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Hal Draper

The late Hal Draper is the author of the five-volume study of Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution as well as War and Revolution: Lenin and the Myth of Revolutionary Defeatism and Berkeley: The New Student Revolt. He was also a prominent socialist journalist and editor of the journal Labor Action from 1948-1958.

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  • Karl Marx Was Right: A Reading List

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    Marx's writing has helped inspire revolutions, rebellions, and struggle all over the world; we could  use a little bit of that inspiration now. We’ve put together this Marx and Marxism reading list to help that effort. All of these books are currently 30% Off.

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Books

  • Berkeley

    Brimming with lessons still relevant for today's activists, Berkeley: The Student Revolt is a classic of on-the-ground historical reportage.

  • The Adventures of The Communist Manifesto

    A new, definitive, translation of the Karl Marx and Frederick Engels' Communist Mannifesto by American socialist luminary, Hal Draper.

  • Socialism From Below

    In exploring the question: "What do we mean by socialism?,” Hal Draper argues genuine liberation can be won only through self-emancipation.