PDFs

Destruction as a means of struggle - Anton Pannekoek

Prompted by the burning of the Reichstag in 1933 - by Marinus van der Lubbe, a council communist bricklayer and other possible accomplices - Pannekoek debates the value of destroying the products of bourgeois culture.

The theory of the collapse of capitalism - Anton Pannekoek

Anton Pannekoek.

Pannekoek applies his critique to the theories of Luxemburg and Grossman - and shows why capitalism will never collapse due to any internal systemic contradictions, but only by the conscious action of the working class. "The self-emancipation of the proletariat is the collapse of capitalism."

Society of the spectacle - Guy Debord

French Situationist Guy Debord's seminal analysis of consumer capitalism in the late 20th century.

Economics, Politics and The Age of Inflation - Paul Mattick

Comprised of six articles written in the years between 1974 and 1978, Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation is a study of the role of the state in economic affairs. In making this analysis, Mattick shows us the interconnections between the phenomenal world of capitalism and social production relations.

Community and Communism in Russia - Jacques Camatte

World revolution and communist tactics - Anton Pannekoek

Communist rally during the 1918 German revolution.

Pannekoek surveys the possibilities and obstacles for communist revolution in 1920.

The Personal Act - Pannekoek

Anton Pannekoek writes on the burning of the Reichstag by council communist Marinus Van Der Lubbe (and other possible accomplices) - and discusses what value there is in the tactic of destroying products of bourgeois culture.

Marxism and Darwinism - Pannekoek

Charles Darwin and Karl Marx.

The relationships between Darwinism, Marxism, evolution and class struggle.