Marxism

Notes on Cedric Robinson's Black Marxism

I recently read Cedric J. Robinson's Black Marxism, the Making of the Black Radical Tradition, here's some quick notes.

An updated and improved Marxism

A brief outline of a 21st-century conception of revolution. The notion of a "dictatorship of the proletariat" that smashes the capitalist state in one great insurrection has to be put to rest. Realism (materialism) is better than idealism.

The working class strikes back

A review of a book published in 2018, The Class Strikes Back.

Rethinking the Marxist conception of revolution

A critique and revision of the Marxist conception of socialist revolution.

Worker Cooperatives and Revolution: History and Possibilities in the United States

This book, published in 2014, attempts to bring Marxism and the solidarity economy together in both theory and practice.

The necessity of a moral revolution

Peter Kropotkin

Reflections on the moral transformation that has to occur, and that we can expect will occur in the coming decades.

Marx and Engels and the Communist Movement

The following article is a chapter from The Idea: Anarchist Communism, Past, Present and Future by Nick Heath. We should point out that whilst we regard Marx's analysis of capitalism and class society as a very important contribution to revolutionary ideas, we are critical of his attitudes and behaviour within both the Communist League and the First International.

Our passive society

People watching TV

A short history of how our society became so rife with collective passiveness.

Imprisoned for a day: a personal reflection

A jail cell

Your perspective on the world changes from inside a jail cell.

To see the Holocaust in a grain of sand

The Holocaust