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Bourgeois Socialism

. Conservative or Bourgeois Socialism From MIA: Marxists: Marx & Engels: Library: 1848: Manifesto of the Communist Party: Chapter 3: A part of the bourgeoisie is desirous of redressing social grievances in order to secure the continued existence of bourgeois … Continue reading

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Comments on Money in Contemporary Capitalism: Autonomization of ‘Truly Social’ Forms…by L.M. Paulani Excerpt and Link

Below is an excerpt from L.M. Paulani’s excellent article which expands upon the question of ‘autonomization of capital’ in this case the money form of capital, which is also explored in the related article Valueless Knowledge-Commodities and Financialization: (Teixiera and … Continue reading

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Working-Class and Bourgeois Democracy: excerpts V.I. Lenin 1905

“The intellectualist wing devises a criterion of a good and kind bourgeoisie, worthy of concluding agreements with. The proletarian wing expects no kindness from the bourgeoisie, but supports any, even the very worst bourgeoisie, to the extent that it actually … Continue reading

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E.A. Preobrazhensky Autobiographical Sketch. Part 4. of 5. with link to complete text.

“In Zlatoust, where I had returned to work, our Party was in the minority amongst the workers, even during the October Days. The majority supported the SRs. In October I took part in an armed demonstration by the Party under … Continue reading

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Once More on Bill De Blasio, Marxism, ‘Class Warfare’ Neo-Liberalism and taxing the rich,

Reuters—Liberal NYC Democrat wins Obama’s backing in mayoral race: “President Barack Obama…threw his support behind New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, lauding his fellow Democrat’s commitment to “an economy that works for all” and a “bold, courageous” plan to … Continue reading

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E. A. Preobrazhensky: “Surplus Value, Surplus Product Wages”– Excerpt The New Economics with reference to Marx

This is another section in my ongoing project to digitize and serialize The New Economics the signature work of the Bolshevik revolutionary and scientific socialist E.A. Preobrazhensky.  Originally published in 1926 by Preobrazhensky during the period of his struggle against … Continue reading

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The Law of Value Under the Socialization of Industry in a Peasant Country

“In particular, in America the farmers’ holdings, in spite of their comparatively scattered nature, …were completely subjected by means of credit, by means of supplies, and by means of the control of outlets by big trading firms, banks, steamship, elevator … Continue reading

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On the Separation of Liberalism from Democracy: Lenin 1913

Lenin, below writing a year before the start of First World War. During the build up toward the war  most liberal and nominally socialist organizations supported their national governments rather than call for resistance to the war and solidarity of … Continue reading

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Mature Capitalism V.3

Characteristics of Mature Capitalism Expanded and Revised: August 2013 Rawlinsview: August 6, 2013 In the journalistic back and forth of the “MSM” mainstream media and the dialogue familiar to the university student. One side of the conversation defends the “market” … Continue reading

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Two Articles from Granma regarding economic organization in Cuba

Posted by Rawlinsview July 6, 2013 The two articles below are a brief overview of measures being taken in Cuba to plan economic development in the interests of the working people and in Cuban society as a whole. It is … Continue reading

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