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Lenin on `left-wing’ Communism

Lenin’s “`Left-Wing’ Communism: an infantile disorder”  This was written by Lenin in 1920 and he himself called it “an attempt at a popular discussion on Marxist strategy and tactics”. Like so much of his writing, […]

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Lenin on Imperialism

“Imperialism, the highest stage of capitalism” by V I Lenin Writing this in 1916 in Switzerland, Lenin used a style in this work that would enable the Tsarist censor to permit it to be published in Russia. […]


Karl Marx’s `Capital’

KARL MARX’S `CAPITAL’ – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?   BY GRAHAM STEVENSON     “Capital – a critical analysis of capitalist production” by Karl Marx was the product of half a lifetime’s ongoing research on […]

Communist history

The Communist Party in the 1980s

THE BRITISH COMMUNIST PARTY IN THE 1980s: REVISIONISM, RESISTANCE AND RE-ESTABLISHMENT   The background to the falling apart of the CPGB was deeply rooted in controversies about which direction the Party should go; should it […]

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Spartacus and class struggle in ancient Rome

Spartacus & class struggle in ancient Rome      by Graham Stevenson Roman agriculture was originally dominated by free peasants, each cultivating land for their own family needs. But, as Rome expanded its territory, the […]

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In Defence of History

IN DEFENCE OF HISTORY   Reflections on origins of development of human society from hominids to pre-capitalist formations     Graham Stevenson   May 2005     CONTENTS   PREFACE          THE EVOLUTION OF THE […]