Recommended Print

If you prefer the written word, or you just need some pretty magazines to put on display and irritate your parents, here are some good ones. If you’re new to the Left, I highly encourage you to read some of the books listed below. Theory is important!

Current Affairs Magazine


Beginner Literature: Anarchism

the conquest of bread

Written by Peter Kropotkin

Mutual Aid

Written by Peter Kropotkin

What is Communist Anarchism?

Written by Alexander Berkman


Written by Errico Malatesta

Anarchism and Other Essays

Written by Emma Goldman

Beginner Literature: Marxism

The Communist Manifesto

Written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

The Ideas of Karl Marx

Written by Alan Woods

What is Marxism?

Written by Alan Woods and Rob Sowell

Wage Labor and Capital

Written by Karl Marx

Recommended Works

On Contradiction

Written by Mao Tse-Tung

On Practice

Written by Mao Tse-Tung

Blackshirts and Reds

Written by Michael Parenti

The State and Revolution

Written by Vladimir Lenin

The principles of communism

Written by Friedrich Engels

Hammer and Hoe

Written by Robin D.G. Kelley