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Marx on the Russian Mir, and misconceptions by Marxists

Marx's 1877 letter to the editor of Otecestvenniye Zapisky refuting the idea that all societies would transition from feudalism to capitalism before communism.

"Vae victis", Germany!

A 1960 article by Amadeo Bordiga on the role which Germany played in the two world wars and which the author expected it to play in a future communist revolution, translated into English for the first time. The translation does not imply endorsement; the article is reproduced here for reference and to illustrate Bordiga’s uneasy internationalism, which was characterized by a firm rejection of support for either the US or the USSR, but also by a dismissive, if not sympathetic attitude toward Nazi Germany.

Oiseau-tempête : first issue

Oiseau-tempête

This is a translation of a magazine published by a french collective from 1997 to 2006. The original issues can be found here, in French.

Summary of this first issue (Spring 1997) :
- « FACING HISTORY »
- NOTICE TO ADEPTS OF WORK
- THE NATION-STATE AND NATIONALISM
- FACE TO FACE
- FALLOUT FROM THE COLD WAR

“We must do away with racial prejudice and imaginary boundary lines”: British Columbia wobblies before the First World War – Mark Leier

Labour historian Mark Leier’s chapter from Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW, in which he examines the transnationalism of the IWW, particularly across the US-Canadian border.

Socialism from Below: A History of Anarchism Audiobook

An audio book of George Woodcocks pamphlet on the history of Anarchism.