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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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Marx on what characterized the dawn of capitalism

“The discovery of gold and silver in America, the extirpation, enslavement and entombment in mines of the indigenous population of that continent, the beginnings of the conquest and plunder of India, and the conversion of Africa into a preserve for … Continue reading

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Marx on the advances of 1848

“This antagonism between modern industry and science on the one hand, modern misery and dissolution on the other hand; this antagonism between the productive powers and the social relations of our epoch is a fact, palpable, overwhelming, and not to … Continue reading

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August Nimtz – The Marxist Basis of Lenin’s Electoral Strategy

August Nimtz “‘The Ballot’ and/or ‘the Streets’: The Marxist Basis of Lenin’s Electoral Strategy” – A Report on a Book Project Historical Materialism Conference 2012 One of the more incredibly concise and clear explanations on Lenin’s conceptions surrounding electoral politics … Continue reading

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