Monthly Archives: July 2011

Marxist IR Theories

Since the Foundation of Marxist ideology, it can be said that it has found a place in almost any form of thought. Marxist history, Marxist Economy, Marxist Politics, the list goes on. It has also found a spot in International … Continue reading

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Why the Dalai Lama is Not a Marxist

The earlier Dalai Lamas were known to seize monasteries who didn’t belong to their sect, party, lived lavishly, and have destroyed Buddhist writings that contradicted their sayings. The history of the Dalai Lama was riddled with decadent hypocrisy. The Tibetan … Continue reading

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The State and Socialist Economics

When a workers state is created, new tasks are developed and must be accomplished. These tasks are particularly related to the realm of economics, as economic stability is crucial to maintaining a socialist state. The role of the state in … Continue reading

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Review of “Battleship Potemkin”

The Battleship Potemkin is a Soviet silent film made in 1925 illustrating the mutiny of 1905 from the battleship of the same name, when the crew rebelled against Tsarist officers. Set through five episodes, it is literally a communist propaganda … Continue reading

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A Review of “Che” (2008)

As a Marxist, I am often asked what my opinions are on Che Guevara, the revolutionary Argentinian guerrilla turned counter cultural symbol. Personally, I believe Che was a victim of his own political views. His ideas were radically progressive, and … Continue reading

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Business Cycles

We often hear the phrase “business cycle,” or “economic cycle” being thrown around as a buzzword by mainstream economists, but what does this mean? More importantly, are the commercial economists on television correctly using and understanding the word? The fact … Continue reading

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