Basic Communist Course, 2006 Version


Basic Communism Series, Openings, for ZAPU

Date
Title
Author
Opening

Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Chapter 2, 16pp
Freire
1

Communist Manifesto 1, Bourgeois and Proletarians 1848, 8pp
Marx
2

How to be a good Communist, C1, 1939, 4pp
Liu Shaoqi
3

The Prince, 1512, 8pp
Machiavelli
4

3 Sources and 3 Component Parts of Marxism, 1913, 4pp
Lenin
5

Worker Solidarity and Unions, 2003, 8pp + 2pp
MIA, Hannington
6

Negotiations, 2004, 8pp
MIA
7

Value, Price and Profit, Parts 6 to 10, 1865, 8pp
Marx
8

SACP Constitution, 2007
SACP
9

The State, 1919, 11pp
Lenin
10

The Struggle for Democracy, 2003, 8 pp
Issa Shivji
11

On the Time for Armed Struggle, 1974, 12pp
Pomeroy
12

Openers should be on time to open the discussion for 10-15 minutes, reviewing the work and bringing out suitable talking points. The chairperson will encourage dialogue involving all participants. Please volunteer to open a discussion – all it requires is that you read the work and give your own brief account of it.