Reading, Week 21

II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (C) HISTORY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION (BOLSHEVIKS) J. V. Stalin. History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course. International Publishers, 1939. Chapter 5:  The Bolshevik Party During the New Rise of the Working-Class Movement Before the First Imperialist War (1912-1914), pp.…Read more Reading, Week 21

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Reading: Week 12

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM (B) MORE ADVANCED READING (2) Frederick Engels. Anti-Dühring. Karl Marx & Frederick Engels Collected Works, Vol. 25, International Publishers, 1989. pp. 1-309. (d) Part 1: Chapters 9-11 (pp. 78-110) [Continuing from Last Week:] Engels…Read more Reading: Week 12

Reading: Week 6

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. II. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MARXISM-LENINISM Introduction (A) GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO MARXIST THEORY (1) Frederick Engels. “Socialism: Utopian and Scientific.” Karl Marx & Frederick Engels Collected Works, Vol. 24, International Publishers, 1989, 281-325. INTRODUCTION The substance of Marxism-Leninism, the basic…Read more Reading: Week 6

Readings: Week 3

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. I. MARX, ENGELS, LENIN AND STALIN (4) V. I. Lenin. “Karl Marx.” V. I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 21, Progress Publishers, 1964, 43-91. (5) V. I. Lenin. “Frederick Engels.” V. I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 2, Progress Publishers, 1960, 15-28.…Read more Readings: Week 3

Reading: Week 2

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth's 1952 Readers' Guide to the Marxist Classics. I. MARX, ENGELS, LENIN AND STALIN (3) V. I. Lenin. “Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism.” V. I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 19, Progress Publishers, 1963, 23-28. In this brief article Lenin explains how the teachings of Marx…Read more Reading: Week 2

Readings: Week 1

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth's 1952 Readers' Guide to the Marxist Classics. I. MARX, ENGELS, LENIN AND STALIN Introduction (1) Frederick Engels. “Karl Marx.” Karl Marx & Frederick Engels Collected Works, Vol. 24, International Publishers, 1989, 183-195. (2) Frederick Engels. “Speech at the Graveside of Karl Marx.”Karl Marx & Frederick Engels Selected…Read more Readings: Week 1