left communism

A Esquerda Italiana e Bordiga - La Banquise

Capítulo de "le roman de nos origines" (La Banquise No. 2 1983) que examina as contribuições e limites da esquerda comunista italiana e Bordiga. (Traduzido e publicado pelo Grupo Autonomia no website Biblioteca Virtual Revolucionária em junho de 2006 a partir da versão original em francês - publicada no website John gray-For Communism).

Da Esquerda Alemã a Socialisme ou Barbarie - La Banquise

Este texto, que é um capítulo de  "le roman de nos origines" (La Banquise No. 2 1983), examina as contribuições e limites da esquerda comunista alemã (comunistas de conselhos) e do grupo Socialisme ou Barbarie.
(Traduzido e publicado pelo Grupo Autonomia no website Biblioteca Virtual Revolucionária em Julho de 2006 a partir da versão original em francês - publicada no website John gray-For Communism)

Towards a history of the German Communist Workers Party (KAPD) - Communist Bulletin Group

A history of the German Communist Workers Party (KAPD), a council communist organization that exists in Germany during the 1920s.

The Development of "Left Communism" Until 1921: Soviet Russia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania - Ronald I. Kowalski

Ronald I. Kowalski's doctoral thesis on left communism in Russia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania.

Anton Pannekoek and Socialism Of Workers' Self-Emancipation (1873-1960) - John Paul Gerber

John Paul Gerbers thesis on Dutch left communist Anton Pannekoek.

Why We Need a World Party - Donald Parkinson

As a long-term goal communists should work towards a world party organized around a minimum/maximum programme that can tolerate factionalism while maintaining independence from bourgeois and reformist parties.

Towards a communist left - Communist League of Tampa

An article about elements of the U.S. radical left by the Communist League of Tampa.

When interventions die: wobbling towards 'old beardism'

A response to some of the articles written by 'Wobbling Towards Communism', an informal group of left communists in the IWW.

'Communism... is the affirmation of a new community': notes on jacques camatte - Chamsy el-Ojeili

This article by Chamsy el-Ojeili gives a broad overview of the thought of Jacques Camatte from his Marxist phase in the Italian Communist Left tradition to his orientation towards primitivism. There is focus on Bordiga's theory of the communist party, Camatte's rejection of democracy, and his understanding of communism as "Gemeinwesen".

Democratic centralism, the Workers Opposition, clandestine opposition movements, the crisis in the party, Kronstadt and the end of the revolutionary period in Russia - Michel Olivier

A short essay on the left opposition in the Bolshevik Party in Russia from 1919 to 1927, focusing mostly on the Democratic Centralists and the Workers Opposition.