SEP Summer School 2005: Marxism and the Foundations of the Fourth International

Marxism, History & Socialist Consciousness

Parts 1-3

By David North, 24 August 2007

Mehring Books has published a new book by David North, Marxism, History & Socialist Consciousness, which is now available for purchase online. Last Friday, we began publication of the book’s text. The Foreword was posted on August 17, and below we post Parts 1-3.

Lecture nine: The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International

Part 3

By Peter Schwarz, 13 October 2005

The following is the third and concluding part of the lecture “The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International.” It was delivered by Peter Schwarz, the secretary of the International Committee of the Fourth International and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Parts one and two were posted October 11 and October 12.

Lecture nine: The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International

Part 2

By Peter Schwarz, 12 October 2005

The following is the scond part of the lecture “The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International.” It was delivered by Peter Schwarz, the secretary of the International Committee of the Fourth International and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be presented in three parts. Part one was posted October 11.

Lecture nine: The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International

By Peter Schwarz, 11 October 2005

The lecture was delivered by Peter Schwarz, the secretary of the International Committee of the Fourth International and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture nine: The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International

Part 1

By Peter Schwarz, 11 October 2005

The following is the first part of the lecture “The rise of fascism in Germany and the collapse of the Communist International.” It was delivered by Peter Schwarz, the secretary of the International Committee of the Fourth International and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be presented in three parts. (See Part 2 and Part 3).

Lecture eight: The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism

Part 5

By Nick Beams, 10 October 2005

The following is the fifth and concluding part of the lecture “The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism.” It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Part one were posted October 5, Part two on October 6, Part three on October 7 and Part four on October 8.

Lecture eight: The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism

Part 4

By Nick Beams, 8 October 2005

The following is the fourth part of the lecture “The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism.” It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be presented in five parts. Part one were posted October 5, Part two on October 6 and Part three on October 7.

Lecture eight: The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism

Part 3

By Nick Beams, 7 October 2005

The following is the third part of the lecture “The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism.” It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be presented in five parts. Part one were posted October 5 and part two on October 6.

Lecture eight: The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism

Part 2

By Nick Beams, 6 October 2005

The following is the second part of the lecture “The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism.” It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be presented in five parts. Part one was posted October 5.

Lecture eight: The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism

By Nick Beams, 5 October 2005

The following lecture was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture eight: The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism

Part 1

By Nick Beams, 5 October 2005

The following is the first part of the lecture “The 1920s—the road to depression and fascism.” It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be presented in five parts. (See Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5)

Lecture seven: Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over “proletarian culture”

Part 4

By David Walsh, 4 October 2005

The following is the fourth and final part of the lecture “Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over ‘proletarian culture’.” It was delivered by David Walsh, the arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Part 1 was posted September 30, part 2 on October 1 and part 3 on October 3.

Lecture seven: Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over “proletarian culture”

Part 3

By David Walsh, 3 October 2005

The following is the third part of the lecture “Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over ‘proletarian culture’.” It was delivered by David Walsh, the arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Part 1 was posted September 30, part 2 on October 1. The lecture will appear in four parts.

Lecture seven: Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over “proletarian culture”

Part 2

By David Walsh, 1 October 2005

The following is the second part of the lecture “Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over ‘proletarian culture’.” It was delivered by David Walsh, the arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Part one was posted September 30. The lecture will appear in four parts.

Lecture seven: Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over “proletarian culture”

Part 1

By David Walsh, 30 September 2005

The following is the first part of the lecture “Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over ‘proletarian culture’.” It was delivered by David Walsh, the arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It will appear in four parts. (See Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4)

Lecture seven: Marxism, art and the Soviet debate over “proletarian culture”

By David Walsh, 30 September 2005

This lecture was delivered by David Walsh, the arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture six: Socialism in one country or permanent revolution

Part 3

By Bill Van Auken, 29 September 2005

The following is the third and final part of the lecture “Socialism in one country or permanent revolution.” It was delivered by Bill Van Auken at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture is being posted in three parts. Part 1 was posted September 27; Part 2 was posted September 28.

Lecture six: Socialism in one country or permanent revolution

Part 2

By Bill Van Auken, 28 September 2005

The following is the second part of the lecture “Socialism in one country or permanent revolution.” It was delivered by Bill Van Auken at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture is being posted in three parts. Part 1 was posted September 27.

Lecture six: Socialism in one country or permanent revolution

By Bill Van Auken, 27 September 2005

This lecture was delivered by Bill Van Auken at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture six: Socialism in one country or permanent revolution

Part 1

By Bill Van Auken, 27 September 2005

The following is the first part of the lecture “Socialism in one country or permanent revolution.” It was delivered by Bill Van Auken at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (See Part 2 and Part 3).

Lecture five

World War I: The breakdown of capitalism

Part 5

By Nick Beams, 26 September 2005

This is the fifth and final part of the lecture “World War I: The breakdown of capitalism”. It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4).

Lecture five

World War I: The breakdown of capitalism

Part 4

By Nick Beams, 24 September 2005

This is the fourth part of the lecture “World War I: The breakdown of capitalism”. It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will appear in five instalments. (See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 5).

Lecture five

World War I: The breakdown of capitalism

Part 3

By Nick Beams, 23 September 2005

This is the third part of the lecture “World War I: The breakdown of capitalism”. It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will appear in five parts. (See Part 1, Part 2, Part 4 and Part 5).

Letters on the SEP/WSWS Summer School

22 September 2005

The following are a selection of letters sent to the World Socialist Web Site on the series of lectures given at the Summer School of the Socialist Equality Party and WSWS.

Lecture five

World War I: The breakdown of capitalism

Part 2

By Nick Beams, 22 September 2005

This is the second part of the lecture “World War I: The breakdown of capitalism”. It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will appear in five parts. (See Part 1, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5).

Lecture five:

World War I: The breakdown of capitalism

Part 1

By Nick Beams, 21 September 2005

This is the first part of the lecture “World War I: The breakdown of capitalism”. It was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will appear in five parts. (See Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5).

Lecture five:

World War I: The breakdown of capitalism

By Nick Beams, 21 September 2005

This lecture was delivered by Nick Beams, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Australia and a member of the WSWS Editorial Board, at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

Part 6

By David North, 20 September 2005

This is the sixth and final part of the lecture “Marxism, history and the science of perspective,” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Part 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 were posted September 14-19.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

Part 5

By David North, 19 September 2005

This is the fifth part of the lecture “Marxism, history and the science of perspective,” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be posted in six installments. Part 1, 2, 3 and 4 were posted on September 14-17.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

Part 4

By David North, 17 September 2005

This is the fourth part of the lecture “Marxism, history and the science of perspective,” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be posted in six installments. Part 1, 2 and 3 were posted on September 14-16.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

Part 3

By David North, 16 September 2005

This is the third part of the lecture “Marxism, history and the science of perspective,” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be posted in six installments. Part 1 and 2 were posted on September 14 and 15.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

Part 2

By David North, 15 September 2005

This is the second part of the lecture “Marxism, history and the science of perspective,” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be posted in six installments. Part 1 was posted on September 14.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

By David North, 14 September 2005

This lecture was delivered by World Socialist Web SiteEditorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture four: Marxism, history and the science of perspective

Part 1

By David North, 14 September 2005

This is the first part of the lecture “Marxism, history and the science of perspective,” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture will be posted in six installments. (See Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6).

Lecture two: Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century

Part 3

By David North, 5 September 2005

This is the third and final part of the lecture “Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Parts 1 and 2 were posted September 2 and September 3.

Lecture two: Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century

Part 2

By David North, 3 September 2005

This is the second part of the lecture “Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture was posted in three parts. Part 1 was posted September 2 and Part 3 on September 5.

Lecture two: Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century

By David North, 2 September 2005

This lecture was delivered by World Socialist Web SiteEditorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Lecture two: Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century

Part 1

By David North, 2 September 2005

This is the first part of the lecture “Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century” delivered by World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The lecture was posted in three parts. Part 2 was posted September 3 and Part 3 on September 5.

Lecture two: Marxism versus revisionism on the eve of the twentieth century

By David North, 2 September 2005

This lecture was delivered by World Socialist Web SiteEditorial Board Chairman David North at the Socialist Equality Party/WSWS summer school held August 14 to August 20, 2005 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.