National Democratic Revolution

Introduction to this course on the National Democratic Revolution

Openings to this course on the National Democratic Revolution

Ref.
Title
Main Text
Author
Opening
1401
National Democratic Revolution
Development of Utopian Socialism
Engels
1 (click)
1402
Origin of the National Republic
18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, C1 & 7
Marx
2 (click)
1403
Genesis of the NDR
Report on National & Colonial Question, 2CCI
Lenin
3 (click)
1404
National-Scale Democracy
Black Proletariat, ICU, Black Republic, Cradock Letter
Various
4 (click)
1405
The National Question
Moses Kotane, C2, The National Question
Bunting
5 (click)
1406
People’s Republic
Chinese Revolution & Chinese Communist Party
Mao
6 (click)
1407
Congress, Pact and Defiance
The African Miners Strike of 1946
Naicker
7 (click)
1408
Congress Call
Call to the Congress of the People; Freedom Charter
ANC
8 (click)
1409
Peasants’ Revolt
Peasants’ Revolt
Govan Mbeki
9 (click)
1410
Strategy and Tactics
Strategy and Tactics, Morogoro, 1969
ANC
10 (click)
1411
SA Working Class & the NDR
SA Working Class and the NDR
Slovo
11 (click)
1412
Hegemony in the NDR
Building hegemony on NDR terrain, 2009
SACP
12 (click)







Supplementary Texts:


1401a
National Democratic Revolution
Critique of the Gotha Programme
Karl Marx
1
1402a
Origin of the National Republic
Address to the Communist League, March 1850
Marx
2
1402b
Origin of the National Republic
Class Struggles in France, Defeat of June 1848
Marx
2
1403a
Genesis of the NDR
Manifesto, Baku Congress of the Peoples of the East
CI
3
1403b
Genesis of the NDR
Some Aspects of the Southern Question
Gramsci
3
1404a
National-Scale Democracy
Class & Colour, C10, Socialism & Nationalism
Simons
4
1405a
The National Question
Class & Colour, C19, Theory & Practice
Simons
5
1406a
People’s Republic
People's Democratic Dictatorship, 1949
Mao
6
1406b
People’s Republic
Reform or Revolution, Intro, C2, C7, C9, C10
Luxemburg
6
1407a
Congress, Pact and Defiance
Three Doctors’ Pact, 1947, Xuma, Naicker, Dadoo
Doctors
7
1407b
Congress, Pact and Defiance
Defiance of Unjust Laws Campaign, Drum
Nxumalo
7
1409a
Peasants’ Revolt
Citizen & Subject, C8, Linking Urban and Rural
Mamdani
9
1409b
Peasants’ Revolt
The case-history of Poujadisme
Foster
9
1410a
Strategy and Tactics
Road to South African Freedom
SACP
10
1410b
Strategy and Tactics
Disruptive Role of PAC, United Front Failure
Dadoo
10
1410c
Strategy and Tactics
Arusha Declaration
Nyerere
10
1411a
SA Working Class & the NDR
Transformation not a balancing act
Nzimande
11
1411b
SA Working Class & the NDR
The Brutal Side of Capitalist Development, 2004
Moore
11
1411c
SA Working Class & the NDR
Strategy & Tactics, Polokwane, 2007
ANC
11