Karl Marx

Comments on James Mill, Éléments D’économie Politique

Epub of Marx's Comments on James Mill. Text taken from marxists.org.

Second Draft of Critique of Political Economy

Epub of Marx's Second Draft of Critique of Political Economy. Text taken from marxists.org.

Drafts of The civil war in France - Karl Marx

Epub of Marx's Drafts for The Civil War in France. Text taken from marxists.org.

The unmaking of Marx’s 'Capital': Heinrich’s attempt to eliminate Marx’s crisis theory

By popular demand: Andrew Kliman, Alan Freeman, Nick Potts, Alexey Gusev, and Brendan Cooney respond to Michael Heinrich's article in Monthly Review..

Ideology and class struggle - Pierre Guillaume

A classic restatement of the views of Marx and Engels on ideology and the formation of class consciousness, contrasting them with the diametrically opposed views of Kautsky and Lenin, published in the French journal Spartacus in 1977 by the owner of La Vieille Taupe bookstore and the publishing house of the same name, formerly a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie and Pouvoir Ouvrier and an important figure of the ultra-left during the 1960s and 1970s, who was later to become notorious for “Holocaust denialism”.

Introduction to Marx, Labor-power, Working Class

This is the English translation of the introduction to Tronti’s essay Marx, Labour-Power, Working Class (1965), which in turn is forms the theses section of Tronti's book Operai e Capitale (Workers and Capital).

Marx Yesterday and Today

Panzieri, Tronti, Decari and Negri

Tronti's article Marx Yesterday and Today (1962) from Operai e Capitale

An investigation of this supposedly victorious capitalism - Claude Bitot

In Part 1 of this book originally published in France in 1995, Claude Bitot addresses capitalism’s imminent contradictions from the perspective of Marx’s theory of the falling rate of profit and in the context of the role of automation, rising productivity and relocations since the crisis of the 1970s, and concludes that capitalism has entered a stage of permanent crisis he defines as “the end of its cycle”; in Part 2, he discusses some of the ideological and social consequences of this crisis that signal the definitive decline of the republican and secular values that characterized the rise of the nation state in the springtime and maturity of capitalism.

An Introduction to historical materialism

An introduction to historical materialism. A basic outline of the materialist conception of history, examining questions such as Marx and determinism and what he saw as the fundamental motor of history. [Interpretation up for debate. meant only as an introduction].