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Year to Date
Red Letter begins on January 1st and goes for one year of readings before returning to the beginning. This directory here lists the readings shared thus far this year and should update every day. In case you missed a day.

The Soviets (From The Communist Horizon) by Jodi Dean

Manifesto of the Communist Party: Bourgeois and Proletarians by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Manifesto of the Communist Party: Proletarians and Communists by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Manifesto of the Communist Party: Socialist and Communist Literature by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Manifesto of the Communist Party: Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

The Proletariat by Karl Kautsky

What Are Wages? by Karl Marx

By what is the price of a commodity determined? by Karl Marx

The Nature and Growth of Capital and Relation of Wage-Labour to Capital by Karl Marx

Production and Society (from The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx) by Alex Callinicos

Labor Power: A Unique Commodity that Creates Surplus Value by Pierre Jalée

Commodities, Use Value and Exchange Value by Ernest Mandel

The Phenomenon of Reification by Georg Lukacs

Use, Exchange, and Market Value by Christoph Hermann

Estranged Labor (1 of 3) by Karl Marx

Estranged Labor (2 of 3) by Karl Marx

Estranged Labor (3 of 3) by Karl Marx

Provisional Rules of the First International (1864) by Karl Marx

Ruling Class and Ruling Ideas by Karl Marx

Abstract from Chapter 2 of The Poverty of Philosophy by Karl Marx

On False Consciousness by Friedrich Engels

The Fetishism of Commodities by Ben Fine and Alfredo Saad-Filho

The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof (Part 1 of 2) by Karl Marx

The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof (Part 2 of 2) by Karl Marx

The Fever (excerpt) by Wallace Shawn

Transitional Classes by Marta Hanecker

Classes in Monopoly Capitalist Society by Barbara and John Ehrenreich

A Definition [of the Professional Managerial Class] by Barbara and John Ehrenreich

Preface to A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy (1859) by Karl Marx

Historical Materialism (from Socialism: Utopian and Scientific) by Friedrich Engels

The Study of Philosophy and of Historical Materialism by Antonio Gramsci

Expropriation of the Agricultural Population from the Land (excerpt) by Karl Marx

Bloody Legislation Against the Expropriated, from the End of the 15th Century by Karl Marx

Forcing Down of Wages by Acts of Parliament by Karl Marx

Excerpts from How to Consolidate the Working Class and Why I Mention Women by Flora Tristan

Speech on Communism (February 15, 1845; Elberfield) by Moses Hess

Letter from Marx to Arnold Ruge by Karl Marx

Who Makes the Soup Should Eat It by Auguste Blanqui

Observations on the Effect of the Manufacturing System by Robert Owen

The People’s Charter by William Lovett

The Life of a Revolutionary: Part 1 of 4 by Alex Callinicos

The Life of a Revolutionary: Part 2 of 4 by Alex Callinicos

The Life of a Revolutionary: Part 3 of 4 by Alex Callinicos

The Life of a Revolutionary: Part 4 of 4 by Alex Callinicos

Theses On Feuerbach by Karl Marx

The Paris Commune (Part 1 of 2) by Karl Marx

The Paris Commune (Part 2 of 2) by Karl Marx

The Fall of Paris (1 of 2) by Karl Marx

The Fall of Paris (2 of 2) by Karl Marx

From Part 1 of Critique of the Gotha Program by Karl Marx

From Part 4 of Critique of the Gotha Program by Karl Marx

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