ICSS-NPML

Institute for the Critical Study of Society

At the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world,
in various ways; the point is to change it.”

Please check out the upcoming presentation next Sunday at 10:30AM PST from Oakland, CA, USA

Sunday, July 25, 2021 – What Is the Crisis of Soviet History of the Stalin Period, and What Should We Do About It? – Grover Furr

Sunday, July 25, 2021: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Pacific What Is the Crisis of Soviet History of the Stalin Period, and What Should We Do About It? Professor Grover Furr The history of the first workers’ state, the USSR, during its heroic period, when it was led by Joseph Stalin – that history is withheld from us. It is somothered by lies from influential, dishonest sources. In my talk, I will discuss the following topics: How do we know this is so? What is the situation? Who are the liars? How important is this? And most important: What should – must – we do about it? The future of the world’s working class and the fight for an egalitarian world of “No Rich, No Poor,” depends on what we do.  Resources:  

the imperative need to develop a Leninist United Front to combat the menace of Fascist and White Supremacist attacks in today’s US

The imperative need to develop a Leninist United Front to combat the menace of Fascist and White Supremacist attacks in today’s US Sunday, August 8, 2021: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Pacific time Speaker: Elazar Friedman The presentation will use two models as diagnostic tools. 1.) The Ernst Meyer led KPD’s model of United WC Front and the lessons of abandoning this powerful model in the third period and then zig zagging to class collaborationist coalition People’s Fronts-betraying Proletarian class independence 2.) The 1984 United Front like action at SF Pier 80 led by Howard Keylor Longshore of the Trotskyist Bolshevik Tendency and by Leo Robinson Longshore of the CPUSA Nelson Mandela paid tribute to this act of International working class solidarity at the Oakland Coliseum for having re- ignitied the SA antiApartheid movement. Criticism of PL/Grover Furr type spurning of United Fronts with extant US Trotskyist groups such as the Spartacist League, the Bolshevik Tentency and the...
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Is the US preparing for war with China in the South China Sea? – KJ NOH

Secretary Blinken has recently asserted that conflict in the South China Sea (SCS) between the...

Group discussion: the communist manifesto

ICSS group discussion: the communist manifesto Sunday, July 11, 2021: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Pacific...

Norman Finkelstein on Gaza, Palestine & Israel in the shifting sands of US & World Politics

ICSS 20210627 Norman Finkelstein on Gaza, Palestine & Israel in the shifting sands of US &...

Sunday June 20 – Deja Vu – Capital in its Neoliberal Stage destroyed US Small farms – Will it do the same in India?

  Sun, June 20, 2021: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Pacific time Working on documentary film “Déjà...

Sunday, June 13 – The communist party and the auto workers union – Roger Keeran

ICSS 20210613 The communist party and the United auto workers union - Roger Keeran Sun, June 13,...