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  1. Adventures in Marxism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Marshall Berman explores and rejoices in the emancipatory potential of Marxism.
  2. Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
    Resource Type: Book
  3. Anarchism
    A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas

    Resource Type: Book
  4. Begin at Start
    Some Thoughts on Personal Liberation and World Change

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    Sue Negrin talks about her experiences in the hip, free school, mysticism, New Left, feminist and gay movements; how she sees them shedding old skins and coming together in a new way.
  5. Beyond a Boundary - 50th anniversary
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    This year marks the 50th anniversary of CLR James’ wonderful, groundbreaking work Beyond a Boundary. Beyond a Boundary blends politics and memoir, history and journalism, biography and reportage, in a manner that transcends literary, sporting and political boundaries.
  6. Calculated Chaos
    Institutional Threats to Peace and Human Survival

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
    Discusses the role of institutions within society and how their interests have lead to conflict and war over the past century.
  7. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 2 - July 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
  8. The City in History
    Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1961
    Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
  9. The Common Good
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
  10. Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
    A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rights, civil liberties, social change.
  11. Cry Hungary! Uprising 1956
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    An account of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
  12. Deterring Democracy
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  13. Drawing the Line
    A pamphlet

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1962
  14. Ecology as Politics
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    Socialism is no better than capitalism if it makes use of the same tools. The total domination of nature inevitably entails a domination of people by the techniques of domination.
  15. The Ecology of Freedom
    The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, constantly pointing the way to a sane, sustainable ecological future.
  16. Escape from Freedom
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1965
  17. Fanning the flames of intolerance
    The burning of books -- an ultimate form of control and condemnation

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    A historical overview of book burnings by political and religious regimes.
  18. Finite and Infinite Games
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    Carse suggests that there are two kinds of games: One could be called finite, the other infinite. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play. The rules of a finite game may not change, the rules of an infinite game must change.
  19. For Reasons of State
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    Essays in which Chomsky analyzes the role of the American state and discusses some of the ways in which individuals can respond to its growing power.
  20. Freedom Riders
    1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
  21. Gag Rule
    On the Suppression of Dissent and the Stifling of Democracy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    Dissent is democracy. Democracy is in trouble. Never before, Lapham argues, have voices of protest been so locked out of the mainstream conversation. A call to action in defense of one of the most important liberties, the right to raise our voices against the powers that be, and to have those voice heard.
  22. Goodman, Paul
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    American sociologist, poet, writer, anarchist, social critic, and public intellectual. (1911-1972).
  23. Guantanamo North
    Terrorism and the Administration of Justice in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    After September 11, 2001, Canadian governments made significant changes to the law so that non-citizens with suspected links to terrorism could be held indefinitely with no due process. The Courts held that these and other changes including "judicial interrogations" and "convictions for terrorism without intent" are consistent with the Charter of Rights. The range of state secrecy extends now to everything related to national security. Diab contends that these measures are unnecessary and contrary to human rights and freedom.
  24. How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  25. How I found freedom in an unfree world
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  26. In Defence of Democracy
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    On Jacques Berlinerblau's book How to Be Secular.
  27. Increasing Legal Suppression of Freedom of Thought and Expression in So-called Free and Democratic Societies
    As evidence for increasing totalitarianism

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    That freedom of speech is the foundational individual right for a truly democratic system to exist or emerge. And that this freedom must be defended without compromise, and without bias against any particular view, no matter how distasteful or disturbing the particular view might be to some or most people.
  28. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution
    Volume I: State and Bureaucracy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
    A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
  29. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution
    Volume IV: Critique of Other Socialisms

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Much of Karl Marx's most important work came out of his critique of other thinkers, including many socialists who differed significantly in their conceptions of socialism. Draper looks at these critiques to illuminate what Marx's socialism was, as well as what it was not.
  30. Libertarian Socialism
    Resource Type: Article
    Overview of libertarian socialism.
  31. Main Currents of Marxism
    Volume 1: The Founders

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
    Kolakowski gives his interpretation of the origins of Marxism, and analyses the development of Marx's thought and its divergence from other forms of socialism.
  32. The Making of Jericho Road
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
    An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
  33. Man for Himself
    An Inguiry into the Psychology of Ethics

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    Fromm reaffirms the validity of humanistic ethics, to show that our knowledge of human nature does not lead to ethical relativism but, on the contrary, to the conviction that the sources of norms for ethical conduct are to found found in human nature itself.
  34. Man's Search for Himself
    How we can find a centre of strength within ourselves

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1967
    May examines the nueroses affliciting modern men and women in the age of anxiety.
  35. Marxists Internet Archive
    Resource Type: Website
    Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
  36. The Mass Psychology of Fascism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1970
    Wilhelm Reich's class study, written during the years of the German crisis. Reich repudiates the concept that fascism is the ideology or action of a single individual or nationality, or any ethnic or political group. He understands fascism as the expression of the irrational character structure of human beings whose needs and impulses have been suppressed.
  37. The Meaning of Socialism
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1969
    Paul Cardan's 1961 discussion of modern conceptions of socialism, and the future of socialist movements.
  38. Media Think
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diverse perspectives on events and issues, the media portray an increasingly dogmatic and orthodox corporate picture of the world around us. The consistency with which they do this has its consequent, intended effect on public opinion and policy formation.
  39. My politics in brief
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
  40. Neill, A. S.
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
  41. News and Letters
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
  42. On Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
    Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
  43. The Philosophy of Social Ecology
    Essays on Dialectical Naturalism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Bookchin addresses questions such as 'What is nature?", "What is humanity's place in nature?", "What is the relationship of society to the natural world?"
  44. The Principle of Self-Emancipation in Marx and Engels
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1971
    For Marx and Engels, there was a direct relationship between the revolutionary (literally subversive) nature of their socialism and the principle of emancipation-from-below, the principle that, as Engels wrote, "there is no concern for ... gracious patronage from above."
    Marxism, as the theory and practice of the proletarian revolution, therefore also had to be the theory and practice of the self-emancipation of the proletariat. Its essential originality flows from this source.
  45. Problems of Knowledge and Freedom
    The Russell Lectures

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    These lectures explore Bertrand Russell's work on empiricism, morality, linguistics and politics.
  46. The Psychic Grid
    How We Create the World We Know

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  47. The Red Menace
    A libertarian socialist newsletter

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
    Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, and terrorism.
  48. Rights and Liberties
    Introduction to Volume 9, Number 2, of the Connexions Digest (Rights & Liberties issue)

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1984
    Civil liberties and human rights appear as a key dimension in almost every other field of social justice and social change, but those who seek a freer and more just society cannot rely on the state to achieve their goals.
  49. Roads to Freedom
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1966
    The attempt to conceive imaginatively a better ordering of human society than the destructive and cruel chaos in which mankind has hitherto existed is by no means modern: it is at least as old as Plato.
  50. Rosa Luxemburg
    Selected Political Writings

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    A selection of Rosa Luxemburg's writings which highlight her outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of revolutionary socialism.
  51. The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
  52. Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Author of Capital and Theorist of "Revolution in Permanence."
  53. Selections from the Prison Notebooks
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    Gramsci's Notebooks cover a wide range of subjects including history, culture, politics, and philosophy.
  54. Strange Empire
    Louis Riel and the Metis People

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  55. This bastardised libertarianism makes 'freedom' an instrument of oppression
    It's the disguise used by those who wish to exploit without restraint, denying the need for the state to protect the 99%

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    An argument against modern right-right libertarianism, using the concepts of positive and negative freedoms to illustrate.
  56. Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered
    New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    This collection of essays underscores the interlocking relationship between prostitution, migration and trafficking. They reveal a deep seated anxiety about borders, economic resources and the fragility of the nation-state. Far from from helping women and children become free from explotaiton, the obession with women sex workers has led to the detriment of all by excluding the questions of human rights, freedon of movement, basics such as food and shelter and a living wage. The book is a call for all those involved -- governments, aid workers and trafickees -- to go beyond a paternalistic and colonial view of these issues and deal with them in a spirit of cooperation.
  57. Unequal Freedoms
    The Global Market as an Ethical System

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    McMurtry's central argument in this work is the global market can be an ethical thing if a civil commons is put into place. The civil commons is a economic system in which individuals, not a handful of corporations, take part in a equal opporutinity framework of supply and demand.
  58. What is Libertarian Socialism?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1977
    Revolution is a collective process of self-liberation: people and societies are transformed through their struggles for freedom and for a better world.

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