EDUCATION


MARXIST CLASSES

Give Peace a Chance: China and the World Today
Thinking Like a Marxist | Presented by C.J. Atkins
William Z. Foster and industrial unionism | Presented by John Case
“WORK WORK WORK” with Michael Yates and Intan Suwandi (Abolish “work!”) | Monthly Review

STUDY GUIDES

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Basics of Marxism

An Introduction to Marxism / by Emile Burns
The Communist Manifesto / by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
The Communist Manifesto: A Road Map to History’s Most Important Political Document / Edited by Phil Gasper, Karl Marx, Frederick Engels
Fundamental Principles of Marxism: Political Economy & Philosophy / by Daniel Rubin
Fundamentals of Marxism-Leninism / Edited by O. Kuusinen
How To Read Karl Marx / by Ernst Fischer
Introduction to Marx, Engels, Marxism / by V.I Lenin
Pre-Capitalist Economic Formations / by Karl Marx, with an Introduction by Eric Hobsbawm
A Spectre, Haunting [On the Communist Manifesto] / by China Mieville
The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism / by V.I. Lenin


Additional Reading

MARXIST ECONOMICS
A People’s Guide to Capitalism: An Introduction to Marxist Economics / by Hadas Their
Capital: A Critique of Political Economy. 3 volumes / by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
Four Lectures on Marxism / by Paul M. Sweezy
An Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx’s Capital/ by Michael Heinrich
Economics of racism, U.S.A: The Roots of Black Inequality / by Victor Perlo
Economics of Racism, USA: The Roots of Inequality, V2 / by Victor Perlo
How to Read Marx’s ‘Capital’: Commentary and Explanations on the Beginning Chapters / by Michael Heinrich
Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development of His Work – Volume I, 1818-1841 / by Michael Heinrich
Marx’s Das Kapital: A Biography / by Francis Wheen
Monopoly Capital: An Essay on the American Economic and Social Order / by Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy
Planet of slums / by Mike Davis
The Theory of Monopoly Capitalism: An Elaboration of Marxian Political Economy / by John Bellamy Foster
Wage Labor and Capital & Value Price and Profit / by Karl Marx

PHILOSOPHY
Alienation: Marx’s Conception of Man in Capitalist Society / by Bertell Ollman
Anti-Dühring: Herr Eugen Dühring’s Revolution in Science/ by Frederick Engels
Dialectical materialism: its laws, categories, and practice / by Ira Gollobin
The evolution of dialectical materialism: a philosophical and sociological analysis / by Z. A. Jordan
Historical Materialism / by Maurice Cornforth
Historical materialism: a system of sociology / by Nikolai Bukharin
Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy / by Frederick Engels
Marxism and the Philosophy of Science: A Critical History / by Helena Sheehan
Marxist Ethics: A short Introduction / by Willis H. Truitt
Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature / by John Bellamy Foster
Materialism and Dialectical Method / by Maurice Cornforth
The Poverty of philosophy / by Karl Marx, with an introduction by Frederick Engels
Reader in Marxist Philosophy: From the Writings of Marx, Engels, and Lenin / Edited by Howard Selsam and Harry Martel
The return of nature: socialism and ecology / by John Bellamy Foster
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific / by Frederick Engels
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition / by Thomas S. Kuhn
The Theory of Knowledge / by Maurice Cornforth

POLITICS
The April Theses / by V.I. Lenin
The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth / by John Bellamy Foster, Brett Clark, Richard York
The Emancipation of Women: From the Writings of V.I Lenin, with an interview by Clara Zetkin with Lenin is included, as well as a Preface by N.K. Krupskaya
Green Strategy: Path to Fundamental Transformation / by Marc Brodine
History of the Three Internationals / by William Z. Foster
Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State / by Frederick Engels
The Housing Question / by Frederick Engels
Left-Wing Communism and Infantile Disorder / V.I. Lenin
People and Nature Before Profits: The Environmental Program of the Communist Party USA / by D. Zink and Marc Brodine
Red Roots, Green Shoots: Marxist Environmentalism / by Virginia Brodine
State and Revolution / by V.I. Lenin
Two Tactics of Social Democracy in the Democratic Revolution / by V.I. Lenin
What Is To Be Done? Burning Questions of Our Movement / by V.I. Lenin

CLASSES & CLASS STRUGGLE
American trade unionism; principles and organization, strategy and tactics, selected writings / by William Z. Foster
Can the Working Class Change the World? / by Michael D. Yates
The Civil war in France: the Paris Commune / [by] Karl Marx and V.I. Lenin
Class, Race, and Marxism / by David R. Roediger
Class Struggles in France, 1848-1850 / by Karl Marx
Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World / by G.E.M. De Ste. Croix
The Communist Party and the Auto Workers’ Union / by Roger Keeran
The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte / by Karl Marx
History of the Labor Movement in the United States, 11 Vols. / by Philip S. Foner
The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain / by Ron Ramdin
The Making of the English Working Class / by E. P. Thompson
The Many & the few: A chronicle of the dynamic auto workers / by Henry Kraus
May Day: A Short History of the International Workers’ Holiday, 1886-1986 / Philip S. Foner
No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age / by Jane F. McAlevey
Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State / by Karl Marx
Outline History of the World Trade Union Movement /by William Z. Foster
Prisoners of the American Dream: Politics and Economy in the History of the US Working Class / by Mike Davis
Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class / by Robin D. G. Kelley
Stayin’ alive : the 1970s and the last days of the working class / by Jefferson Cowie
Work Work Work: Labor, Alienation, and Class Struggle / by Michael D. Yates
Working Class U.S.A.: The Power and the Movement / by Gus Hall

IMPERIALISM
The Age of Imperialism: The Economics of U.S. Foreign Policy / by Harry Magdoff
The Cancer of Colonialism: W. Alphaeus Hunton, Black Liberation, and the Daily Worker, 1944-1946 / Edited with and Introduction by Tony Pecinovsky, Foreward by Vijay Prashad
The Cold War and the New Imperialism: A Global History: 1945–2005 / by Henry Heller
Consciencism: Philosophy and Ideology for De-colonization and Development with Particular Reference to the African Revolution / by Kwame Nkrumah
The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World / by Vijay Prashad
Discourse on Colonialism / by Aimé Césaire, Translated by Joan Pinkham
Imperialism and World Economy / by Nikolai Bukharin, Introduction by V.I. Lenin
Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century: Globalization, Super-Exploitation, and Capitalism’s Final Crisis / by John Smith
Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism / by V.I. Lenin
The Jakarta Method: Washington’s Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World / by Vincent Bevins
Late Victorian holocausts : El Niño famines and the making of the third world / by Mike Davis
Marxist Theories of Imperialism: A Critical Survey / by Anthony Brewer
National Liberation, Socialism, and Imperialism: Selected Writings / by V.I Lenin
The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South / by Vijay Prashad
They Shall Not Pass: The Autobiography of La Pasionaria / by Dolores Ibarruri

WAR & FASCISM
Blackshirts and Reds: Rational Fascism and the Overthrow of Communism / by Michael Parenti
Lectures on Fascism / BY Palmiro Togliatti
The United Front: Problems of Working-Class Unity and the People’s Front in the Struggle Against Fascism and War / by Georgi Dimitroff
The United Front Against Fascism and War: Full Report and Speech in Reply to Discussion, 7th World Congress of the Communist International / Georgi Dimitroff
Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations / by Vijay Prashad
Washington’s New Cold War: A Socialist Perspective / by John Bellamy Foster, John Ross, Deborah Veneziale and Vijay Prashad
We Charge Genocide: The Crime of Government Against the Negro People / by William L. Patterson

THE COMMUNIST PARTY, USA
Angela Davis: An Autobiography / by Angela Davis
The Angela Y. Davis Reader / Edited by Joy James
Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist/ by Harry Haywood
Black Liberation / Red Scare: Ben Davis and the Communist Party / by Gerald Horne
Black Worker in the Deep South / by Hosea Hudson
Communist Councilman from Harlem: Autobiographical Notes Written in a Federal Penitentiary / by Benjamin J. Davis, Foreword by Henry Winston
Communists in Harlem During the Depression / by Mark Naison
The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917-1936 / by Mark Solomon
Dorothy Healy Remembers: A Life in the American Communist Party / by Dorothy Healey and Maurice Isserman
Faith in the Masses: Essays Celebrating 100 Years of The Communist Party, USA / Edited with an Introduction by Tony Pecinovsky
Forging American Communism: The Life of William Z. Foster / by Edward Johanningsmeier
Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression / Robin D.G. Kelley
History of the Communist Party of the United States / by William Z. Foster
Iron in Her Soul: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and the American Left / by Helen C. Camp
Left of Karl Marx : The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones / by Carole Boyce Davies
Let Them Tremble: Biographical Interventions Marking 100 Years of the Communist Party, USA/ by Tony Pecinovsky
New Studies in the Politics and Culture of U.S. Communism / Edited by Michael E. Brown, Randy Martin, Frank Rosengarten and George Snedeker
Rebel Girl: An Autobiography, My First Life (1906-1926) / by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
Red Feminism: American Communism and the Making of Women’s Liberation / by Kate Weigand

RUSSIA & THE SOVIET UNION
Bloody October in Moscow: political repression in the name of reform / by Alexander Buzgalin and Andrei Kolganov
The Bolshevik Revolution: Its Impact on American Radicals, Liberals and Labor / A Documentary Study by Philip S. Foner
Heroic Struggle Bitter Defeat: Factors Contributing to the Dismantling of the Socialist State in the USSR / Bahman Azad
History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks) / by the Central Committee of the CPSU
Restoration in Russia: Why Capitalism Failed / by Boris Kagarlitsky
Russia and the Long Transition from Capitalism to Socialism / by Samir Amin
The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World / by Walter Rodney
The Russians are coming, again: the first Cold War as tragedy, the second as farce / by Jeremy Kuzmarov and J. Marciano
A short history of the USSR (2 vols.) / by Institut istorii (Akademiia nauk SSSR); translated from the Russian by G. H. Hanna
Socialism Betrayed: Behind the Collapse of the Soviet Union / by Roger Keeran and Thomas Kenny
Soviet Century / by Moshe Lewin


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