crisis theory

Harry Cleaver debates Hillel Ticktin: on capitalism's present crisis... danger and opportunity

A debate organised by Radical Chains and London Notes in the 1990s

System Series Part Three - Crisis

Draft version of the third part of our vulgar 'system series' - to be published in our local workers' paper WorkersWildWest no.8

Living The Dream with Marx's Theories of Crisis

Latest episode of Living The Dream - an anticapitalist podcast from The Word From Struggle Street

Autonomism – “Many Flowers Little Fruit”

A response to the comments and criticisms of our article “Autonomism – Cutting the Ground from under Marxism”.

Impossibility of Capitalist Development - Grandizo Munis

An article published in 1972 in issues no. 23-24 of Alarma, publication of the F.O.R. (Fomento Obrero Revolucionario) group in Spain, led ideologically by Grandizo Munis. A heterodox Trotskyist, Munis broke from the Fourth International in 1948. His political development ultimately led him towards the positions of the communist left. In this article, Munis elaborates the Marxist concept of decadence and highlights its significance for revolutionary practice.

Autonomism: cutting the ground from under Marxism

The building of a new mode of production which is based on the self-activity of all people cannot be delegated to any body – not even a working class party. It is only through the mass organs of working class life that a new society can be built. Communism cannot be brought in by decree but is the living product of a mass collective consciousness struggling towards new forms of social organisation.