“Left-wing” Communism: Reading and discussion guides

Sep 21, 2018

From "Man at the crossroads," by Diego Rivera. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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 edited materials so other communists and progressives can collectively study this key work. These materials include a reading and discussion guide, as well as answers to each.

PDFs of study materials:

Readings:

The life and legacy of Harry Haywood

The life and legacy of Harry Haywood

The following article was originally published on Liberation News in 2011 and accompanies this Liberation School article on Haywood's contributions to the "Black Belt" thesis. Introduction There is an old saying that “history is written by the victors.” While subject...