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All that is solid still melts into air.

Originally posted on Pratik is Typing:
The Communist Manifesto is an embarrassing first choice for reviews. For all the studying about Marx during college, I managed to dodge this one. To top that, I ended up buying a copy published by a behemoth embroiled in an anti-trust case. Written as a practical and theoretical tract…

The Principles of Communism – Friedrich Engels

Originally posted on Lyle Hausman:
1. What is communism? Communism is the doctrine of the conditions of the liberation of the proletariat. 2. What is the proletariat? The proletariat is that class in society which lives entirely from the sale of its labor and does not draw profit from any kind of capital, whose sole…

International Proletariat

Originally posted on Children of the Revolution:
It must be acknowledged that although the working class, by definition, includes all of those who don’t own the means of production, their material conditions are relative and vary greatly. An American worker who is given $10 USD per hour and can afford a meal with every 30…

Gang Fascism: How Capital Weaponizes the Social Ills It Creates

Originally posted on Left of Left:
By Rainer Shea   In?The Peasant War in Germany, Friedrich Engels wrote: The lumpenproletariat, this scum of the decaying elements of all classes, which establishes headquarters in all the big cities, is the worst of all possible allies. It is an absolutely venal, an absolutely brazen crew. If the French workers,…