Articles List 2019

The articles are listed per issue of A Free Retriever’s Digest.

Articles available on this blog are hyperlinked.

 2019 (Volume 3)


A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol.3 #1, February 14, 2019

(February – March 2019), 36 pages A4.

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Size (words)

1

From the Editor

2

307

2

Selected Articles & News Feeds

December 3, 2019 – February 10, 2019 (week no.’s 49 – 05)

3

3

The Workers’ Councils in Germany 1918-23 (II.)

A political-historical synthesis

11

2,946

4

Documents of the historical Communist Left

A Letter from Comrade Pannekoek (‘Der Kommunist’, KAPD, July 1920)

17

1,449

5

Iran: “Lessons from strikes, labour struggles and internationalist tasks”

A balance sheet by ‘Internationalist Voice’ (January 2019)

19

3,999

Introduction

Extracts on the Haft Tappeh workers’ council

21

List: Previous articles on strikes and protests in the Near and Middle East :

25

6

An Invitation to Discussion

The Popular Revolt in France: Possibility or Plague?

26

376

7

The ‘Yellow Vests’ movement in France

A Balance Sheet by the IGCL (Communiqué of January 27, 2019)

27

2,335

List: ‘AFRD’ Blog articles on the ‘Yellow Vests’ Movement in France

30

8

With Special Interest (Press Review)

The ‘Yellow Vests’ in the Mirror of the internationalist Milieu

31

1,917

9

The ‘Yellow Vests’ three months later

‘Nuevo Curso’ in reply to the IGCL’s Communiqué

34

737

10

How will the Venezuelan crisis end?

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the ramifications of an inter-imperialist stand-off

36

1,320

15,386


A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol. 3 #2, April 28, 2019

(April – June 2019), 36 pages A4

No.

 Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

 Size (Words)

1

From the Editor

2

356

2

Selected Articles & News Feeds

January 28 – April 14, 2019 (week no.’s 04 – 14)

3

3

Documents of the historical Communist Left: ‘Internationalisme’ (GCF) on the National and Colonial Question

Resolution on nationalist movements (GCF, 1945)

13

310

4

The national and colonial problem (GCF, 1946)

14

2,564

5

Towards a new organization of the Communist Left: The group Emancipación (Spain)

A new stage

19

508

6

Basic principles; Class Frontiers; Communist Tactics today; Our Tendency

20

995

7

What does a communist organization do?

21

958

8

Two statements by ‘Emancipación’

Against Precariousness (Leaflet)

23

937

9

Urgent appeal to the internationalists of South America

24

387

10

Discussion on the popular revolt in France

The ‘Yellow Vests’ movement: Possibility or Plague? (II)

26

283

11

Robin Goodfellow in the Land of the ‘Yellow Vests’

A critique by the Pantopolis blog (March 15, 2019)

27

1,682

12

With Special Attention: Bourgeois in Yellow Vests

A review of positions within the left and council communist milieus (2)

30

2,339

13

Revolutionaries or Asses in the Lion’s Skin?

A comment on Nosotros Proletarios’ insurrectionism

33

656

14

The Algerian Crisis

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the mass protests in the Maghreb

36

1,126


A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol.3 #3, July 17, 2019

(July – September 2019), 38 pages A4

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Size (Words)

1

From the Editor

2

456

2

Selected Articles & News Feeds

April 15 – July 14, 2019 (week no.’s 15 – 27)

3

3

250 years of Capitalism: A reconstruction of its dynamics (I) [with 7 graphs]

Introduction

11

276

The Class Struggle from 1760 to the Russian Revolution

12

1,875

4

Documents of the historical Communist Left

Willy Huhn (1961): On the doctrine of the revolutionary party (1)

Introduction

17

277

§ 1 and 2

2,500

Bibliography & Postscript by the translator

21

431

5

An Invitation to a Discussion

The international situation: the question of war

22

133

6

Escalation of Imperialist Tensions, Capitalism Means War!

Joint Statement by the ‘Gulf Coast Communist Fraction’ and ‘Internationalist Voice’

23

826

A comment by the ‘Arbeidersstemmen’ blog & Editorial note

24

328

7

Euthanasia, assisted suicide and austerity policies

‘Nuevo Curso’ apropos of a failure of ‘youth care’ in the Netherlands

25

614

8

A commentary by the editor

26

1,285

9

With Special Interest

Deaths by medical end-of-life decisions’ in the Netherlands (1995 – 2015)
[with 1 table, 5 graphs & 2 diagrams]

29

1,452

10

Iran and the USA on the Warpath?

D. Saadati on the escalation of the US-Iranian conflict

(Back-cover article continued on page 34)

38

3,484

13,937


A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol.3 #4, October 20, 2019

(October – December 2019), 40 pages A4

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Size  (Words)

1

From the Editor

2

373

2

Selected Articles & News Feeds July 15 – October 13, 2019 (Week no’s 29 – 41)

3

3

250 Years of Modern Capitalism – A Rapid Overview
  • From the Industrial Revolution to the End of the twofold Bipolarization of the World
  • The four times of the power relations between the classes

13

1,614

4

Freedom, Equality and Solidarity in Health Care An essay on the situation in the Netherlands

17

2,748

5

On the Turkish Invasion of North-East Syria A first internationalist statement (F.D.)

22

1,223

6

Documents of the historical Communist Left Willy Huhn (1961): On the doctrine of the revolutionary party (Part 2)

24

3,009

7

An Invitation to a Discussion ‘Emancipación’ and the international communist Left

28

261

8

Two Critical Voices on the First Congress of the Group ‘Emancipación’ • The IGCL’s letter to ‘Emancipación’ (July 10th, 2019)

29

2,429

9

One step forward, two steps back

32

1,932

10

With Special Interest: On the milieu of the internationalist Communist Left

• ‘Revolution or War’ on the proletarian camp and its future – A Review

35

962

11

• An Echo on our Introduction to the GIC’s ‘Fundamental Principles’

37

879

12

A Widespread but Inter-Class Movement ‘Le Prolétaire’ on the popular protests in Hong Kong

40

1,792

17,222


The articles list of the previous volume can be found here: Articles List 2018