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"Vanguardism" Revisited

Posted 26th June 2008 at 04:20 by Die Neue Zeit

“We do not say to the world: Cease your struggles, they are foolish; we will give you the true slogan of struggle. We merely show the world what it is really fighting for, and consciousness is something that it has to acquire, even if it does not want to.” (Karl Marx)

All over the Marxist spectrum, there is a crisis over the word “vanguard.” Historical events have tainted that word, such that it is now synonymous with Blanquist elitism: the notion that a secret group of conspirators...
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Social Proletocracy, Marx, and Lenin's theoretical mistakes

Posted 7th June 2008 at 18:46 by Die Neue Zeit

Lenin: Proletocratic “State Socialist”

“Nobody has combatted State Socialism more than we German Socialists, nobody has shown more distinctively than I, that State Socialism is really State capitalism!” (Wilhelm Liebknecht)

What was this “state socialism” that Wilhelm Liebknecht, the father of the revolutionary martyr Karl Liebknecht, was talking about? Just mere days before the “October Revolution” (November 7, 1917), Lenin had this to say about German “state socialism”:...
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Plain "Proletocracy," Language, and the Working Class

Posted 8th May 2008 at 03:40 by Die Neue Zeit
Updated 9th May 2008 at 05:22 by Die Neue Zeit

“Social Democracy is not confined to simple service to the working-class movement: it represents ‘the combination of socialism and the working-class movement’ (to use Karl Kautsky’s definition which repeats the basic ideas of the Communist Manifesto); the task of Social Democracy is to bring definite socialist ideals to the spontaneous working-class movement, to connect this movement with socialist convictions that should attain the level of contemporary science, to connect it with the regular political...
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An Introduction to "Social Proletocracy"

Posted 26th February 2008 at 02:19 by Die Neue Zeit
Updated 27th February 2008 at 05:47 by Die Neue Zeit

An Introduction to "Social Proletocracy"

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What is that even suppossed to mean? You have a bad habit of trying to push your own perception of Socialism in every thread without offerring any explanation of what your terms (which seem to have made up) mean.
http://proletarism.com/

In the beginning, "social democracy" was coined by the founders of the German Social-Democratic Party. In spite of numerous theoretical errors, Karl Kautsky...
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How to Build the [Mass] Party of the Working Class

Posted 23rd February 2008 at 06:20 by Die Neue Zeit

How to Build the Party of the Working Class (by Ben Seattle)

"The most important task for revolutionaries in the present period is the creation of a genuinely revolutionary organization (or system of organizations) capable of uniting everything healthy in the progressive and workers' movements and laying the foundations for a mass workers' party that can overcome both the reformist and sectarian diseases and unite the majority of the working class around a program centered on...
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