On the communist left in Germany

This work produced in early 2013, was accompanied by a talk at Historical Materialism conference.

Contents
THE ORIGINS OF THE GERMAN COMMUNIST LEFT
Ideological origins
The political indecision of the party during the war and in the Revolution of November 1918
The birth of the Comintern in March 1919
THE BUILDING UP OF THE K.A.P.D
The split at the Heidelberg congress
The birth of the K.A.P.D.: the Ruhr uprising
The activity of the party. The Program
The elimination of National-Bolshevism and of the localist tendencies
The future of the new society: not a federation of “socialist nations”
THE K.A.P.D. AND THE COMINTERN
Kronstadt and the Workers’ opposition
The March 1921 Actions in Central Germany. The way to putschism. Max Hölz and Rühle
The last fight of radical communism within the Comintern: the Third congress of the Third
international (July 1921)
THE LEGACY OF THE DUTCH-GERMAN COMMUNIST LEFT: POSITIONS TOWARDS THE
RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND THE COMINTERN
Russia : state capitalism and bourgeois revolution
Struggle against fascism and anti-fascism. The Civil war in Spain
CONCLUSION

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klas batalo
Oct 13 2013 05:46
klas batalo
Oct 13 2013 16:27

Actually from the content of the PDF I think this might have been for a presentation in Hungary? But regardless it is from around the same period as this HM conference. It'd be interesting to find the piece discussed by David Broder on the site linked above, if one exists.