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Before Stalinism by Samuel Farber
Before Stalinism: The Rise and Fall of Soviet Democracy
by Samuel Farber
recommended for: anyone with an interest in the Russian Revolution
read in April, 2007
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Anyone with the slightest understanding of political issues will know that ideas are one thing - implementing them is another. If the objective conditions or the social base giving rise to such ideas are undeveloped or destroyed, all the good intenti ...more
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Horus Rising by Dan Abnett
Horus Rising
by Dan Abnett (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: 40K fans
read in June, 2006
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A great book by a great author, dealing with the long running classic tale of Warmaster Horus and his transition from Primarch beloved-by-all to arch-traitor and plaything of Chaos.

Course, the author was limited by what he could write as the story is
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Ten Days that Shook the World by John     Reed
Ten Days that Shook the World (20th-Century Classics)
by John Reed
recommended for: anyone
read in February, 2004
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An interesting read by a man who would later (I think) go on to help found the CPUSA. In short it’s about his time in Russia during the climatic events of the October Revolution; however one thing that must be said is that he is entirely uncritical o ...more
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Das Kapital [Abridged] by Karl Marx
Das Kapital [Abridged]
by Karl Marx
recommended for: Marxists
read in June, 2005
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Well what can I say? Perhaps one of the most unreadable books every written, but required reading for anyone hoping to get their teeth into Marxian political economy. While it’s very heavy going, it can be very rewarding. Time consuming in the extrem ...more
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And Red Is the Colour of Our Flag by Oskar Hippe
And Red Is the Colour of Our Flag
by Oskar Hippe
recommended for: everyone
read in January, 2007
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Oscar Hippe is, in short, a hero. This book is his life story. Having grown up in the Kaisers Germany, he became involved with the SPD in his teenage years, going on to become one of the most dedicated fighters for working class emancipation I have e ...more
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The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
The Communist Manifesto
by Karl Marx
recommended for: everyone
read in March, 2002
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An excellent introduction to the general political field of Marxism and class politics, however the book is sometimes regarded as a sacred text by some would-be-communists . It should be pointed out that both Marx and Engels regarding the text as hav ...more
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