Foundations: Our Beliefs and Values Outlined


Foundations: Our Beliefs and Values Outlined:

The materials in this guide will give you a broad understanding of Marxist politics, philosophy, and economics. They will also help you to start learning how to apply Marxist science to the problems workers face in Britain today. They cannot be exhaustive, and should not be considered the end, but only the beginning of your education.

“Without a revolutionary theory, there can be no revolutionary movement.”

– VI Lenin, What Is To Be Done?

Foundations: our beliefs and values outlined:

Video: Theory and practice (an introduction by Harpal Brar, Former chair of the CPGB-ML)

Video: The Communist Manifesto. Karl Marx & Frederick Engles. Read by R Brar.

K Marx and F Engels, The Communist Manifesto, 1848

Red Youth statement of aims: We Want Freedom

Each one, teach one: build the red bases! (Red Youth)

Video: Join the struggle! (speech by R Brar)

CPGB-ML party program

Video: Revolution in Britain (speech by H Brar)

The three sources and three component parts of Marxism by VI Lenin, 1913

The principles of communism by F Engels, 1847

Video: Class society and the state (presentation by J Brar)

Video: The state and revolution (presentation by H Brar)

JV Stalin, The Foundations of Leninism, 1924

VI Lenin, The State and Revolution, 1917

F Engels, Anti-Dühring [Part 3], 1977

F Engels, The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State, 1884

About the CPGB-ML


  1. Foundations: our beliefs and values outlined  (This Section)
  2. What Is The Dictatorship Of The Proletariat?
  3. Marxist Philosophy
  4. Marxist Economics
  5. Organisation
  6. History: world wars, revolutions and national-liberation struggles
  7. Roots of socialism
  8. On Britain
  9. Bourgeois trends in the working-class movement