Spend quite a bit of time on this post, so I thought I should save it here for future reference.
Originally Posted by Negative Creep
For marxists the state is "a product and a manifestation of the irreconcilability of class antagonisms. The state arises where, when and insofar as class antagonism objectively cannot be reconciled. And, conversely, the existence of the state proves that the class antagonisms are irreconcilable".(Lenin)
The state is thus an organ of class rule. However the state