Category Archives: revolution

On ‘Force’

“The question of how one group’s understanding of reality, its ideology, appears to prevail over others when it comes to real and effective political power. Depending on who poses the question, it is the problem of social order, of converting … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of Bolshevism (1918)

“We are, essentially, a party of revolutionary action, not merely of revolutionary education prepared for many years to come” — this was the reply usually given by the Bolsheviki to the Mensheviki, who were demanding more “democratic” organization. “Our foe, … Continue reading

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