Education for activists

This page contains educational resources for members, including talks, classes, links to videos, audio and websites. The content will be updated regularly, so check back for new materials from time to time.

Seven features of Socialist Alliance

Slides (pdf)

Notes (pdf)

Introduction to Socialism

Slides ITS Part 1A  ITS Part 1B  ITS Part 2 (pptx).

Towards a Socialist Australia.

Social classes and class struggle in Australia.

Introduction to Marxism

Slideshow Class 1 (pdf)

Slideshow Class 2 (pdf)

Slideshow Class 3 (pdf)

Slideshow Class 4 (pdf)

What is Marxism?

Classes on Marxism, including lists of readings and discussion points.

Marxist feminism

Introduction to Feminism and Socialism Class Syllabus (docx).

Marxist economics

Video Reading Marx's Capital with David Harvey — Vols 1 & 2.

Environment

Video The discovery and rediscovery of metabolic rift, Ian Angus. 2019 Marxism Festival in London.

Video Why the market can't fix the climate crisis, Gemma Weedall.

Video Capitalism and Climate Change — Part 1, John Bellamy Foster, Climate Change: Social Change Conference 2008.

Video Capitalism and Climate Change — Part 2, John Bellamy Foster, Climate Change: Social Change Conference 2008.

Video Capitalism and Climate Change — Part 3, John Bellamy Foster, Climate Change: Social Change Conference 2008.

Video Capitalism and Climate Change — Part 4, John Bellamy Foster, Climate Change: Social Change Conference 2008.

Climate Change: A Marxist Analysis.

Environment, Capitalism & Socialism.

Further reading on Environment, Capitalism & Socialism.

Notes for Environment, Capitalism & Socialism.

Can Green Taxes Save the Environment? Dick Nichols.

Socialist strategy & tactics

Youth, Students and Revolution, Emma Clancy.

The Revolutionary Party, Dave Holmes, Abridged.

How to Make a Revolution in the United States, Peter Camejo.

Liberalism, Ultraleftism and Mass Action, Peter Camejo.

Revolutionaries and Parliament, Maurice Sibelle.

Russia

The collapse of 'communism' in the USSR: Its causes and significance, Doug Lorimer.

The State, democracy, popular power

Popular Power, State and Revolution, examining the Cuban and Venezuelan experiences.

Venezuela

Venezuela's Bolivarian revolution, January 1958-February 2003

Venezuela's Bolivarian revolution, February 2003-December 2006

Understanding the Bolivarian revolution

Imperialism and War

War, Imperialism and Revolution

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