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Piketty for Progressives Part 6 (suite et fin) by Thomas Riggins

Piketty for Progressives (Part Six  suite et fin)

Lenin and Democracy

by Gary Tedman

Lenin on State and Revolution: Replacing the Bourgeois State by Thomas Riggins

Lenin on the Paris Commune (1871): Chapter 3 Parts 2-5

Democracy Within a Revolutionary Organization

Elementary Points on Democracy

Smash or be Smashed? Lenin's Theory of the State by Thomas Riggins

In  Chapter Two of State and Revolution Lenin discusses the lessons of the European revolutionary movement of 1848-51 There are three sections to this chapter.

The Withering Away of the State by Thomas Riggins

Lenin on the "Withering Away'' of the State and Violent RevolutionThomas RigginsLenin discusses these two topics in section four of chapter one of The State and Revolution (1917).

Lenin on Marxism and Bourgeois Democracy by Thomas Riggins

In chapter seven of "'Left-Wing' Communism an Infantile Disorder" Lenin addresses himself to the ultra-left claim that socialists should no longer work with or be members of bourgeois parliaments.

The growing tension between capitalism and democracy

Do capitalism and democracy conflict? Does each weaken the other?

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