Study guide: Have Black lives ever mattered?

This study guide will help facilitate community discussions around "Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?"

Study guide: Hammer and hoe: Alabama communists during the Great Depression

This study guide will help readers make their way through and apply the lessons from "Hammer and Hoe."

Study guide: The state and revolution

Lenin wrote The State and Revolution between August and October of 1917, while he was living and organizing underground, hiding...

PSL Course: Marx’s “Capital” (vol. 1)

Course description: The first volume of Karl Marx's Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, which was originally published in 1867, remains a...

Study guide: Climate solutions beyond capitalism

Tina Landis' Climate Solutions Beyond Capitalism makes the case that socialism provides the framework for solving the crisis and demonstrates how capitalism acts as a barrier to a shift in our relationship to each other and the planet, crucial for humanity’s survival.

Study guide: The housing question

Frederick Engels published "The Housing Question" first in 1872. It is a collection of three articles originally published in Der Volksstaat (The...

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...

“Left-wing” Communism: Reading and discussion guides

In July-October 2018, the Party for Socialism and Liberation undertook a party-wide study of Lenin's "Left-Wing" Communism: An Infantile Disorder. Here we share our...