DSA SF Labor Organizing Zines

DSA SF has produced a handful of zines that we think will be helpful to you and your co-workers as you start to organize on the job.

July 9, 2020

The Labour Process and the Valorization Process

Read more in this PDF about The Labour Process and the Valorization Process 

December 13, 2018

Preliminary comments on CAPITAL: Chapters 1 and 2

1. In this idealized society Marx envisions in the first few chapters of Capital, we are all atomized, independent producers pursuing our own private self-interest. We each decide what we produce and how much we produce of it without consulting...

November 18, 2018

Glossary For The First Two Chapters Of Marx’s Capital

COMMODITY: It is something that is produced specifically to be exchanged for some other commodity (which can include money). If someone bakes a cake for one’s family, it is not a commodity since it is not being exchanged. But if...

November 18, 2018

Bill’s notes on Commodity Fetishism

“What I have to examine in this work is the capitalist mode of production, and the relations of production and forms of intercourse that correspond to it.” From the first Preface to Capital by Marx. So this is not intended...

November 18, 2018

The Democrats’ Yawning Silence on Trade

by Erik Loomis for Boston Review. Available online at bostonreview.net

August 15, 2018

Trump Is a Protectionist — But Who Is He Protecting?

by Robert A. Blecker for Jacobin Magazine Available online on jacobinmag.com

August 15, 2018

Free Trade: An Address Delivered before the Democratic Association of Brussels, Belgium, January 9, 1848

by Karl Marx, translated by Florence Kelley, with preface by Frederick Engels View online at hathitrust.org

August 13, 2018

What’s wrong with ICE?

Download printable zine: What’s wrong with ICE? (PDF)

July 6, 2018

Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition

Cedric J. Robinson Download an excerpt for the study group as a PDF

April 15, 2018