Myth of the Party

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Fifth Estate # 336, Spring, 1991

See Fifth Estate introduction in this issue. Social revolutions are not “made” by parties, groups, or cadres; they occur as a result of deep-seated historic forces and contradictions that activate large sections of the population. They occur not merely (as …

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The Anarchist Revolution

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Fifth Estate # 84, July 24-August 6, 1969

Murray Bookchin is the editor of Anarchos magazine, a periodically appearing journal of anarchist thought published in New York City. Copies of his magazine and other writings are available from Anarchos, P.O. Box 466, Peter Stuyvesant Station, N.Y., N.Y. 10009 …

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The Myth of The Party

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Fifth Estate # 393, Spring 2015

This is an excerpt of Murray Bookchin’s 1969 pamphlet Listen, Marxist! A longer version appeared in the May 1976 Fifth Estate, which is available in our archives at FifthEstate.org. // Share this on…

Myth of the Party

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Fifth Estate # 272, May 1976

Social revolutions are not “made” by parties, groups, or cadres; they occur as a result of deep-seated historic forces and contradictions that activate large sections of the population. They occur not merely (as Trotsky argued) because the “masses” find the …

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Notes on the Death of Franco (Part II)

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Fifth Estate # 269, February, 1976

In Part I of Notes on the Death of Franco, the historic rise of fascism under Franco was outlined. Part II analyzes modern Spain and the state of the revolutionary movement today. // Share this on…

Notes on the Death of Franco (Part I)

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Fifth Estate # 268, January, 1976

Next issue: Part II of “Notes on the Death of Franco” will cover an analysis of modern Spain and the state of the revolutionary movement today. Murray Bookchin is the author of a forthcoming book The Spanish Anarchists which is …

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