Jan Wacław Machajski

Socialism and the intelligentsia: The ideas of Jan Machajski in historical retrospect - Paul Flewers


A balanced critique of the anti-Bolshevik socialist Jan Machajski by Paul Flewers, from a Trotskyist influence perspective.

State socialism - Jan Waclaw Machajski

Often discussed but seldom read, the writings of the maverick anarcho-syndicalist Machajski have largely been inaccessible up till now...

Jan Waclaw Machajski: A radical critic of the Russian intelligensia and socialism - Marshall S. Shatz

A biography of Polish-born Jan Waclaw Machajski and account of his radical critique of the role of the intelligentsia in Soviet Russia's political life which was known as Makhaevism.

White Collars & Horny Hands: the revolutionary thought of Waclaw Machajski - Max Nomad

Nomad describes Machajski's theory of the socialist movement as a bid for power over the working class by the middle class intelligentsia. His critique was based on observations of the legalism and state-capitalist goals of the European Social-Democratic parties of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

What is "Makhaevism"? - Paul Avrich

Paul Avrich looks at the life of the Polish theorist and activist, Jan Wacław Machajsk.