Introductory Readings

Marx & Engels
Manifesto of the Communist Party
The Poverty of Philosophy
The German Ideology
Critique of the Gotha Programme
1844 Manuscripts
18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
Value, Price and Profit
Capital Volume I

1917 World Revolutionary Wave
What Is To Be Done?
Two Tactics of Social Democracy in the Democratic Revolution
April Theses
Imperialism and World Economy
The State and Revolution
Is This the Time to Form “Soviets”?
Soviets or Parliament
The ABC of Communism
“Left-Wing” Communism: an Infantile Disorder
Party and Class
The Democratic Principle
The New Economic Policy of Soviet Russia
The Lyons Theses

Dialogue with Stalin
The Fundamentals of Revolutionary Communism
Why Russia Isn’t Socialist
The Tactics of the Comintern 1926-1940