The bi-weekly educational series is a response by the Party to educate and integrate a growing wave of new recruits drawn to the ideas of revolutionary socialism.
The reading list below was put together by our predecessor organization, the Young Socialist Alliance, back in the 1960s. Young Socialist Alliance Introductory Reading List Introductory Material America's Road to Socialism - James P. Cannon Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Frederick Engels Socialism: Utopian & Scientific - Frederick Engels The State Critique of the Gotha Program - Karl … Continue reading Young Socialist Alliance Reading List From the 1960s
Below is a study guide for Lenin’s "State and Revolution". Lenin wrote "State and Revolution" in 1917 in between the February and October Revolutions. It was and remains essential reading for any revolutionary seeking to seriously understand revolution. The study questions that follow are broken up according to chapter. Questions for Chapter 1 1. According … Continue reading Study Guide for Lenin’s State and Revolution
Ernest Mandel’s essay on vanguard parties is an explanation of why Marxists believe in the need for a revolutionary party. While Youth for Socialist Action obviously is not a party, through our association with Socialist Action, we seek to build a vanguard party that will be able to successfully lead the working class to socialist … Continue reading Study Guide for Mandel’s Vanguard Parties