Articles List 2017

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

Articles available on this blog are hyperlinked.

 

(Volume 1, Try-out)


Issue #01, April 15, 2017

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Special attention

Extracts from F.D.’s statement of position “It’s war”

6

619

Issue #02, May 15, 2017

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Topic

The International Situation apropos “Brexit” and “Trump”

5

0

2

From the Bookshelf

Helen Caldicott: Crisis Without End, The New Press, New York, 2014

7

512

3

Documents of the historical communist Left: The revue Kommunist (Moscow, 1918)

7

130

4

Philippe Bourrinet: The Dutch and German Communist Left (1900-68), Brill, Leiden/Boston, 2016.

8

360

5

Special Attention

A new pamphlet on the Communist Left (G.I.S.)

9

253

6

Book Review

The Dutch and German Communist Left (1900-’68) – Council communism or councilism?

10

398

7

Quoted

The Faridabad Workers’ Newspaper on workers’ struggles in India’s car industry and beyond

11

1,956

Issue #03, June 16, 2017

No.

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Subtitle

Page

Length

1

An Invitation to a Debate

October Revolution 1917: Does Marxism lead to State Terror against the Working Class?

8

429

2

Express: New Pamphlets

Nelke: Class Struggles in the B.R.D. (1945 – 1989) Presentation of Volume I. (9)

9

385

3

G.I.S.: 1921 – The Start of the Counter-revolution (9)

9

233

4

Topic: Marx and the Question of the State

Max Hempel (1927) or: Marx and Engels versus Lenin’s ‘State and Revolution’

11

1,608

5

Quoted: Nation or Class?

‘Aurora’ (I.C.T.) on a choice the historical situation imposes upon the proletariat

14

971

6

Quoted: ‘Proletarios Internacionalistas’

Venezuela: Popular Power and Socialism in the 21st Century–The Modern Clothes of Social Democracy

16

1,514

7

Indigestible: Vinegar sold as Wine

The Support for Anti-fascism by a Group laying claim to Council Communism

18

393

Issue #04, August 22, 2017

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

An Invitation to a Debate

Russian Revolution 1917-2017: What Alternative for State Capitalism?

11

679

2

From the Bookshelf

A Critique of Ambient Theories of Decadence of Capitalism (13)

13

739

3

A Lexicon of German Council Communism (1920 -1960) (14)

14

653

4

Topic: Lessons from the Russian Experience

Extracts from: ‘Notes on communist economy’ by Piet de Bruin (Jan Appel), 1928 (Part 1 of 3)

16

1,332

5

Quoted: A Promising Hospital Strike

‘Arbeidersstemmen’ on Wildcat versus Union Strikes in the UK

18

1,520

6

Quoted: Russo-phobic Propaganda and US War Aims – the Bourgeois Left Takes Sides

‘Internationalist Notes’ (I.W.G.) on the Tendency towards War

21

1,452

7

A Letter from the Editor: (23)

On the protests and riots at the occasion of the 2017 G-20 summit in Hamburg

23

970

Issue #05, October 2, 2017

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

An Invitation to a Discussion Meeting

The Elections, the Left, Populism and new Governments

11

1,003

2

Documents of the historical Communist Left

N. Ossinsky’s Critique of State Capitalism in Russia (‘Kommunist’, April 1918) CWO Intro

13

1,526

3

Express: New Pamphlet

Stalinism is Anticommunism (G.I.S.)

15

218

4

Quoted: “Against the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) — but not just against them!”

The G.I.S. on the Outcome of the 2017 National Elections in Germany

16

1,357

5

The Communist Left and Marxist Humanism on Trump and Neofascism

A critical review of positions apropos of ‘Charlottesville (VA)’

18

1,793

6

Quoted: “The New Nazism and its Opponents”

Fischer (I.P.) on ’Charlottesville’ and ‘Antifascism’

21

1,237

7

On the Extreme Margins of the Centennial of the October Revolution

The Legacy of 1917 We Can Affirm. By Loren Goldner

24

1,564

Supplement to Issue #05, October 22, 2017

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

From the Horse’s Mouth

‘Nuevo Curso’ (Spain) on the “National Strike” in Catalonia

6

850

2

Nationalist Strife or Workers’ Autonomy?

On the Escalation of Bourgeois Rivalries in Spain

7

921

3

Quoted: On the “Catalan referendum”

‘Forum Inter-Rev (Spain)’: A Marxist Interpretation and Orientation

9

2,217

4

Quoted: ‘A synthesis of what has happened’

Anibal (Forum Inter-Rev) on The Development of Catalan Independentism

13

476

5

A Letter to the Editor:

Catalonia vs. Spain. On the interpretation by the ICT

14

567

Issue #06, November 22, 2017

No.

  Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Documents of the historical Communist Left

Program of the K.A.P.D., 1924 (Reprint)

10

1,457

2

On the Bookshelves: ‘Envers et contre tout’

From the Left Opposition to the Foundation of the ‘Union Communiste’ (France, 1924 – 1939)

13

951

3

An Invitation to a Discussion

The Spanish State Crisis apropos of Catalan Independentism

15

458

4

Quoted: “Neither State, nor nation, nor right to self-determination” (part 2)

Agustín Guillamón on the ‘Defense Committees’ in Catalonia

16

1,563

5

Quoted: “What has happened and what will happen in Catalonia?”

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the bourgeois fractional struggle and the proletariat

19

1,372

6

Separatism or Workers’ Autonomy?

A contribution for discussion by ‘Arbeidersstemmen’ (October 31, 2017)

21

1,270

7

Some historical Background on Spain

Where do the regional tensions and inequalities come from? (‘Nuevo Curso’)

23

1,242

8

With Special Attention To

An Articles Revue [Le Fil Rouge, Grand Large]

26

1,411


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

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