A People’s State is Like an Iron Rod

A people’s state, when truly democratic and utilized correctly, is like an iron rod. The vestiges of capitalism, imperialism, oppression and exploitation are like clay pots. While fierce and mighty, eventually, when all the clay pots are smashed, the iron rod rusts and withers away into dust. That is the purpose of the people’s republic,…

“What is the cause of the lack of patriotism today?”

In the wake of the NFL movement started by Colin Kaepernick, the question has been asked, especially among conservatives: What is the cause of this lack of patriotism? To this I answer with a tinge of sarcasm: Surely it cannot be the awakening of the tens of millions of Americans to the horrific reality of black…

A Letter to My Professor About Equating Communism With Fascism

During an in class discussion earlier today, the phenomenon of fascism was brought up. Eventually, as often happens in these sorts of discussions, communism came up as well. In agreement with a large section of the populous, it was mentioned that “communism and fascism are two sides of the same coin”, that coin being totalitarianism….

Controversial View: Religion Should Be A Private Matter Not only In Relation To The State, But To The Party Of The Advanced Proletariat

“I am a seminarian and I will join the New People’s Army! Christians For National Liberation!” I will start by saying that while I consider myself to be a (rather unorthodox) Leninist and a Trotskyist, I fundamentally disagree with Lenin’s and Trotsky’s position on how religion relates to the party of the advanced proletariat. The Traditional Leninist…

The Marxist Case for Human Rights

“Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.” -Article 4 of the Declaration of The Rights of…