Christiaan Cornelissen

Vanguard (Vol. 4, No. 5 & 6, November 1938)

The November 1938 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Sam Dolgoff, Rudolf Rocker, and Christiaan Cornelissen.

Vanguard (Vol. 2, No. 3, May-June 1935)

The May-June 1935 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Christiaan Cornelissen, Volin, and Sam Dolgoff.

Libertarian communism and the transitional regime - Christiaan Cornelissen

This 1931 text by the Dutch anarchosyndicalist Christiaan Cornelissen, who in 1916 was a signatory of the pro-war Manifesto of the Sixteen, argues against the possibility of the direct implementation of communist policies after the revolution and for the persistence of money, “government”, police and prisons during a transitional period that will only gradually overcome the baneful legacy of capitalism, and calls upon the trade unions to cultivate a technocratic leadership cadre to direct high level strategic planning by financial-industrial socialist trusts, and thus prepare humanity and the economy for communism. We do not agree with this article but reproduce for reference.