Gilles Dauvé

The Disappointed of 1968: Seeking Refuge in Utopia

The communisers do not have a strategy for exiting capitalist society. The real and difficult problems of class consciousness, political organisation, bourgeois power and a period of transition are simply brushed aside as non-problems. What this represents is disillusionment and a cry of despair.

Curdistão? - Gilles Dauvé

Uma análise crítica do movimento curdo contra o pano de fundo do conflito sírio e a assim chamada “Revolução de Rojava”, por Gilles Dauvé.

Dauvé versus Marx

Juvenile convicts at work in the fields, 1905.

In critiquing Silvia Federici's Caliban and the Witch Gilles Dauvé highlights limitations in his own conception of the creation of the proletariat internationally, and his understanding of Marx’s work on slavery. These limitations are not unique to Dauvé, but as someone libcom cites as an influence, especially due to his insistence on the proletariat as a negative rather than positive category, and who has been influential on the communisation tendency generally, we should expect better.

The role of the left in the rise of far-right populism - Ben Debney

If Trump exemplifies the use of scapegoats by the far right for the destruction of the country by the pursuit of privilege, then Hilary Clinton exemplifies the use of scapegoats by what passes for the left for the selling out of principle on much the same grounds, a habit with many similar examples in more radical spheres.

John Gray - Introduction to The Question of the State

Anonymously published introduction on the now-defunct John Gray website, this is written as an introduction to La Guerre Sociale's 'The Question of the State', discussing the history of the article and its relation to the Faurisson affair where some French ultra-left groups including La Guerre Sociale supported Robert Faurisson's negationism (holocaust revisionism).

Get rid of work - Gilles Dauvé

A slightly modified chapter 3 of the book From Crisis to Communization, published in 2017 by Editions Entremonde.

En este mundo, pero no de este mundo – Gilles Dauvé

Artículo de Gilles Duavé en el que retoma los aspectos básicos de la revolución comunista en la perspectiva de la realidad presente: la del fin de los llamados "socialismos reales" como la debacle ambiental y su contestación ecológica, entre otros.

Quando as insurreições morrem – Gilles Dauvé

Influente texto sobre a história das revoluções e contrarrevoluções que aconteceram na primeira metade do século XX, especialmente o período de 1917 até 1937, abrangendo as insurreições do trabalhadores na Itália, na Alemanha, na Rússia e na Espanha, a relação entre a derrota dessas insurreições e o crescimento da social-democracia, da democracia, do fascismo e do nazismo e a maneira como o Estado se converte em democracia e ditadura conforme as necessidades do capital.