Communist Party and the Labour Left, 1925-1929.
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Published in [Hull, Eng .
Written in English


  • Communist Party of Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementIntrod. by John Saville.
SeriesReasoner pamphlets,, no. 1
LC ClassificationsJN1129.C62 R4
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6254931M
LC Control Number58022953

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The eve of the Communist Party’s Tenth Congress, at Bermondsey, in January , saw downright denunciation of continued Communist support for the National Left-Wing Movement by R.P. Dutt, both in the Communist Review and in his own Labour Monthly. With bitter sarcasm he wrote that the Party leadership were trying to accept the “New Line” in words while continuing to apply the old one in .   Communists and the British Labour Party by Ozleft. A sense of déjà vu. which had published the book as recently as October Appendix 1 of B. Pearce, “The Communist Party and the Labour Left ”, in M. Woodhouse and B. Pearce, Essays in the History of Communism in Britain, New Park , pp contains. Commissioned by the Communist League and written by communist theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, it laid out the League's purposes and program. The Manifesto suggested a course of action for a proletarian (working class) revolution to overthrow the bourgeois social order and to eventually bring about a classless and stateless society 4/4(K). The book is very compact and concise. It presents the basic elements of the authors' economic and political views first and foremost, then goes on - as somewhat understandable for a political manifesto - into how the communist party differentiates itself from various other left wing political groupings and why it is the right choice to back.4/5(K).

  How the Labour Party moved left. Details Rob Jones. When the ILP did make a turn towards the Labour Party, together with the Communist Party and the Socialist League, it was not done on the basis of a socialist programme—but one that was to the right of the official Labour leadership. In his book Inside the Left, Fenner.   The Independent Labour Party (ILP) advocated policies similar to Mosley, disaffiliating from the Labour Party in after which it lost most of its membership to various Communist groups. At the election the Labour Party's Parliamentary representation fell from to 52 resulting in a diminution of quality in the PLP/5(2).   Left historical resources online: Labour Monthly, Marxism Today, Anglo-Soviet Journal, The Communist (US) After digging around for some articles from Marxism Today from the late s, I re-discovered a wonderful resource that has fully readable online versions of British and American leftist publications from the mids. The Workers Opposition was a Left-Communist current within the Bolshevik Party which promoted the independence of the trade unions from the Party and the Soviet Government. See Archives of Alexandra Kollontai and Alexander Shliapnikov. —— Issues —— The following issues have been at the centre of the struggle of Left Communism: The Role of the Party in the Revolution.

Communists and the Labour Party A Sense of Déjà Vu. Richard Price. The article below was published in Workers Action No, Summer , along with an extract from Class Against Class, the Communist Party’s programme for the general reply by Bob Pitt which follows (‘Communists and the Labour Party: A Response’) was published as a letter in No, October Left communism, or the communist left, is a position held by the left wing of communism, which criticises the political ideas and practices espoused by Marxist–Leninists and social democrats. Left communists assert positions which they regard as more authentically Marxist than the views of Marxism–Leninism espoused by the Communist International after its Bolshevization by Joseph Stalin and during its second congress. In general, there are two currents of left communism. Lawrence Parker spoke at Communist University on the National Left Wing Movement – an organisation that was active in the Labour Party during the s. Chris Hill of Labour Party Marxists spoke to him. Labour Party Marxists has raised a flag in the Labour Party – a modest start.   Communist Party organisations will approach local Labour Party bodies in their area with offers of practical campaigning assistance. At the same time - and in the light of the EU referendum campaign - it is now clear that a vote for the LibDems, Greens, SNP and Plaid Cymru will be a vote for EU free-market fundamentalism and the EU's alignment.