fascism

The struggle against fascism begins with the struggle against Bolshevism - Otto Ruhle

Left communist pamphlet from 1939 that points the finger at Lenin and the Bolsheviks for crippling the international workers' movement with authoritarian tactics and for developing a totalitarian and capitalist system of rule in the USSR.

The Failure of the Working Class (1946)

Having been victimized by capitalism, the working class were deluded by state socialist parties German and Russian, who only engineered a return to capitalism. Then they were left behind by trade unions, who only served as a go-between for big business. The new way forward is the self-actualted, self-directed wildcat strike, which will become truly effective when it becomes a large-scale action during the last phase of capitalism.

Otto Ruhle and the German Labour Movement - by Paul Mattick

Paul Mattick critically analyses Otto Rühle's role in the German Revolution.

Intakes: Fascism/Anti-Fascism - Barrot Replies

'Jean Barrot' responds to our review of his influential text Fascism/Anti-fascism: 'The proletariat is not weak because it's divided: its weaknesses breed division.'

Review: Fascism / Anti-Fascism by Jean Barrot

Aufheben review "Fascism/Anti-Fascism" and ask does antifascism necessarily entail supporting one face of the state against another?

Nazism and the working class - Sergio Bologna

Italian autonomist Sergio Bologna discusses the rise of Nazism and its relationship to the German working class.

Searchlight for Beginners - Larry O' Hara

An investigation into anti-fascist magazine Searchlight, and its links with British intelligence services. Despite causing a lot of problems for fascists, Searchlight gathers intelligence on both the right and the left and amongst other things has launched smear campaigns against anarchists. Its agenda is firmly set in the interests of the British liberal capitalist state

Fascism/Antifascism - Gilles Dauvé

This translation of the first 10 sections of Dauvé's text '« Bilan » Contre-Révolution en Espagne' was first published by Black Cat Press in Edmonton Canada in 1982, without the author's knowledge, under a new title, 'Fascism/Antifascism'. Subsequently it was reprinted in the U.K. by Pirate Publications. For a more up-to-date reflection of Dauvé's views on the same themes, see his June 1998 text 'When Insurrections Die', which is a reworking of the original text on 'Bilan'.