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  1. Age of Extremes
    The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
  2. At the Lenin Shipyards
    Poland and the Rise of the Solidarity Trade Union

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
    A first-hand account of the rise of the Solidarity trade union in Poland.
  3. Break Their Haughty Power
    Resource Type: Website
    Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.
  4. Building the Ark - small scale farming in Poland for a green future
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    Published: 2015
    Poland is the front line for Europe's small scale family farming, under assault from the EU regulations, corporate agribusiness, and a hostile government. A popular campaign is fighting back from its base deep in the Polish countryside, a small organic farm that's developing new green technologies to enhance the sustainability of small farms everywhere.
  5. Embassy Row Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
  6. Die Flucht
    Uber die Vertreibing der Deutschen aus dem Osten

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
  7. Foreword to the Anthology: The Polish Question and the Socialist Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1905
    Luxemburg argues that "the proletariat the Poland can and must fight for the defense of national identity as a cultural legacy, that has its own right to exist and flourish." But she maintains that "our national identity cannot be defended by national separatism; it can only be secured through the struggle to overthrow despotism" throughout the entire country [i.e. Russia, of which Poland was a part].
  8. The History of the German Resistance 1933-1945
    Widerstand, Staatsstreich, Attentat

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    A thorough portrayal of the plans, hesitations, frustrations, and failures of the opposition to Hitler.
  9. In Memory of the Proletariat Party
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1903
  10. The Industrial Development of Poland
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1898
    First published in 1898, under the title Die Industrielle Entwicklung Polens.
  11. The Invading Socialist Society
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1947
    History has shown that in moments of great social crisis, its farthest flights fall short of the reality of the proletarian revolution. Never was the proletariat so ready for the revolutionary struggle, never was the need for it so great, never was it more certain that the proletarian upheaval, however long delayed, will only the more certainly take humanity forward in the greatest leap forward it has hitherto made. The periods of retreat, of quiescence, of inevitable defeats are mere episodes in the face of the absolute nature of the crisis.
  12. Inventing Reality
    The Politics of News Media

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
  13. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution
    Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
    Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
  14. The Life of Death: An Exchange
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1985
    The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other Jews, and when Germans opposed other Germans or Nazism in general. This is the type of courage which we should learn about and emulate.
  15. The National Question
    Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
    In her penetrating analysis of nationalism, Rosa Luxemburg argues that the formula of "the right of nations to self-determination" is essentially not a political or programmatic guide to the nationality question, but only a means of avoiding that question.
  16. Occupy agriculture! Polish farmers sit in for land and freedom
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    At the heart of Poland's capital, Warsaw, farmers have founded a flourishing encampment known as the 'Green City', writes Julian Rose. It's a focus of protest against the sell-off of their land to agribusiness, the arrival of GMO crops, and the imposition of a failed 'Western' model of farming that's creating huge corporate profits while debasing food and bankrupting small farmers.
  17. One Europe - 100 Nations
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
  18. The Penguin Atlas of Modern History (to 1815)
    Resource Type: Book
  19. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 1: From the Beginning to the Eve of the French Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  20. The Penguin Atlas of World History - Vol. 2: From the French Revolution to the Present
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  21. A People's History of the World
    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative or ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
  22. Pilecki, Witold
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A member of the Polish resistance and the only known person to volunteer to be imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp. (1901-1948).
  23. Poland: 1970-71
    Capitalism and Class Struggle

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
  24. Polish farmers threaten uprising over opencast coalmine
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Heinz unites with farmers in rebellion against plan to build a vast lignite mine and power plant on farming land in western Poland.
  25. The Polish Question at the International Congress in London
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1896
  26. Polish underground press
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Underground newspaper with a long history of combatting censorship.
  27. The Problem of Nationality and Autonomy
    Resource Type: Article
    Rosa Luxemburg on the national question, federalism, autonomy, and the right of nations to self-determination.
  28. Recovering Nonviolent History
    Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
  29. Red Rosa
    A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. Red Rosa gives Luxemburg her due as a radical and human being. In this beautifully drawn work of graphic biography, writer and artist Kate Evans has opened up her subject’s intellectual world to a new audience, grounding Luxemburg’s ideas in the realities of an inspirational and deeply affecting life.
  30. The Road to Gdansk
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
  31. Rosa Luxemburg
    Abridged Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    A biography of Luxemburg by a British academic.
  32. The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
  33. '68: The Year of the Barricades
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening around the world.
  34. Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A Marxist political party founded in 1893.
  35. Solidarnosc (Solidarity)
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Polish trade union.
  36. Die Stille der Steine
    Warschau im November 1944

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
  37. Violating confidentiality of sources, police raid magazine for recordings
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Riding roughshod over journalists’ right to protect their sources, prosecutors and intelligence officials raided the Warsaw headquarters of the weekly magazine Wprost in an attempt to seize recordings that are embarrassing the ruling party.
  38. Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    The Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany's effort to transport the remaining ghetto population to Treblinka extermination camp.
  39. The Warsaw rising
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
  40. Warsaw Uprising
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A struggle by the Polish Home Army to liberate Warsaw from Nazi German occupation during World War II.
  41. What is Lost in Poles' Memories
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Trukhachev reflects on Polish attempts to re-write the history of the Second World War.
  42. Zwiazek Organizacji Wojskowej
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    An underground resistance organization formed by Witold Pilecki at Auschwitz concentration camp in 1940.

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