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The War and The Socialist Position

Socialist Standard September 1914

The text is taken from the original leaflet, THE WAR AND THE SOCIALIST POSITION, produced and printed by The Socialist Party of Great Britain. The leaflet was published for distribution to the working class until being prevented from being circulated at meetings by the capitalist State on the spurious grounds that it was considered “likely to cause disaffection to His Majesty or to interfere with the success of His Majesty’s forces by land or sea etc.” with the imposition of The Defence of the Realm Regulations enacted in November 1914.

Polmaise: the fight for a pit - John McCormack and Simon Pirani

Polmaise miners

This short book/pamphlet was originally published in 1989. It was written by John McCormack, a miner (and NUM delegate) from the Polmaise pit in Scotland, with the the help of Simon Pirani.

This changes everything - Naomi Klein

In This Changes Everything Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn’t just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care.

Behemoth: The structure and practice of National Socialism, 1933-1944 - Franz Neumann

Neumann was one of the only early Frankfurt School thinkers to examine seriously the problem of political institutions.

Where is Theorie Communiste heading? - Bruno Astarian

Bruno Astarian responds to Theorie Communiste's text "It is in the present tense that communisation must be talked of", which was in turn he critique of Astarian's paper "Communisation as the way out of the crisis".

The CNT in the Spanish revolution, volume 2

Second volume of José Peirats' extensive work on the Spanish anarchist union the CNT, which in this volume focuses on the battles raging at both the front and rear guards. Additionally, a biographical chapter, "The Life and Struggles of José Peirats" gives a great deal of insight into this CNT fighter and historian.

The empire of necessity: Slavery, freedom, and deception in the New World - Greg Grandin

From the acclaimed author of Fordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America’s struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyond.

The letters of Rosa Luxemburg

The most comprehensive collection of letters by Rosa Luxemburg ever published in English.

Revolution at point zero - Silvia Federici

Written between 1975 and the present, the essays collected in this volume represent years of research and theorizing on questions of social reproduction and the consequences of globalization.

The counter-revolution of 1776: slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America - Gerald Horne

The successful 1776 revolt against British rule in North America has been hailed almost universally as a great step forward for humanity. But the Africans then residing in the colonies overwhelmingly sided with London.