state socialism

The Broken Promises of Vietnam

 “A Rats' Revolution” by Diều Hâu.

A Vietnamese anarchist critique of the so-called "socialism" of Vietnam.

The current state of the struggle in Bolivia

Demonstration during August strike in El Alto, Bolivia, 2020.

After having narrated the events leading to the coup, we return to Bolivia with the aim of analyzing what has been happening since November of last year until today.

A Critique of State Socialism - Mikhail Bakunin and Richard Warren

A comic book critique of state socialism, based on writings by Mikhail Bakunin with additional text and drawings by Richard Warren. First published by Cienfuegos Press in 1981, this PDF was made available by Crimethinc.

Building the Revolutionary Party? - Geoff Foote

An article by Geoff Foote critically examining the idea of a "revolutionary party". This article was first published by the Organisation of Revolutionary Anarchists in Libertarian Communist Review #1, and then made available online by the Struggle.ws website.

A Letter to Intellectuals Who Hide Behind the Word “Purity”

A commentary responding to the Monthly Review Online piece “A letter to intellectuals who deride revolutions in the name of purity” on the question of revolution and state power. This article was previously published by the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation.

The Pink Tide Turns Black: The failure of the two step strategy in Bolivia

Analysis of the Fascist coup in Bolivia as the result of the failure of pink tide governments to bring change.

Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic - Maurice Meisner

Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic - Maurice Meisner.

Fantastic in-depth critical history of the failure of China's 'transition to socialism', analysing the degree to which it lived up to its egalitarian rhetoric as it navigated the uneasy relationships between democracy and bureaucracy, socialism and capitalism.

1968: La Praga Printempo

Mallonga historio de la Praga Printempo en 1968.