Johnson–Forest Tendency

Strata in the working class - Martin Glaberman

Article by Martin Glaberman on the divisions within the working class.

The Legacy of CLR James - Red and Black Notes

CLR James

The following article was written for an on-line discussion of CLR James' book Facing Reality. It was been edited for publication by Red and Black Notes, and is republished here.

Glaberman, Martin: 1918 - 2001 - Obituary by Red and Black Notes

Red & Black Notes was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Martin Glaberman on December 17, 2001. Marty was active in the workers' movement for almost seventy years, as a writer, agitator, activist and teacher. His death is a tremendous loss to those who knew him and the working class.

On Workers Culture - CLR James

The following article is an extract from an unsigned editorial in the newspaper Correspondence, December 12 1953. It may have been written by C.L.R. James, who had written an extensive essay on a related theme several weeks earlier. It should be noted that despite the use of the masculine pronoun throughout the article, the Correspondence group were quite sensitive to questions of gender. Thanks to Scott McLemee for providing this material. This article has been archived on from the Red and Black Notes website.

Karl Marx and the Paris Commune - CLR James

CLR James on Marx, the Commune and their relevance for workers in the US.

On C.L.R. James' Notes on Dialectics

A review by Raya Dunayevskaya of a work by CLR James.

Socialism or Barbarism - Raya Dunayevskaya

A short article by Raya Dunayevskaya from 1954 about the French group, Socialisme ou Barbarie.

On the Woman Question: An Orientation

Selma James delivered this report on behalf of the Johnson-Forest Tendency. Selma James was an important figure in the Johnson-Forest Tendency, a co-author of the pamphlet, A Woman’s Place, during the Correspondence period.

State capitalism and world revolution - CLR James

Marxist CLR James on state capitalism and revolution.

The Right of Self-Determination and the Negro in the United States of North Americas

Written by CLR James, this is from the Socialist Workers Party New York Convention Resolutions, 11 July 1939.