Marxism

Marxism and nationalism

The origins, purpose and alternative to nationalist ideology

Samuel George  ·  26 January 2021

Engels 1820-1895: the struggle for scientific socialism

Bicentenary of Engels birth.

Dave Stockton  ·  14 October 2020

Fully Automated Luxury Communism or scientific socialism

Aaron Bastani's manifesto promises a utopian world of plenty, but one in which the fundamental relations of the capitalist system remain untouched.

Tim Nailsea  ·  10 September 2020

How capitalism causes unemployment

How Marxists explain the causes and consequences of unemployment under capitalism

Jeremy Dewar and Samuel George  ·  08 September 2020

Capitalism kills: Imperialism, Capitalism and the Destruction of Humanity and Nature

A Marxist analysis of the fundamental contradictions between sustainability and the capitalist mode of production.

Red Flag  ·  07 April 2020

Marxism: A is for Alienation

IT WAS a sunny day, so the foreman let us work outside, in the yard. We sat there hammering small metal discs into shape over a die for about an hour. Then Terry, another young lad who was supposed to be showing me the ropes, announced: “I’m fed up.” I looked up. “Know what you […]

Red Flag  ·  08 October 2018

B is for Bolshevism

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

Red Flag  ·  07 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?”

Red Flag  ·  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.

Red Flag  ·  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

Red Flag  ·  04 October 2018

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