Here are a handful of thought-provoking links for your reading and viewing pleasure:
The Condition of Communism: Eye on the Red Horizon - a review of Jodi Dean's recent work, The Communist Horizon, by Joe Ramsey at Kasama Project's website.
Sites of a Communist Beginning - by Mike Ely, also of Kasama Project.
A Defense of Leninism - a post at Socialism In One Blog
"There's never been a better time to be a socialist" and other comforting lies - a video of a brief talk by Richard Seymour
What's Become of the German Greens? - Joachim Jachnow for New Left Review
Food for thought, as we learn from the past, work in the present, and imagine any of a number of possible futures.