20th Century Marxism-Leninism: Not a failure of “socialism” but of skipping over capitalism to reach socialism

Initially I wrote something longer and much more complex, but I will keep this short and simple.  According to the official Marxist-Leninist ideology in Albania, the purpose of the communist movement was “leading it (the country) from its backward semi-feudal state to socialism, bypassing the phase of advanced capitalism” -History of The Party of Labor […]

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Let’s Clear Up Some Misconceptions About What Socialism and Communism ARE and ARE NOT, Once and For All

What is socialism? ❌ Social Welfare Programs ❌ State-Run Enterprises (UPS, Fire Department, etc.) ❌ Full State Ownership Of The Economy ❌ Full State Control of The Economy ❌ When The Government Does Stuff ✔️ State Owned Economy With Workplace Democracy by The Working Class and General Public Under The Dictatorship of The Proletariat ✔️ Social Ownership of The Means of Production […]

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Briefly, On the accusations of the (God forbid) “atheism” of Marx and Lenin by the right- From a Christian and a Communist

Yes, Marx and Lenin were atheists! Do you know what else? Buddha was a Buddhist. Martin Luther King was a Christian. Malcom X was a Muslim. Great men are great regardless of their religious convictions. Your attempts to slenderize Marx and Lenin for being atheists are wholly baseless. Were they wrong for being atheists? I […]

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