L'Insecurite Sociale

Communism: points for consideration - L'Insecurite Sociale

First published in 1984 in France by L’Insecurité Sociale, this essay on the nature of communism—punctuated by four illustrative quotations from Moses Hess, Gerrard Winstanley and William Morris—claims that capitalism “has only one insuperable contradiction: the human species”, and defines communism as the “tendency towards human community” that “is a constant feature of human history and has repeatedly assumed concrete forms”.

About the domination of the commodity - L'Insécurité Sociale

L'Insécurité Sociale on how the commodity form and commodity production has come to dominate social life, and how the things we create at work come to control us.

The Communist Tendency in History

This essay discusses the meaning of communism with examples from Pierre Clastres, Gerrard Winstanley and Moses Hess. It was written, we believe, by 'M', a member of the French-based communist group L'Insecurite Sociale in the early 1980s. If you have any more information about the author or publication details please let us know.