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Africa: Perspectives on Peace and Development
Hansen, Emmanuel (ed.)
The African continent is today riven by a variety of conflicts that threaten not only human rights and social order, but also prospects for development and even the sovereignty of African states, In t...
Chocolate Nations : Living and Dying for Cocoa in West Africa
Ryan, Orla
Speculation, pests, political corruption, taxation, land rights, civil war and the IMF are forces at play in this investigation of cocoa agriculture and export in West Africa.
Crisis and Coup in Ecuador: Against The Current vol. 87
Meisch, Lynn A.
On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by ov...
Germany 1921: The March Action
Broué, Pierre
The debacle represented by the ‘March Action’ in Germany in 1921 was a crucial turning point in the development of the Communist International. The defeat led to a crisis in the German Communist Party...
Mainspring of the Arab Revolt: A review of Lineages of Revolt by Adam Hanieh
Machover, Moshe
This book ought to be read — or better, studied — by every socialist interested in the Middle East.
A Marxist History of the World part 100: 1968-1975: the workers' revolt
Faulkner, Neil
As the crisis of capitalism spread around the world, the working class took centre stage – but the revolt did not result in successful revolution anywhere.
A Marxist History of the World part 99: 1968 - the long sleep ends
Faulkner, Neil
The long sleep of the post-war period was brought to an end in 1968, as revolts erupted across the developed world.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 2, 2016: Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, and Contempt for Democracy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Brexit, the British vote to leave the European Union, has thrown the political elites into turmoil and confusion. The referendum was supposed to be a safe political manoeuvre, a way to produce an appe...
Our Path: Against Putschism
Levi, Paul
If a Communist Party is to be built up again in Germany, then the dead of central Germany, Hamburg, the Rhineland, Baden, Silesia and Berlin, not to mention the many thousands of prisoners who have fa...
Paul Levi: A Luxemburgist Alternative?: A review of In the Steps of Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Writings of Paul Levi
Drucker, Peter
Among the adversaries of capitalism, some have argued that a revolution could have been achieved differently and better in the spirit of Rosa Luxemburg, who wrote a critique of the Bolsheviks’ undemoc...