Articles List 2018

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

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 2018 (Volume 2)


A Free Retriever’s Digest #01, February 1, 2018

No.

 Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Documents of the historical communist Left

The Crisis in Socialist Theory: The “Group of International Communists” in Holland (1947)

12

1,327

2

Book Review: “In Search of Rosa’s Heritage”

The German Marxist Willy Huhn (1909 – 1970)

14

1,073

3

An Invitation to a Discussion

The protest movements in the Middle East and the Maghreb

16

474

4

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the proletarian movement in Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran

(1) Mobilizations of workers in the Middle East

17

817

5

(2) Why is the movement in Iran in reflux?

17

1,053

6

The movement in Iran is a practical refutation of Leninism

A critique of the positions defended by some groups of the communist Left

21

2,018

7

“Mobilizations in Tunisia”

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the protests in Tunisia

24

1,072

8

Caliphate and barbarism: The final Struggle?

An appeal for translations by Třídní Válka # Class War (January 8, 2018)

26

770

9

The Communist Left and Marxist-Humanism

Abstract of Part 2/2: The ‘Unfinished American Revolution’ (Fredo Corvo)

28

570

10

Internationalist Marxism or islamist Nationalism?

The Dutch Left and Islamism (Barend Luteraan, Henk Sneevliet, Tan Malaka)

29

1,985

11

Turkish Military Invasion of Northern Syria

‘Nuevo Curso’: Is Turkey starting a World War?

32

1,044

Corrections to #01, February 7, 2018

No.

 Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

9

The Communist Left and Marxist-Humanism

Abstract of Part 2/2: The ‘Unfinished American Revolution’ (Fredo Corvo)

2

909

11

Turkish Military Invasion of Northern Syria

‘Nuevo Curso’: Is Turkey starting a World War?

4

1,085

A Free Retriever’s Digest #02, March 31, 2018

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Documents of the historical Communist Left

Willy Huhn (1948): Lenin as a Utopian

11

2,078

2

The impact of the Russian revolution in Germany 1914 – 1918

Presentation at the ‘internationalist week’ Toulouse, 3 – 11 November 2017 (Revised version)

15

3,978

3

An Invitation to a Discussion

The international situation

22

358

4

Quoted: “Is the defense of Afrin proletarian internationalism?”

Fredo Corvo on a false kind of solidarity with “oppressed peoples”

23

2,938

5

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the trade war, the imperialist tensions and the EU

(1) Commercial war: prologue of a generalized war

28

1,038

6

(2) The blocks at war under the European Union

30

1,304

7

(3) The great German winter offensive

32

707

8

First Skirmishes of the Massive Confrontations between the Classes

‘Revolution or War’ on the class struggle

34

1,329

A Free Retriever’s Digest #03, May 31, 2018

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Express: New Pamphlet

The Trades’ Unions and communist Action

11

455

2

Special Attention

The Comeback of ‘Controverses’: 1818 – 1918 – 1968 – 2018

12

1,411

3

An Invitation to a Discussion

The international Situation: imperialist Chaos and generalized War?

14

534

4

Topic: Growing tensions by the USA’s withdrawal from the ‘Iran nuclear agreement’

‘Nuevo Curso’: Is an anti-US bloc emerging around Germany?

15

1,588

5

‘IGCL’: A step in the march towards generalized imperialist war

17

833

6

‘Nuevo Curso’: The nuclear treaty and the Argentine rescue are two sides of the commercial war

18

1,094

7

The G.I.C. and the Economy of the Transition Period

An introductory Article (AFRD Supplement)

20

447

8

The Horror, the Horror of World Imperialism

Africa: ‘Klasbatalo Collective’ on Imperialism and the Congo today

21

1,721

9

Left-dis translation and publishing project: Re-edition of texts by the G.I.C. on the period of transition

An appeal for collaborators.

23

229

10

Action against War

Anton Pannekoek in ‘New Review’, 1915 (Fragment)

24

948

A Free Retriever’s Digest #04, August 21, 2018

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

Book Presentation: The German-Dutch Communist Left from its Origins to 1968 The 3 rd , revised Edition in French (June 2018)

11

273

2

A political History of the German-Dutch Left The Author’s Introduction to the new Edition (Prepublication)

12

3,588

3

An Invitation to a Discussion The international Situation – Where is Europe going?

18

534

4

On the EU’s political Crisis and Attempts at imperialist Realignments A comment on the political crisis in Germany (H.C., July 9, 2018)

19

752

5

The zigzag course of German imperialism: A few main points (Fredo Corvo, July 10, 2018). With a summary

20

3,214

6

A first reply to Fredo’s proposition (H.C., August 9, 2018)

25

1,437

7

Crisis – Conflicts – Struggles – Populism (I.) The Dilemma’s of Capitalism apropos of ‘Trump’ and ‘Brexit’ (Introduction); (Productive orders – overview table).

28

1,196

8

UK: Ruling Class strategic Chaos unleashes parliamentary Pantomime KT (ICT) apropos of ‘Brexit Hardliners’ leaving the British government

30

1,151

9

Joint Work – a Method for revolutionary Minorities to advance On the exemplary effort of ‘Intransigence’ (USA)

32

576

10

Foundation of ‘Emancipación’ (Spain): Statement of June 2018

24

670

11

Editor’s notice Struggles in the Near and Middle East and a call for an internationalist meeting

35

248

12

The bloody End of Sandinism and the Need for a Class Struggle Orientation ‘Le Prolétaire’ (PC Int.) on the Protests and Repression in Nicaragua

36

1,460

13,391

A Free Retriever’s Digest #05, October 18, 2018

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

On the Bookshelves

‘Lenin’s Testament and the Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg’ (Louis Janover)

11

768

‘A Happy Future is a Thing of the Past’ (Pavlos Roufos)

12

2

Documents of the historical Communist Left

Two Articles from ‘Kommunist’ (April 1918) – CWO Introduction

13

1,145

3

How to understand ‘May 1968’ in France?

The significance of the struggles from 1966 to 1972 (Part 1)

15

3,258

4

With special Attention

Reader’s notes on internationalist press releases

24

1,109

5

An Invitation to a Discussion

Reply to an appeal for an internationalist meeting

26

517

6

Proletariat, Xenophobia and Lumpenization

A discussion of the causes for the upsurge of right wing populism

27

1,302

7

‘Nuevo Curso’ has accomplished its first year

A balance sheet

29

296

8

Class combativity in the Middle East

‘Échanges et Mouvement’ on this summer’s mass revolt in Iraq

30

913

9

A perfect Storm

‘Nuevo Curso’ on the upcoming economic recession

32

1,153

10,461

A Free Retriever’s Digest #6, December 12, 2018

No.

Title / Topic

Subtitle

Page

Length

1

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

A political-historical synthesis

11

3,381

2

Documents of the historical Communist Left

A. Pannekoek: The outcome of the struggle (‘Arbeiterpolitik’, February 1st, 1919)

17

2,013

3

The Dilemma’s of Capitalism apropos of ‘Trump’ and ‘Brexit’

Crisis – Conflicts – Struggles – Populism (Part 1)

20

3,999

3.a)

Annexes

2 Graphs; 1 table: productive orders

28

568

4

An Invitation to a Discussion

Middle East: The rise of proletarian militancy in Iran

29

573

5

The Future of the Struggle

Conclusion of “Iran: Workers’ Strikes and Protests Continue” (D. Saadati, November 29, 2018)

30

612

6

Which solidarity with the arrested workers of Haft Tapeh?

A contribution to the discussion by Fredo Corvo (‘Arbeidersstemmen’ blog)

31

1,964

7

Soviets in Iran: Is a Revolution Underway?

Nuevo Curso’ on the dynamic of the present workers’ struggles

36

1,250

14,360


The articles list of the previous volume can be found here: Articles List 2017

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