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Center for Socialist History
A non-profit corporation founded to promote research and publication in the field of the history of socialism. We strongly believe that (to paraphrase) socialists who don't know their own history are doomed to repeat all the old m...
Connexions compiles and disseminates information about social and economic alternatives. Established in 1975 as an independent non-profit research organization and information clearinghouse, Connexions compiles and publishes a var...
Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

News Releases

Connexions Archive seeks a new home
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.

Sources Select Resources

An alternative media list
Getting the news - and getting behind the news
Diemer, Ulli
A selective list of English-language alternative media.
C.L.R. James and Anti-/Postcolonialism
Against The Current vol. 90
Farred, Grant
Against The Current
C.L.R. James' proclamation in Beyond A Boundary (1963, a classic study of cricket and colonialism), after almost three decades of radical intellectual work, that “Thackeray, not Marx, bears the heavie...
Connexions Library: Organizing Focus Page
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles from the Connexions Online Library.
Dream Worlds Here and There
Book Review of "2312" by Kim Stanley Robinson
Short, Jesse
Against the Current
Short reviews Robinson's "2312," which concerns the state of a world three hundred years from now in which a twisted version of the dream "another world is possible" has come to pass, where nothing st...
Every Cook Can Govern
A Study of Democracy in Ancient Greece: Its Meaning for Today
James, C.L.R.
Modern parliamentary democracy elects representatives and these representatives constitute the government. Before the democracy came into power, the Greeks had been governed by various forms of govern...
Five Challenges for Ecosocialists in 2008
Angus, Ian
Canadian Dimension
Ecosocialism is not separate from the existing left and green movements, and it is not a structured movement on its own. Rather, it is a current of thought within existing socialist and green-left mov...
How the Left has Won
Livingston, James
Jacobin Magazine
Capitalism was the unintended consequence of bourgeois revolutions, whereas socialism has been the avowed purpose, or at least a crucial component, of every revolution since 1911. This difference has ...
International Workingmen's Association (The First International)
Connexipedia Article
An international socialist organization which aimed at uniting a variety of different left-wing political groups and trade union organizations that were based on the working class and class struggle.
Laura Flanders talks to Gar Alperovitz about What Then Must We Do?
Alpervitz, Gar; Flanders, Laura
Alperovitz says we may be witnessing the prehistory of the next American Revolution.
Connexipedia Article
A doctrine that has a strong commitment to personal liberty and egalitarianism.
Libertarian Socialism
Connexipedia Article
A socialist political orientation which promote a non-hierarchical, non-bureaucratic, stateless society without private property in the means of production. Libertarian socialism is opposed to coerciv...
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Putting Socialism Back on the Agenda
Daring to Hope
Levine, Andrew
Is Socialism Capitalism's future?
The Red and the Black
Profit is the motor of capitalism. What would it be under socialism?
Ackerman, Seth
In this essay, I start from the common socialist assumption that capitalism’s central defects arise from the conflict between the pursuit of private profit and the satisfaction of human needs. Then I ...
Remembering Rosalyn Baxandall
Milkman, Ruth
Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall was a pioneering figure of socialist feminism in the United States.
Web resources on revolutionary politics and revolution.
The roots of gay oppression
Carlin, Norah
International Socialism
Marxists, since Marx and Engels themselves, have always believed that only a socialist revolution could open the way to sexual freedom and equality. The history of same-sex relations suggests that the...
A gateway to resources about socialism, socialist history, and socialist ideas, compiled by Connexions.
Third International (Comintern)
Connexipedia Article
An international Communist organization founded in Moscow in March 1919, and disbanded in 1943.
The Two Souls of Socialism
Socialism from Above vs. Socialism from Below
Draper, Hal
It was Marx who finally brought the two ideas of socialism and democracy together, because he developed a theory which made the synthesis possible for the first time. The heart of the theory is this p...

Sources Bookshelf

George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
A biography of George Orwell.
The History of Democracy
A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...
Traces of Magma
An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature
Knight, Rolf
An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.


Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
New Socialist
Committed to working class self-emancipation, internationalism and opposition to all forms of oppression.
Socialist Worker
The struggle for global justice and workers' power in Canada and around the world. Tabloid-format magazine.

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