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a network for Australian Marxian thinkers and activists
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The links below have been recommended for inclusion in this site by members of the network. Please send any suggestions for recommended web sites to our contact email.


Australian Sites

Humphrey McQueen - articles by freelance Marxist historian and member of the Praxis Network.

Chris White Online - a new web site with lots of articles about Australina industrial issues. Chris has been living in Canberra since 2001 and writing critically against WorkChoices, the labour law supressing the right to strike, the repression of building and construction workers, on the new 2008 China labour laws and industrial relations.

Communist University - a site with discussion topics on Marxism, class struggle etc (run by the Communist Party of Australia) **NEW [added September 2009]**

Marxism Today - a series of articles applying Marxism leninism to current Australian and world issues (run by the Communist Party of Australia Marxist/Leninist) **NEW [added September 2009]**

Serve the People - a blog site with discussion and links to other interesting sites

Workers Bush Telegraph - a website using a blog format which discusses current and past events, books and film with the aim of promoting worker political education and consciousness. It is a non-sectarian resource for workers and their organisations.

Save our Schools - a Canberra based group of people who advocate and campaign for a high quality public education system in Australia, and produce in depth and valuable material on these issues


International Sites

DIGAMO - A website with many articles on political economy and marxist political analysis

Reading Capital - A series of 10 lectures by David Harvey on Marx's Capital. These lectures are best viewed or listened to in conjunction with actually reading the corresponding chapters of Capital

Monthly Review - an independent Marxist journal issued monthly from the United States. In May 1949, Monthly Review began publication in New York City, as cold war hysteria gathered force in the United States. The first issue featured the lead article "Why Socialism?" by Albert Einstein. From the first, Monthly Review spoke for socialism and against U.S. imperialism and is still doing so today. Monthly Review has always been independent of any political organization.

MR Zine - is rooted in the Monthly Review tradition -- the tradition, as summarized by Paul Sweezy, of seeing the present as history. At the same time, it seeks to collaborate with multitudes of activists and intellectuals all over the world who obtain information and political analysis about current affairs from the web and, more importantly, ceaselessly provide their own, as direct producers of political culture today.

Marxist Internet Archive - a web site which aims to maintain an archive of any and all writings which are Marxist or relevant to the understanding of Marxism. The Marxists Internet Archive is an all-volunteer, non-profit public library, started 17 years ago in 1990. Useful sub-site isthe Marx & Engels Internet Archive.

Dialectical Marxism: the writings of Bertell Ollman - there are some good links to other sites at the bottom of this site

Lenin Internet Centre - a web site with links to works of Lenin

International Gramsci Society
- the IGS is a non-profit organization whose aim is to facilitate the communication and exchange of information among the very large number of individuals from around the world who are interested in the life and work of Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937), the Italian socialist, political theorist, and activist.

Immanuel Wallerstein - a U.S. sociologist by credentials, but a historical social scientist, or world-systems analyst by trade.

International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy - a UK site for an initiative begun in 2006 to promote discussion and understanding about capitalism and its alternatives.

World Association for Polictical Economy - an international civilian academic organization founded on open, non-profit and voluntary basis by Marxian Economists and related groups all around the world.

Marxist Humanist Initiative - a U.S. site operated by Andrew Kliman.**NEW [added July 2010 ]**

Kasama: Winds in the Tower Herald storms from the mountains - a US website with broad base of interest from Leninists, revolutionary socilaists, anarchists, etc..**NEW [added October 2010 ]**

Gramsci Resources - a website from "onlinecourses" which has a comprehensive listing of links to writings by and about Anton Gramsci, the Italian Marxist who developed the concept of "hegemony" .