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What is Marxism?
What are Marxism, Leninism and Trotskyism?
What do people mean when they say they are "socialists"?
What is the difference between "Communism" and "communism"?
What is the difference between socialism and communism?
What About "Human Nature"?
What will socialist society look like?
What about individualism under socialism?
What do Marxists think about technological innovation?
If socialism is the next stage of human society, why bother fighting for it?
How can Democracy and Socialism exist at the same time?
How will production be socialized and wealth distributed under socialism?
What is the attitude of Marxists to small farmers and business people?
Where is the incentive under Socialism?
Why we are Marxists
The revolutionary ideas of Karl Marx
The myths about Marxism
What will socialism look like?
Why you should be a socialist
The need for a revolutionary international
The socialist alternative to the European Union
The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism
The Communist Manifesto
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
What is Dialectical Materialism?
ABC of Materialist Dialectics
An Introduction to Dialectical Materialism
The revolutionary philosophy of Marxism
Marxism and philosophy
Reflections on the theses of Feuerbach
Preface to Dialectics of Nature
Engels and Human Development
Marx, Darwin, and Gould - the revolution of evolution
Reason in Revolt
Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy
Anti-Duhring, Part One: Philosophy
The Dialectics of Nature
Materialism and Empirio-Criticism
Conspectus of Hegel's "The Science of Logic"
The History of Philosophy
Philosophy and Dialectics
Marx, Hegel, and Dialectics (leadoff)
Marx, Hegel, and Dialectics (summary)
The Part Played by Labour in the Transition from Ape to Man
The Crisis of Modern Science (leadoff)
The Crisis of Modern Science (summary)
Marxist Philosophy: Dialectical Materialism
Idealism vs materialism: mind and matter
Dialetics: from Hegel to Marx
Dialectics, Science, and Nature
A Marxist critique of Postmodernism
Introduction to historical materialism
An introduction to historical materialism
Civilisation, Barbarism, and the Marxist View of History
Engels and the Origins of the Family
The Individual and the Marxist View of History
The Materialist Conception of History
The Role of the Individual in History
Engels' letter to Starenburg
Engels' letter to Schmidt
Engels' letter to Bloch
Engels' letter to Boenigk
The German Ideology
Origins of the Family, Private Property, and the State
The Marxist view of history
Freedom and slavery: the birth of capitalism
Introduction to Marxist Economics
In Defence of the Labour Theory of Value
Capitalism and Crisis
Monopoly and Imperialism
An Introduction to Marx's Labour Theory of Value (Part 1)
An Introduction to Marx's Labour Theory of Value (Part 2)
Wage Labour and Capital
Value, Price, and Profit
Will There Be a Slump?
"Underconsumption" and the Marxist Theory of Crisis
The Capitalist Crisis and the Tendency for the Rate of Profit to Fall
Marx, Keynes, Hayek, and the Crisis of Capitalism
Technology, innovation, growth, and capitalism
What is Money?
Marxism and the Theory of "Long Waves"
A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy
The Poverty of Philosophy
Theories of Surplus-Value
Anti-Duhring, Part Two: Chapters 6-10
Marxism vs Keynesianism
Marx, Piketty, Capital, and Inequality
Marxist economics and the Crisis of Capitalism
The Origins of Marxist Economics
Crisis and Capital: why Marx was right
Capitalism, automation, and technology
From barter to bitcoin: what is money?
Stalin: Fifty Years After the Death of a Tyrant (Part One)
Lenin's Last Struggle
How Did Stalin Defeat the Opposition?
The Russian Revolution: the meaning of October
The Russian Revolution: what it achieved and why it degenerated
The Revolution Betrayed: A Marxist Masterpiece
The Rise and Fall of the Communist International
Stalinism and Bolshevism
In Defence of October
Ten Days That Shook the World
Bolshevism: The Road to Revolution
Lenin and Trotsky: What They Really Stood For
Russia: From Revolution to Counter-Revolution
The History of the Russian Revolution
The Revolution Betrayed
The Third International After Lenin
The Russian Revolution
Rise and Fall of the Communist International
In Defence of Leon Trotsky
1917 Centenary Series: In Defence of the Russian Revolution
The significance of the Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution: Triumph or Tragedy?
Lenin and Trotsky - What did they really stand for?
45 years since the 1972 Quebec general strike
Quebec Common Front: 75,000 workers take to the streets
Winnipeg 1919: 100 years after the general strike
The class struggle in the Roman Republic
Spartacus and the uprising of the slaves
Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution
The English Civil War and the Levellers
The French Revolution
The Fall of the Bastille and the Rise and Fall of the Jacobins
Class struggle and the American Revolution
Marxism and the United States
The American Revolution
The Paris Commune of 1871
Forward Without Forgetting - the German Revolution
Germany: from Revolution to Counter-Revolution
The German Revolution
Rosa Luxemburg and the 1918 German Revolution
The Spanish Revolution 1931-37
The Lessons of Spain
The Spanish Revolution
90 Years of the Chinese Communist Party
The Chinese Revolution of 1949
Nasser and the Egyptian Revolution
The Hungarian Revolution
Hungary 1956 and Political Revolution
The Cuban Revolution
Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution
The French Revolution of May 1968
Thirty years since the Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution
Historical Origins of the Iranian Revolution
Interview With Ted Grant on Militant
Origins of British Trotskyism
Where to Begin?
The Trade Unions in Britain
Problems of Entryism
How the Militant Was Built and How it Was Destroyed
Marxism and the Labour Party
The New Turn: A Threat to Forty Years' Work
The Trade-Unions in the Epoch of Imperialist Decay
History of British Trotskyism
Ted Grant: The Permanent Revolutionary
In the Cause of Labour: a History of British Trade Unionism
Left-Wing Communism: An Infantile Disorder
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
What is to Be Done?
Karl Marx and The First International
The art of insurrection
Marxism and War: Study Guide With Links to Further Reading
Lenin on Imperialism
Learn to Think
The "Peace Programme"
The Military Programme of the Proletarian Revolution
Pacifism As The Servant of Imperialism
British Pacifism and the British Dislike of Theory
Will there be a Third World War?
Imperialism: the Highest Stage of Capitalism
Marxism and the Struggle Against Imperialism
Bourgeois Pacifism and Socialist Pacifism
War and Revolution
Reply of WIL to the RSL criticism of "Preparing for Power"
Marxism, Imperialism, and War
Imperialism in the 21st Century
Will there be a Third World War
Imperialism: then and now
World War One and Imperialism
Marxism and the State
The State: A Lecture at Sverdlov University
The role of the state and social democracy
Against the Theory of State Capitalism
Thesis on Bourgeois Democracy and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat
Lessons of the Paris Commune
The State and Revolution
The Civil War in France
Critique of the Gotha Programme
Anti-Duhring, Part Two: Chapters 2-4
Workers' control, democracy and power
Crime, Corruption, and Capitalism - the crisis of the bourgeoise state
Lenin on the National Question
Marxists and the National Question
The European Union: a reading guide
The Problem of Nationalities
The Socialist Revolution and the Right of Nations to Self-Determination
Lessons from the History and Struggle of the Black Panther Party
Why Marxists oppose immigration controls
Anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism: setting the record straight
Marxism and the National Question
The Right of Nations to Self-Determination
A Caricature of Marxism and Imperialist Economism
Critical Remarks on the National Question
National and Class Struggle in Quebec
Whose sovereignty is it anyway?
Fifty Years Later: The Rise and Fall of the Parti Québécois
Marxism and the Black Struggle
Martin Luther King and the Black Struggle
Fight women's oppression! Fight capitalism!
Women's oppression: where it comes from and how to fight it
The origins of women's oppression
Women and Capitalism
Women and the Struggle for Socialism
Women and the Suffrage
From the Rice-Fields to the Modern Call-Centers
Women's Struggle and Class Struggle
Marxism and the Emancipation of Women
Women before, during, and after the Russian Revolution
The Emancipation of Women in Russia Before and After the Revolution
Marxism vs Intersectionality
Marxism vs Identity Politics
On the Emancipation of Women
The Origins of the Family, Private Property, and the State
Lenin on Women
Marxism and Feminism
The Suffragettes and the fight for equality
Women, the Family, and the Russian Revolution
Marxism and Direct Action
Marxist and Anarchist Theory
"The State and Revolution", Chap. 4: Controversy with the Anarchists
Marxism vs Anarchism
Marxism or Anarchism? - an open letter to thinking anarchists
Marx vs Bakunin
Hue and Cry Over Kronstadt
Kronstadt: Trotsky Was Right!
The Machno Anarchists and Kronstadt
Anarchism and Socialism
Communism and Syndicalism
Marxism and Anarchism
Trotsky and the Struggle Against Fascism
Trotsky and the Struggle Against Fascism in Germany
Bonapartism and Fascism
What is Fascism? And is it an imminent threat today?
The Menace of Fascism: What It is and How to Fight It
The Spanish Revolution 1931-1937
Lessons of Spain: The Last Warning
Trotsky's Last Article: Bonpartism, Fascism and War
Germany: From Revolution to Counter-Revolution
Fascism: What It Is and How to Fight It
The Rise of Hitler and the Destruction of the German Left
Fascism and the Far Right
Fighting Fascism and the Far Right
Fascism: what it is and how to fight it
Hitler and the rise of fascism in Germany