Bourgeois elections: an instrument of deception or an instrument of liberation?
What do Marxists mean by the decline of capitalism?
Lenin Rediscovered: What is to be done? Myth and reality
In the first of three talks at Communist University 2010, historian Lars T Lih talks about Lenin’s famous pamphlet, What is to be done?
Permanent Revolution: Myths and Reconsiderations
Socialism and Democracy – Moshe Machover (part 1)
This is part of 1 of Moshe Machover’s talk, ‘Socialism and Democracy’, held at Communist University 2010.
Socialism and Democracy – Moshe Machover (part 2)
This is part two of Moshe Machover’s talk, ‘Socialism and democracy’, given at Communist University 2010.
The CPGB Draft Programme: what programmes are, how they should be organised, and why they are important
Jack Conrad addresses Communist University 2010 on the nature of communist programmes and the thinking behind the new CPGB Draft Programme.
Iran: why a colour revolution from above would be so dangerous
Hands Off the People of Iran chair Yassamine Mather assesses the current situation in Iran at Communist University 2010.
The CPGB Draft Programme: The transition from capitalism to communism
Jack Conrad speaks to Communist University 2010 on the CPGB draft programme and the vision it outlines for the transition from capitalism to communism
Lenin Rediscovered: ‘The April Theses’ Myth and Reality
In the second of three talks in his series on rediscovering Lenin, historian Lars T Lih looks at Lenin’s April Theses and some of the myths and misunderstandings surrounding it.
Lenin Rediscovered: The changing role of political freedom
Historian Lars T Lih addresses Communist University 2010 on the thorny question of Lenin, the Bolsheviks and political freedom. Taking a historical perspective, he traces the role of political freedom from Marx and Engels onwards.
Primitive communism and the matriarchal family: are they Marxist myths?
Marxism and science
Chris Knight of the Radical Anthropology Group addresses Communist University 2010 on the subject of marxism and science
Why Marx expected the proletariat to be socialist
Historian Marc Mulholland talks about Marx’s understanding of the proletariat at Communist University 2010
The present economic crisis in historical perspective
In the second of three presentations held at Communist University, Hillel Ticktin speaks about the economic crisis in historical perspective.
Grigory Zinoviev in Halle
Ben Lewis addresses Communist University 2010 on the significance of Grigory Zinoviev’s famous four-hour speech held at Halle congress of the German Independent Social Democrats (USPD) in October 1920.
Why the age of bureaucratic centralism and the confessional left wing sect needs to end
A panel discussion with Mike Macnair (CPGB); Moshe Machover (Israeli socialist) and Hillel Ticktin (editor of Critique) held at Communist University 2010.