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A Comprehensive Beginner's Reading Guide to Marxism

Here's my Beginner's Reading List for all who are interested in learning about Marxism. if you have any specific questions, or if you're interested in debating any aspect(s) of Marxism, feel free to comment!

Basic Marxist programmatic thinking:
- The Communist Manifesto.
- Critique of the Gotha Program.

The Erfurt foundation:
- The Erfurt Program.
- The Class Struggle (Commentary on the Erfurt Program).
- A Critique of the Draft of the Erfurt Program.
And on a more contemporary note:
- Revolutionary Strategy (read a review here, click here if you want a more readable PDF copy or perhaps a hardcopy).
- Against Keynesian politics, a critique against the "common sense" of the contemporary far left.

About being human:
- The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
- In what way is Engels' Origins still valid today? (If you prefer a video, click here).
- Origins of religion and the human revolution - Part 1 and Part 2.
- When all the crap began - Part 1 and Part 2.
- On matriarchy and primitive communism (video)
- Primitive communism and the matriarchal family: are they Marxist myths? (video)
- Radical Anthropology Group

On economy:
- Wage labour & Capital.
- Value, price and profit.
- The Economic Doctrines of Karl Marx (while I haven't read them yet, they are reportedly more easy to follow than Capital volume I, volume II and volume III).
- Problems with Marx's labour theory of value (video)
- The role of power and money (video)
- Where is the capitalist crisis going? (videos) Part 1 and Part 2.

On the state:
- A lecture of Werner Bonefeld on the political nature of the capitalist state (video)
- The state and revolution

On the Soviet Union:
- The Revolution Betrayed.
- What about Russia? Theories of the Soviet Union (video and discussion).

On Marxism as a science:
- Marxism and science (video)
- On democracy (video)
- Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
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