexipedia Article
Critical of the globalization of capitalism. The movement is also commonly referred to as the global justice movement, alter-globalization movement, anti-corporate globalization movement, or movement ...
Anticapitalism and Climate Justice
The current crisis raises the urgent need to change the world from below and do so from an anticapitalist and radical eco-socialist perspective. Anticapitalism and climate justice are two struggles wh...
Arundhati Roy on Obama's Wars, India and Why Democracy Is "The Biggest Scam in the World"
Indian writer and activist Arundhati Roy on President Obama, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, India and Kashmir and much more. Roy also talks about her journey deep into the forests of central India ...
The black bloc and the Battle of Seattle
Canada: Activists Face the Future: Against The Current vol. 91
Electoral politics present challenging problems for labor movements all over the world. In the absence of strong working class parties, labor activists are often compelled to support parties that impl...
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
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.
Capitalism Must Die! A basic introduction to capitalism: what it is, why it sucks, and how to crush it
Text combined with comics explain in simple terms what capitalism is, how it works, why it's irredeemable, and what we can do to end it.
The Caracas Commitment: Declaration from World Meeting of Left Parties, November 19-21, Caracas, Venezuela
We have gathered with the aim of unifying criteria and giving concrete answers that allow us to defend our sovereignty, our social victories, and the freedom of our peoples in the face of the generali...
Connexions Digest: Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook
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Connexions Library: Organizing Focus Page
Selected articles from the Connexions Online Library.
The contradictions and limits of localism
Can co-ops and transition towns transform the world? The author of No Local explains why local counter-institutions won’t lead to revolutionary change.
The Faltering Economy: The Problem of Accumulation Under Monopoly Capitalism
Foster, John Bellamy; Szlajfer, Henryk
The essays in this volume are part of a radical attempt to grapple with the problems of advanced capitalist development without discarding the real theoretical breakthroughs made by Keynes.
Finding Hope After Seattle: Rethinking Radical Activism and Building a Movement
Direct action, as many anarchists tend to define it, can be deeply exclusionary. While it undeniably empowers some — mainly white and middle-class — it disempowers others. Used as a central tactic of ...
France: A Sea Change on the Left: Against The Current vol. 137
In contrast with the United States, where the political arena has been dominated by two entrenched parties for a century, France has gone through major changes since the end of World War II. Back then...
FTAA, The Hydra's New Head: Against The Current vol. 90
Capitalism in many ways is like the mythical hydra of Greek legend, a gigantic serpent with multiple heads, the center one being immortal; every time an attacker chopped off one of its outer heads, tw...
Globalization of Capital, Globalization of Struggle
Something has escaped the control of the Democrats, the NGOs, the SEIU and the left sects — of official society and those attempting its mere facelift — which will not be easily brought to heel. Hundr...
The Growth Illusion: How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet
Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national...
The Historical Failure of Anarchism
Day examines anarchism's failure to genuinely critique itself, understand history or theory, and grasp the conditions in the world today. "Anti-capitalism doesn't do the victims of capitalism any good...
How will we get to an ecological civilization?
Capitalism's infrastructure, which is designed to dominate nature, cannot simply be taken over and used for an ecological transformation. Only a complete, root-and-branch change will do the job.
The International Context of Global Outrage: Part I: Looking back on the movements that preceded the Arab Spring, the Indignados, and Occupy Wall Street
Is Anti-Capitalism Enough? The New Crisis & the Left: Against The Current vol. 138
Whether or not the current economic crisis and a historic presidential election open up hidden potentials for renewed popular protest and collective action, it is obvious that the radical Left has los...
The Kids Are All Right: They're Fighting the Corporations
If the anti-sweatshop movement gains confidence in saying that its goal is revolution to shape the world with the anti-capitalist values of equality, democracy, and solidarity; and if it spreads an un...
Killer Coke Exposed: Against The Current vol. 135
In their September-October 2006 Against the Current (ATC 124) article “The Real Life Side of Coke,” Camilo Romero and Leslie Gill documented the growing movement of students and labor organizations th...
Klein vs. Klein
Out of the Woods
This Changes Everything is a book capacious enough to allow Naomi Klein two positions at once. But a real climate-justice movement will at some point have to make choices.
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Lecturas para la Emancipacion del Proletariado.
Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
In contrast to the traditional view that Marx's work is restricted to a critique of capitalism – and that he consciously avoided any detailed conception of its alternative – this work shows that Marx ...
Melbourne: WEF Meets Real World: Against The Current vol. 89
Over 15 000 people from all corners of Australia and farther afield blockaded the Asia-Pacific summit of the World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) in Melbourne between September 11 and 13 in the latest expres...
The New Face of the Radical Right?: Amerika's Would-be Pravy Sektor
Ross, Alexander Reid
In 2009, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Political Research Associates agreed that Anarchist Nationalism "could become the new face of the radical right" in the USA. Attempting to mix subcultu...
An October for Us, for Russia and for the Whole World: Against The Current vol. 131
an appeal from Russian Intellectuals and Artists
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 Oppo...
The 1% of the 99% and an Anti-Capitalist Alternative
What we need right now is for autonomous political organizing in both unionized and non-unionized workplaces, schools,and in the streets.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 21, 2015: Climate Change and Social Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue of Other Voices spotlights climate change, the escalating crisis that the upcoming Paris climate conference is supposed to address. But climate change is not a single problem: it is a produ...
Our History Recovered: Against The Current vol. 132
Quinn, Patrick M.
For thirty-six years since its apogee in the late 1960s during the worldwide movement against the U.S. war in Vietnam, the global Left, including the Left in the United States, has been in decline. Gl...
Popular Movements Toward Socialism: Their Unity and Diversity
The following reflections deal with a permanent and fundamental challenge that has confronted, and continues to confront, all popular movements struggling against capitalism. By this I mean both those...
The Protectionist Trap: Against The Current vol. 88
In July, the United Nations and some fifty large corporations came to an agreement that the companies would all respect workers' rights and protect the environment in their investments around the worl...
A Question of Place
Boggs, Grace Lee
Global capitalism relentlessly displaces people and abandons places because it views local communities, cities, and even nations as inconveniences in the path of progress. Place-consciousness, on the ...
Radical Digressions 5
Radical Perspectives on the Economic Crisis of Monopoly Capitalism
URPE/PEA Teach-In/Teach-Out Pamphlet Collective
A popular education pamphlet on the economic crises of monopoly capitalism.
Renewing Socialism: Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination
The Road to Wigan Pier
George Orwell's investigation of an English working class community in the 1930s.
The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
Luxemburg, Rosa. [Anderson, Kevin; Hudis, Peter (eds.)]
A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
The Sky is Always Darkest Just Before the Dawn: Class Struggle in the US from the 2008 Crash to the Eve of the Occopations Movement
We can safely assert that for most working people, the "recession" has never ended, and is about to get worse.
A gateway to resources about socialism, socialist history, and socialist ideas, compiled by Connexions.
Socialist Register 2012: Volume 48: The Crisis and the Left
Serial Publication (Periodical)
SOS Alternatives to Capitalism: A discussion with Richard Swift
Bose, Rana; Swift, Richard
Montreal Serai had the opportunity to discuss SOS: Alternatives to Capitalism – a handy, slim compendium of vital, essential thoughts and discussions on the concept of an alternative economy and socie...
The Struggle for Quebec: Spokesman Pamphlet No. 13
Essays analyzing class struggles in Quebec in, and leading up to, 1971.
Sweat and Struggle: Working Class Struggles In Canada 1789 - 1899
Syriza and Sanders: "Just Say 'No'" to Neo-liberalism
Hopes for Syriza's negotiations with the banking troika in the EU simmered and even boiled over among elements of the left, especially after the vaunted "No" referendum vote suggested that the Greeks ...
Thompson, William Morris and Ecosocialist Tasks
Bernabe highlights E.P. Thompson's biography of William Morris and his theories regarding ecosocialism.
The Two Main Trends in Anarchism: Alternate Tendencies of Anarchism
The broad anarchist tradition of class struggle anarchism overlaps with libertarian interpretations of Marx.
U.S. Labor's Subterranean Fire: Against The Current vol. 131
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...
Victor Serge: For Our Time: Against The Current vol. 136
Visioning a World Without Capitalism
As leftists we have something infinitely more precious to win from our rich history than sentimentality and sectarianism, as we struggle to renovate the revolutionary tradition in the twenty-first cen...
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
A history of the Weatherman organization.
Working Toward Whiteness: How America's Immigrants Became White
The WTO's Nude World Order: Against The Current vol. 85
It got intoxicating that Tuesday (Nov. 30, `99) in Seattle, without chemical assist. That capitalist machine that has looked so mighty and irresistible, for that day was stopped and defeated. Seattle...
Yes, There is an Alternative!: A review of Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism, by Peter Hudis
Peter Hudis has written a valuable analysis of what Marx said on a critical issue. In this sense it reminds me of Hal Draper’s volumes on Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution. Hudis’s subject matter diffe...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
Break Their Haughty Power
Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.
Publication of the Socialst Project. Articles on socialism, labour, democracy, neoliberalism and the environment.
Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: A Journal of Socialist Ecology
CNS is a journal of ecosocialism. We welcome submissions on red-green politics and the anti-globalization movement; environmental history; workplace labor struggles; land/community struggles; politica...
Carnival of Anarchy
A carnival for Anarchists, anarchism, anarcha-feminists, anti-authoritarians, anarchists of colour, Christian-Jewish-Muslim Anarchists, pacifist anarchists, Antinominalist Anarchists, Libertines, libe...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Articles, books, documents, periodicals, multi-media, and other resources on a wide range of social and environmental issues. Includes more than 10,000 resources indexed by Title, Author, and Subject.
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
Graswurzelrevolution bezeichnet eine tiefgreifende gesellschaftliche Umw„lzung, in der durch Macht von unten alle Formen von Gewalt und Herrschaft abgeschafft werden sollen. Wir k„mpfen fr eine Welt,...
Independent Media Center
Indymedia is a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage. Indymedia is a democratic media outlet for the creation of radical...
International Bolshevik Tendency
The International Bolshevik Tendency (IBT) is a revolutionary socialist organization founded by former cadres of the international Spartacist tendency. We urgently seek to participate in a process of ...
International Luxemburgist Network
The International Luxemburgist Network is a new organization of militants who are in general agreement with the ideas of Rosa Luxemburg. Our aim, as members of the working class, is to help in the org...
A quarterly journal of socialist theory.
Internationalist Perspective is a publication defending Marxism as a living theory, one that can go back to its sources, criticize them, and develop hand in hand with the historical social trajectory.
Internationalists - International Bureau for the Revolutionary Party
The International Bureau was formed in 1983, as a result of a joint initiative by the Internationalist Communist Party (PCInt.) in Italy and the Communist Workers Organisation (CWO) in Britain. There ...
Resource for all people who wish to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions. We want to discuss with one another, learn from experiences of the past and develop strategies ...
Lecturas para la Emancipacion del Proletariado.
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Narco News Bulletin
Reporting on the drug war and democracy. Fostering authentic journalism.
Works for democratic revolution. Opposed to the domination of society by a small group of extremely wealthy people who control the big corporations and the government.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
Octopus Books originated in 1969. It began as a socialist newspaper but soon evolved into a small bookstore. The store operated as a collective for 27 years until it was bought by three faithful membe...
Progressive comment and analysis by Ulli Diemer, featuring articles, letters, photos and the Radical Digressions Blog.
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung -- Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
Die Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung wurde 1992 von der Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus (PDS) - heute Die Linkspartei.PDS - als parteinahe, bundesweit taetige Stiftung anerkannt. Sie kooperiert im Rahmen...
Spartacus is a non-profit collectively run bookstore. We are non-sectarian and carry feminist, anarchist, socialist, lesbian/gay titles, literary criticism literature, environment, film, media, labour...
The Spunk Library featured literature with an emphasis on anarchism and related issues. The content has not been updated since 2002, but the materials assembled to that point are still perserved onlin...
Workers Solidarity Alliance
Workers Solidarity Alliance is an anti-capitalist, anti-authoritarian organization of activists who believe that working people can build a new society and a better world based on the principles of so...
Newspaper of the International Communist Leage (Fourth Internationalist).
Anti-capitalism campaigners distribute spoof edition of Financial Times
Sources News Release
Anti-capitalism campaigners in London have published a spoof edition of the Financial Times today as Britian prepares to host next week's G20 summit in London.
Web resources on revolutionary politics and revolution.
From the Connexions Archives
Against the Current
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian perspective.