Johannesburg Communist University: 2007 Draft Programme.*


Date
Title
Author
Presenter
31-Jan
3 Sources and 3 Component Parts of Marxism (1913)
Lenin
Solly Mapaila
Love Not War
07-Feb
SACP Constitution (2005)
SACP
George Raphela
14
On War (1827)
Clausewitz
Floyd Shivambu
21
On the Time for Armed Struggle (1974)
Pomeroy
Hepworth Moyikwa
28
How to master Secret Work (1980)
SACP
Dominic Tweedie
07-Mar
Cooking the Rice Inside the Pot (1985)
Mzala
Castro Ngobese
14
Message to the Tricontinental, 1967
Che Guevara
Buti Manamela
State Power
28
Road to SA Freedom (1962)
SACP
8
04-Apr
Strategy and Tactics (1969)
ANC
Skhumbuzo Thomo
11
The Green Book (1979)
ANC
Malesela Maleka
18
State Power Document (2006)
SACP
11
24
Possibilities for Fundamental Social Change (2006)
COSATU
12
02-May
COSATU 9th Congress Video Part 2 (2006) - CANCELLED
COSATU
13
Bonapartism and Reformism
8
Class Struggles in France (1850) and Caesarism (1933)
Marx, Gramsci
14
15
18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (1852)
Marx
15
22
Civil War in France (Paris Commune) (1871)
Marx
16
29
Critique of the Gotha Programme, 1875
Marx
17
05-Jun
Two Tactics of Social Democracy (1905)
Lenin
18
12
State and Revolution (1917)
Lenin
19
Internationalism and Solidarity
19
Working Class Struggle (Inaugural Address to IWA) (1864)
Marx
20
26
The Chinese Revolution and Chinese Communist Party (1939)
Mao
21
03-Jul
Neo-colonialism, Last Stage of Imperialism, Nkrumah (1965)
Nkrumah
Lucian Segami
10
A Great Cause (1999)
Gurney
23
17
Neo-colonialism and Underdevelopment (1975)
Leys
24
24
Cuban Revolutionary Internationalism in Africa
New
25
Communist Humanism v. Anti-Human Capitalism
31
Capital Vol. 1, C1, Commodities & Money (1867)
Marx
26
07-Aug
Capital Vol. 1, C2, Exchange (1867)
Marx
27
14
Capital Vol. 1, C3, Circulation of Commodities (1867)
Marx
28
21
Capital Vol. 1, C4, General Formula for Capital (1867)
Marx
29
28
Women - Caste, Class or Oppressed Sex? (1970)
Reed
30
04-Sep
What is to be Done (1902)
Lenin
31
Unity and the Vanguard
11
Authority and Indifferentism (1872 and 1873)
Marx
32
18
Disruption of Unity under cover of Outcries for Unity (1914)
Lenin
33
25
Weapon of Theory (1966)
Cabral
34
02-Oct
Imperative of Building Non-Racial Working Class Unity (2003)
SACP
35
9
Better Fewer, But Better (1923)
Lenin
36
16
The State (1919)
Lenin
37
South African Organised Working Class
23
We need transformation, not a balancing act (1997)
Nzimande, Cronin
38
30
SACP 2002 Programme (2002)
SACP
39
06-Nov
Internet, Press, Education, Organisation and Mobilisation
Communist University
40
13
Local Alliances of Popular Power
Communist University
41
20
The Prince (1512)
Machiavelli
42
The ANC and the Alliance
27
ANC Congress Resolutions
ANC
44
04-Dec
SACP and COSATU on the ANC Congress
SACP, COSATU
45
11
ANC Conference
Reports
46
* Texts and order may be changed by the study group.
Venue and Time: COSATU House, 1 Leyds Street, corner Biccard, Braamfontein, 17h00 – 18h30.
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.
All are welcome. Contact: Dominic Tweedie, e-mail hypercube@telkomsa.net or dominic.tweedie@gmail.com.

2006 Programme

2005 Programme