Articles List 2020

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2020 (Volume 4)


A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol.4#1, January 24, 2020

January – March 2020, 36 pages A4.

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Size (Words)

1

From the Editor

2

482

2

Selected Articles & News Feeds

October 14, 2019 – January 12, 2020 (week no.’s 42 – 02)

3

3

The Social Struggles in France

The IGCL’s second Communiqué on the pension strikes (January 3, 2020)

11

3,533

4

Book Presentation

H. Lueer’s Tribute to the GIC’s Main Work

16

1,421

5

The Misery of Soviet-Style Socialism

Extract from H. Lueer’s Book (2018)

18

2,076

6

A Debate on the Period of Transition

Kosmoprolet, H. Lueer and R. Victor on the ‘Fundamental Principles’

21

512

7

Documents of the historical Communist Left

Willy Huhn (1961): On the doctrine of the revolutionary party (Part 3)

22

2,246

8

The Procrustean Bed of Pension Reform

Blog Spartacus1918 on the struggle against precarity and pauperization

25

1,697

9

State Capitalism: Historical Mistake or Means for proletarian Dictatorship?

A first reply to the IGCL on the ‘Fundamental Principles’

27

1,363

10

With Special Attention

Social revolts and imperialist war – A critical press review Part 1/2; Part 2/2.

29

5,423

11

The US Attack on Baghdad

F.D. on Capitalism’s drive to war and its anti-dote

36

983

19,736

A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol.4 #2, April 21, 2020

April – June 2020, 40 pages A4.

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Size (Words)

1

From the Editor

2

468

2

Selected Articles & News Feeds January 13 – April 12, 2020 (Week no’s 03 – 15)

3

3

Capitalism, Wars and Epidemics What is behind the calls for national unity against the Corona-virus pandemic?

9

2,987

4

Corona-virus and Catastrophic Crisis: The Tragic Responsibility of Communists Communiqué by the IGCL (March 2020)

14

778

5

‘Fundamental Principles of Communist Production and Distribution’ (1935) The first complete German and English editions (Extended)

15

2,279

6

Which Alternative to Capitalism? A Controversy on Labor Time Accounting apropos of ‘Fundamental Principles’ (GIC)

19

437

• A Critique of the ‘Theses on the World Commune’ (H. Lueer, January 2019)

20

3,134

• Labor Time Accounting and Economic Rationality in a Post-Capitalist Society (R. Victor, November 4, 2019)

24

2,842

• Utopian or Material Foundations of the Classless Society? H. Lueer’s Reply (November 30, 2019)

27

2,495

7

Documents of the historical Communist Left

Re-editions of Anton Pannekoek: ‘Marxism and Darwinism’ (1909, 1914)

31

1,036

8

Apropos “Social Contagion – Microbiological Class War in China” (Chuǎng) Some necessary criticisms (Pantopolis, March 2020)

33

1,314

9

Controversy on ‘Fundamental Principles’ (G.I.C.) ‘Back to the Future’ or: How the GIC refuted its criticasters in advance

35

1,715

10

Notes from the Frontlines of the Class War A round-up of the first proletarian reactions to the ‘Corona-virus’ emergencies (‘I.C.P.’ – Florence)

40

2,000

21,485

A Free Retriever’s Digest Vol.4 #03 , 31 July 2020

July – September 2020, 32 pages A4

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Size (Words)

1

From the Editor

2

454

2

From the Horses Mouth

Correspondence from Iraq and Russia (Ed. Note; 1 map)

3

2,020

3

The Crisis is not Viral but Capitalist

D-M-D’ Special Edition (#15, May 2020)

7

1,014

4

Council Communists of the World, Organize (the Workers, or Yourselves?)

‘Left-Wing Communism’ blog: A critical review of two current initiatives

9

2,667

5

Documents of the historical Communist Left.

G.I.C.: Theses on revolutionary enterprise nuclei, party and dictatorship (1932) – Introduction by F.C.

13

570

THESES ON REVOLUTIONARY ENTERPRISE NUCLEI

14

3,357

THESES ABOUT PARTY AND DICTATORSHIP

16

6

Capitalism,Wars and Epidemics (II)

The mortal crisis of 2020? (Pantopolis, May 2020) – Introduction by AFRD.

19

215

3. Capitalism, Imperialism and the War of Microbes

19

2,990

Publication data & ‘The quotations from Marx’

24

454

7

With Special Attention

The new editions of the GIC’s main work and the Antonie Pannekoek Archives – Introduction by AFRD.

25

149

A new edition? (An appeal by the Antonie Pannekoek Archives)

25

582

Mail exchange with the Archives

26

1,236

Commentary: An extended ‘New Edition’ or a Stroke in the Water? (H.C.)

28

386

8

The Corona-Virus and the Communists Today

I.O.D.: An invitation to an open debate among proletarian internationalists

32

2,760

18,854


The articles list of the previous volume can be found here: Articles List 2019