Study Guides

Study guide: What is to be done?

Published in 1902, What is to be done? Burning questions of our movement, is Lenin's argument for a distinct kind of revolutionary organization, and is...

Study guide: The right of nations to self-determination

Lenin wrote The Right of Nations to Self-Determination in early 1914 to address the relationship between socialist struggle and national liberation, a key debate...

Study guide: The communist manifesto

Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote The Communist Manifesto as “a complete theoretical and practical party program” for the initially German-based, and then international, Communist...

Black Liberation

Silvia Federici: The exploitation of women and the development of capitalism

Critically engaging Federici's claims, this article evaluates the extent to which she departs from, critiques, or builds on Marxism.

The U.S. “justice system:” Sanctuaries of sexual abuse

Women have long testified to a culture of rampant abuse in jails and prisons, under police custody, that suggests the U.S. justice system as a whole functions as a sanctuary for abuse.

Alexandra Kollontai (pt. 2): A historical-materialist approach to the family and...

In part two of this study of Kollontai, Jodi Dean examines her writing on the family and love.