Category Archives: Art and Culture

Socialist Library (8) Civil Disobedience

by Popov89 Should good men obey unjust laws? The answer to that question is one built for every person. Henry Thoreau thinks otherwise. In “Civil Disobedience” he argues that if one does not agree with a law than one should … Continue reading

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Socialist Library (7) The Speech

by Popov89 I don’t hide my Leninist identity. This means that I don’t really support bourgeois-democracy in any real capacity. To do so only reinforces capitalist oppression; everyone knows that…right? In any case, Bernie Sanders is the only sane man … Continue reading

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Socialist Library (6) Animal Farm

Intros are always the hardest thing to write. Grabbing a reader’s attention can drive many a writer to the brink of insanity. For this reason, I’ll keep this intro fairly short: I fucking hate Joseph Stalin. With every fiber of … Continue reading

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Occupy Oakland General Strike

Yesterday, November 2, was the first General Strike in the United States since the 1940s. After the brutal police raid on the Occupy Oakland protest that resulted in many in the hospital including Iraqi war Veteran Scott Olsen, Occupy Oakland … 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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Labor In Communist Society

Human labor is an absolute necessity in determining value. In this sense, regardless of whatever technological advancements are created to ease the burden of labor, humanity must always work, in any type of society. Knowing this, the Communist adopts the infamous … Continue reading

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