Reform Or Revolution and Other Writings


Author: Rosa Luxemburg,Paul Buhle
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486447766
Category: Political Science
Page: 240
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This 1899 polemic by the famous "Red Rosa" Luxemburg explains why capitalism can never overcome its internal contradictions. An effective refutation of revisionist interpretations of Marxist doctrine, it defines the position of scientific socialism on the issues of social reforms, the state, democracy, and the character of the proletarian revolution.

The Rosa Luxemburg Reader


Author: Rosa Luxemburg
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 158367103X
Category: Political Science
Page: 447
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Among the major Marxist thinkers of the Russian Revolution era, Rosa Luxemburg stands out as one who speaks to our own time. Her legacy grows in relevance as the global character of the capitalist market becomes more apparent and the critique of bureaucratic power is more widely accepted within the movement for human liberation. The Rosa Luxemburg Reader is the definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings in English translation. Unlike previous publications of her work from the early 1970s, this volume includes substantial extracts from her major economic writings—above all, The Accumulation of Capital (1913)—and from her political writings, including Reform or Revolution (1898), the Junius Pamphlet (1916), and The Russian Revolution (1918). The Reader also includes a number of important texts that have never before been published in English translation, including substantial extracts from her Introduction to Political Economy (1916), and a recently-discovered piece on slavery. With a substantial introduction assessing Luxemburg's work in the light of recent research, The Rosa Luxemburg Reader is an indispensable resource for scholarship and an inspiration for a new generation of activists.

State and Revolution


Author: V. I. Lenin,Todd Chretien
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608465179
Category: Political Science
Page: 203
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It was here that Lenin justified his personal interpretation of Marxism, savaged his opponents and set out his trenchant views on class conflict, the lessons of earlier revolutions, the dismantling of the bourgeois state and the replacement of capitalism by the, dictatorship of the proletariat.

Reform or revolution


Author: Rosa Luxemburg
Publisher: Pathfinder Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 79
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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume II

Economic Writings 2
Author: Rosa Luxemburg
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781688540
Category: Political Science
Page: 576
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Rosa Luxemburg’s theoretical masterpiece The second volume in Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 2, contains a new English translation of Luxemburg’s The Accumulation of Capital: A Contribution to the Economic Theory of Imperialism, one of the most important works ever composed on capitalism’s incessant drive for self-expansion and the integral connection between capitalism and imperialism. This new translation is the first to present the full work as composed by the author. It also contains her book-length response to her critics, The Accumulation of Capital, Or, What the Epigones Have Made Out of Marx’s Theory—An Anti-Critique. Taken together, these two works represent one of the most important Marxist studies of the globalization of capital. Also included is an essay on the second and third volumes of Marx’s Capital, which had originally appeared as an unattributed chapter in Franz Mehring’s book Karl Marx. Thank you to David Gaharia for helping to support the translation of this book. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Marxism and Philosophy


Author: Karl Korsch
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1781680396
Category: Philosophy
Page: 176
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In Marxism and Philosophy Korsch argues for a reexamination of the relationship between Marxist theory and bourgeois philosophy, and insists on the centrality of the Hegelian dialectic and a commitment to revolutionary praxis. Although widely attacked in its time, Marxism and Philosophy has attained a place among the most important works of twentieth-century Marxist theory, and continues to merit critical reappraisal from scholars and activists today. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Letters Of Rosa Luxemburg


Author: Rosa Luxemburg
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 178168233X
Category: History
Page: 656
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The most comprehensive collection of letters by Rosa Luxemburg ever published in English, this book includes 190 letters written to leading figures in the European and international labor and socialist movements––Leo Jogiches, Karl Kautsky, Clara Zetkin and Karl Liebknecht––who were among her closest friends, lovers and colleagues. Much of this correspondence appears for the first time in English translation; all of it helps to illuminate the inner life of this iconic revolutionary, who was at once an economic and social theorist, a political activist and a lyrical stylist. Her political concerns are revealed alongside her personal struggles within a socialist movement that was often hostile to independently minded women. This collection will provide readers with a newer and deeper appreciation of Luxemburg as a writer and historical figure. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Russian Revolution, and Leninism Or Marxism?


Author: Rosa Luxemburg
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472060573
Category: History
Page: 109
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A controversial Marxist, Luxemburg here opposes the Bolsheviks' quest for power

Essential Works of Lenin

"What Is to Be Done?" and Other Writings
Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486119815
Category: History
Page: 372
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Four most significant works, also including "The Development of Capitalism in Russia," "Imperialism, the Highest State of Capitalism," and "The State and Revolution."

Evolutionary Socialism: a Criticism and Affirmation

(Die Voraussetzungen Des Sozialismus und Die Aufgaben Der Sozialdemokratie.)
Author: Eduard Bernstein
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Socialism
Page: 224
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Writings of the Young Marx on Philosophy and Society


Author: Karl Marx,Loyd David Easton,Kurt H. Guddat
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872203686
Category: Philosophy
Page: 506
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The most comprehensive one-volume collection in English of Marx's writings from 1835 to 1847, Writings of the Young Marx on Philosophy and Society ranges broadly in subject - from the nature of religion to freedom of the press and to the relation of the state to democracy, from the humanistic critique of philosophical idealism to the "alienation" of humanity and to the relation of communism to historical praxis. It features Easton and Guddat's own highly regarded translations (based on the best German editions as well as on the original manuscripts and first editions) and reveals differences as well as continuities between the "young" and the "old" Marx. A substantial introduction and detailed analytical headnotes indicate the significance and historical setting of each selection, as well as its relationship to Marx's other writings. With one exception ("Defense of the Moselle Correspondent") each article, chapter, or book section is presented in its entirety, without internal deletions.

Workers' Councils


Author: Anton Pannekoek
Publisher: A K PressDistribution
ISBN: 9781902593562
Category: History
Page: 219
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The blueprint for worker control and new community sustainability.

Oppression and Liberty


Author: Simone Weil
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134521820
Category: Philosophy
Page: 192
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The remarkable French thinker Simone Weil is one of the leading intellectual and spiritual figures of the twentieth century. A legendary essayist, political philosopher and member of the French resistance, her literary output belied her tragically short life. Most of her work was published posthumously, to widespread acclaim. Always concerned with the nature of individual freedom, Weil explores in Oppression and Liberty its political and social implications. Analyzing the causes of oppression, its mechanisms and forms, she questions revolutionary responses and presents a prophetic view of a way forward. If, as she noted elsewhere, 'the future is made of the same stuff as the present', then there will always be a need to continue to listen to Simone Weil.

Red Rosa

A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg
Author: Kate Evans
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1784781010
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 224
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A graphic novel of the dramatic life and death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. But she was much more than just a thinker. She made herself heard in a world inimical to the voices of strong-willed women. She overcame physical infirmity and the prejudice she faced as a Jew to become an active revolutionary whose philosophy enriched every corner of an incredibly productive and creative life—her many friendships, her sexual intimacies, and her love of science, nature and art. Always opposed to the First World War, when others on the German left were swept up on a tide of nationalism, she was imprisoned and murdered in 1919 fighting for a revolution she knew to be doomed. In this beautifully drawn work of graphic biography, writer and artist Kate Evans has opened up her subject’s intellectual world to a new audience, grounding Luxemburg’s ideas in the realities of an inspirational and deeply affecting life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

An Introduction to Marxist Economic Theory


Author: N.A
Publisher: Resistance Books
ISBN: 9781876646301
Category: Marxian economics
Page: 62
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Fascism

What it is and how to Fight it
Author: Leon Trotsky
Publisher: Aakar Books
ISBN: 9788187879442
Category: Fascism
Page: 54
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Fascism, Which First Triumphed In Italy And Later In Germany And Afterwards In Many Countries As A Counter Revolutionary Mass Movement Showed Its Brutal Nature In Form Of A Bloody Dictatorship. It Proved Itself The Most Reactionary Rule Of The Bourgeoisie And Most Detrimental To The Working Class Movement. Today When The Advanced Capitalist Countries Also Facing The Economic Crisis, They Continuously Place Their Burden On The Underdeveloped Countries. As A Result Working Class And Toiling Masses Of Both Advanced And Backward Countries Face Immense Oppression. Alongside That The Fascist Movement Raises Its Head Everywhere. In India We Have Already Felt The Sound Of The Boots Of Indian Nazis And Seen The Terror Of Saffron Flag Bearers.This Pamphlet Is A Part Of Trotsky S Writings On Fascism. Trotsky, Along With Lenin, Developed The Theory Of Permanent Revolution In 1905, Later Was Expelled From Soviet Russia During Stalinist Regime. He Fought With His Marxist Analysis Within The Third International, But Defeated To The Bureaucratic Apparatus Of The Party. After The Communist Parties Under Moscow S Direction Made A Decisive Right Turn To Collaborate With Bourgeois Democracy Against Fascism And Thus Subordinated The Proletarian Struggle, Trotsky Founded The Fourth International In 1938. Trotsky S Ideas Still Presents Itself Between Latin American And European Mass Movements And In Some Cases In Asia Also.This New Edition Features An Introduction Looking An Eye On Indian Context With An Objective Of Reorienting The Programmatic Debate Within The Indian Left

Socialism for a Sceptical Age


Author: Ralph Miliband
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859849477
Category: Political Science
Page: 211
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The final book by the noted British Marxist and sociologist, father of British Labour Party politicians, David and Ed Miliband.

The Old Regime and the Revolution


Author: Alexis de Tocqueville
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: France
Page: 344
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The mass strike

the political party and the trade unions. And, The Junius pamphlet
Author: Rosa Luxemburg
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 227
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Rosa Luxemburg


Author: Paul Frölich
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608460746
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 329
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Rosa Luxemburg is revered as one of the leading socialists of the early 20th century, whose vision for justice and equality continues to resonate throughout workers movements today. Paul Frölich was one of the founding members of the German Communist Party and a close comrade of Luxemburg's. Striking a balance between personal insight and political analysis, he traces Rosa's development from a humble Polish girl to the most important leader of the German Communist Party.