Theorie Communiste

Self-organisation is the first act of the revolution; it then becomes an obstacle which the revolution has to overcome

Roland Simon of Théorie Communiste looks at revolution as communisation, through the lense of some recent struggles.

Class/segmentation/racialization. Notes - Théorie Communiste

Originally published by Théorie Communiste as 'Classe / seg­men­ta­tion / raci­sa­tion. Notes'. Translated from the French by LNFC.

We are not "anti" - Bernard Lyon

Translation of 'Nous ne sommes pas Anti', a 2005 text by Bernard Lyon of the French group Théorie Communiste.

Where are we in the crisis? - Théorie Communiste

2014 Théorie Communiste article on the continuing (post-2007) crisis, and its broader implications.

Fondements critiques d’une théorie de la révolution - Roland Simon

'Fondements critiques d’une théorie de la révolution'/'Critical foundations for a theory of the revolution: Beyond the affirmation of the proletariat' - Roland Simon, 2001.

On the "woman question" - Gilles Dauvé

"Too Marxist for a feminist? Too feminist for a Marxist? Or not enough…? Best see for yourself."
Gilles Dauvé examines woman/sex/gender question, and what it has become in the capitalist mode of production.

Théorie Communiste

Théorie Communiste is arguably one of the most influential journals amongst the ultra-left. The journal is the work of a Marseilles-based group. It was first published in 1977, before that, members of TC were formerly associated with councilist groups, including, among others, the journals 'Cahiers du Communisme de Conseils', based in Marseilles, and 'Intervention Communiste'.

Outbreaks, inbreaks and exhaustion (follow-up) - Roland Simon

Follow-up article by Roland Simon, published on 24/05/2016, on the Nuits debouts and the movement against the (El Khomri) reforms to labour law in France, translated from the French from Des Nouvelles Du Front

From outbreaks to ‘inbreaks’ until exhaustion - Roland Simon

Article by Roland Simon, published on 03/05/2016, on the Nuits debouts and the movement against the (El Khomri) reforms to labour law in France, translated from the French from Des Nouvelles Du Front

‘To be or not to be’ isn’t the question - Roland Simon

January 2015 article by Roland Simon, of Théorie Communiste, on the Charlie Hebdo attacks.