ABC of Marxism

A is for Alienation

Why are you so fed up?

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2018

B is for Bolshevism

Bolshevism is the model of democracy and unity that won the world's first socialist revolution

Workers Power  ·  07 October 2018

C is for Capital

Capital, invested in human labour power and machinery, proved to be the most effective means yet for one class to exploit another.

Workers Power  ·  06 October 2018

D is for Democracy and Dictatorship

Marxists make a distinction between forms of government and the class nature of the state. We always ask, “which class interests are served by the state?”

Workers Power  ·  05 October 2018

E is for Exploitation

Marx proved that exploitation is caused not just by the sharp practices of some bad capitalists, but is part and parcel of the profit system itself.

Workers Power  ·  04 October 2018

F is for Fascism

In all its forms there is only one answer to fascism. Mass working class action, at the earliest opportunity, to physically and morally smash the fascist organisations.

Workers Power  ·  04 October 2018

G is for God

Only the overthrow of the profit system can create the conditions for the withering away of humanity’s psychological need for religious belief

Workers Power  ·  04 October 2018

H is for History

"All history is the history of class struggle."

Workers Power  ·  03 October 2018

I is for Imperialism

Imperialism poses the question: socialism or barbarism?

Workers Power  ·  02 October 2018

J is for Justice

“When right meets right, might decides.”

Workers Power  ·  01 October 2018

K is for Kollontai

Alexandra Kollontai made three decisive contributions to revolutionary socialism.

Workers Power  ·  30 September 2018

L is for Luxemburg

"The sharp sword, the living flame of the revolution."

Workers Power  ·  29 September 2018

M is for Materialism

Philosophical materialism demonstrates why socialism is the necessary outcome of the capitalist crisis.

Workers Power  ·  28 September 2018

N is for Nationalisation

"Nationalisation, without compensation and under workers’ control."

Workers Power  ·  27 September 2018

O is for Oppression

Oppression is a fundamental, necessary part of capitalism, and can only be destroyed along with it.

Workers Power  ·  26 September 2018

P is for Proletariat

Why don't we just say "workers"?

Workers Power  ·  25 September 2018

Q is for Quantity and Quality

The art of the dialectic

Workers Power  ·  24 September 2018

R is for Reformism and Revolution

Reformism begins by redefining the socialist goal - and ends by rejecting it altogether

Workers Power  ·  23 September 2018

S is for Socialism: the transition to Communism

The struggle for the socialist goal is not an optional extra but the glue that binds daily struggles together

Workers Power  ·  22 September 2018

T is for Trotskyism

What is it?

Workers Power  ·  21 September 2018

U is for Unions

A trade union can function without its bloated bureaucrats. In fact it will only really function as a force for socialist change without them.

Workers Power  ·  20 September 2018

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