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What Is Socialism? — Lenin Was Not A Socialist — Part 1

What Is Socialism? — Lenin Was Not A Socialist — Part 1

The traditional meaning of socialism is defined as a system where workers take control of and directly manage the factories or the companies they work in they also begin to take control of other socio-economic policies like free health care, free housing, free food etc. But the main factor of socialism, in the traditional sense, is that direct control is taken by the working class. Without this key component, any country with socialist policies is not necessarily a socialist country…

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What Is Communism?

What Is Communism?

As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States improve, we wanted to look at the political philosophy behind the long embargoed nation. Cuba is one of the last communist dictatorships left in the world, and since extreme anti-communist sentiments in the mid 20th century, the philosophy has been a regular fixture in political discussions. So we wanted to know, what exactly is communism? Well, there are a number of overlapping philosophies and socioeconomic systems that can be described as…

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Am I a Leninist?

Am I a Leninist?

probably one of the most common questions that I get is what is your ideology I usually give pretty vague answers to this question or at least I used to I might have said I'm a socialist or I'm a communist but whenever I'd say that the person would ask me ok but what specific branch of socialism or communism and okay fine that's an understandable thing to ask so I say Marxist and then I get the question what…

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Karl Marx, Reading from "The German Ideology", Materialist Conception of History

Karl Marx, Reading from "The German Ideology", Materialist Conception of History

hi I hope you're well marks is only one of the thinkers that I read and I'm interested in I make videos about him because he blasts away successfully the idealistic and supernatural way of thinking that still lingers in some part of the world but other authors do that as well in my last video about Marx I couldn't go into detail about the materialistic conception of history so I decided to make a little bit ambitious video having…

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