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Anton Pannekoek

Five Theses on the Class Struggle - by Anton Pannekoek

Anton Pannekoek's classic manifesto against state socialism (democratic or otherwise) and for council communism, an industrial society governed by a democracy of workers' councils

Top 10 left communists and council communists

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Top 10 left communists and council communists

Against Pacifism

Of the many utopian positions widespread in the left today, some of the most persistent – and misguided – are various manifestations of pacifism. At its core, this type of thinking can be reduced to a single fundamental assumption: that the atrocities of imperialist war can be overcome and allayed without the disappearance of class society.

The Destruction of Nature - Anton Pannekoek

This early article by the renown socialist scholar, as well as respected astronomer, Anton Pannekoek, goes a long way to dispel the idea that socialists have held a very productivist view about mankind's relationship with the environment. It deserves a wide circulation within the ecology movement.

El Materialismo Histórico Explicado a los Obreros

Book in Spanish, by Ediciones Espartaco Internacional. It includes two texts, one by Herman Gorter, Historical Materialism Explained to the workers, and Marxist Theory and Revolutionary Tactics by Pannekoek.

Contra el Nacionalismo, el Imperialismo y la Guerra.

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Spanish edition by Ediciones Espartaco Internacional, of writings by Herman Görter and Anton Pannekoek, on war, nationalism and revolution.

Pannekoek on Organisation (Introduced by John Holloway)

Anton Pannekoek

Anton Pannekoek on the question of organisation, introduced by John Holloway. This article was first published in 1938.

Left communism in Australia: J.A. Dawson and the "Southern Advocate for Workers' Councils" - Steve Wright

Steve Wright on Jim Dawson and the 'Southern Advocate for Workers' Councils'. First published in 'Thesis Eleven' #1 (1980), pp. 43-77.

Pannekoek and Gorter's Marxism

A lengthy introduction to the marxism of Pannekoek and Gorter, followed by five translated texts from these two authors.

Między własnością publiczną a własnością wspólną - Anton Pannekoek

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Holenderski astronom, marksista i główny teoretyk niemiecko-holenderskiej lewicy komunistycznej Anton Pannekoek tłumaczy różnicę między własnością publiczną a własnością wspólną. Tekst pochodzi z 1947 r., i opublikowany był w amerykańskim czasopiśmie Western Socialist.