“Dialectics” is one of those terms that might seem like a buzz-word in the Marxist movement. Certainly, it is peppered throughout theoretical works, often with little explanation. Many of us are indeed guilty of using the term frivolously from time to time (myself certainly included). Yet we should absolutely not dismiss dialectics as merely a catch-word used […]

World history would indeed be very easy to make, if the struggle were taken up only on condition of infallibly favorable chances. It would, on the other hand, be of a very mystical nature, if “accidents” played no part. These accidents themselves fall naturally into the general course of development and are compensated again by […]

By Zak Brown The state, as we understand it, functions as a tool of class suppression: the instrument by which the ruling classes suppresses other classes. As Marx described the state: “The executive of the modern state is but a committee for managing the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie.” – Karl Marx and Friedrich […]

It is often alleged that Joseph Stalin purposefully fostered his own cult of personality to maintain control over the Soviet population. Let’s see what he makes of this claim in a letter he wrote to the Central Committee of the All Union Communist Youth of the Soviet Union. I am absolutely against the publication of  […]

Note: I apologize to the reader for the extensive use of quotations in this article, but they are necessary as most of the Rothbardian critique is a misrepresentation of Marxian arguments which require textual evidence to be refuted. “[Marx] created a veritable tissue of fallacies. Every single nodal point of the theory is wrong and […]

The following document was published by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist and sourced from BannedThought.net. As always, reposting here is for educational and discussion purposes and does not imply endorsement, affiliation, or agreement. With the advent of monopolies, the question of what is capitalism and what is its nature began to be discussed. While Engels was aware of the […]