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The socialist movement did not survive the 20th century. To understand why the socialist movement has failed up to this point, we have to understand what it sought to do and what it actually accomplished. Yet this history has largely been forgotten, and what is remembered is obscure and painful to discuss.
This channel is determined to reclaim this history. This cannot mean simply affirming it any more than rejecting it out of hand. We must work through this history, in order to learn its lessons.Read more »
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Future of the class struggle [What is a socialist party? Session 3]
5 days ago
This was the second session of a course for members and fellow travelers of the Socialist Party of Southern New Hampshire and the Socialist Party USA, titled "What is a socialist party?"
The readings for this session, "Origins of the class struggle", were:
- Karl Kautsky, The Class Struggle (1892)
-- Chapter IV. The Commonwealth of the Future: https://www.marxists.org/archive/kautsky/1892/erfurt/ch04.htm
-- Chapter V. The Class Struggle: https://www.marxists.org/archive/kautsky/1892/erfurt/ch05.htm
A video version of this recording is available here:
If you are interested in learning more about this course, please feel free to contact me: rkotlas @ gmail . com
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