Revolutionary Strategy: An Online Textbook

Readings in anti-capitalist revolutionary strategy.

Revolutionary Strategy: An Online Textbook

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Table of Contents

I. Against the Stream: Perspectives on the Revolutionary Project in Non-Revolutionary Times

  1. The End of 20th Century Socialism? Or the Beginning of a New Socialism? (Alan Sears)
  2. The Young and the Leftless: An Open Letter on Organization (Kim Deihl, Michelle Foy, Bryan Proffitt, Claire Tran)
  3. Building Toward the Next New Left (David McNally)
  4. “War of Position”: Anti-Capitalist Attrition as a Revolutionary Strategy for Non-Revolutionary Times (S.J. D’Arcy)

II. Fundamentals of Revolutionary Politics

  1. The Politics of Self-Emancipation (S.J. D’Arcy)
  2. Identity Politics and Class Struggle (Robin D.G. Kelley)
  3. Between Two Reefs: What is Radical Politics? (S.J. D’Arcy)
  4. Feminism of the Anti-Capitalist Left (Lydia Cirillo)
  5. Race, the National Question, Empire and Socialist Strategy in the USA (Bill Fletcher, Jr.)
  6. Elements of Revolutionary Strategy (François Sabado)

III. Anti-Capitalist Protest Tactics and Movement-Building Strategies

  1. Thinking About Protest Tactics (S.J. D’Arcy)
  2. Toward an Anti-Corporate Strategy for the Peace Movement (S.J. D’Arcy)

IV. Revolutionary Organization: Some Models

  1. Ideas for the Struggle: On Revolutionary Organization (Marta Harnecker)
  2. Revolutionary Organization (Michael Albert)
  3. Toward a New Beginning – On Another Road: The Alternative to the Micro-Sect (Hal Draper)

V. Revolutionary Publishing and Pedagogy

  1. Newspapers and the Workers (Antonio Gramsci)
  2. Agitation and Propagation (Duncan Hallas)

VI. “After the Revolution”: On Post-Capitalist Alternatives

  1. Socialism as it was Always Meant to Be (Robin Hahnel and Michael Albert)
  2. Participatory Planning Through Negotiated Coordination (Pat Devine)
  3. Overcoming Blind Spots in Left Vision: Participatory Planning (Robin Hahnel)

VII. History of Revolutionary Politics

  1. Socialism From Below (David McNally)
  2. The Two Souls of Socialism (Hal Draper, 1966)

VIII. Classics of the Revolutionary Tradition

  1. Communist Manifesto (Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, 1848)
  2. The Civil War in France (Karl Marx, 1871)
  3. The Paris Commune and the Idea of the State (Mikhail Bakunin, 1871)
  4. Anarchism: Its Philosophy and Ideal (Pyotr Kropotkin, 1898)
  5. War and Revolution (Karl Kautsky, 1912)
  6. What Does the Spartacus League Want? (Rosa Luxemburg, December 1918)
  7. Organizational Questions of Russian Social Democracy (Rosa Luxemburg, 1904)
  8. The State and Revolution (V.I. Lenin, 1917)
  9. Left-wing Communism: An Infantile Disorder (V.I. Lenin, 1920)
  10. The Lessons of October (Leon Trotsky, 1924)
  11. Message to the Tricontinental (Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, 1967)

IX. Suggestions for Further Online Reading


Written by revolutionarystrategy

19 June 2009 at 4:24 am

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