Nov 7th, 3-4:30pm Want to spend your Covid-19 isolation sharpening your analytical senses and building your historical knowledge? Join the Education Committee for the inauguration of our Socialist Night School! This will include a lecture followed by a discussion informed by selected optional readings. Register here to participate in this online meeting.
Our next session, on Nov 7th at 3pm, will continue our three-session course on the history of socialism. This course will discuss the history of communism in the 20th century.
The Principles of Communism, Frederick Engels (1847):
Economics and Politics in the Era of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, V.I. Lenin (1919):
Toward a Critical Reassessment of Maoism, Khalil Hassan, (Freedom Road 2003)
What Maoism Actually Stood For, Max Elbaum (2004):
The Cuban Revolution and Marxist Theory, Mage, Wohlforth and Robertson (1960):
*Marxism-Leninism (long but definitely worth a skim):
*Communist Party USA (skim):
The World Revolution That Wasn't, Loren Balhorn (Jacobin 2019):