Download E-books Leon Trotsky and the Organizational Principles of the Revolutionary Party (IS Books) PDF

By Paul Le Blanc

This is the 1st accomplished exam of Leon Trotsky's view on innovative organizational ideas, and the dynamic interaction of democratic initiative and principled centralism. regularly in his personal phrases, those writings are grounded in Trotsky's event in Russia's innovative circulate, as a pacesetter of the foreign Left competition and Fourth International.

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Download E-books Die Wiedergutwerdung der Deutschen: Essays und Polemiken PDF

By Eike Geisel

Mit einem Vorwort von Klaus Bittermann

"Some of my most sensible acquaintances are German", machte sich Eike Geisel gerne über das antisemitische Stereotyp lustig, demzufolge einige Juden zu den besten Freunden zählen. Eike Geisel struggle aber nicht nur ein unnachgiebiger Kritiker des deutsch-jüdischen Verbrüderungskitsches und der Entsorgung deutscher Vergangenheit, sondern machte als Historiker mit seinen Arbeiten u.a. über den jüdischen Kulturbund und das Berliner Scheunenviertel aufmerksam.
Dieser Band versammelt Geisels große essayistische Arbeiten wie über den Antisemitismus des "anderen Deutschland" und den Mythos vom Widerstand des 20. Juli.

"Die Deutschen haben sich nie als Bürger dieser Welt, sondern immer als Verdammte dieser Erde gesehen. Auch die Wiedervereinigung hat daran nichts geändert. Gab es vor dem Fall der Mauer 60 Millionen Opfer, so hat sich deren Zahl nun um 17 Millionen Insassen einer Einrichtung erhöht, die nicht nur der Kanzler schon vor 1989 als Konzentrationslager bezeichnet hatte."
Eike Geisel

"Scharfsinnige, sprachlich brillante Essays."
[Quelle: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung]

"Eike Geisel hat in seinen Artikeln stets den moralischen Analphabetismus ins Visier genommen, den staatsoffiziellen ebenso wie den der linksalternativen Gutmenschen."
[Quelle: Allgemeine Jüdische Wochenzeitung]

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Eike Geisel (1945 – 6 August 1997) used to be a German journalist and essayist, who grew to become popular in Germany and Israel for his severe essays on German and Jewish background and on Zionism.

His essays, reports and polemics ended in controversies. A characterization of the e-book a watch for an eye fixed by means of John Sack in Frankfurter Rundschau (taz had no longer permitted the object) as „Antisemitische Rohkost“ (antisemitic uncooked foodstuff) stopped the German publishing of the translated ebook 1986. Geisel released between others in Haaretz, an interview with Tom Segev approximately Israel's founding fathers resulted in controversy in Israel in addition. historical past was once a arguable stance approximately David Ben-Gurion.

Eike Geisel has translated many of the paintings of Hannah Arendt, essays approximately Zionism, Palestine and Germany into German. including Henryk Broder he has had released essays and a documentary movie approximately Jüdischer Kulturbund (Jewish Cultural Union), a earlier than unknown bankruptcy of Jewish German cultural existence through the Nazi period. Geisel left unfinished at his loss of life a projected paintings on Jewish vengeance, consisting in a sequence of assaults deliberate by way of a unit shaped by means of Abba Kovner to kill opposed to Nazis within the postwar period.

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Download E-books Morning Star: surrealism, marxism, anarchism, situationism, utopia (Surrealist Revolution) PDF

By Michael Löwy

An increased variation of respected theorist Michael Löwy's Morning superstar: Marxism and Surrealism (previously released in French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Greek), this masterwork collects the author's essays at the ways that surrealism intersected with quite a few innovative political techniques, starting from utopian beliefs to Marxism and situationism. Taking its name from André Breton's essay "Arcane 17," which casts the big name because the searing firebrand of uprising, Löwy's provocative paintings spans many views. those comprise surrealist artists who have been deeply attracted to Marxism and anarchism (Breton between them), in addition to Marxists who have been deeply attracted to surrealism (Walter Benjamin in particular).

Probing the dialectics of innovation, range, continuity, and harmony all through surrealism's foreign presence, Morning Star additionally contains analyses of Claude Cahun, man Debord, Pierre Naville, José Carlos Mariátegui and others, observed by way of a number of reproductions of surrealist paintings. a very wealthy assortment, Morning Star grants to ignite new dialogues concerning the very nature of dissent.

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Download E-books Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism (Critics of the Twentieth Century) PDF

By John Higgins

Raymond Williams' prolific output is more and more recognized because the such a lot influential physique of labor on literary and cultural stories long ago fifty years. This publication offers the main complete examine thus far of the theoretical and historic context of Williams' considering on literature, politics and culture.
John Higgins traces:
* Williams' highbrow development
* the similar progress of a brand new Left cultural politics
* the origins of the speculation and perform of cultural materialism.
Raymond Williams is an mind-blowing success and may problem many got rules approximately Williams' paintings.

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Download E-books Black Skin, White Masks PDF

By Frantz Fanon

Few sleek voices have had as profound an effect at the black identification and demanding race concept as Frantz Fanon, and Black epidermis, White mask  represents a few of his most crucial paintings. Fanon’s masterwork is now on hand in a brand new translation that updates its language for a brand new iteration of readers.
A significant effect on civil rights, anti-colonial, and black attention routine all over the world, Black epidermis, White Masks is the unsurpassed research of the black psyche in a white global. Hailed for its medical research and poetic grace while it was once first released in 1952, the booklet continues to be an essential strength at the present time from some of the most very important theorists of innovative fight, colonialism, and racial distinction in history.

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Download E-books Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century PDF

By Harry Braverman

This generally acclaimed publication, first released in 1974, was once a vintage from its first day in print. Written in an instantaneous, inviting approach through Harry Braverman, whose years as an commercial employee gave him wealthy own perception into paintings, Labor and Monopoly Capital overturned the reigning ideologies of educational sociology.

This new version gains an advent via John Bellamy Foster that units the paintings in old and theoretical context, in addition to infrequent articles via Braverman, "The Degradation of labor within the 20th Century" (1975) and "Two reviews" (1976), that upload a lot to our knowing of the book.

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Download E-books The Capitalist Unconscious: Marx and Lacan PDF

A significant systematic examine of the relationship among Marx and Lacan’s work

Despite a resurgence of curiosity in Lacanian psychoanalysis, quite by way of the sunshine it casts on capitalist ideology—as witnessed through the paintings of Slavoj Žižek—there stay remarkably few systematic money owed of the position of Marx in Lacan’s work.

an important, finished learn of the relationship among their paintings, The Capitalist Unconscious resituates Marx within the broader context of Lacan’s educating and insists at the ability of psychoanalysis to reaffirm dialectical and materialist proposal. Lacan’s unorthodox examining of Marx refigured such an important ideas as alienation, jouissance and the Freudian ‘labour thought of the unconscious’. Tracing those advancements, Tomšič maintains that psychoanalysis, structuralism and the critique of political financial system perform a similar move of inspiration; his e-book indicates the right way to stick with this stream via to a few of its most crucial conclusions.

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Download E-books Is Marx's Theory of Profit Right?: The Simultaneist-Temporalist Debate (Heterodox Studies in the Critique of Political Economy) PDF

This assortment makes a speciality of a long-running debate over the logical validity of Karl Marx’s conception that exploitation is the unique resource of capitalists’ earnings. The “Fundamental Marxian Theorem” used to be lengthy suggestion to have proven that orthodox Marxian economics succeeds in replicating Marx’s end. the controversy starts off with Andrew Kliman’s disproof of that declare.

On one part of the talk, representing orthodox Marxian economics, are contributions via Simon Mohun and Roberto Veneziani. even though they concede that their simultaneist types can't reflect Marx’s idea of revenue in all situations, they insist that this can be nearly as good because it will get. at the different aspect, representing the temporal single-system interpretation of Marx’s thought (TSSI), are contributions via Kliman and Alan Freeman. They argue that his thought is logically legitimate, because it can certainly be replicated while it's understood in line with the TSSI.

While the controversy first and foremost interested in logical matters, problems with pluralism, fact, and scientificity more and more assumed heart level. In his advent to the amount, Nick Potts situates the controversy in its historic context and argues forcefully that the arguments of the orthodox Marxist economists, and the style during which these arguments have been couched, have been “suppressive and opposite to medical norms.”

The quantity concludes with a 2014 debate, within which some of the related matters re-surfaced, among the thinker Robert Paul Wolff and proponents of the TSSI.

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