Download E-books Revolution In Danger PDF

By Victor Serge

Upon his arrival in Petrograd in 1919, Victor Serge—the nice chronicler of the Russian Revolution—found a society approximately shattered by way of civil warfare. In those essays he sketches a portrait of the darkest hours confronted by way of the fledgling revolution, protecting the recent regime opposed to its critics.

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Download E-books The Meaning of Marxism PDF

By Paul D'Amato

Long-considered lifeless by way of mainstream critics, the elemental rules of Karl Marx are delivered to lifestyles during this assessment of his notion. This publication argues that rather than inappropriate, Marx's rules of globalization, oppression, and social swap are extra vital than ever.

Paul D'Amato is dealing with editor of the International Socialist Review. His writing has seemed in CounterPunch, Socialist Worker and Selves and Others.

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Download E-books One Hundred Years of Socialism: The West European Left in the Twentieth Century PDF

By Donald Sassoon

This re-creation of Donald Sassoon's magisterial background of the Left within the 20th century contains a massive new advent by means of the writer. With distinct authority and extraordinary scholarship, Sassoon strains the fortunes of the political events of the left in Western Europe throughout 14 international locations, overlaying the fortunes of socialism from the increase of the Bolsheviks via global Wars to the revival of feminism and the arriving of ""green"" politics.

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Download E-books Jacobin, Issue 19: Uneven and Combined (Fall 2015) PDF

We glance at improvement within the international South, the increase of the BRICS, and the disastrous function that neoliberal coverage has performed.

Jacobin is a number one voice of the yankee left, delivering socialist views on politics, economics, and tradition. The print journal is published quarterly and reaches over 15,000 subscribers, as well as an online viewers of 700,000 a month.

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Download E-books The Black Book of the American Left: The Collected Conservative Writings of David Horowitz PDF

David Horowitz spent the 1st a part of his existence on the planet of the Communist-progressive left, a politics he inherited from his father and mother, and later within the New Left as one among its founders. while the wreckage he and his comrades had created grew to become transparent to him within the mid-1970s, he left. 3 many years of moment innovations then made him this movement’s vital highbrow antagonist. “For larger or worse,” as Horowitz writes within the preface to this, the 1st quantity of his accrued conservative writings, “I were condemned to spend the remainder of my days trying to know how the left pursues the agendas from which i've got separated myself, and why.”

When Horowitz all started his odyssey, the left had already escaped the political ghetto to which his mom and dad’ new release and his personal were constrained. at the present time, it has develop into the dominant strength in America’s educational and media cultures, electing a president and attaining a place from which it could possibly form America's destiny. the way it accomplished its current good fortune and what that luck portends are the overarching matters of Horowitz’s conservative writings. in the course of the unflinching concentration of 1 singularly engaged witness, the identification of a damaging circulation that consistently morphs itself that allows you to disguise its identification and venture turns into disturbingly clear.

In quantity I of those writings, “My lifestyles and Times,” Horowitz displays at the years he spent at struggle together with his personal nation, taking part with and confronting radical figures like Huey Newton, Tom Hayden and Billy Ayers, as he made his transition from what the author Paul Berman defined because the American left’s “most very important theorist” to its so much decided enemy.

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Download E-books A People's History of Scotland PDF

By Chris Bambery

A People’s background of Scotland appears to be like past the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the past. It captures the heritage that issues today, stories of freedom opponents, suffragettes, the workers of pink Clydeside, and the worry and protest of the treacherous Thatcher era.

With riveting storytelling, Chris Bambery recounts the struggles for nationhood. He charts the lives of Scots who replaced the realm, in addition to those that fought for the reason for ordinary people at domestic, from the poets Robbie Burns and Hugh MacDiarmid to campaigners resembling John Maclean and Helen Crawfurd.

This is a passionate cry for greater than simply independence but in addition for a nation
in accordance with social justice.

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Download E-books The Fall of the GDR: Germany's Road to Unity PDF

By David Childs

The publication charts the dramatic months resulting in probably the most profound adjustments of the twentieth century, the hole of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the recovery of German cohesion in 1990. the writer analyses the character of Communist rule within the GDR over forty years, its few strengths and its many weaknesses, and the myths which grew up round it. This e-book areas the GDR in its overseas surroundings because the proud best friend of the Soviet Union within the Warsaw Pact. It examines the reactions out of the country to the unfolding revolution.

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Download E-books Is God Happy?: Selected Essays PDF

By Leszek Kolakowski

The overdue Leszek Kolakowski used to be essentially the most influential philosophers of the 20 th century. A admired anticommunist author, Kolakowski used to be additionally a deeply humanistic philosopher, and his meditations on society, faith, morality, and tradition stand along his political writings as commentaries on intellectual—and everyday—life within the 20th century.

Kolakowski’s amazing empathy, humor, and erudition are on complete show in Is God Happy?, the 1st number of his paintings to be released for the reason that his dying in 2009. obtainable and extensive ranging, those essays—many of them translated into English for the 1st time—testify to the extraordinary scope of Kolakowski’s paintings. From a provocative and deeply felt critique of Marxist ideology to the witty and self-effacing “In compliment of Unpunctuality” to a rigorous research of Erasmus’ version of Christianity and the way forward for faith, those essays distill Kolakowski’s lifelong engagement with the everlasting difficulties of philosophy and a few of the main very important questions of our age.

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Download E-books The German Left and the Weimar Republic: A Selection of Documents (Historical Materialism Book) PDF

The German Left and the Weimar Republic illuminates the historical past of the political left by way of offering a variety of records on numerous elements of socialist and communist job in Germany. Separate chapters care for the coverage of Social Democracy out and in of presidency, the makes an attempt of the Communist occasion to overthrow the Weimar Republic, after which later to help it. Later chapters stream clear of the political scene to house the attitudes of the events to key social concerns, particularly questions of gender and sexuality.

The publication concludes with a presentation of records on a number of teams of socialist and communist dissidents. the various records are made obtainable for the 1st time, and every bankruptcy starts off with an unique advent indicating the present country of research.

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Download E-books Collected Works, Volume 10: Marx and Engels 1849-51 PDF

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume 10 covers the interval among the fall of 1849 and the summer season of 1851. in this interval Marx and Engels dedicated themselves ordinarily to drawing classes from the ecu revolutions of 1848-49, learning the legislation of the category fight, and dealing out strategies and process for the operating type in new stipulations. along such significant works because the type Struggles in France, 1848 to 1850 by way of Marx and The Peasant battle in German via Engels, the amount comprises works which are being released in English for the 1st time, corresponding to "Louis Napoleon and Fould", a piece of writing by means of Marx, The crusade for the German Imperial structure, "On the Slogan of the Abolition of the nation and the German 'Friends of Anarchy'", "Conditions and customers of a warfare of the Holy Alliance opposed to France in 1852" by way of Engels, overseas studies written together through Marx and Engels, and different works.

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Marx/Engels accumulated Works (MECW) is the biggest choice of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It includes all works released by means of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and diverse unpublished manuscripts and letters. The accumulated Works, which was once translated by means of Richard Dixon and others, includes 50 volumes. It used to be compiled and published among 1975 and 2005 by way of development Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and foreign Publishers (New York).

The gathered Works includes fabric written via Marx among 1835 and his dying in 1883, and through Engels among 1838 and his demise in 1895. The early volumes comprise juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. numerous volumes acquire the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the accumulated Works include famous works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The gathered Works contains thirteen volumes of correspondence by way of the mature Marx and Engels, protecting the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the accumulated Works is the main entire selection of the paintings through Marx and Engels released so far in English, it isn't their whole works. A undertaking to submit the pair's whole works in German is anticipated to require greater than one hundred twenty volumes.

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