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Beginning again from the beginning

“Communists who have no illusions, who do not give way to despondency, and who preserve their strength and flexibility ‘to begin from the beginning’ over and over again in approaching an extremely difficult task, are not doomed (and in all … Continue reading

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Anarchy in the social division of labour, despotism in that of the workshop

Marx, from “Division of Labor and Manufacture” in Capital Vol. 1: The a priori system on which the division of labour, within the workshop, is regularly carried out, becomes in the division of labour within the society, an a posteriori, nature-imposed necessity, controlling … Continue reading

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The resolved mystery of all constitutions

Marx, from “Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right”: “Democracy is the truth of monarchy, monarchy is not the truth of democracy. Monarchy is necessarily democracy in contradiction with itself, whereas the monarchial moment is no contradiction within democracy. Monarchy cannot, … Continue reading

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What will this new social order have to be like?

Engels, from “The Principles of Communism”: Above all, it will have to take the control of industry and of all branches of production out of the hands of mutually competing individuals, and instead institute a system in which all these … Continue reading

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To their benefit they have the evidence of the atrocities that follow when our vision fails. To our benefit we have the evidence of the atrocities that follow when their vision succeeds.

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