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The Life of Lenin (Bedtime story)

The Life of Lenin (Bedtime story)

Today I will tell you the story of Vladimir Lenin. Vladimir lived in Russia and he was very poor. He lived with his mother and father and his brother Aleksandr. Though they where poor they loved eachother veeeeery much and they where happy. But they could not remain happy for long! Because the evil Tsar ruled the land and he did not want the people to be free. He made the people work for many hours and without and free…

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Brüder, zur Sonne, zur Freiheit! Brothers, to the Sun, to Freedom! (English Lyrics)

Brüder, zur Sonne, zur Freiheit! Brothers, to the Sun, to Freedom! (English Lyrics)

Brothers, to the sun, to freedom! Brothers, ascend to the light! Bright from the dark past, the future shines forth! Bright from the dark past, the future shines forth! See how the train of millions, endlessly multiplies from the night! To your long desire, day and night have grown! To your long desire, day and night have grown! Brothers, we are in one hand now! Brothers, the dying are ridiculed! Eternal, is an end to slavery, holy is the final…

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How Democracy Works in Cuba

How Democracy Works in Cuba

If you live in any of these countries, and by these countries I really mean this country, it may come as a shock to you that Cuba is not a totalitarian dictatorship ruled by a single person. In fact, Cuba has a very interesting system of participatory democracy that I’m going to explain to you in this video. Thank you to the Swedish-Cuban Organisation in Gothenburg for helping me with this video. It’s been very helpful to be able to…

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What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained

What is Leninism? | Ideology Explained

Welcome back to Ideology explained in this episode I am going to tell you about Leninism. To understand Leninism we have to understand the situation of Russia in 1917. Since this is meant to be a short video I’ll skip most things. In short the ruling classes of Europe where fighting and by that I mean they sent their workers to die in the trenches while getting rich of the war economy. That war is known as World war one….

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Marxism

Marxism

Aside from Fascism and Liberalism, Marxism is one of the most complex and diverse ideological families which has spread across the globe. There are two very common misconceptions out there about the topic, so before getting started, let me adress these right off the bet. One of them states that „Marxists and Fascists are the same and aside from the symbols they are using, there is no real difference between the two”. There are many people – and I keep…

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Lukacs’ contribution to Marxism | Chris Nineham | Counterforum 19 June

Lukacs’ contribution to Marxism | Chris Nineham | Counterforum 19 June

We can reverse the order of the agenda through the force of circumstance and, so, this may actually turn out to be appropriate really in terms of the history, what happened. Georg Lukács was a Hungarian revolutionary actually wrote a whole series of, he wrote his key revolutionary works in the early nineteen twenties and they where mainly an attempt to explain and develop the theoretical principles that he lay behind when Lenin and the Bolsheviks did the Russian revolution….

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