Easter Rising / Påskeoprøret i Dublin 1916: Irsk frimærke 1941, 25 år efter.
Easter Rising / Påskeoprøret i Dublin 1916: Irsk frimærke 1941, 25 år efter.


Socialistisk Biblioteks Tidslinje med links til begivenheder og personer i 1916.


Se også Index over personer, organisationer/partier og værker (som bøger, malerier, mm.), steder, begivenheder, mv., der er omtalt på hele Tidslinjen, titler og indhold på emnelisterne osv.

 

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Januar-juni 1916

Lenin udarbejdet pjecen “Imperialismen, kapitalismens højeste stade”, der udgives forsommeren 1917 (forordet af Lenin dateres 26. april 1917).

Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism (Wikipedia.org)

Imperialismen som kapitalismens højeste stadium (en populær oversigt). Af
Vladimir Lenin (Fra Lenins Udvalgte værker, bind 6, Forlaget Tiden, 1981, side 66-177; online på Marxisme Online).

Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism: A Popular Outline. By Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (From Lenin’s Selected Works, Progress Publishers, 1963, Vol.1, p.667–766; online at Marxists Internet Archive)

I krig for kapitalisternes skyld: Det handlede Lenins analyse om (Arbejderen.dk, 11. januar 2014). Med bogudrag.

Lenins “Imperialismen” i dag. Af Jonas Foldager (Revolution, 27. oktober 2014). Forord til nyudgivelse af bogen (Forlaget Marx, 2014, 121 s.)

Neoliberal Imperialism, The Latest Stage of Capitalism: On the centennial of Lenin’s Imperialism thesis. By Saeed Rahnema (New Politics, Issue 62, Winter 2017). “I will argue that, although the nature of imperialism has not changed, its structures, functions, and other specifications are very different from the imperialism of Lenin’s time.”

Lenin and Bukharin on imperialism. By Phil Gasper (International Socialist Review, Issue 100, Spring 2016, p.69-87). “A century after their first appearance, it is worth evaluating their legacy.”

Lenin’s theory of imperialism: a defence of its relevance in the 21st century. By Sam King (Marxist Left Review, Issue 8, Winter 2014). See reply from Patrick Weiniger: Understanding imperialism (Issue 9, Summer 2015)

Rethinking imperialism (Weekly Worker, Issue 980, October 3, 2013). “Was Lenin right when he called imperialism the highest stage of capitalism? Mike Macnair believes he was very wrong.”

Lenin’s Imperialism in context. By Louis Proyect (The Unrepentant Marxist, June 22, 2008) + Lenin’s “Imperialism” reads like it was written yesterday (July 4, 2008)

Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism. By Phil Gasper (SocialistWorker.org, Issue 686, December 2, 2008). “… a classic pamphlet that explains how capitalism was transformed by spreading international conflicts.”

Classics of Marxism: VI Lenin, Imperialism The Highest Stage of Capitalism. By Brian Jones (International Socialist Review, Issue 44, November–December 2005). “His short, 128-page book is a refreshing, and devastating, antidote to the professional apologists.”

Lenin and imperialism in the 21st century. By Nick Rogers (Weekly Worker, Issue 543, September 9, 2004). “What is the significance of Lenin’s critique of imperialism today? Was it marred by moralism?”

Notes from the Editors (Monthly Review, January 2004, Vol.55, No.8, January 2004). About “the highest stage” or “the last stage”.

Introduction to ‘Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism’. By Doug Lorimer (Democratic Socialist Perspective, 2003). Introduction to Resistance Books edition of Lenin’s work (Australia, 1999).

Imperialism – highest stage but one. By Michael Kidron (International Socialism, Issue 9, Summer 1962). “Lenin’s Imperialism was supremely good theory in its day. It picked out the enemy, determined the crucial alliance, and explained what the battle was about. But the lines of battle have been redrawn …”

Lenin on Imperialism. By Leon Trotsky (Fourth International, Vol.3, No.1, January 1942, p.19-21)

Se også:

De marxistiske imperialisme-teorier. Af Claude Serfati (Socialistisk Information, 1. september 2018). “Vi begynder med en kort præsentation af de “klassiske” imperialisme-teorier, som blev udarbejdet i starten af det 20. århundrede. Derefter kommer en vurdering af disse teoriers aktualitet i lyset af en række nutidige forfattere.”

Fra Lenin til i dag. Af Åge Skovrind (Solidaritet, nr.13, februar 2018, s.42-45). “Den globale verdensorden har forandret sig meget de seneste 100 år, men ressourcerne er stadig absurd ulige fordelt på jorden. Giver det stadig mening at tale om imperialisme i dag?”

Colonialism and the natives. By Moshé Machover (Weekly Worker, Issue 1087, 17 December 2015). “… looking back at controversies in the Second International” +
New context, new focus (ibid., Issue 1092, 4 February 2016). “The colonial question in Lenin’s wake” + The decolonisation of Palestine (ibid., Issue 1112, 23 June 2016)

Review of Richard Day and Daniel Gaido (eds.), Discovering Imperialism: Social Democracy to World War One (Brill, 2011/Haymarket Books, 2012, 951 p.): Imperialism: the classic Marxist debate reviewed, by Paul Hampton and Martin Thomas (Workers’ Liberty, 2 January 2014) + War and Capital, by Todd Chretien (International Socialist Review, Issue 87, January 2013) + Imperialism before Lenin, by Mike Macnair (Weekly Worker, Issue 904, March 8, 2012)

Analysing Imperialism. By Chris Harman (International Socialism, Issue 99, Summer 2003, p.3-81). “Chris Harman takes us through the bloody 20th century.”

Marxism and imperialism today. By Alex Callinicos (International Socialism, Issue 50, Spring 1991, p.3–48). “The question which I address in this article is whether these changes … can still be understood within the framework of the Marxist theory of imperialism.”

Marxist Theories of Imperialism: A Critical Survey (pdf). By Anthony Brewer (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1990, 300 p.; online at Digamo.free.fr)

Teorier om imperialismen (pdf). Av Tom Kemp (Raben & Sjögren, 1972, 228 p.; online på Marxistsarkiv.se)

The Marxist theory of Imperialism and its critics (1955). By E. Germain [i.e. Ernest Mandel] (Marxists Internet Archive)

Om imperialisme og opportunisme: uddrag af artikler og taler 1899-1923. Af Vladimir Iljitj Lenin (Forlaget Futura, 1973, 91 s.; online på Snylterstaten.dk). English edition: On Imperialism and Opportunism (Futura, 1974, 103 p.)

Se også på Socialistisk Bibliotek:


 

1. januar 1916

I Karl og Sonja Liebknechts lejlighed i Berlin mødes folk fra venstrefløjen blandt krigsmodstanderne i det tyske socialdemokrati (SPD) og danner Gruppe Internationale, der med Rosa Luxemburgs Junius-bruchure som politisk grundlag, bl.a. udsender nogle nummer af tidsskriftet Die Internationale, før de senere på måneden danner Spartakusgruppen, se Tidslinjen nedenfor 27. januar 1916.


 

27. januar 1916

Spartakusgruppen (senere Spartakusforbundet) dannes i Berlin af oppositionelle socialdemokrater, bl.a. Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht, Clara Zetkin mfl.

Se også på Socialistisk Bibliotek:


 

15. februar 1916

Demokrati i Danmark: Ungsocialisten Niels Johnsen idømmes ved Københavns Kriminalret to måneders fængsel for pjecen Kampen mod Værnepligten (Ungsocialistisk Forbund, 1915, 24 s.).
(Se Tidslinjen 7. oktober 1893) om Niels Johnsen. (Socialistisk Bibliotek)

Forsiden af pjecen fra november 1915 der fik Johnsen sat 2 mdr. i fængsel.

 


 

31. marts 1916

Demokrati i Sverige: Stormklockan-kongressen. Svenske myndigheder arresterer og rejser tiltale for landsforræderi mod tre af deltagerne i den Almindelig fredskongres i Stockholm. De tiltalte er bl.a. Zeth Höglund.

Zeth Höglund taler ved sin løsladelse. Han var leder af de svenske ungsocialisterne og medstifter af kommunistpartiet. Han blev løsladt igen i 2017 efter 13 mdr. fængsel. Kilde: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeth_H%C3%B6glund
Zeth Höglund taler ved sin løsladelse. Han var leder af de svenske ungsocialisterne og medstifter af kommunistpartiet. Han blev løsladt igen i 2017 efter 13 mdr. fængsel. Kilde: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeth_H%C3%B6glund

Se:

Se også:


 

2. april 1916

Den britiske marxistiske historiker og skribent John Saville fødes (dør 13. juni 2009, se denne)


 

24.-30. april 1916

I Kienthal i Svejts afholdes den anden internationale konference i den socialistiske Zimmerwald-bevægelse.

Se:

Kienthal – the small beginnings of the anti-war tradition (Socialist Worker, Issue 2501, 26 April 2016). “In 1916 socialists arguing against war were a minority, but change was coming. Alistair Farrow looks at how it started.”

The Kiental Manifesto (SocialistWorker.org, April 26, 2016). “John Riddell introduces the manifesto from the follow-up conference to Zimmerwald.”

Se på Socialistisk Bibliotek:


 

24. april 1916

Den irske påskeopstand mod briterne starter i Dublin.
Britiske soldater nedkæmper det ret isolerede oprør, 1916IrishrepflagGPO.jpg
og 124 engelske soldater og 1330 civile dræbes under oprøret, herunder 15 senere fuldbyrdede dødsdomme, der skaber national stemning for uafhængighed. (Se 12. maj nedenfor).

Illustration: Oprørsfanen fra Centralposthuset i Dublin

Se / See:

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Påskeoprøret i Irland 1916. Af Shaun Harkin (Socialistisk Information, 7. maj 2016). “100-årsdagen bør fejres som en markering imod imperialisme og for irsk selvbestemmelse.”

Påskeoprøret hundrede år efter. Af Inger V. Johansen (Modkraft.dk/Kontradoxa, 25. april 2016). “Påskeoprøret blev det første slag mod den britiske kolonimagt i Irland i en lang uafhængighedskrig.”

Ireland’s Easter Rising against colonial rule (SocialistWorker.org, April 21, 2016). “On the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, Shaun Harkin challenges the myths about this great rebellion against empire.”

1916: Ireland’s revolutionary tradition. By Sean Ledwith (Counterfire, April 7, 2016). Review of Kieran Allen’s book (Pluto Press, 2016, 240 p.). “Allen’s 1916 shows that the Easter Rising was no pointless sacrifice, but an essential revolutionary trigger to Irish independence.” See also interview with Kieran Allen: Revisiting Ireland’s uprising (Socialist Review, Issue 412, April 2016)

‘All changed, changed utterly’: The historical significance of the Irish Revolution. By Shaun Doherty (International Socialism, Issue 150, Spring 2016, p.83-95). “This chain of events led, at least in part, to the overthrow of British rule in Ireland. In addition, the uprising … became a symbol for future anti-imperialist struggles.”

One hundred years since Ireland’s Easter Rising. Part 1-3. By Jordan Shilton (World Socialist Web Site, 26 – 29 March 2016). “A precondition for the proper commemoration of the centenary necessitates a reexamination of what took place and the context within which it developed.”

Home Rule and the roots of the Easter Rising (Counterfire, February 2, 2016). Part 2: A revolt against Empire (March 12) + Part 3: How the Easter Rising changed the world (March 29). “Counterfire is running a new 3-part series by Chris Bambery on the struggle for Irish independence.”

Ireland’s unfinished revolution. By Ronan Burtenshaw & Seán Byers (Jacobin, 28 March 2016). “The revolutionary period sparked by the 1916 Easter Rising offered a vision of a truly democratic Ireland.”

1916 in Ireland – a rising against empire (Socialist Worker, Issue 2489, 2 February 2016). “At the height of the First World War a rebellion was staged in Britain’s oldest colony. Simon Basketter looks at how Irish rebels took over Dublin 100 years ago.”

Special issue: 1916 and the Irish Revolution (Irish Marxist Review, Vol.4, No.14, 2016, p.3-71). “Our lead article by Kieran Allen systematically demolishes the key myths about 1916 and after …”

Who’s afraid of 1916? By Anne McShane (Weekly Worker, Issue 1097, 10 March 2016). “Admiration of James Connolly should be tempered by criticism.”

Recalling the spirit of the Easter Rising. By Michael Fitzpatrick (Spiked, 27 November 2015). Review of James Heartfield and Kevin Rooney, Who’s Afraid of the Easter Rising? 1916-2016 (Zero Books, 2015, 160 p.).

James Connolly and the Irish Labour Party. By Donal Mac Fhearraigh (Irish Marxist Review, Vol.1, No.2, 2012). “The Labour Party is a million miles away from where James Connolly, one of its founders, envisioned it could be.”

Lenin, Marxism, the Irish Revolution (Workers Liberty, 14 December 2009). Six articles by Sean Matgamnna. See also his A workers’ guide to Ireland (Workers Liberty, 1993/2016).

Dublin 1916 and the ‘blood sacrifice’. By Philip Ferguson (Weekly Worker, Issue 680, July 5, 2007). “On some common criticisms of James Connolly.”

Connolly’s strategy and 1916. By Philip Ferguson (Weekly Worker, Issue 679, June 28, 2007). “It marked the success of the militant labour forces in taking the lead in the Irish national movement.”

Remembering James Connolly on the anniversary of the 1916 Easter Uprising. By Ted Grant and Alan Woods (In Defence of Marxism, 6 April 2007). Reprint of articles from 1966 and 2001.

Ninety years since the Easter Rising. By Mike Rowley (Solidarity, 3/92, 27 April 2006). “The Rising, its consequences and aftermath shaped the situation Ireland faces today.”

Ireland’s Easter Rising. By Pat Stack (Socialist Worker, Issue 1996, 15 April 2006). “Ninety years ago this week Irish rebels rose in revolt against British rule. the debates are still raging today.”

Ireland: 1916 Easter Rising (Workers Power, Issue 304, April 2006). ” While the reformist leaders around the world condemned it, VI Lenin and Leon Trotsky saluted the doomed insurrection. Mark Hoskisson remembers the lessons.”

The rising and revisionism. By Paul O’Brien (Socialist Review, Issue 304, March 2006). “We should not let the legacy of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland be rewritten and repackaged by right wing historians.” Review of 5 books.

1916 Easter Rising in print. By Sally Richardson (Irish Democrat, 2006). “A selection of recently published or reissued titles dealing with the event.”

The insurrection of Easter 1916. By Andrew Flood (Red and Black Revolution, Issue 11, October 2006). “The Easter 1916 rising in Dublin is often portrayed simply as nationalist blood sacrifice but it can also be examined as an insurrection which was seriously planned to defeat the British army.”

The Easter Rising. Part Five, in: Alan Woods: The revolutionary dialectic of Republicanism: An Open Letter to Irish Republicans (In Defence of Marxism, October 2003). “For generations the Irish nationalists have assiduously built up a mythology around the Easter Rising.”

Ireland and rhe revolutionary tradition of Easter week. By C.L.R. James (Labor Action, Vol.5, No.14, 14 April 1941; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “Easter week was the herald of the Irish revolution and the first blow struck against imperialism during the war at a time when the Irish revolutionary movement in Europe seemed sunk in apathy …”1916t-shirt.jpg

The Irish Rebellion (pdf). By Jim Larkin (The Masses, July 1916, p.20-22; online at Marxists Internet Archive). Scroll ned.

Illustration: T-shirt til minde om Påskeopstanden 1916.

Se også / See also:

The discussion on self-determination summed up (July 1916). By V.I. Lenin (Marxists Internet Archive).

Irish Revolution – Easter 1916 at 100: Its Marxian dimension – Lenin and the character of national liberation movements. By Kevin B. Anderson (Europe Solidaire Sans Frontiers, March 2016).

Was the 1916 Rising a “Putsch”? Lenin, Radek, Trotsky. By Sean Matgamna (Workers’ Liberty, 14 December 2009).

Bitter Freedom: Ireland in a Revolutionary World. By Kieran Crowe (Counterfire, March 17, 2016). Review of Maurice Walsh’s book (Faber and Faber, 2016, 544 p.).

Irish Republican Army (IRA, Óglaigh na hÉireann) (Leksikon.org).

Section Irland (Reds – Die Roten; English texts).

Ireland: Republicanism and Revolution. By Alan Woods (Wellred Books, 2005, 135 p.; online at In Defence of Marxism).

A guide to successful defiance. By Daniel Finn (New Left Review, Issue 101, September-October 2016). Review of Diarmaid Ferriter, A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Revolution 1913–1923 (Profile Books, 2015, 517 p.)

Bookwatch: Ireland. By Pat Riordan (International Socialism, Issue 66, Spring 1995, p.139-147).

Se på Socialistisk Bibliotek:


 

5. maj 1916

Amerikanske soldater invaderede den Dominikanske Republik og den 29. november 1916 indfører USA undtagelsestilstand.

Se:


 

12. maj 1916

James Connolly (5.6.1868 – 12.5.1916) henrettes af den britiske besættelsmagt efter Påskeopstanden i Dublin, april 1916. Se om Påskeopstanden 24. april 1916 ovenfor.

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Biografier/Biographies:

Artikler/Articles:

The James Connolly Reader. By Kevin Crane (Counterfire, June 28, 2018). Review of Shaun Harkin’s (ed.) book (Haymarket Books, 2018, 472 p.). “A collection of the writings of James Connolly, the Irish socialist revolutionary, contains still relevant insights about imperialism and national liberation.”

Connolly at 150. By Ronan Burtenshaw (Jacobin, June 5, 2018). “James Connolly was born 150 years ago today. He remains the outstanding socialist of Ireland’s history.”

The Politics of James Connolly. By Derek Wall (Marx & Philosophy Review of Book, 22 December 2017). Review of Kieran Allen’s book (Pluto Press, London, 2016. 206 p.). “Kieran Allen provides the biographical detail for Connolly and places his work and thought within the context of Irish independence struggles and developing Marxist thought at the time of the First World War.”

Who was James Connolly? (Counterfire, October 13, 2017). “Chris Bambery asks what Irish republican James Connolly can tell us about the link between national liberation struggles and the fight for socialism.”

James Connolly and the Irish Citizen Army. By Paul O’Brian (Irish Marxist Review, Vol.5, No.15, 2016, p.54-59). “The Irish Citizen Army (ICA) was a revolutionary army that grew out of the trade union movement during the Lockout in 1913.”

James Connolly in America. By Conor McCarthy (Jacobin, 12 May 2016). “His dedication to workers and anti-imperialism knew no borders.”

James Connolly: a revolutionary remembered (Counterfire, May 4, 2016). “12 May marks the centenary of the state murder of working class hero James Connolly. Chris Bambery reflects.”

James Connolly: a socialist rebel against the empire. Part 1. By Dave Sherry (Socialist Worker, Issue 2107, 24 June 2008). Part 2: When Irish workers united and revolted (Issue 2108, 1 July) + Part 3: Rising up against imperialism and war (Issue 2109, 8 July)

Who’s afraid of 1916? By Anne McShane (Weekly Worker, Issue 1097, 10 March 2016). “Admiration of James Connolly should be tempered by criticism.”

Ireland’s greatest revolutionary (Socialist Worker, US, Issue 631, May 11, 2007). Also online at RS21 (March 26, 2016). “Shaun Harkin tells the story of the Irish Marxist and revolutionary James Connolly.”

The real ideas of James Connolly. By Peter Hadden (Socialism Today, Issue 100, April-May 2006). “Peter Hadden reviews his life of unremitting struggle to advance the interests of the working class and overthrow the existing social order.”

James Connolly and the Easter Rising. By Ted Grant and Alan Woods (In Defence of Marxism, 2001). “Connolly was, first and foremost, a militant workers’ leader and a Marxist. He alone in the annals of the British and Irish Labour Movement succeeded in developing the ideas of Marxism.”

Will the real James Connolly please stand up? By Shaun Doherty (International Socialism, Issue 80, Autumn 1998). Review of James Connolly, The Lost Writings, ed. by Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh (Pluto Press, 1997) and James Connolly, Selected Writings, ed. by Peter Berresford-Ellis (Pluto Press, 1997)

James Connolly: His life and miracles. By Brendan Docherty (What Next? No.20, 2001). “If Connolly had died before Easter 1916 he would appear as a footnote in history, not a cult figure.” See resonse from Raynor Lysaght: In Defence of Connolly (What Next? No.32, 2007).

James Connolly and the 1916 Rebellion. By Kieran Allen (International Socialism, Issue 26, Spring 1985, p.118–122). “Revolutionary socialists have many criticisms to make of Connolly – but we do so from the clear standpoint of being on the same side as Connolly in the struggle against imperialism.”

James Connolly addressing a May Day rally of the IWW in Union Square, New York in 1908.
James Connolly addressing a May Day rally of the IWW in Union Square, New York in 1908.

 

1. juli 1916

Det blodige slag i Første Verdenskrig ved Somme begynder, 19.00 dræbte, første dag. Ophører 18. november.

Se på Socialistisk Bibliotek:

Linkboxen Første Verdenskrig


 

3. august 1916

Den franske forfatter Henri Barbusse (1873-1935) starter offentliggørelsen af anti-krigsromanen Le Feu (frem til 9. november), trykkes som bog første uge i december i 1000 ekspl. og modtager Goncourt-prisen 15. december samme år. Dansk udgave: Henri Barbusse: Ilden: Et Korporalskabs Dagbog. Oversættelse ved C. E. Falbe-Hansen. 1919, 317 s. (Martins 2 Kroners Udgave).

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28. august 1916

Sociologen Charles Wright Mills fødes i Waco, Texas (dør 20.3.1962 i Nyack, New York). Skabte begrebet “det nye venstre”. (*)

Leksikalt/Encyclopedias:

Artikler/articles in English:

The will and the intellect. By Daniel Geary (Jacobin: Reason in Revolt, 28 August 2016). “C. Wright Mills was born 100 years ago today. We remember his life and legacy.”

C. Wright Mills’s Cuban Summer. By Michelle Chase Jacobin: Reason in Revolt, 11 September 2017). “In 1960, C. Wright Mills traveled to Cuba to give voice to the country’s revolutionaries. The result was one of the era’s most influential polemics.”

Review essay by Kim Scipes of Stanley Aronowitz, Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals (Columbia University Press, 2012) (Logos: A Journal of Modern Society & Culture, Vol.12, No.3, 2013). “I think Aronowitz has done an excellent job producing this intellectual and political biography of C. Wright Mills.”

Another side of C.Wright Mills: the theory of mass society. By James E. Freeman (Logos: A Journal of Modern Society & Culture, Vol.10, No.4, 2011). “What makes The Power Elite most relevant today … is that Mills’s thesis relies upon a compelling description of the social structure in America at the bottom level of society, what he calls a mass society.”

Open letter to C. Wright Mills (pdf). By Michael Burawoy (Antipode, Vol.40, No.3, 2008, p.365–375). “My admiration for your work knows no bounds. Your place in the history of sociology is assured. You have rightly been rediscovered as a pioneer of public sociology.”

‘Interview with Kathryn Mills and Pamela Mills’. By Michael Dawson (Monthly Review, October 2007). “In the six remaining years of his life, Mills …was to come into greater contact with Monthly Review.”

A Mills revival? By Stanley Aronowitz (Logos: A Journal of Modern Society & Culture, Vol.2, No.3, Summer 2003). “C. Wright Mills is exemplary of a vanishing breed in American life: the public political intellectual who, despite his grating message, often received a hearing in mainstream media.”

C. Wright Mills. By Alasdair MacIntyre (International Socialism, No.9, Summer 1962; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “The moral of Wright Mills’ intellectual career is that social reality always takes its revenge on those who do not take it seriously enough.”

Review of C. Wright Mills’ The Marxists. By William F. Warde [i.e. George Novack] (International Socialist Review, Vol.23, No.3, Summer 1962; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “The Marxists is significant both for its opposition to the dominant trends in American social thought and for its place in the political and intellectual evolution of the author.”

Who will change the world?: The New Left and the views of C. Wright Mills. By William F. Warde [i.e. George Novack] (International Socialist Review, Vol.22, No.3, Summer 1961; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “In a “Letter to the New Left,” published in the September-October 1960 New Left Review, he presents a line of argument on social and political problems persuasive to many young intellectuals.”

Mills and Marx. By William F. Warde [i.e. George Novack] (International Socialist Review, Vol. 22, No.1, Winter 1961; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “In The Sociological Imagination C. Wright Mills examines the state of the social sciences in the United States today. Half of the book is devoted to criticism of the dominant schools of sociology in the universities.” 1916power.jpg

The World of C. Wright Mills. By William F. Warde [i.e. George Novack] (International Socialist Review, Vol.21, No.3, Summer 1960; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “Since he wrote The New Men of Power in 1948 Mills has become more and more disillusioned about the labor movement and its social role and prospects.”

(*) Letter to the New Left. By C. Wright Mills (New Left Review, No.5, September-October 1960; online at Marxists Internet Archive). “Reading your book, Out of Apathy [ed. E.P. Thompson, 1960], prompts me to write to you about several problems I think we now face.”

Litteratur / Literature:

Pål Strandbakken: “C. Wright Mills: Sociologen som samtidsdiagnostiker”. I: Amerikanske tænkere: 14 intellektuelle der ændrede USA, red. Astrid Nonbo Andersen og Christian Olaf Christensen (Informations Forlag, 2016, s.280-298 + 346-348)

Den sociologiske fantasi. Af C. Wright Mills (Hans Reitzel, 2002, 247 s.)

De nye middelklasser: en sociologisk analyse af middelstanden i det tyvende århundredes USA. Af C. Wright Mills (Fremads fokusbøger, 1968, 411 s.)

C. Wright Mills: Letters and Autobiographical Writings (Berkeley, University of California Press, 2000). With chronology, books + hyperlinked index.

Mill’s major works (Great Social Theorists)

“Bibliography of the writings of C. Wright Mills.” In: Power, Politics and People: The Collected Essays of C. Wright Mills. Edited and with an introduction by Irving Louis Horowitz (Oxford University Press, 1967, p.614-641)


 

18. september 1916

Willy Brauer fødes i Odder. (Dør 12.1. 2004).

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29. september 1916

“Natkongressen” i Socialdemokratiet blev indkaldt 48 timer før, den ekstraordinære kongres starter 29. september 1916 kl. 20.30,og varede 6 timer. Afstemningen foregik 30. september kl. 02:30 , – med resultatet 291 ja, 31 nej, og 3 stemmer ikke – om deltagelse i regering, uden at der var Socialdemokratisk flertal. Folketingsgruppen kunne udpege den første socialdemokratiske minister, i regeringen Zahle (radikal). Det blev Thorvald Stauning, som kontrolminister. (Også salget af de Vestindiske Øer blev vedtaget på den ekstraordinære 6-timers kongres).
Thorvald Stauning bliver 30. september til minister uden portefølje, “kontrolminister”, fra 1916-16.01.1918 og socialminister (uofficiel arbejdsminister) fra 18.11.1918-29. marts 1920, hvor “påskekrisen” starter med kong Christian X’s statskup. (se Tidslinjen 29. marts 1920).

Gerson Trier melder sig ud af Socialdemokratiet i protest mod udnævnelsen.

Cigarreklame med Stauning fra 1936. Teksten lyder: “En god Cigar styrker Tanken” (Det Kongelige Bibliotek).

Se:

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26. oktober 1916

Franske centrum-venstrefløjs-politiker Francois Mitterrand, præsident 1981-1995, fødes i Jarnac (dør 8.1.1996 i Paris).

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22. november 1916

Forfatteren Jack London dør i Sanoma County, Calif. USA (født i San Francisco, 12. januar 1876).

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14. december 1916

Dansk folkeafstemning om salget af de vestindiske øer til USA. Folkeafstemningen vedtages.

Se:

De dansk-vestindiske øer (Wikipedia.dk), især afsnit: Salg af Dansk Vestindien til USA

Se på Socialist Bibliotek:

Tidslinjen 31. marts 1917 om salget og historien.

Se også:

  • Tidslinjen 3. juli 1848 om slavernes frigivelse i Dansk Vestindien.
Socialdemokraten om afstemningen
Socialdemokraten om afstemningen

 


 

26. december 1916

Norsk Syndikalistisk Federasjon stiftes.

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