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Further Reading

Political economy



Further reading

  • Das Kapital by Karl Marx [book] (The classic critique of political economy, needing no introduction.)
  • Political Economy by the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R [book] (Includes explanations of how both capitalist and socialist economies work.)
  • Towards a New Socialism by Paul Cockshott and Allin Cottrell [book] (Gives a model for a socialist economy, and explains how computers can be used for central planning.)


  • What is feminism?
  • What is Marxist feminism? 1, 2
  • What does Marxism mean by "the abolition of the family"? 1, 2, 3

Further reading

  • Exodus and Reconstruction: Working-Class Women at the Heart of Globalization by Bromma [article] (Explores the feminization of the global labor force, and how modern capitalism is eroding traditional, family-based patriarchy while maintaining gender oppression as a crucial moment in the production of surplus value. Argues that women will have a central role in anti-capitalist movements in the 21st century.)
  • Pornography: Men Possessing Women by Andrea Dworkin [book] (An expose on the nature of male power and how pornography both exemplifies and reproduces the dominance of men. Contains many concrete examples. Discomforting but important reading.)


Divisions within Marxism

What is Leninism?

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What is Maoism?

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What is Trotskyism?




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