MIA: Subjects: Left-Wing Communism: International Council Correspondence

 

International Council Correspondence

Living Marxism

New Essays

1934-43


For the history of the journal see Paul Mattick's Introduction (1969). See also the chronological list of contributers. This table of contents was originally compiled by Bjarne Avlund Frandsen.


 

Volume 1

Volume 1 Number 1, October 1934

What is Communism?, by Paul Mattick

The Future of the German Labor Movement, by Paul Mattick

Unity of the American Workers Party and the Communist League[*]

The Strike Wave[*]

 

Volume 1 Number 2, November 1934

The Permanent Crisis, pp. 1-20 by Paul Mattick

The Uprising of the Dutch Unemployed in Amsterdam, by the GIC from Rätekorrespondenz Nr 4[*]

The Class Struggle in Spain, pp. 23-4 by Paul Mattick

Upton Sinclair on the Road to Fascism, pp. 24-26 by Paul Mattick

Home Coming: French Trotskyists go over en masse to the Socialist Party, pp. 26-28 by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 1 Number 3, December 1934

Theses on Bolshevism, pp. 1-18, by Helmut Wagner

What’s Behind the ‘New Deal’? pp. 18-22 by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 1 Number 4, January 1935

The Babbits have a Program, pp. 1-4 by Paul Mattick

Capitalism and Planning, pp. 5-15 by Paul Mattick

On the New Program of the American Workers Party, pp. 15-25 by Karl Korsch

 

Volume 1 Number 5, February 1935

Leninism or Marxism? Introduction, pp.1-5 by Paul Mattick

Leninism or Marxism [link is to alternative translation], pp. 6-19, by Rosa Luxemburg

The A.F. of L. and the Present Crisis, pp. 19-22, by Paul Mattick

Marxism without Doctors, Review of Paul Mattick’s The Inevitability of Communism, pp. 22-26

 

Volume 1 Number 6, March 1935

Daniel De Leon, pp. 1-4 by Kristen Svanum

CCC: Capitalism’s Conservation Corps, pp. 5-9, by Paul Mattick

The Scum of Humanity, pp. 9-18 by Paul Mattick

A.F. of L. and Administration Break, pp. 18-19, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 1 Number 7, April 1935

The Bases of Japanese Imperialism, pp. 1-7, from Rätekorrespondenz

Workers Council and Communist Organization of the Economy, pp. 7-18

 

Volume 1 Number 8, May 1935

Revolutionary Marxism, pp. 1-6 by Paul Mattick

The Next World Crisis, the Second World War and the World Revolution, pp. 7-12

Remarks Regarding the Theses Regarding the Next World Crisis, Second World War and the World Revolution, pp. 13-22, by Karl Korsch

Capturing the A.F. of L., pp. 22-26, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 1 Number 9, July 1935

Americanizing of Marxism, pp. 1-6,

Marxism and anarchism, pp. 6-12, by WRB

The Franco-Russian pact, pp. 12-13 by Paul Mattick

Inflation, pp. 14-16, by Paul Mattick

Marxism as a Religion, pp. 17-24 by Karl Korsch

Guy Aldred’s Mission, p. 25 by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 1 Number 10, August 1935

The Rise of the New Labor Movement, pp. 1-26 by Henk Canne Meijer

 

Volume 1 Number 11, September 1935

Germany Today, pp. 1-7, by Paul Mattick

National Bolshevism, pp. 7-10, by HG

The Brussels Conference, pp. 10-12, by Paul Mattick

The Competitors of Fascism, pp. 13-22, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 1 Number 12, October 1935

Revolutionary Parliamentarism, pp. 1-9, by WT

Anti-Parliamentarism and Council-Communism, pp. 9-10

Report from Denmark, pp. 11-14, by L

Critical Remarks: “The Rise of the New Labor Movement”, pp. 15-19, by HW

The Intellectuals, pp. 20-23, by JH = Anton Pannekoek

 

Volume 2

Volume 2 Number 1, December 1935

The Breathing Spell, pp. 1-8, by Paul Mattick

The Lenin Legend, pp. 9-19, by Paul Mattick

The Brussels Conference, pp. 20-26

Portrait of the Counterrevolution, pp. 27-31

 

Volume 2 Number 2, January 1936

Notes on the War Question, pp. 1-9, by Paul Mattick

Trade Unionism, pp. 10-20, by JH = Anton Pannekoek

Problems of the New Labor Movement, pp. 21-35, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 2 Number 3&4, March 1936

The Development of Russia’s Foreign Policy, pp. 1-34, by Paul Mattick

Current Trends in Czechoslovakia, pp. 35-47, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 2 Number 5, April 1936

Election Year, pp. 1-8, by Paul Mattick

The Miners’ Strike in Belgium, pp. 9-15

Workers Councils, pp. 20-27, by JH = Anton Pannekoek

Review of Edward Conze, The Scientific Method of Thinking, pp. 28-29, by Paul Mattick

Review of Walter H. Uphoff, The Kohler Strike, pp. 29-30, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 2 Number 6, May 1936

The Power of Classes, pp. 1-7, by JH = Anton Pannekoek

Communism and Religion, pp. 8-21

Class Struggle in War, pp. 22-36, from Rätekorrespondenz

 

Volume 2 Number 7, June 1936

On the Communist Party, pp. 1-11, by JH = Anton Pannekoek

Dictatorship of the Intellectuals, pp. 12-36, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 2 Number 8, July 1936

The Defeat in France, pp. 1-9, by Paul Mattick

The Role of Fascism, pp. 10-16, by JH = Anton Pannekoek

Luxemburg vs. Lenin, pp. 17-35, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 2 Number 9&10, September 1936

The Land of Promise, report from Palestine, pp. 1-15

The Masters of Tomorrow, pp. 16-42, by Max Nomad

The Party and the Working Class, pp. 43-48, by Anton Pannekoek

 

Volume 2 Number 11, October 1936

The Civil War in Spain, pp. 1-40, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 2 Number 12, November 1936

Work Shop Committees in England, pp. 1-3

On the Soviet Constitution, pp. 4-8, by A. Rudolf

What must be done?, pp. 8-13

Max Nomad’s ‘Masters of tomorrow’, pp. 14-41, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3

Volume 3 Number 1, January 1937

The Era of Good Feeling – Roosevelt’s 2. Term, pp. 1-8, by Paul Mattick

State capitalism and dictatorship, pp. 8-16, by Anton Pannekoek

The Maritime Strike, pp. 17-21, by Paul Mattick

A Letter from Germany, pp. 22-26

Notes on the Question of Unemployment, pp. 27-33, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3 Number 2, February 1937

‘Soviet’-Russia Today, pp. 1-11, from Rätekorrespondenz

Russia’s Latest Execution, pp. 12-13, by Paul Mattick

Fascist Corporatism, pp. 14-26, by Daniel Guerin

New Strikes – New Methods, pp. 26-31, by Paul Mattick

Two New Marxian Quarterlies (Science & Society and Marxist Quarterly), pp. 32-36, by Paul Mattick

Review of Paul H. Douglas, Controlling Depressions, pp. 37-39, by Paul Mattick

Review of S.C. Gilfillian, The Sociology of Invention, pp. 39-41, by Paul Mattick

Review of W.T. Colyer, An Outline History of Unemployment, p. 41, by Paul Mattick

Review of Sidney Hook, From Hegel to Marx, pp. 41-42, by Paul Mattick

Review of Edward Conze, Spain Today: Revolution and Counter-Revolution, pp. 43, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3 Number 3, March 1937

The End of a Strike, pp. 1-5, by Paul Mattick

Supreme Court Reform, pp. 6-9, by Paul Mattick

War Prevention Schemes pp. 9-11 & 19, by Paul Mattick

What Next in Spain?, pp. 12-19, by Paul Mattick

The Situation in England, pp. 20-23

On Fluctuation of Wages, pp. 23-28, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3 Number 4, April 1937

The Brownshirts of Zionism, pp. 1-6, by A Barnatan

Child Labor – a Class Issue, pp. 7-11 & 21, by Paul Mattick

Wages and Prices, pp. 12-15 & 21

Shop Delegates and Worker’s Control, pp. 16-21, M. Chambel

Notes on Productivity and Profit, pp. 22-26, by Paul Mattick

Trotsky and Proletarian Dictatorship, pp. 27-32, by H. Smith

 

Volume 3 Number 5&6, June 1937

Anarchism and the Spanish Revolution, pp. 1-22, by Helmut Wagner

Nature and Significance of ‘Overproduction’, pp. 23-28, by Paul Mattick

Review of Leon Trotsky, The Revolution betrayed, pp. 29-34, by Paul Mattick

Review of Max Eastman, The end of socialism, pp. 34-35, by Paul Mattick

Review of From Tsar to Lenin (A Film Edited by Max Eastman), pp. 35-36, by PW

Review of Johan Strachey, The Theory and Practise of Socialism, pp. 36

Review of The Recovery Problem in the United States, pp. 37-40, by Paul Mattick

Civil War in Catalonia, pp. 41-44, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3 Number 7&8, August 1937

Much Ado About Nothing – CIO, pp. 1-13, by Paul Mattick

Control of Markets and World Capitalism, pp. 14-24, by Paul Mattick

Moscow-fascism in Spain, pp. 25-29, by Paul Mattick

Racketeering – a Phase in Class Conflict, pp. 30-45, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3 Number 9&10, October 1937

The War in the Far East, pp. 1-12,

One Year ‘People’s Front’ in France, pp. 13-16 &43-46, by Paul Mattick

The Old Hegelian Dialectic and the New Materialistic Science, pp. 16-21, by Karl Korsch

The Non-Intervention Comedy Comes to an End in Spain, pp. 22-26, by Hartwig

Review of D.A. Santillam, After the Revolution in Spain, pp. 28-30, by Paul Mattick

Review of O. Newfang, Economic Welfare, pp. 30-31, by Paul Mattick

Review of A. Woodburn, An Outline of Finance, pp. 31-32, by Paul Mattick

Review of E. Epstein, Social Security, pp. 32-33, by Paul Mattick

Review of Wolfson & Weiss, Industrial Unionism in the American Labor Movement, p. 33, by Paul Mattick

Review of G. Hopkins, The Labor Spy, p. 34, by Paul Mattick

Review of E Hass, John L. Lewis Exposed, pp. 34-35, by Paul Mattick

Review of A.R. Williams, The Soviets, p. 35, by Paul Mattick

Review of The Letters of Lenin, pp. 35-37, by Paul Mattick

Review of H Lewy, The Web of Thought and Actions, pp. 37-38, by Paul Mattick

Review of G. Marlen, Earl Browder, Communist or Tool of Wall Street, p. 38, by Paul Mattick

Review of Victor Serge, From Lenin to Stalin, pp. 38-39, by Paul Mattick

Review of Leon Trotsky, The Stalin School of Falsification, p. 39, by Paul Mattick

Review of James, World Revolution 1917-36, pp. 40-41, by Paul Mattick

Review of The National Debt and Government Credit, pp. 41-42, by Paul Mattick

Review of Unemployment and Accumulation, p. 42, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 3 Number 11&12, December 1937

The Materialistic Interpretation of History, pp. 3-4, by Friedrich Engels

The Italian Cooperative State, pp. 4-6, by Hartwig

The Passing of Marxian Orthodoxy – Bernstein – Kautsky – Luxemburg – Lenin, pp. 7-11, by Karl Korsch

Origin and Development of the Communist Party of Germany, pp. 12-18, from Proletarier

Review of M. Yvon, What has Become of the Russian Revolution, p. 19, by Paul Mattick

Review of CIO – Promise of Menace, pp. 19-20, by Paul Mattick

Review of Stuart Chase, Rich Land, Poor Land, pp. 20-21, by Paul Mattick

Review of Rudolph Rocker, The Tragedy of Spain, pp. 21-22, by Paul Mattick

The CIO Breaks Strikes, pp. 23-24, by Paul Mattick

Asia and World Imperialism, pp. 25-35, by Paul Mattick

Stalinism and Bolshevism, pp. 36-40, by Paul Mattick

 


The journal changed its title to "Living Marxism"

 

Volume 4

Volume 4 Number 1, February 1938

Against the Stream, pp. 1-3, by Paul Mattick

The Future of Unemployment, pp. 4-15, by Paul Mattick

Literature on Unemployment, by Paul Mattick[*]

Planning New Depressions, pp. 15-20, by Karl Korsch

The Right to Work[*]

Marxism and Psychology, pp. 21-30

Review of Reuben Osborn, Freud and Marx, pp. 30-31

Review of Upton Sinclair, The Flivver King, pp. 31-32

Review of Bruce Minton & John Stuart, Men Who Lead Labor, p. 32, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 4 Number 2, March 1938

Welcome the Depression, pp. 33-40, by Paul Mattick

A Bird in the Hand, pp. 40-44, by Paul Mattick

The Marxist Ideology in Russia, pp. 44-50, by Karl Korsch

The Simple and the Complex – H[*]

What Can the Unemployed Do? pp. 52-61, by Paul Mattick

Review of Clinch Calkins, Spy Overhead & Leo Huberman, The Labor Spy racket, pp. 61-62, by Paul Mattick

Review of W.H. Chamberlin, Japan over Asia, p. 62, by Paul Mattick

Review of Foster Rhea Dulles, Forty Years of American-Japanese Relations, pp. 62-63, by Paul Mattick

Review of Leonid J. Strakhovsky, The Origin of American Intervention in North Russia, p. 63, by Paul Mattick

Review of Mervyn Crobaugh, Economics for Everybody, p. 63, by Paul Mattick

Review of Charles E. Carpenter, A Real New Deal, pp. 63-64, by Paul Mattick

Review of H Wallon, et al. Science in the light of Marxism (Die Wissenschaft im Lichte des Marxismus), p. 64, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 4 Number 3, May 1938

German Fascism on the Offensive, pp. 65-72, by SP

The Lorelei, pp. 72-76, by Paul Mattick

Economics and Politics in Spain, pp. 76-82, by Karl Korsch

The Dominican Republic Solves its Unemployment Problem, pp. 83-85,

What Can the Unemployed do?, part 2, pp. 85-92, by Paul Mattick

Review of America’s stake in International Investments, published by the Brookings Institution, pp. 92-94, by Paul Mattick

Review of John Dallard, Caste and Class in a Southern Town, pp. 94-95, by Paul Mattick

Review of Marie Dresden Lanie & Francis Steegmuller, America on Relief; Trends in Relief Expenditures published by the Works Progress Administration; This Question of Relief published by Public Affairs Pamphlets, pp. 95-96, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 4 Number 4, August 1938

Organizations of the Unemployed, pp. 97-105, by Paul Mattick

The Masses and the Vanguard, pp. 106-109, by Paul Mattick

Communist Production and Distribution, pp. 109-114, by Paul Mattick

Marxism and the Present Task of the Proletarian Class Struggle, pp. 115-119, by Karl Korsch

Southern Negroes, pp. 119-127

Review of Harry Barnard, Eagle Forgotten, The Life of John Peter Altgeld, pp. 127-128, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 4 Number 5, November 1938

The World War in the Making, pp. 129-138, by Paul Mattick

Lenin’s Philosophy, pp. 138-144, by Karl Korsch

General Question of Organization, pp. 144-153, by J. Harper = Anton Pannekoek

A ‘Marxian’ Approach to the Jewish question, pp. 153-156, by Paul Mattick

The Workers’ Alliance, pp. 156-160, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 4 Number 6, April 1939

The Jitterbugs, pp. 161-165, by Paul Mattick

Union Unity?, pp. 166-177, by Paul Mattick

The Concentration Camp Grows, by Paul Mattick[*]

Collectivization in Spain, pp. 178-182, by Karl Korsch

Marxism and Marginal Utility Economics, pp. 182-185, by Paul Mattick

Review of Karl Korsch, Karl Marx, pp. 185-188, by Paul Mattick

Review of Ignazio Silone, The School for Dictators, pp. 188-190, by Karl Korsch

Review of Benjamin Stolberg, The Story of the CIO and Mary Heaton Easton, Labor’s New Millions, pp. 190-192, by Paul Mattick

Review of Angelica Balbanoff, My Life as a Rebel, p. 192, by Paul Mattick

Review of A. M. Schlesinger ‘The New Deal in Action’.[*]

 

Volume 4 Number 7, June 1939

Karl Kautsky: From Marx to Hitler, pp. 193-207, by Paul Mattick

The Struggle for Democracy, pp. 207-211, by Paul Mattick

Curbing Big Business, pp. 211-215, by PW

On the Impotence of Revolutionary Groups, pp. 216-220, by Sam Moss

Review of Martov, The State and the Socialist Revolution, pp. 220-221, by Paul Mattick

Review of Geoffrey T Garrat, Mussolini’s Roman Empire, pp. 221-222, by Paul Mattick

Review of Max Nomed, Apostles of Revolution, pp. 222-223, by Paul Mattick

Review of Gunnar Landtman, The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes, p. 223, by Paul Mattick

Review of Herbert Harris, American Labor & Robert R.R. Brooks, Unions of their own Choosing, pp. 223-224, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 4 Number 8, September 1939

Security With 403’s, pp. 225-233, by Paul Mattick

On the Economic Theory of Socialism, pp. 234-244, by Paul Mattick

The Struggle Against Fascism Begins with the Struggle Against Bolshevism, pp. 245-255, by Otto Rühle

Review of Franz Borkenau, World Communism, A History of the Communist International, pp. 255-256, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 5

Volume 5 Number 1, Spring 1940

The War is Permanent, pp. 1-27, by Paul Mattick

The End of Bourgeois Economics, pp. 27-44, by Paul Mattick

The Historical Character of the War and the Task of the Working Class, pp. 44-58, by Alpha

Review of Michael Fraenkel, Death is Not Enough, p. 58, by Paul Mattick

Review of J.B.S. Haldane, The Marxist Philosophy and the Sciences, pp. 59-61, by Karl Korsch

 

Volume 5 Number 2, Fall 1940

Leon Trotsky, pp. 1-6, by Paul Mattick

Prelude to Hitler, pp. 7-14, by Karl Korsch

Which Side to Take?, pp. 14-18, by Otto Rühle

Why Past Revolutionary Movements Failed, pp. 19-28, by Anton Pannekoek

The Fascist Counter-Revolution, pp. 29-37, by Karl Korsch

Discussion

Some Question Concerning Karl Korsch’s ‘The Fascist Counter-Revolution’ pp. 37-39, by MR

Answer, pp. 39-41, by Karl Korsch

 

Long Live the War, pp. 42-61

Review of Franz Borkenau, The New German Empire, pp. 61-63, by Karl Korsch

Review of Paul Froelich, The Life and Work of Rosa Luxemburg, pp. 63-64, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 5 Number 3, Winter 1941

Fascism Made in USA, pp. 1-30, by Paul Mattick

Discussion

The Dynamics of War and Revolution, Reply, p. 30-33, by Lawrence Dennis,

Rejoinder, pp. 33-35, by Paul Mattick

 

The Workers’ Fight Against Fascism, pp. 36-49, by Karl Korsch

The War for a Better World, pp. 50-61, by Paul Mattick

Review of Olga Hess Gankin & H.H. Fisher, The Bolsheviks and the World War, The Origin of the Third International, pp. 61-62, by Paul Mattick

Review of Franz Hoellering, The Defenders, pp. 63-64, by Paul Mattick

Review of T.H. Reynolds, Economic Aspects of the Monroe Doctrine and As Our Neighbours See Us, Readings in the Relations of the United States and Latin America 1820-1940, p. 64, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 5 Number 4, Spring 1941

The Fight for Britain, the Fight for Democracy and the War Aims of the Working Class, pp. 1-6, by Beta = Karl Korsch

From Liberalism to Fascism, pp. 6-20, by Paul Mattick

Revolution For What? Critical comment on Jan Valtin ‘Out of the Night’, pp. 21-29, by Karl Korsch

Man and Society in the Age of Reconstruction, pp. 20-59, by Paul Mattick

Review of Towards the Full Use of Resources, published by the National Resources Planning Board, pp. 60-63, by Karl Korsch

Review of Charles Hunt Page, Class and American Sociology, pp. 63-64, by Paul Mattick

Review of Solomon F. Bloom, A World of Nations, A Study of the National Implications in the Works of Karl Marx, p. 64, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 6

Volume 6 Number 1, Fall 1941

War and Revolution, pp. 1-14, by Karl Korsch

Stages of Totalitarian Economy, pp. 15-24, by H Bruggers

Two Men in a Boat – Not to Speak of the Eight Points, pp. 24-79, by Paul Mattick

Review of Manya Gordon, Workers Before and After Lenin, Fifty Years of Russian Labor, pp. 79-80, by Paul Mattick

 


The journal changed its title to "New Essays – A Quarterly Devoted to the Study of Modern Society"

 

Volume 6 Number 2, Fall 1942

Notes on History, pp. 1-9, by Karl Korsch

Materialism and Historical Materialism, pp. 9-25, by J. Harper = Anton Pannekoek

Marxism and Empiricism, pp. 25-29, by Fred

The Heydrich Pattern, pp. 30-35, by Alpha

What Destroyed Democracy?, pp. 35-43, by Julien Caffinet

The Structure of Totalitarianism, pp. 43-49, by Karl Korsch

The Marxian Dialectic and its Recent Critics, pp. 49-75, by Paul Mattick

Review of Maxime Y. Sweezy, The Structure of the Nazi Economy and C.W. Guillebaud, The Social Policy of Nazi Germany, pp. 75-77, by Paul Mattick

Review of Linden A. Mauder, Foundations of Modern World Society, pp. 77-78, by Paul Mattick

Review of Cyril Falls, The Nature of Modern Warfare, p. 79, by Karl Korsch

Review of John Kenneth Turner, Challenge to Karl Marx, pp. 79-80, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 6 Number 3, Spring 1943

Wilson vs. Roosevelt, pp. 1-7, by Dwight Macdonald

A Historical View of Geopolitics, pp. 8-17, by Karl Korsch

The Bureaucratic Spirit, pp. 17-23, by Sebastian Frank

Marxism and Pragmatism, pp. 23-26, by C.P. West

Competition and Monopoly, pp. 26-58, by Paul Mattick

Philosophy and the State, pp. 58-69, by Paul Mattick

Review of Margaret Mead, And Keep Your Powder Clean! An Anthropologist Looks at America, pp. 70-74, by Karl Korsch

Review of Erich Fromm, Escape from Freedom, pp. 74-75, by Victor Serge

Review of Michael Straight, Make This the Last War, pp. 76-77, by WB

Review of J.B. Jansen and Stefan Weyl, The Silent War, The Underground Movement in Germany, pp. 77-78

Review of Guglielmo Ferror, The Principle of Power, The Great Political Crisis of History, pp. 78-79, by Paul Mattick

Review of Edward Hallet Carr, Conditions of Peace, pp. 79-80, by Paul Mattick

 

Volume 6 Number 4, Winter 1943

Vladimir Korolenko, pp. 1-22, by Rosa Luxemburg

The Modern Machiavellians, pp. 22-44, by Paul Mattick

Societal Implications of Russian Resistance, pp. 45-60, by George Kimmelman

Pragmatism: the Logic of Capitalism, pp. 61-79, by C.P. West

Review of Joseph Borkin & Charles A. Welsh, Germany’s Master Plan, The Story of Industrial Offensive, p. 80, by Paul Mattick

Review of Leon Trotsky, In Defense of Marxism, Against Petty-Bourgeois Opposition, pp. 80-81, by Paul Mattick

 


Notes:

(*) Presumably omitted in B. A. Frandsen's compilation (unverified 11.22.10).