reading guides

China: reading guide

Little red book poster's reading guide on China, China's history and the working class movement in the region.

'Rojava revolution' reading guide

The one thing that everyone can agree on about the situation in the Kurdish areas of Syria is that it is complicated.

Here's a list of the most informative writings on the subject from a wide range of political views:

Nao's recommended sources on China

Qinshihuang burning books

Lists of recommended books, articles, films, and websites about China. (Links to commentaries forthcoming.) Updated October 21, 2014.

Postal service: reading guide's reading guide on working life and struggles written by and about workers in the postal service.

German revolution 1918: reading guide's reading guide on the German Revolution of 1918, which ended the First World War and saw soldiers' and workers' councils spread throughout the country before being crushed by an alliance of the Social Democratic Party and the right-wing Freikorps.

Selected bibliography on the history of the CPs in the Arab East

Selected bibliography put together by the Khamsin collective on the history of the Communist Parties of the Middle East, with books in five different languages.

Philosophy: reading guide

A guide for those that are interested in philosophy, but are having trouble knowing where to start.

The list is obviously not definitive and opinions as to how reliable some of the texts mentioned are will surely vary. That said, it is suggested that readers read the books in the order presented if they'd like to follow along and understand subsequent books/philosophers.

Note: this is a work in progress.

Anthropology: reading guide's reading guide to anthropology, specifically texts of relevance to those with a radical outlook on society.

Understanding left cults (SWP, SP, Spiked, WRP) - a reading list

Animal Farm

Selected reading on cultlike behaviour of left-wing parties in the UK.

Unions: reading guide's reading guide around trade or labour unions and the role they play in modern society.