Recommended Reading

Publications from LOOP

The Maoist Internationalist Movement on Colonialism, Imperialism, and Revolutionary Strategy.

Selected Essays by the Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist Movement.


Marx, Karl, and Friedrich Engels. (2016). On Colonies, Industrial Monopoly, and the Working Class Movement.

Lenin, V. I. (1917). Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism.

Lenin, V. I. (1916). “Imperialism and the Split in Socialism.”

Lenin, V. I. (2019). On Imperialism and Opportunism.

Cope, Zak. (2019). The Wealth of (Some) Nations: Imperialism and the Mechanics of Value Transfer.

Cope, Zak. (2015). Divided World Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour under Imperialism.

Ternint, S. A. (2019). “Economic Update: Amerikkkans Prospering in 2019.” Under Lock & Key.

Clelland, Donald. (2014). “The Core of the Apple: Degrees of Monopoly and Dark Value in Global Commodity Chains.” Journal of World-Systems Research.

Clelland, Donald. (2015). “Imperialism and Global Value Transfers.” In The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism.

The Maoist Internationalist Movement. (1992). MIM Theory 1: A White Proletariat?

The Maoist Internationalist Movement. (1996). MIM Theory 10: Coming to Grips with the Labor Aristocracy.

The Maoist Internationalist Movement. (1997). Imperialism and Its Class Structure in 1997.

Lauesen, Torkil. (2018). The Global Perspective: Reflections on Imperialism and Resistance.

Hickel, Jason. (2018). The Divide: Global Inequality from Conquest to Free Markets.

Lessenich, Stephan. (2019). Living Well at Others’ Expense: The Hidden Costs of Western Prosperity.

Patnaik, Utsa. (2017). “Revisiting the ‘Drain,’ or Transfers from India to Britain.” In Agrarian and Other Histories: Essays for Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri.

Settler Colonialism

Tuck, Eve, and K. Wayne Yang. (2012). “Decolonization is Not a Metaphor.” Decolonization.

Waziyatawin. (2008). What Does Justice Look Like?: The Struggle for Liberation in Dakota Homeland.

Waziyatawin. (2014). “Colonialism on the Ground.” Intercontinental Cry.

Indigenous Action. (2014). “Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex.”

Indigenous Action. (2017). “Uprooting Colonialism: The Limitations of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”

Indigenous Action. (2020). “Voting is Not Harm Reduction: An Indigenous Perspective.”

Estes, Nick. (2013). “Wounded Knee: Settler Colonial Property Regimes and Indigenous Liberation.” Capitalism Nature Socialism.

Lister, Majerle. (2018). “The Only Way to Save the Land is to Give It Back’: A Critique of Settler Conservationism.” The Red Nation.

Grande, Sandy. (2013). “Accumulation of the Primitive: The Limits of Liberalism and the Politics of Occupy Wall Street.” Settler Colonial Studies.

Fanon, Frantz. (1957). “French Intellectuals and Democrats and the Algerian Revolution.” In Toward the African Revolution.

Fanon, Frantz. (1963). The Wretched of the Earth.

Sakai, J. (1989). Settlers: The Mythology of the White Proletariat.

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne. (2015). An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.

Greer, Allan. (2018). Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America.

Ostler, Jeffrey. (2019). Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas.

Wolfe, Patrick. (2006). “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native.” Journal of Genocide Research.

Feminism and Gender

Deer, Sarah, and Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner. (2019). “Raping Indian Country.”

Deer, Sarah. (2015). The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America.

Kauanui, J. Kēhaulani. (2018). Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism.

Shakur, Assata. (1978). “Women in Prison: How It Is With Us.”

Nakano Glenn, Evelyn. (1992). “From Servitude to Service Work: Historical Continuities in the Racial Division of Paid Reproductive Labor.” Signs.

Kollontai, Alexandra. (1978). Selected Writings.

The Maoist Internationalist Movement. (1992). MIM Theory 2/3: Revolutionary Feminism.

Mies, Maria. (2014). Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labor.

Bottomfish Blues. (2014). Amazon Nation or Aryan Nation: White Women and the Coming of Black Genocide.

Lee, Butch. (2015). Jailbreak Out of History: The Re-Biography of Harriet Tubman and “The Evil of Female Loaferism”.

Lee, Butch, and Red Rover. (2017). Night-Vision: Illuminating War and Class on the Neo-Colonial Terrain.

Federici, Silvia. (2004). Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation.

Ahmed, Sara. (2016). “An Affinity of Hammers.” Transgender Studies Quarterly.

Cope, Zak. (2008). Dimensions of Prejudice: Towards a Political Economy of Bigotry.

Eisenstein, Hester. (2009). Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women’s Labor and Ideas to Exploit the World.

Farris, Sara. (2017). In the Name of Women’s Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism.