autonomist Marxism

Back to the future: Italian Workerists reflect upon the Operaista project - Steve Wright

Drawing upon the transcripts used in a book consisting of interviews of people involved in the Italian operaismo and autonomia movements, Steve Wright explores issues and debates around immaterial labour and post-Fordism, to the nature of subjectivity and the role of workers’ enquiries and co-research.

Communism: some thoughts on the concept and practice - Antonio Negri

Thoughts on communism by autonomist Marxist Antonio Negri, first presented at the expensive conference on the Idea of communism in London, March 2009. Translation by Arianna Bove.

Science and Dogma: The Marxist Perspective

An introduction to the Marxian approach to science and ideology.

The Social Theories of Karl Marx in the Twenty-First Century

This essay was inspired, on the one hand, by the growing interest in Marxism along with the proportional ignorance of the real nature of the movement; and on the other by the scarcity of accurate, relatively approachable, and contemporary introductions to the subject. It is written with the intended audience of any intelligent and curious reader, and I have attempted to avoid technical language and jargon as much as possible. The piece is meant to present not only the essential content of Historical Materialism, but indicate to what extent the theory is still useful to us today, as a resource for anyone seeking to understand Marx’s contribution to science and the revolutionary movement.

Factory of strategy: 33 lessons on Lenin - Antonio Negri

Factory of Strategy is the last of Antonio Negri’s major political works to be translated into English. Rigorous and accessible, it is both a systematic inquiry into the development of Lenin’s thought and an encapsulation of a critical shift in Negri’s theoretical trajectory. We do not necessarily agree with it but reproduce it for reference.

Viewpoint Magazine

Archive of issues of the online publication Viewpoint Magazine, an autonomist Marxist influenced online publication.

In Letters of Blood and Fire - George Caffentzis

A collection of essays by George Caffentzis.

Zerowork journal

Comprehensive online archive of the Zerowork journal, an autonomist Marxist-influenced magazine based in the US which published two issues between 1975 and 1977.

Storming the West - Celluloid Liberation Front

Film theory on the spaghetti western films of the 1960s and 70s and how they were informed by the revolutionary conditions in the real world.

University as factory

What role do colleges and universities play in the global capitalist order? How does escalating student debt fit within broader political-economic trends and tendencies? What does the Edu-factory Collective mean when it claims that "what was once the factory is now the university"? C.S. Soong of Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" plays Max Haiven navigating through these issues in a recent talk.