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This glossary serves to define most Marxist terms/concepts used in the texts published on this blog. Please send me an email if you think I wrote an incorrect definition, if you would like other terms defined, or if you would like further clarification on a concept/definition! Also, please note that this list is growing--as I … Continue reading Glossary Masterpost
Mao Zedong: 1964. This book covers a wide variety of topics, such as the mass line, organizational structure, investigation, criticism and self-criticism, proletarian literature and art, and the proper culture and conduct of communists.
This post covers five of Mao's short essays, spanning 1930-1964. Here, you will learn about the importance of investigation and how to conduct it, contradictions among the people and how to resolve them, contradictions between the communists and the reactionaries and how to resolve them, and various other points of information that provide important information for becoming an effective communist organizer.
Marx & Engels: 1848. This book provides a brief platform of what communism and capitalism are, various communist positions, and the role of communists in the struggle against capitalism.
Lenny Wolff: 1983. In this section, you will read about the origins of the state, the role of the state under various economic forms, the communist party and its organizational principles and strategies (such as democratic centralism and the mass line), and the dictatorship of the proletariat.
Lenny Wolff: 1983. In this section, you will learn about the workings of capitalism and its various characteristics, such as exploitation and superexploitation, the falling rate of profit, its natural inclination towards monopoly capitalism (i.e. imperialism), and its eventual demise through crises.
Lenny Wolff: 1983. In this section you will find explanations and definitions of Marxist philosophical concepts, such as the three laws of dialectical materialism, the Marxist conception of knowledge and learning, primary and fundamental contradictions, universal and particular contradictions, and the synthesis and analysis of contradictions.
V. I. Lenin: 1917
V. I. Lenin: 1917