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Relative surplus value: The class struggle intensifies

Relative surplus value: The class struggle intensifies

Toward the end of our earlier introduction to surplus value, the heart and motor of the class struggle, we wrote that: “The rate of surplus value for the capitalist is the rate of exploitation for the worker. By merely prolonging the working day, the capitalist...

Revolutionary Friedrich Engels at 200

Revolutionary Friedrich Engels at 200

Today the world is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich Engels, renowned across the globe as one of the greatest revolutionaries and theorists to ever live. Engels, who along with Karl Marx founded the modern communist movement, was born on...

The Marxist Doctrine: An overview by Lenin

The Marxist Doctrine: An overview by Lenin

Editor's note: To commemorate the 202nd anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, we republish Lenin's overview of Marxist theory, "The Marxist Doctrine." It is part of an entry on Marx that Lenin wrote in 1914 for the Granat Encyclopedic Dictionary, and serves as a clear and...

The actuality of revolution

The actuality of revolution

Revolution today names more a problem than it does a solution. We know that revolutions happen, but we have a hard time believing in revolution. We have a hard time believing in revolution because we are no longer confident that the revolutionary process leads in an...