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[Quotes and Insights #25] A persistent myth holds that Marx and Engels had unlimited faith in humanity’s ability to conquer nature and create ever more abundance — and no interest in sustainability or ecology. The myth falls apart when we examine what they actually wrote. “Let us not, however, flatter ourselves overmuch on account of […]
“All previous historical movements were movements of minorities, or in the interest of minorities. The proletarian movement is the self-conscious, independent movement of the immense majority, in the interest of the immense majority.” This video is meant to be used in group discussion of the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. It has […]
In the past two decades several scholars have gone back to the writings of Marx and other early socialists. They have found that humanity’s relation to the planet’s ecology was a key element to a Marxist analysis of political economy. (more…)
Socialists who base their politics on Marxism need to be in the forefront of building the anti climate change movement, arguing their case (more…)
In The Part Played by Labor in the Transition from Ape to Man, Friedrich Engels wrote: (more…)