C. L. R. James
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C. L. R. James
Today we ought to be able to see first that Booker T. Washington faced a situation in which he was seeking desperately for a way…
The late development of mass industrial organization in the United States has both stimulated and retarded the political development of the American working class.
The international proletariat first appeared on the scene in the early Thirties of the nineteenth century, and its first great action was the French Revolution…
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the…
My father was a teacher, and there were teachers all around, his friends, they were working for the Government and their behaviour was within strictly…
In World War II the hostility and the exasperation resulting from the statification of the economy and the strain of the war have been directed…
I was a Labour Party man but I found myself to the left of the Labour party in Nelson, militant as that was. I came…
I had formed a black movement, so I would speak for the Trotskyist movement and then walk about a hundred yards to where the black…
Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker…
It is over one hundred years since the abolition of slavery. The Negro people in the United States have taken plenty and they have reached…
I had a national and international reputation. I had written the history and articles. So I brought to the Trotskyist movement some international reputation.
The home stands in contrast to all other capitalist institutions as the last stronghold of pre-capitalist isolation.
The antagonisms between men and women express themselves in the most delicate phase of their life together – in their sexual relationship.
I must say the idea of a United Africa was nonsense.
I may as well say it, I have been married three times.
First of all, Bolshevism represents revolution and the revolutionary struggle.
It is not only that Germany has been defeated in the war, Kaiser Wilhelm’s Germany was defeated.
All the world has been converted and Washington is the modem Mecca.
Capitalism has socialized production. It has brought thousands of people together in the factory and involved them in new social relationships.
The country has undergone a profound social upheaval, the greatest the proletariat has ever known.
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