Clara Zetkin

6 underrated Marxists who don't get enough love

It's a sad fact that many of the most radical Marxists, whose participation in working class struggle and ideas challenged not only capitalist society but also the social democratic and Leninist tendencies in the workers' movement tend to get ignored by anarchists and Marxists alike.

Clara Zetkin interviews Lenin on the women's question

Clara Zetkin's account of her 1920 discussions with Lenin on the Women's question. The interview is notable, for while Lenin supports women's involvement in the communist party, he also dismisses sex worker organising, and calls discussion of 'the sex question' bourgeois - an early example of the attempts to subsume specific concerns for party building.

Fascism

Clara Zetkin and Rosa Luxemburg

Clara Zetkin's 1923 article on fascism from Labour Monthly. She talks about fascism as capital's response to the failure of the international revolution, and the need for the 'organised revolutionary struggle of the proletariat' to defeat both fascism and capital.

Selected Writings - Clara Zetkin

Essays and speeches from 1889-1933, long unavailable in the U.S., on women's equality, labor, peace, socialism.