Cliff Slaughter
Cliff Slaughter

Cliff Slaughter, brought up in a Communist Party family in Yorkshire, worked as a coalminer as an alternative to military National Service, before graduating from Cambridge University. He co-authored the classic Coal is Our Life with Norman Dennis and Fernando Henriques, since when has written a number of books on the working-class movement, socialism and Marxist theory, including Marxism, Ideology and Literature, and, more recently, Not Without a Storm: towards a communist manifesto for the age of globalisation and Bonfire of the Certainties: the second human revolution. Now retired, he for many years taught social anthropology and sociology at the Universities of Leeds and Bradford.


Books by Cliff Slaughter

Against Capital

Experiences of Class Struggle and Rethinking Revolutionary Agency

Mar 2016

In today's globalised world, and after the collapse of Stalinism, what remains of Marx's 'the working class as the gravediggers of capitalism'?

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