communisation

Marx’s critique of socialist labor-money schemes and the myth of council communism’s Proudhonism - David Adam

Anton Pannekoek

In this article, David Adam takes aim at Gilles Dauvé's critique of the council communists, which has been influential in the communisation milieu.

Marx, Engels, Luxemburg and the return to primitive communism - Mark Kosman

rosa luxemburg

Marx, Engels and Luxemburg were all keen to return to the egalitarian relations of primitive communism, at a higher level. But how does the egalitarianism of early human societies connect up with Marxism’s prime focus on the rise and decline of capitalism? As capitalism continues to disintegrate, this article looks at the egalitarian origins of money in ancient Greece for clues as to how we might transcend the whole money system.

Communisation theory and the question of fascism - Cherry Angioma

Opposing fascism - Cable St, East London 1936

A critical look at some assumptions of communisation theorists - considering that their often determinist historical predictions are not the only possible outcomes. "Communisation resulting in a classless society is only one of the possibilities on the horizon".

Terrain for an encounter: social anarchism and communisation

The following was published as an introduction and a primer for an anarchist reading of the following text - 'What is Communisation? - Leon de Mattis - as a result it assumes a certain understanding of concepts within communisation theory (outlined in that text) as well as being a rather cursory presentation of the controversies therein. Nonetheless we reproduce it by itself as a useful starting point for further investigation and debate into the relationship between these revolutionary theories.

Lies - a journal of materialist feminism

...[The] more we read and wrote together, the more we desired a means to devise a theory and politics that is inchoate but at least our own. This journal is that: a way to communicate, to be overcome by the feminist commune, to survive with lesser pain or better pain, to become a more precise and effective force.

History and the Sphinx: Of Riots and Uprisings

Riots are the Sphinx of the left.

Jasper Bernes and Joshua Clover on The Rebirth of History: Times of Riots and Uprisings by Alain Badiou

The feral underclass hits the streets: On the English riots and other ordeals

Greek left communists Blaumachen on the 2011 August riots in the UK.

On the Blaumachen presentation for the ‘communismos’ conference: a note on communism as real movement (2011), - Coghnorti

Coghnorti

An English translation of a 2011 critique by the Greek communist group Coghnorti of theories presented by the Greek communist group Blaumachen.

Presentation of the Sic journal in Athens

Sic

The following text is a presentation made by participants of the Sic journal in Athens

Riff-Raff No. 9: Communisation

Issue 9 of Riff-Raff, a Swedish journal influenced by left communist and autonomist Marxist strains, published in spring 2011.