Communist Manifesto

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The Abolition of the State: Anarchist & Marxist Perspectives
Price, Wayne
Book
2007
Both Anarchists and Marxists believe that it will be possible to do away with the state. But what do they mean by that? What is the state, after all? What institutions, if any, would be necessary ...
Adventures in Marxism
Berman, Marshall
Book
1999
Marshall Berman explores and rejoices in the emancipatory potential of Marxism.
Adventures of the Communist Manifesto
Draper, Hal
Book
Draper offers a comprehensive overview of the whole intellectual history of the Manifesto, combined with a new, strictly literal English-language translation. This translation is a major contribution,...
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity
Berman, Marshall
Book
1982
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
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...
Communist League: Connexipedia Article
Article
The first Marxist international organization. It was founded originally as the League of the Just by German workers in Paris in 1836.
The Communist Manifesto in Perspective
Hobsbawm, Eric
Article
1998
Eric Hobsbawm’s opening address to the international conference organised by Espaces Marx on the 150th anniversary of the Communist Manifesto.
The Communist Manifesto is a pamphlet that refuses to die. As incendiary as the day it was published, Paul Vernell unpacks this founding document
V ernell, Paul
Article
2016
The striking thing about re-reading Marx's Communist Manifesto is how each time you return to it, it seems more not less relevant than the last time. Chillingly, it seems to be describing the globalis...
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Economics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 2
Slaugher, Jane
Article
1998
The relations of production have not been revolutionized by computers and lean production any more than they were overturned by the assembly line, the automobile, or the telephone: the owners still ow...
Gender and the Communist Manifesto
Coontz, Stephanie
Article
1998
Families, along with other socially constructed relationships such as race and gender, are central mechanisms for organizing cooperation and coercion. They are also sites of contradiction in the Marxi...
History, Culture and the Communist Manifesto--Part 1
Lynd, Staughton
Article
1998
History and experience have convinced me that class analysis remains the best way of understanding social change.
History, Culture and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 3
Brick, Howard
Article
1998
Historical materialism will remain the overriding framework for any effort that is intended to assist revolutionary practice.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Book
1978
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume III: The Dictatorship of the Proletariat
Draper, Hal
Book
1986
Hal Draper examines how Marx and Marxism dealt with the issue of dictatorship in relation to the revolutionary use of force and repression, particularly as this debate has centered on the use of the t...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume IV: Critique of Other Socialisms
Draper, Hal
Book
1990
Much of Karl Marx's most important work came out of his critique of other thinkers, including many socialists who differed significantly in their conceptions of socialism. Draper looks at these critiq...
Main Currents of Marxism: Volume 1: The Founders
Kolakowski, Leszek
Book
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.
Manifestos, Programs, Visions: Selected Manifestos - Political Statements - Programs
Website
1649
A selection of left manifestos, programs, poltical statements and visions from the 1600s to today.
Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies
Anderson, Kevin B.
Book
2010
Marx’s critique of capital was far broader than is usually supposed. To be sure, he concentrated on the labor-capital relation within Western Europe and North America. But at the same time, he expen...
Marxism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Marx's Vision of Communism: A Reconstruction
Ollman, Bertell
Article
1977
Ollman tries to reconstruct Marx's vision of communism from his writings of 1844, the year in which he set down the broad lines of his analysis, to the end of his life.
Nature and the Communist Manifesto
Foster, John Bellamy
Article
1998
What is needed is a broadening of the original socialist vision rather than a rejection of that vision or its amalgamation with something else, like liberal or neo-liberal) environmentalism.
150 Years After the Communist Manifesto
Goldner, Loren
Article
1997
Loren Goldner writes: "Every generation of communists, beginning with Marx, has made the understandable mistake of believing that it lived in the "final days". Marx was righter than he knew when he de...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 20, 2016: Connexions Enters Its Fifth Decade
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
This issue of Connexions Other Voices falls on the 40th anniversary of the publication of the very first Connexions newsletter, which was published in February 1976. That first issue carried the title...
Politics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 1
Wood, Ellen Meiksins
Article
1998
Marxists used to be attacked from the right as "reductionists." Today, that accusation has become a favorite of the (postmodernist) left. We've reached a point where any attempt at explanation, any te...
Politics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 3
Finkel, David
Article
1998
The ongoing purpose of independent revolutionary organization must be to advance in every possible situation the self-organization and capacity for self-mobilization of the working class.
Politics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 4
Holmstrom, Nancy
Article
1998
As Rosa Luxemburg contended, until a socialist revolution is successful, the most important result of any struggle is the building of working-class self-confidence and organization. This transforms t...
Politics of the Communist Manifesto -- Part 2: Brenner, Johanna; Resnick, Bill
Article
1998
In the end, when we engage in reform movements, we have to measure success not simply in terms of the good we've done. Although we do need to win real things for real people, we also have to measure s...
Race and the Communist Manifesto
Kelley, Robin D.G.
Article
1998
We need to pay attention to the Marxist traditions that rose out of anti-imperialist and anti-colonial struggles of the 20th century.
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1981
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 Au...
Situationist International Anthology
Knabb, Ken
Book
1981
A selection of Situationist writings.
Social and Sexual Revolution: Essays on Marx and Reich
Ollman, Bertell
Book
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 abou...
The Socialist Register 1967: Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1967
The Socialist Register 1971: Volume 8: A survey of movements and ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1971
Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
Socialist Register 1991: Volume 27: Communist Regimes the Aftermath
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
Tearing Away the Veils: The Communist Manifesto
Berman, Marshall
Article
2011
At the dawn of the twentieth century, there were workers who were ready to die with the Communist Manifesto. At the dawn of the twenty-first, there may be even more who are ready to live with it.

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Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Center for Socialist History
A non-profit corporation founded to promote research and publication in the field of the history of socialism. We strongly believe that (to paraphrase) socialists who don't know their own history are ...
Marxism.ca
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

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Marxists Internet Archive
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Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.