communist society

Money Must Go!

Cover of the book Money Must Go
A 1943 book making the case that "money must go!" The authors, who were sympathisers of the Socialist Party of Great Britain, extol the virtues of a "moneyless, wageless, and tradeless world," which they call a World Commonwealth.


Assembly at the worker-run Zanon factory in Argentina


Marx, individualist communist! (excerpts on the individual) - Karl Marx

A collection of excerpts from Marx's works that addresses individuals, their subordination arising from their mutual isolation and separation by which they submit to an alienated power that unites them by isolating them - the market, the state, enterprise, capital, classes. And on the creation of a society where individuals relate as individuals (i.e. not as private property owners, nor as classes, nor as post holders, or other reified identities, such as nationality, ethnicity, etc.), where labor was abolished by self-expression (or self-activity) through the free association of individuals according to their desires, capacities and needs with the world-historical productive forces …

L'Humanitaire (1841), the first libertarian communist publication (excerpts)

Excerpts from L'Humanitaire, a journal published in 1841 in Paris. The journal expressed the tendency called "communistes matérialistes", also called "communistes immédiats" or "humanitaires". It was “the first libertarian communist publication”, according to historian Max Nettlau.

The early Christian communists

Agape Feast

The early Christian Communities practiced communism, here's how we know.

Council communism or councilism? - The period of transition

Jan Appel

Book review of Philippe Bourrinet “The Dutch and German Communist Left (1900-68); ‘Neither Lenin nor Trotsky nor Stalin!”, ‘All workers must think for themselves!’”, Leiden/Boston (Brill) ISBN 978-90-04-26977-4.

The economy in transition to a "communist" society

A critique of the theses of the GIK and “labor coupons”, by Raoul Victor, compiled from excerpts from an exchange he had with Kees.

La konkero de la pano: Petro Kropotkino

La skriboj de Petro Korpotkino en la temo socian organizon en la nova komunismo socio.

Um mundo sem dinheiro: o comunismo - Os Amigos dos 4 Milhões de Jovens Trabalhadores

Influente texto, de 1975-1976, que desenvolve uma poderosa crítica da sociedade capitalista, abordando a possibilidade de um mundo sem Estado, sem dinheiro, sem trabalho e sem troca de mercadorias.

On equal human ability

A Chinese farmer, circa 1900

Interesting article from 1907 by Chinese anarchist Liu Shipei, arguing for human equality and spelling out some basic principles for a functioning, although largely agrarian, gender-equal anarchist society in the country. With an introduction by Robert Graham.