Sigmund Freud

Chris Knight’s theory of human origins: an abridged account

Edmund Bradden provides an introduction to Chris Knight's theory of human origins. Reposted from the 'Radical Anthropology Group' website.

Against Civilization - John Zerzan

The anthology 'Against Civilization', first published in 1999 by Uncivilized Books, is a well-regarded primer to anti-civ thought. For communists, it contains some valuable texts that are worth reflecting on.

Psychoanalyse und Marxismus - Vladimir Jurinetz

Marxist critique of psychoanalysis. Unter dem Banner des Marxismus, 1 (1925): 90-133. First published in Pod znamenem marksizma, 1924, 8-9: 51–92. Freudism and Marxism.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 4 (July-August 1948)

The Vol. 1, No. 4 (July-August 1948) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Marxism and psychology - Karl Korsch

Korsch’s article first appeared in the councilist periodical Living Marxism in February 1938. He is generally appreciative of both Freud, whose postulates about the unconscious Korsch calls a “genuine discovery,” as well as Reich’s efforts to understand the rise of fascism on its basis. Oddly, Korsch — who by then had long since abandoned Leninism and increasingly considered Marxism a lost cause — had recourse to Lenin’s arguments against the Economists in defending Marxist methodology.

International Council Correspondence Volume 4, Number 1

Living Marxism/International Council Correspondence, Vol. 4, no. 1, February 1938

Domination without a subject (part two) - Robert Kurz

In this concluding Part Two of his essay, Kurz examines the relationship of the ideas of Freud and Marx with respect to the concept of the “constitution of the fetish”, discusses the relation between “first nature” and “second nature” as a developmental process, and outlines the prerequisites for the quest for a tertium genus that will be the goal of the “revolution against the constitution of the fetish”, which is “identical with the supersession of the subject” as the latter has been conceived until now.