Cover of Worker-Student Action Committees Pamphlet Now Available

The front and back covers of the Black and Red pamphlet Worker-Student Action Committees: France, May ’68 by Roger Gregoire and Fredy Perlman are now visible in the HathiTrust Digital Library. Full a longer comment on the text, see the post below. Previously, the scanned image began with the table of contents.   Earlier post: […]

Raya Dunayevskaya on the Crisis in Independent Marxism, circa 1960

Raya Dunayevskaya’s “The World Crisis and the Theoretical Void“, a 1960 article that first appeared in Prometeo, a journal edited by the Italian independent revolutionary Onorato Damen, has just been made available by the Marxists Internet Archive. Dunayevskaya travelled to Europe in late 1959 to attend an international conference in Milan of tendencies adhereing to […]

Rosa Luxemburg in the HathiTrust Digital Library

The HathiTrust Digital Library contains full-text scans of three Rosa Luxemburg classics. Two U.S. editions of the Junius pamphlet are available, as well as the first U.S. edition of her critique of the Russian revolution. The latter was translated by Bertram Wolfe and published in 1940 by Workers Age, the Lovestoneite publishing house. In addition, […]

Fredy Perlman on Worker-Student Solidarity, France 1968

The HathiTrust Digital Library has made available a scan of the best English-language account of the 1968 revolt in France, Worker-Student Action Committees: France, May ’68, by two participants in the event, Fredy Perlman and Roger Gregoire. Perlman, founder of the journal and publishing cooperative Black & Red, was in Europe to teach a course […]

Department of Needed Translations: Jacques Camatte

While Criticism &c. categorically and definitively rejects the position that capital is the self-developing subject of history, the French revolutionary thinker Jacques Camatte—the former Bordigist who developed ideas along this line—deserves a higher profile than the one he currently enjoys. As Loren Goldner pointed out in a review of Moishe Postone’s Time, Labor and Social […]

Missing Pages Added to Dunayevskaya Pamphlet on Arab-Israeli War

The HathiTrust Digital Library contacted Criticism &c. to report that the missing pages from the News & Letters pamphlet  Two Articles on New Emerging Forces have been added to the scanned image (see message below). Readers can now view the entire Political-Philosophic Letter on the Six Day War by Raya Dunayevskaya, a particularly important document […]

Scanned Issues of Radical America and Cultural Correspondence

Brown University Library’s Center for Digital Initiatives hosts a collection of scanned images of two important U.S. New Left/post-New Left journals, Radical America and Cultural Correspondence. The two journals, closely connected with the prolific historian of the left and left culture Paul Buhle, were among the more interesting intellectual by-products of Students for a Democratic […]