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Understanding Capital - Duncan K. Foley

Understanding Capital is a brilliantly lucid introduction to Marxist economic theory. Duncan Foley builds an understanding of the theory systematically, from first principles through the definition of central concepts to the development of important applications. All of the topics in the three volumes of Capital are included, providing the reader with a complete view of Marxist economics.

My First Meeting with Kropotkin- Thomas Hastie Bell

Edinburgh anarchist Thomas Hastie Bell(aka Tom Bell) describes his experiences meeting Kropotkin and gives insight into the Socialist League in Edinburgh in the 1880s and 1890s.

Appears to have been published in 1942.

1973: Prisoners Take Control of Walpole Prison

In 1973 inmates at Walpole prison took advantage of a prison guards strike to take control of the day to day running of the facility.

1909: Missoula Free Speech Fight

History of the first free speech fight conducted by the IWW.

1908-10: Spokane Free Speech Fight

Account of the free speech and anti job sharking campaign carried out by the Spokane Wobblies.

1977-88: Brazilian Rubber Tappers Campaign Against Deforestation

Article about the attempt of Rubber Tappers to organise that was linked to the struggle to protect the Amazonian rainforest.

Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

This collection of writings by Mark Fisher, author of the acclaimed 'Capitalist Realism', argues that we are haunted by futures that failed to happen. Fisher searches for the traces of these lost futures in the work of David Peace, John Le Carré, Christopher Nolan, Joy Division, Burial and many others.

The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk

A classic text on race in America from 1903.

What's My Name?: Black Vernacular Intellectuals

What's My Name?: Black Vernacular Intellectuals

Grant Farred looks at Muhammad Ali, C. L. R. James, Stuart Hall, and Bob Marley

Japan: a history of the workers' struggles in Kamagasaki

The article below was sent to the ICC by a comrade in Japan: it describes the emergence and decline of the squatters' and day-workers' movements which have marked the life of several Japanese cities - more particularly Osaka in this case - since the collapse of the Japanese economic "bubble" at the beginning of the 1990s, to the present day.