CLR James

Every cook can govern: a study in democracy in ancient Greece; its meaning for today

Painting of ancient Greek democracy in action

CLR James gives an overview of ancient Greek democracy, how it functioned, how it came about, and how it offers features which could be emulated in a future, radically democratic socialist society.

Black Revolutionaries in the US: Communist Interventions, vol. 2

Second volume of the Communist Interventions series, collecting debates between Black revolutionaries in the US.

International Council Correspondence Volume 3, Number 9-10

The Volume 3, Number 9-10 (October 1937) issue of International Council Correspondence.

Notes on dialectics: part II the Hegelian logic - CLR James

Part of a 1948 publication by CLR James

The black jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo revolution - C.L.R. James

Painting by January Suchodolski of Haitian Revolution

This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba.

Radical America #05.05: Italy 1969-1970

Issue of Radical America from September-October 1971, predominantly about the mass struggles in Italy in the previous two years.

Facing reality - CLR James and Grace Lee Boggs

Writing in collaboration with Cornelius Castoriadis and Grace Lee, James examines the practical process of social revolution in the modern world.