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no 1 - July-December 1989 - (60p)
 – Marxism and the English Workers Movement (part 1/4): The English traditions - Origins of Marxism - Defeats and reorganisation - The First International - Trade Union bureaucrats’ defection
 – Ireland, Sinn Fein: from the bullet to the ballot?
 – Union question: Introduction, Evolution and dynamic of the union form - The party and the Cobas
 – Current events: The "modernization" of the Labour Party, or the emperor's new clothes. - The bourgeoisie and the "social peace", East and West

 

no 2 - January-June 1990 - (60p)
 – CPGB lurching into oblivion
 – Roast beef of Old England
 – Marxism and the workers movement in Britain (part 2/4): Economics and the proletarian critique: Class struggle by the new industrial working class - Plan for the reorganisation of society - Limits and collapse of utopian socialism
 – On the Thread of Time: Introduction. Marxism of the stammerers
 – Life of the party: Reunion report, Bolzano, October 1989
 – Current events: Transport strikes in Australia. Poll tax riots - Ruling class says "No" to violence. Trial and terror in the U.K.

 

no 3 - July-December 1990 - (60p)
 – Editorial: Against all fatherlands
 – Marxism and the workers movement in Britain (part 3/4): - 3. Cooperation: The Bourgeois Phase
 – The party's classical theses and evaluation on war (part 1)
 – Reunion report: Profitable work on the 3rd-4th February 1990: History of the Communist Left. 1926/27 - Evaluation of the economy and current events in Russia - Critique of Bourgeois and economy - Marx’s "Historical notes on commercial capital" - The Party’s activity in the Cobas - Communist and ecology
 – Unofficial Union Organizes strike in oil-fields
 – Big stick in Poplar (1923) by Sylvia Pankhurst
 – Currents events: Anti-poll tax campaign. Gulf imperialist conflict.

 

no 4 - 1991 - (60p)
 – Revolutionary Marxism and the War in the Gulf
 – The Party's Classical Theses and Evaluations on war (part 2)
 – The Italian Left and the Communist International 1919-1926 (part 1) - 1. The founding Conference of the Communist International: 1. Historical necessity - 2. The letter if invitation to the congress - 3. The foundin Congress, Moscow 2-6, March 1919, The Founding Proclamation
 – Italy - The Metalworkers: Caught in the vice between Bosses and Unions
 – Reunion Reports: Reunion of the Party, June 2-3 - The Party Reunion at Bolzano, September 29-30: The origins of the Communist Party in Great Britain - Report on the Russian economy - Communism and ecology - Preparations for the Gulf War - The Party-Class relationship - History of the Communist Left, 1928-1930 - The Communist Left and the Third International
 – "Practical" Socialists, by William Morris (1923) - Introduction
 – Current Events: Argentinian telephone workers settle accounts with peronism - Change of scenary in Argentina – Liverpool - Assault on all fronts against the workers: Attacks against Local Council workers - The attack of the "moderates"

 

no 5 - January-June 1992 - (60p)
 – US Riots, American Dream Under Fire
 – Yugoslavia: Not ethnic war but global imperialist conflict - Serbia another Sarajevo?
- Russia: Liquidators liquidated
 – Nature and communist revolution: 1. The "ruin of all classes" - 2. The fetish character of the commodity - 3. Mystical Body - 4. Communist mysticism - 5. From the truly great economy to the truly great ecology
 – An historical outline of the Union movement in Argentina
 – The Italian Left and the Communist International (part 2)
 – Three texts of the Italian Left on anarchism: Socialism and anarchy, Il Soviet, no. 13, 16-3-1919; Socialists and anarchists, Il Soviet, no. 2, 11-1-1920; Bolshevism defamed by the anarchists, Il Soviet, no. 15, 23-5-1920
 – A successful general reunion of the party at Turin
 – Current Events: London Underground Strike, Underground tremors hit capital; Ignore the elections, Continue the struggles (Leaflet on the Election in the U.K.)

 

no 6 - July-December 1992 - (60p)
 – Marxism and the workers movement in Britain (part 4/4): 4. The fake socialism of Cooperative Trading - 5. Cooperative Labour
 – Auschwitz the Big Alibi, 1960 - with 1987 Introduction
 – Race and Class
 – The Italian Left and the Communist International (part 3)11. The Italian Party (P.S.I.) and its abstentionist fraction, 1919-1920: 1. The origins of the extreme left current, 1864-1914 - 2. The 1914-18 war: struggle of the Left against the inertia and deiviations of the PSI leadership
 – Interview with Sylvia Pankhurst on the situation in England (published in Il Soviet in 1919): Introduction - Communist thought and action in the 3rd International, The situation in England: Parliament and direct action
 – The Party and the Trade Unions. A general outline of the party’s activity in the Trade Unions
 – The imperialist war in Sarajevo: A massacre inflicted on the working class by capitalist interests - The proletariat can rebel against the war
 – New publication: Revolution and counter-revolution in Russia

 

no 7 - April-September 1993 - (60p)
 – The burial of the CPGB, A question of traditions: Backgrounds of the organisations involved in the formation of the CPGB
 – The Italian Left and the Communist International (part 4): The great proletarian struggles and their repercussions on the party - Impotence and inefficiency of the PSI - The Bologna congress of the Psi (5/8 October 1919), Victory for the Maximalists and Reformists, Foundation of the Communist Abstentionist Fraction
- Sylvia Pankhurst, Report on the 1919 Bologna Congress of the Socialist Party of Italy: Introduction - Red Bologna: The Italian socialist congress - Revolutionary idea accept by Italian Socialist movement - The taunt of Treves, A reminder to the British - Lazzari’s motion - Serrati’s motion - The Abstentionist’s resolution - The rise of the abstentionist movement in Italy - Bordiga predicts a split.
 – Current Events: The Season of Strikes in Italy - A Summing Up; Britain - The Axe still Hangs Over the Mines: The Campaign against the Pit Closures - Heated Discussions Within the Ruling Class - What Now for the Miners
- Life of the party: - Fight the pit closures! Keep up the class struggle! (Text of leaflet distributed on
TUC’s ‘Day of Action’, April 2nd) – The agony of capitalism in its cyclical crises (public meetin)
- Information for our readers 

 

no 8 - Autumn 1994 - (£1)
 – The battle against the destruction of the Party - Introduction
 – From the Archives of the Left: The Fraction's letter to the International secretariat, 1930
 – Straightening Dogs' legs ("Le gambe ai cani", Battaglia Comunista, no 11, 1952. Introduction and Preface of the the 1952 edition)
 – Reunion Report: Turin, 2 & 3 October 1993
 – The need for workers' economic organizations
 – Current Events: Leaflet on Unemployment. Lecturers Strike. Postal workers strike.

 

no 9 - Autumn 1995 - (£1/$2.50)
 – British Labour Dumps Fake Socialism
 – Theses on the Trade Unions in Britain
 – The tactic of affiliating the CPGB to the Labour Party
 – Notes on the history of the Left: Stalinism's Victory over the Oppositions
 – From the Left's Archives: Letter to Korsch from the Left in October 1926
 – The Italian Left and the International (part 4) - The struggle for a split in the Italian Socialist Party
 – Party Reunions
 – The signal workers strike against Railtrack, June -September 1994.

 

no 10-11 - 1997 - (£2/$5)
 – Origins and History of the English Workers Movement (part 1: Primitive accumulation)
 – Articles on the 1926 General Strike. Introduction. The tactics of the Comintern: 1) Anglo-Russian Committee (1926). "Mac Donald in Power" - Prometeono 20, 1929. "Capitalism's mortal Crisis" - Prometeo no 5, 1928. How to write history: a Critique of Hobsbawn. Position of the Left at the Sixth Enlarged ECCI (1926). The Comintern and the United Front
 – Archives: introduction. The Balkan war (1912). Interventions.

 

no 12/13 - Summer 1999 - (£2/$5)
 – Origin and History of the English Workers Movement (Part 2: the Bourgeois Revolution
 – The Italian Left and the International (part 5)
 – Communist Organisation and Discipline (Prometeo 1924)
 – Notes on the opposition between capitalist and socialist economics
 – A growing anger at the Trade Union leaders
 – The Liverpool dockers dispute, a summing up (or how not to conduct a strike)
 – Yet another appalling TUC annual General Gathering
 – Australia: Wharfies still under attack
 – Articles on disputes in the USA: All-out strike at General Motors. A nice test of strength by the New York buiding workers
 – Leaflets on the Kosovo war: Down with the imperialist war! Now as before, war on war

 

no 14 - Autumn 2000 - (£1/$2.50)
 – Algeria, Yesterday and Today
 – The Explosive Potential of the Indonesian Working Class
 – The Italian left and the International (part 6)
 – Origin and History of the English Working Class: Emergence of the Proletarian Movement (Part 3: 1780-1815, Emergence of the proletarian movement - London Corresponding Society - Mutinies - Luddism - First Trade Unions)
 – UK: Carworkers under Attack
 – Biodiversity and Capitalism, Part 1
 – Deadly Embraces (an article about our attitude towards other groups 'on the Left')
 – Reunion report.

 

no 15-16 - Spring-Summer 2002 - (£2/$5)
 – The Capitalist regime uses Terrorism and anti-terrorism to force the Proletariat into the Third Imperialist War
 – A “Peace Process” for Capitalism in Ireland
 – Origin and History of the English Working Class (Part 4, The beginning of the 19th century: Economy and subordinated classes - Political Unrest - The Radical Movement - First Unions of Industrial Workers - Utopian Reformism - Trade Union Legality)
 – Biodiversity and Capitalism, Part 2 - The rain forests
 – The Italian left and the International (part 7 - The Communist Party and Parliamentarism
 – UK: A Further Integration of the Unions into the State
 – Chaos and Disruption in the British Postal System
 – Manchette (What Distinguishes Our Party)
 – Reunion Report - Genoa, 26-27 May 2001.

 

no 17 - Special edition - Six Articles on Disasters and the Nature of Capitalism - (£2/$5)
 – Introduction - Filling and bursting of bourgeois civilization - Murder of the dead - The legend of the Piave - Weird and wonderful tales of modern social decadence - The doctrine of the body possessed by the devil - The spirit of horse-power (Articles originally published in Battaglia Comunista nos. 23 and 24, 1951; il Programma Comunista no. 20, 1963; no. 17, 1956; Battaglia Comunista no. 21, 1951; il Programma Comunista no.5, 1953, respectively).

 

no 18 - Summer-Autumn 2003
 – Against Capitalist War! Against Capitalist Peace!
 – Social and Class issues underlie the Israeli-Palestinian tragedy
 – The Italian Left and the Communist International (Part 8): The Trade Union Question - The Italian Question - The Formation of the National Sections - The Founding of the Communist Party of Italy: Livorno 1921
 – Origin and History of the English Workers Movement (Part 5, Chartism, 1837-1847: The National Convention -The Newport rebellion - The National Charter Association - The Great General Strike of 1842 - O'Connor's Landplan, The last gasp or Utopianism)
 – On Marxism, Law and Revolution: Academic Acrobatics - Structure and Superstructure - The Abolition or the Withering Away of the State? - Victory of Communism, Not of Socialist Law - The Legal Structure of the October Revolution - Gramsci on State and law
 – Report from the USA, False security: Iraq and Beyond - Union struggles
 – Increased Exploitation in the UK Postal Service: The Reaction of the Communication Workers Union - Union cooperation in the restructuring plans - How the Redundancies will take place.

 

no 19-20 - 2004
 – Iraq: War as Form of Government
 – The Counter-Revolution and the Spanish Imperialist War, Three articles from Bilan (1936-37): Foreword (translated form Il Partito Comunista, no.148, April 1986) - The "Popular Front" triumphs in Spain (Bilan no. 28, March-April 1936) - Against the imperialist front for the massacre of Spanish workers we must oppose the class front of the international proletariat (Bilan no. 34, August-September 1936) - The Spanish imperialist war and the massacre of the asturian miners (Bilan no. 44, October-November 1937)
 – June 1944 - Manifesto of the Communist left to the proletarians of Europe
 – The Italian Left and the Communist International (Part 9, Proletarian struggles betrayed by the PSI and the CGL: The political tendencies inside the PSI - The Turatian right - The Maximalists)
 – Towards the Rebirth of the Working Class trade Union (from "Il Partito Comunista", no.205, 1992)
 – Origins and History of the English Workers Movement (Part 6, Karl Marx and the Chartists: The Communist League - The last days of the Chartism)
 – UK - Workers frustration and Outbursts of Strikes headed off by the Union Leaders: Preparing for the 2003 Trades Union Congress - Discontent contained at the TUC - A Late Autumn Strike Wave - The Response of the Postal - Workers - Other Workers in Dispute (December 2003)
 – Usa - The Southern California grocery strike Portrait of a regime union in action
 – Party Interventions: Italy: The public transport workers' strike An example for all workers (3 December, 2003) - Usa: Solidarity with striking and locked-out grocery workers For a class union (February 2004) - Usa: Ignore the elections Unleash the class war.

 

no 21-22 - spring 2005/winter 2006
 – Comrade Livio has Passed Away
 – New Orleans, Ignorance-Impotence-Rapacity
 – Terrorism, Anti-Proletarian in Two Senses: The Iraqi working class and the various guises of its bourgeois enemy - The terrorist attack in Madrid - Terrorist Attacks in London - Bourgeois Terrorism against the International Proletariat
 – Iraq, Against collaborationists and resistance fighters: "Errors", or a necessity? - Towards the Destruction of the Unitary State - The Social Situation and the Task of the Proletariat
 – Theses on the Chinese Question, "Marseilles Theses", 1964: Introduction - The Revolutions of the East: Character and Perspectives - Democracy and the Proletariat: The National Question - From the Russian Revolution to the Canton Commune: the Revenge of the Mensheviks - Peasant "Socialism" and the "New" Democracy - Impotent Petit-Bourgeois Reformism - Rivalries in the Bourgeois East
 – Marxism and the unions (Part 1): Introduction - 1. The "young Hegelian" Marx - 2. Marx and the "Rheinische Zeitung" - 3. The proletariat identified as the revolutionary class - 4. The Paris Manuscripts - 5. Labour in a post-capitalist society
 – Capitalist Development and the American Civil War (Part 1), The Civil War as the key moment in the subjugation of the black and white proletariat to the requirements of a rapacious bourgeoisie, Report presented to the May 2002 and January 2003 Party Reunions: The United States in the mid Nineteenth Century - North and South - The 'Peculiar' Institution - The Missouri Compromise - The Midwest - The 1850s, The Decisive years
 – Reunion reports: An intense party meeting, Cortona, 2-3 October 2004 [RG90]: Marxist Economy - The Self-knowledge of the Italian Bourgeoisie - Anti-militarism and the Workers' Movement - The History of Modern Iraq - The Jewish Question Today - Trade Union Work amongst the Railway Workers. Working meeting at Florence, January 29th and 30th, 2005 [RG91]: Course of capitalism - History of modern Iraq - Origins of trade unions in Italy - Russian capitalism, post 1991
 – Mass Sackings and Wildcat Strikes at Heathrow
 – Heads roll in the UK unions

 

no 23-24 - spring 2006/winter 2007
 – The war in the Middle East and the Destruction of Lebanon
 – The Courageous strike of the Teheran tram-drivers
 – Struggles in France against the latest attacks on job security, January-March 2006
 – Our Last Farewell to Fortunato Benedetti
 – Marking Out the Foundations (Prometeo, No 1, 1946)
 – Schematic Chronology of the Chinese National Epic: Gestation and revolutionary anguish - Anti-imperialist Revolution-Anti-communist Counter-revolution - 1949: The birth of the Popular Republic - The colossal agrarian problem - Struggles inside the Party-State - China becomes part of the imperialist chess-game
 – The Italian left and the International: The Imola congress, Towards the communist party
 – Capitalist Development and the American Civil War (Part 2): The last year of peace - The 1860 elections - Secession - The deployment of forces - Total War
 – UK: A Strike Against the Latest Attack on Workers Pensions, March 2006
 – UK: "Left" Trade Union Leaders avoid the Class struggle: Vauxhall Strike at Ellesmere Port in May - The Shop Floor Workers walk-out - No Sign of Class Struggle from the 'Left' TU Leaders
 – Reunion Reports: An Excellent Party Meeting at Cortona, 1-2 October 2005 [RG93]: Antimilitarism and the Workers' Movement - Italian Ideology, The Post-resistance Bloc - Origin of the trade unions in Italy: Fascism and War - Course of the Crisis - Iran, balance sheet of the “Islamic Revolution” - The War in Iraq - The Jewish Question, Universalisms in Conflict
 – The Spring 2006 Meeting at Parma [RG94]: American Workers' Movement - Origin of the Trade Unions in Italy - Italic history and ideology - Iran, balance-sheet of the “Islamic revolution” - The History of Modern Iraq - The Jewish Question

 

no 25-26 - Autumn 2007 / Summer 2008
 – China, “Communist Variant” of capitalism
 – Communist International - Two Reports on Fascism by the delegate of the Communist Party of Italy: Introduction (2008) - 4th Congress, 1922 - 5th Congress, 1924
 – Fascism and Antifascism
 – The Italian Left and the International (part 10 - continued from Communist Left, no.19-20): IV - The Founding of the Communist Party of Italy: Livorno 1921: IV.3 - The political tendencies inside the PSI: b. The Maximalists (cont.) - c. The Communist Fraction: The Milan Meeting of October 15th - An Historical Necessity - b - The Imola Congress - c. Towards the Communist Party
 – Capitalist Development and the American Civil War (Part 3): The Civil War as the key moment in the subjugation of the black and white proletariat to the requirements of a rapacious bourgeoisie: A War of Long Duration - The Crucial Year - The “March to the Sea” - The Emancipation of the Slaves - The White Proletariat
 – Life of the Party, Reunion Reports: – A Productive Party Meeting at Viareggio, June 3-4, 2006 [RG95]: The Crisis of Capital - The Rearming of the States - The American Workers’ Movement - Balance Sheet of the Islamic “Revolution” - Italy: Bigotted and Machiavellian - The origin of the trade unions in Italy - Anti-militarism in the Workers’ movement - The Jewish Question – Working Meeting in Turin, September 23-24, 2006 [RG96]: Chronology of Lebanese history - Course of the Economy - The Jewish question
 – Giandomenico

 

no 27-28 - 2009
 – The Capital regime is based on plunder and exploitation: Long may its crisis continue! For class struggle! For Communism!
 – December 2008, A Police operation against the proletariat trapped in the Gaza Strip
 – Greek youth revolts against a revolting world
 – The Workers’ Movement in Modern Iraq (part 1, Report presented at the May 2003 and May 2005 party meetings). Iraq under the monarchy: The social structure - The birth of the trade unions - Communist penetration - Political Crisis in the Thirties - The Coup d’Ètat of 1936 - Iraq in the Second World War - The post-war period - ‘The Leap’, the Revolt of 1948
 – A Peace Process in Northern Ireland - in London and Washington’s interest: Irish “Independence”, with England’s blessing - Marx and Engels on the Irish Question
 – Marxism and the Unions, The Young Marx and Engels, the Workers, and the Trade-Union struggles, Part 2 (Part 1 in Communist Left 21/22): 6. The ‘young Hegelian’ Engels - 7. Engels arrives in England - 8. The condition of the working class in England - 9. The creation of the industrial working class - 10. The Trade Unions - 11. The Trade Unions and the working class party - 12. Conclusion
 – Capitalist Development and the American Civil War, The Civil War as the key moment in the subjugation of the black and white proletariat to the requirements of a rapacious bourgeoisie (part 4, as presented at the September and May 2004 party meetings): The Consequences of the War - The North’s War - Marx and Engels’ stance - The “Reconstruction” and its failure - The missing agricultural reform - “Reconstruction” according to the Radicals - “Redemption” - By way of Conclusion
 – Contributions to the Organic Historical Representation of the Marxist Revolutionary Theory (Reunion of Milan, September 7, 1952): The Historical Invariance of Marxism - The False Resource of Activism (From the pamphlet, "Sul Filo del Tempo" - n° 1, May 1953)
 – Reunion Reports: Party Meeting at Sarzana [RG97]: Working Class Anti-militarism and the First World War - History of the American workers’ movement - The Jewish Question - Course of the capitalist Economy - Balance sheet of the Iranian “Revolution” - The Military Question – An Excellent Party Meeting in Parma [RG98]: History of the workers’ movement in the Usa, the first organisations - The Origin of the Trade unions in Italy, The Cgil - Course of the Economy - The military question, feudalism - The Jewish question, the 30 pieces of silver.

 

no 29-30 - 2010/2011
 – Through a hail of bullets, the Proletariat in North Africa is Rising up and taking on the Bourgeoisie - This generous, international revolt of the working class will only be consolidated by reinforcing its defensive organisations, the trade unions; by challenging the parties and the liberal and democratic illusions of the petty bourgeoisie; by reconnecting with the Marxist programme and political party, in solidarity with the workers in all countries and against the criminal global reaction of capital - Let the word ring out, so long mystified and prohibited: Communism - The Proletarian Giant shakes Egypt
 – The revolt in Tunisia is successful - But now it is menaced by the trap of democracy
 – Capitalism, already a nauseating corpse - and the international working class can and must free itself of it - why the crisis is both necessary and useful
 – More bloodshed in the Middle East
 – Rosarno - an example to all workers: A question of Class and Class struggle, not Race! - Oppose all divisions in the Working Class, For Working class unity! - The struggle of the immigrant labourers is for the whole of the working class
 – France - Pension “reforms”: Every defence of national and company interests is a defence of capital’s interests - The old world must give birth to Communism but only the workers struggle can make it happen
 – UK: Government cuts are directed against the working class: The TUC’s position on the Unemployed - Divisions within the Ruling Class - To trade union activists!
 – Distributed at the TUC demo against the cuts in London on March 26: For workers’ unity across different sectors! For a General Strike against Capital!
 – Letter from America: Struggling workers suppressed at the point of the boss’s gun
 – The American health reforms: A Nice Gift for the Insurance Companies
 – The Workers’ Movement in Modern Iraq, Study presented at the party meetings held between May 2003 and May 2005: The Bourgeois Revolution: The Coup d’état of the Free Officers - Pan-Arabism and nationalism - The Mosul Rebellion - Suppression of the Proletariat - The agrarian question - A belated bourgeois revolution - Caught between nationalism and suppression - Turbulent stabilization - The suicidal tactic of the United Front
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America (Part 1) [GM94]: The point of departure: Servants and Slaves: The Eighteenth Century: Birth of the Urban Proletariat - The Working Class Before Independence
 – Franco Ramasso
 – Party General Meetings: Party Meeting in Genoa 21-22 September 2007 [GM99] - Return to Sarzana for our working meeting 26-27 January 2008 [GM100] - Working meeting in Turin 24 and 25 May 2008 [GM101] - A Successful General Meeting in Cortona 28-29 September 2008 [GM102] - Party General Meeting in Florence January 31st to February 1st 2009 [GM103] - The Reports: The Military Question - Working class anti-militarism opposed to the Great War - Course of the economy - Origin of the trade unions in Italy - Financial capital - The “Peace process” in Northern Ireland - Imperialism in Iraq - History of the American Labour Movement - Towards a History of religion - Class struggle in the Middle East - Toward a History of Science - Trade union activity - The origins of the Chinese Communist Party - Agrarian collectivism during the Spanish Civil War

 

no 31-32 - 2012
 – From Hiroshima to Fukushima - Not yes or no to nuclear power, but yes or no to capitalism
 – The Inter-imperialist Confrontation in Libya
 – Economic Crisis and the need to fight it with effective trade-union organisations
 – Contributions to the Organic Historical Representation of the Marxist Revolutionary Theory (Reunion of Milan, September 7, 1952): Theory and Action - The immediate revolutionary programme (From the pamphlet, "Sul Filo del Tempo" - no 1, May 1953)
 – The Labor Movement in the United states of America (Part 2 - party meeting in Viareggio on June 2006): Intermezzo on the American Revolutions - The Working Class and the War of Independence
 – Egyptian Worker’s Speaking Tour - good and less good forms of Solidarity - Postscript: Letter from Wales
 – Greece: The Financial crisis in Greece: The Toppling of Capital’s Golden Idols
 – For the defence of the Greek proletariat’s living and working conditions against the attack of International capital! - The proletariat must avoid getting drawn into parliamentary games and instead rebuild its own independent class organisations!
 – General strike in Greece on the 28th and 29th June: Lessons and wrong trends
 – Greece on strike against capital, which is Greek, European and Global
 – Interventions in Italy and UK
 – Whether they ‘pay their debts’ or not, the employers and all the bourgeois states of Europe are moving onto the attack against the working class - The workers can only defend themselves with a full-scale general mobilisation, by reorganising themselves into a true trade union which fights for class objectives!
 – Distributed at the TUC demo against the cuts in London on March 26: For workers’ unity across different sectors! For a General Strike against Capital!
 – Public Sector Strikes in England, June 30
 – The Public Sector workers’ Strike on November 30
 – USA: Attacks on Public Sector Workers on Both Sides of the Atlantic
 – Verizon strike / From the Occupy Wall Street Movement to the Blockade of the West Coast ports
 – Reunion Reports: Genoa (June 2009), Turin (September 2009), Sarzana (January 2010)

 

no 33 - January-June 2013
 – October 2012 - Now Further Attacks on Pensions Proposed in the UK / New Attacks proposed against Pensioners
 – In South Africa the Miners Fight On, in the Face of the Bourgeoisie’s Bullets
 – The Spanish miners show the European proletariat the right path: indefinite strikes
 – The Crisis in Europe, Bourgeois Quacks and We Communists
 – Businesses, Banks and States dragged into the vortex of Capital’s Crisis of Overproduction: the Greek case: The Years of Euphoria - Harsh awakening - The Origin of the Crisis - Who Actually Pays Taxes? - The Liabilities of the Banks
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America (Part 3 - A presentation at the January 2007 party meeting in Sarzana - Continued from the previous issue): From Independence to Secession - Early Industrial Development - Workers’ Associations - The Situation of the Working Class
 – Report of the Public Meeting held in Liverpool on June 23rd 2012: Presentations - Chairperson’s address - The Historical Need for Communism
 – Outside and Against the Existing Trade Unions
 – Reunion reports, A condensation of the reports made at general meetings: - The Party’s General Meeting in Cortona 29-30 May 2010 [GM107] - A Busy Working Meeting Parma 18–19 September 2010 [GM108] - A Determined Party Meeting, Florence, 22 and 23rd January 2011 [GM109] - The excellent results that come of impersonal communist work, Genoa, 21-23 May 2011 [GM110]

 

no 34/35 - July 2013 - June 2014
 – On the Same Road as Always (’Il Partito Comunista’, no 1 Sep 1974)
 – For the Class Union: Theory - The party - Hitory - Three phases: Prohibition, Tolerance, Subjugation - After the Second World War
 – March 2013: The standard of living of all workers (whether employed or not) is under attack
 – May the First 2013: Capitalism is now a nauseating corpse. Its economy, political institutions and social superstitions are merely waiting to be buried by its gravediggers - LONG LIVE COMMUNISM!
 – Grengemouth - "Unite the Union" prefers collaboration to Class Struggle: The development of the site - The pension fund issue - Shenanigans in Falkirk - The prepared attacks against the Grangemouth workers - Appeals to the Scottish government - Unite's climb-down
 – Bangladesh, April 2013: The Latest Victim of Multinational Capitalism
 – August 2013: In Egypt the Islamists sacked by the army will remain as a back-up force to be used against the proletariat: The "revolution" of 2011 - The Brotherhood, changing everything to change nothing - The bourgeoisie applauds the coup d'Etat - Todau against Muslims, tomorrow against the proletariat - Bourgeois international solidarity - Only the proletariat can take up the challenge
 – In support of the working class struggle in Egypt against the bourgeois State, its army and its lay and Islamic lackeys, enemies one and all
 – German angst and the surveillance State: Politicians of all parties diffuse dissent - A “hip” new defence of the surveillance State - “Fighting terrorism”
 – Germany - class struggles ahead draw parties closer toghether: The economic background
 – Businesses, Banks and States dragged into the vortex of Capital’s Crisis of Overproduction - the Greek case (Part 2): How to save the banks - The solution: socialising the debts - Restructuring or pillage? - Squeezing the Greek proletariat and petit bourgeoisie to gain some time - Rendering the proletariat submissive and exploitable at will - One way out: Revolution!
 – Party General Meetings: Party Meeting in Turin 24 and 25 September 2011 [GM111] - General Meeting in Sarzana 21-22 January 2012 [GM 112] - Party General Meeting in Cortona 19-20 May 2012 [GM113]

 

no 36/37 - July 2014 - June 2015
 – Paris attacks: Not a war between races and religions - but preparation for imperialist war
 – First of May 2014 - A hundred years after the outbreak of the First imperialist war - Against capitalism and its preparations for a Third - For the resumption of workers’ struggles - For the revolution - For communism: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
 – 5/7/2014 - War in Gaza: For the rebirth of a proletarian and communist movement in the Middle East
 – 10 september 2014 - The Scottish independence referendum - A blind alley for the working class: The Scottish nationalist “debate”- The Scottish nationalist view of history - Union of the Crowns & union of parliaments - Industrial decline, North Sea oil & the independence debate- The currency issue and the communist position
 – Ukraine
   - Introduction
   - The threat of war in Ukraine: The working class in Ukraine must struggle against both the Russian and the Western imperialist fronts and for tomorrow’s international communist revolution
   - Preparations for a future World War: The imperialist machinations in Ukraine - March/April 2014 - The Current Crisis
   - Ukraine: war manoeuvres in Europe
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America (part, 4) - In search of an independent role: First organized economic movements - Political Struggle - The Working Men’s Party
 – The Colonial Question - An Initial Balance-Sheet (From Programme Communiste No. 4, July-September 1958)
 – New Publication: Factors of Race & Nation in Marxist Theory, 1953
 – General Meeting Reports: - Gm114, Turin, September 22-23, 2012 - Gm115, Genoa, January 19-20, 2013 - Gm116, Parma, May 25-26, 2013 - Gm117, Sarzana, September 21-22, 2013: Trends in the economy - Marxist economic theory -The military question - History of the labour movement in the Usa - Oil and imperialism - The war in Syria - Communism and democracy in the early days of the labour movement in Italy - History of Egypt - The rearming of the States - Towards a study of Indian capitalism - Trade union activity

 

no 38/39 - 2016
– Against the European Union referendum! The working class can only defend its conditions by class organisation and class struggle: The crisis of capitalism is world-wide - Immigration - “Sovereignty”
 – The Tottering Framework of Global Capitalism
 – Only by the workers defending their standard of living today can they prepare to destroy the global power of capitalism tomorrow
 – The false alternative for the proletariat in Greece
 – Introduction – “Islamic State” creature of the imperialisms – Kobane: The Kurds in the quagmire of the Middle East
 – Theses on the national and colonial question adopted by Second Comintern Congress (1920)
 – Communism and the national question, "Prometeo" no.4, April 15, 1924, with 1983 Presentation
 – The labour movement in the United States of America (Part 5) Trade union activity resumes: Illusory alternatives - Economic revival in the 1840s
 – The usefulness of the latest genetic studies in looking at the prehistory of Britain, which confirms the methods of Marx: The revolution in science and its application to history - The samples used in the genetic study - Comparing UK clusters in relation to Europe
 – General meeting reports: GM118, Florence, January 25-26, 2014 - GM119, Genoa, May 24-25, 2014 - GM120, Turin, September 20-21, 2014 - GM121, Florence, January 24-25, 2015

 

n° 40/41 - 2017
 – An Analysis of October and Perspectives on the Future in a Text by Lenin: Better Fewer but Better ("Pravda", n. 49, March 4, 1923)
 – The Working Class and Irish Nationalism 1. Marxism and the Irish Question: 1) Natural conditions and ancient history of Ireland (Natural Conditions - The Island’s Geology - Soil and Crops - Old Ireland) - 2) The English Conquest of Ireland (Before the Protestant Reformation - The Elizabethan Reconquest - The First National Insurrection - Cromwell’s Campaign in Irelan - Ireland During the American and French Revolutions - 1801-1846 The Age of the Small Peasant - 1846-1870 Extermination by Mass Starvation) - 3) The Irish Question in the First International
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America (Part 6) - Fresh Immigration and the Slavery Crisis: The “Negroes who Vote” - The American Party - The Situation Down South - The Northern Working Class and Slavery
 – The Marxist Law of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall: A Numerical Illustration - What is Surplus-Value Increases?
 – From the Archive of the Left:
     - The Revolutionary Workers Movement and the Agrarian Question (Prometeo, no. 8, November 1947)
     - Contributions to the Organic Representation of the Revolutionary Marxist Theory: Introduction - Multiple Revolutions - The Anti-Capitalist Revolution in the West (Genova meeting, April 26, 1953)
     - The Party Does not Arise from “Circles”: 2017 Introduction - Tenacious and Coherent Party Activity - Activity and Action - Organization and Discipline - Who Benefits? - A Harsh Lesson for All - The Principles of Organization - From Party to “Circles” (Il Partito Comunista, n. 68-69-71, 1980)
 – General Meetings Reports - Combined Summaries (GM122, May 2015 - GM123, Sept 2015 - GM124, Jan 2016 - GM125, May 2016 - GM126, Sep 2016): The ongoing crisis in production, trade and finance - Currency Questions - History of India - Proletarian Rebellion in Italy Following the First World War - The Recent Flow of Migrants Towards Europe - The Military Question: a) The Libya war of 1911, b) The Balkan Wars, c) Towards the First World War, d) The Western Front, e) The Austrian-Serbian Campaign, e) On the Eastern Front, f) The Revolution in Russia - Party activity in Venezuela - Party Union Activity - The succession of modes of production: Ancient-Classical Variant a) Greece, b) Rome - The Concept of Dictatorship Before Marx - History of the Workers’ Movement in the USA - Report on Current Armed Conflicts Among States - Germany 1919-1923, Between Social Democracy and Communism - The Second Post-War Period in the United Kingdom and in Europe - The Hungarian Revolution

 

n° 42/43 - 2018
 – International Solidarity and Revolutionary Communist Preparation Against Right‑wing and Left‑wing “Sovereignism”
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America (Part 7 - General meeting January 2009) - The North American Working Class and the Civil War: Another crisis - Volunteers for the front - Workers and Copperheads - Wartime strikes - The National Labor Union
 – The Working Class and Irish Nationalism (Part Two - Continued from last issue) - From the First International to the Irish Socialist Republican Party and the formation of the Labour Party: Utopianism and Chartism - Young Ireland and Great Famine - The International Workingmen's Association in Ireland - Counter-revolution - The Land War - The Social Democratic Federation - The Socialist League - The Parliamentary Question - The Socialist League in Ireland - The Great Dock Strike - The Unions and Second International - The Irish Trade Union Congress - Towards an Independent Workers' Party - The Independent Labour Party in Ireland - The Irish Socialist Republican Party - The Party Programme - The Electoral Trap set Once Again - Early Communism in Ireland - The ISRP on the International Stage - The Birth of the Labour Party
 – The National and Colonial Question at the First Congress of Eastern Peoples, Bakù, September 1920: The Marxist analysis of the national and colonial question - The International situation - 1920, apogee of the Bolshevik revolutionary movement - The Theses of the Second Congress
From the Archive of the Left:
     – The Economic and Social Structure of Russia Today, 2018 Presentation - 1955 Introduction: Reference to Previous treatments of the Subject - Plan of the Present Report - More on "Tactics" - Established outcomes - Lenin's Formula - Comparison with the event - The Past Half Century - Destruction of war - Liquidation of Allies - Demolition of the State
     – Documents concerning the Irish question: Manifesto of S.D.F.Council members who resigned (Jan. 1885) to form Socialist League - The Manifesto of the Socialist League, Second Edition - William Morris, The Policy of the Socialist League, Commonweal, 9 June 1888 - William Morris, Anti-Parliamentary, Commonweal, 7 June 1890 - Inaugural Manifesto of the Irish Socialist Republican Party (1896)
 – Summaries of Our General Meetings in 2017: General Party Meeting, Firenze, January 27-29 [RG127] - General Work Meeting, Torino, May 26-28 [RG128] - A very well participated General Meeting, Genua, September 29 - October 1 [RG129]

 

n° 44/45 - 2019
 – Putrid Democracy Throws Itself into the Arms of Fascism
 – The German Revolution: A Balance Sheet: The legacy - “I was, I am, I will be”
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America, Part 8 (General meeting September 2009), The Years of the First International: The cooperative movement - Political action - The eight hours - Female labor - African-American workers - The International - The long depression - Socialists and the struggles of the unemployed - The Molly Maguires - Employees’ struggles - Signs of independent political action - The International Labor Union
 – National and Colonial Question, Second Congress of the Third International, Excerpts from the Report by the Commission, Fourth Session, July 25, 1920
 – The National and Colonial Question at the First Congress of Eastern Peoples Bakù, September 1920 (continued from previous number): Theses of the Second Congress - The Meeting at Bakù - The Congress proceedings
 – The working class and Irish nationalism (continued from last issue), Part three, The Belfast Strike of 1907, Report presented at the party general meeting in Turin, September 2015: 1. A Recap - 2. The National Union of Dock Workers - 3. Still the Parliamentary Siren - 4. The Dockers of Belfast - 5. The Belfast strike of 1907 - 6. Police Mutiny - 7. The Lessons of the Belfast Strike - 8. Expansion beyond Belfast - 9. The split in the National Union of Dock Labourers (to be continued) – From the Archives: Lenin, The British Liberals and Ireland, Put Pravdy No. 34, March 12, 1914 - James Connolly, Plea For Socialist Unity in Ireland, Forward, 27th May 1911 - James Connolly, Ireland, Karl Marx and William, Forward, 10th June 1911: Lord Charlemont: Democrat - The History of Black Ulster - Karl Marx on Socialism and Ireland - Walker and the King
 – From the Left’s Archives:
    - Third International, Third Congress, Terracini’s Speech: 2018 Introduction - 11th Session, 1st July 1921, Discourse by the delegate of the Communist Party of Italy in relation to the discussion on the theses on tactics presented by Radek - Statement by the Italian Delegation (14th Session)
    - The tactics of the Communist International, by Left current in the Communist Party of Italy, “Il Comunista”, 11-29 January 1922, “L’Ordine Nuovo”, 12-31 January 1922: Presented in “Comunismo” Nr. 8, 1982 - The tectics...
 – Résumé of General Meetings 130-131-132: - Party general meeting, Florence 26-28 January 2018 [GM130] - Important general meeting, 25-27 May 2018 [GM131] - Another intense, harmonious working meeting, Florence, 28 -30 September [GM132]
    - Towards a History of the Revolution in Hungary: an exposition of some relevant material - The Succession of the Modes of Production: The German Variant and Feudalism - The PCd’I and the Civil War in Italy - Lenin’s organic party - The Concept and Practice of Dictatorship, Before Marx: Blanqui in 1848 - Report on the Party’s trade union activity - Reports from the Venezuelan Section - The military question, On the Western Front 1915-16 - History of the class struggle in India, 1920-35 - Again on the Revolution in China - The recent proletarian uprising in Iran - Power Relations between the Main Imperialist States - The Rise and Fall of the Revolution in Germany

 

n° 46 - March 2020 [ PDF ]
 – Ecological Catastrophism and Global Superstitions: Capitalism Gets a Makeover
 – 100 Years after the Proletarian Revolution in Hungary
 – The Labor Movement in the United States of America: Part 9. – Some further observations on the last years of the 1st International - The formation of the party between 1871 and 1883, Caught between Marxism, Lassalleanism and Anarchism: Party and Trade Union - Lassalleanism and Marxism - The Influence of the Party in Germany - The ‘Iron law of wages’ - The Formation of the Workingmen’s Party of the U.S. - The Socialist Labor Party - The split in the SLP - The Workers Militias - The Social Revolutionary Clubs
 – The Economic and Social Structure of Russia today - Part one. Struggle for power in the two revolutions: 1. the 1914 war - 2. Nightmarish collapse - 3. Seven theses on war - 4. No "New theory" - 5. Simultaneous revolution? - 6. Down with Disarmament! - 7. Youthful exsuberance - 8. Guns and workers - 9. Fatherland and defence - 10. Victory in One Country - 11. Ditched Resolution
     From the Archive of the Left: The function of the chief in the Marxist conception: Luxemburg and Liebknecht.
    - Revolutionary Communist Leaders, Prometeo no. 84, February 5, 1933
    - Lenin, Liebknecht and Luxemburg belong to the world proletariat, Prometeo no 127, January 26, 1936
    - Who are the heirs of Lenin, Luxemburg & Liebknecht?, Bilan no 27, January 1936
 – Summaries of the ICP General Meetings in 2019:
   - A beautiful, international party meeting - Turin, January 25‑27 [GM133]
   - To our general meeting the contributions of all party groups converge and intertwine in their tenacious and consistent battle - Genoa, May 24‑26 [GM134]
   - International party meeting - Florence, October 4‑6 [GM135]
The Succession of Modes of Production: Slave-Serf-Wage laborer – Proletarian Dictatorship: Lenin in 1920 – The Organic Party in Lenin – The Military Question: in Russia from 1905 to February 1917 – The Revolution in Germany from 1919 to 1923: The New Unions; The German Revolution of 1919 in Prometeo – The Hungarian Revolution; The Red Army Counterattack – The Birth of the Communit Party of China, First Part – The Communist Party of Italy and the Civil War Against State and Fascism – Origin and History of the Profintern – The Formation of the Indian Nation – The Course and the Crisis of World Capitalism – The World Rearmament of States – Economy and Society in Israel and Palestine

 

n° 47 - September 2020 [ PDF ]
– The Epidemic Condemns Capitalism and Signals its Demise - Initial Contributions from across the Party: Bosses at war, at the workers’ expense - The virus in the USA - Pandemic and medicine - The farce of face masks - Fake news goes viral -Democracy, social health and anti-worker repression - A political lesson - Conclusion from the working-class perspective
– The course of world capitalism and its crisis - No future for capitalism. From a public meeting in Paris, November 23, 2019
– Zionism and anti‑Zionism: Judaism and anti‑Judaism - On the definition of the Jew - Bourgeoisie and racism - Birth of Zionism - The first anti‑Zionism
– The Labor Movement in the United States of America - Part 10 - The Knights of Labor: Utopianism and Religion - Aims and Methods - The Class meets the Knights of Labor - The Attitude Towards Minorities Within the Working Class - The Knights of Labor in Action - Start of decline - End of Working Class support - A Balance Sheet
– From the Archive of the Left:
The Revolutionary Program of Communist Society Eliminates All Forms of Ownership of Land, the Instruments of Production and the Products of Labor - From the Turin Meeting of the International Communist Party, June 1‑2, 1958 - First published in Il Programma Comunista, issue no. 16, September 3‑17, 1958: Engels and the Agrarian Programs of the Socialist Parties - Socialists and the Peasantry in the late 1800s - The French Programs - The Unfortunate Conclusion - A Series of False Formulas - The False Chimera of Freedom - Property and Labor - Industrial and Agrarian Enterprise - The Most Extreme Aberration - Marx’s Great Pronouncement - Marx and Landed Property - How Marx Responds - Against All Divided Property - The Agrarian Question in France - Classes of Producers - Nation and Society - Not Even Society Will Own the Land - Utopia and Marxism - Property and Usufruct - Use Value and Exchange Value - Objectified Labor and Living Labor - The Death of Individualism  
– Summaries of two ICP General Meetings in 2020:
   - The coherent party battle stands out on decaying bourgeous worl - Roma,24‑26 january [GM136]
   - Party work continues in spite of the vicissitudes of the collapsing bourgeous society - Meeting Online, 29‑31 may [GM137]
     - 1919 revolution in Hungary - The Failed Revolution in Germany and the Role of the Proletarian Leader - Lenin and Luxemburg on the first imperialist war - The uprising of black communities in the USA, Tale of three cities: Minneapolis, North Carolina, Portland - Origins of the Chinese Communist Party: Struggle and organization of the Chinese working class (1919‑22) - The situation in Latin America (mid May, 2020) - The French Social Movement December 2019-March 2020: The French unions, The “Coordinations”, The workers movement, The Lessons - Theory and practice of dictatorship: Lenin 1922, the NEP, the trade unions.