Reading groups on Revolutionary Feminism starting this fall

Join or start a reading group based on Revolutionary Feminism for this fall. So far, coordinators have stepped forward to convene reading groups in Oakland CA, Santa Cruz CA, Davis CA, Ottawa Canada, Durham NC, Clemson SC, Richmond VA, New York City, and Amsterdam. We encourage new groups to form.

To connect with these groups, or to start your own group, contact us at communist.research.cluster@gmail.com.

“Women must completely discover their own possibilities—which are neither mending socks nor becoming captains of ocean-going ships. Better still, we may wish to do these things, but these now cannot be located anywhere but in the history of capital.” – Mariarosa Dalla Costa

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Release of reader (vol. 3) on Revolutionary Feminism 

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Communist Research Cluster announces the release of the latest volume of our Communist Interventions reader series: Revolutionary Feminism. Featuring Marxist, anarchist, and other revolutionary feminist theoretical debates from the late 19th century to 1984, Revolutionary Feminism offers a foundation for thinking through capitalism and gender today. 

A PDF of the full reader is available for download on the Readers page.

Reading groups are starting in the fall, see here.

Table of contents:

1. Engels
2. Second International
3. Anarchism
4. Russian Revolution
5. American Communist Party
6. Women’s Liberation
7. Gay Liberation
8. Socialist Feminism
9. Sexual Violence
10. Black Feminism
11. Biological Reproduction
12. Wages for Housework
13. Materialist Feminism
14. Domestic Labor
15. Sexuality
16. Dual Systems
17. Social Reproduction

Women must completely discover their own possibilities—which are neither mending socks nor becoming captains of ocean-going ships. Better still, we may wish to do these things, but these now cannot be located anywhere but in the history of capital. – Mariarosa Dalla Costa

“Communist Interventions: Volume I — European Socialism and Communism” Reader now available!

Communist Research Cluster are proud to announce the first volume of our Communist Interventions series is now available. This first reader deals with the history of European socialism and communism, from 1890 to 1980. It is available in PDF format.

Download the PDF on our Readers page.

Table of contents:

1 Orthodoxy
2 Revisionism
3 Social Democracy After 1905
4 Betrayals of 1914
5 The Russian Revolution
6 Left-Wing Communism
7 German and Italian Revolutions
8 Communism and Gender
9 Fascism and War
10 Stalinism
11 May 1968 in France
12 Second-Wave Feminism
13 Italy’s Creeping May (1968-77)
14 Eclipse of the Worker’s Movement
Epilogue