A fine issue of Living Marxism with some major essays. Karl Korsch’s ‘The Fascist Counter-Revolution,’ ‘Why Past Revolutionary Movements Have Failed’ by Anton Pannekoek, Paul Mattick’s obituary of Leon Trotsky, and Otto Ruehle’s ‘Which Side to Take?’ are all linked to online texts below.
Living Marxism. Vol. 5 No. 2. Fall, 1940.
Contents: Leon Trotsky Obituary by Paul Mattick, Prelude to Hitler: The Internal Politics of Germany 1918-1933 by Karl Korsch, Which Side to Take? by Otto Ruehle, Why Past Revolutionary Movements Failed by Anton Pannekoek, The Fascist Counter-Revolution by Karl Korsch, Questions and Answers on ‘The Fascist Counter-Revolution,’ Long Live the War by Paul Mattick, Book Reviews: Paul Froehlich’s Ros. Luxemburg Reviewed by Paul Mattick.
Living Marxism was the successor to The International Council Correspondence. The International Council Correspondence was a left/council communist magazine published in Chicago by the United Workers Party, a split from the Proletarian Party. Published monthly from 1934 to 1938 and edited by Paul Mattick, in 1938, it changed its name to Living Marxism and again to New Essays in 1942. Karl Korsch, Anton Pannekoek, Max Nomad, Daniel Guérin, Otto Rühle, Dwight Macdonald and Victor Serge also were contributors.
PDF of full issue: https://libcom.org/library/international-council-correspondence-volume-5-number-2