Marxism

Marx's Lost Aesthetic: Karl Marx and the Visual Arts - Margaret A Rose

An examination of Marx and his historical relation to the arts

The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays - E.P. Thompson

Collection of essays by English Marxist historian E.P. Thompson, including his popular polemic against Louis Althusser.

Climate-Production-Capital

A discourse on climate change in terms of revolutionary change can and must be developed.

1971-2021: 50 Years Since the USA Reneged on Bretton Woods

For the CWO, and indeed the entire political tendency to which we belong, it is axiomatic that we are living through capitalism’s third global economic crisis. For over a century the economic system (mode of production) which was once progressive for humanity, in that it created the material possibility of a prosperous world community without national borders or class divisions, has represented a barrier to human progress when it is not a direct threat to human existence itself.

After the Cuban Protests: Discussion with Proletarios Cabreados

We are publishing here our translation of a further document on the Cuban protests in July, entitled Análisis de la actual crisis y revuelta en Cuba desde la perspectiva comunista radical, by a group in Ecuador which goes under the name of Proletarios Cabreados (Pissed off Proletarians). You can find them at proletariosrevolucionarios.blogspot.com

Minor Threats And Attacks – 45 years of political experience in India

The Question of a Stagnant Marxism: Is Marxism Exegetical or Scientific

Why is it that there exists a tendency in Marxism—itself a theory of change—that remains unchanging? Simoun Magsalin investigates.

May Day 2021: The Only Future for Humanity is Communist Revolution

We are certain that humanity is capable of recovering from the many evils that afflict it today, but only through a radical change in the world’s economic and social order.

Marx and Engels and Racialism – W. O. Henderson

Marx, his daughters & Engels.

In disputes with anarchists Marxists have often been quick to refer to Bakunin’s (and occasionally, Proudhon’s) anti-Semitism to try to dismiss the credibility of all that Bakunin ever wrote. Anarchists generally respond by openly acknowledging this horrible fault in Bakunin but also insisting that Bakunin had interesting and relevant aspects of his thought worth considering.

Yet Marxists seem more often unaware of and/or silent on the far greater number of racial and ethnic slurs and prejudices found in the writings of Marx and Engels. The following PDF article, whatever its limitations, is a convenient collection of some of these comments.

Closing Intransigence

Editorial from 1919 (mcmxix.org), the new journal of the North American affiliates of the ICT.