Marxist


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Marxist

A person who espouses free access to goods and services, the lack of distinction between classes, the lack of state or government, and common ownership (not state ownership) of the means of production. Marxists believe that the proletariat (those with no access to capital but who provide most of the labor) will inevitably overthrow the capitalist class and that the state, after a brief period in which it controls the means of production, will fade away to create an ideal society. Marxism is a type of communism.
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As for the perspective of actual Marxists, an article on the website marxist.com posits that a convergence of "the student movement with the working-class struggles poses a serious threat to Chinese capitalism," and thus it is doing everything it can to cut off students from workers.
It seemed that there was no alternative to conflict between Marxists and religious people; only debate and acrimony would be possible between the two convictions, the two ultimate commitments.
To which Pope Francis, who was recently selected as TIME's person of the year, replied, "The Marxist ideology is wrong.
The Marxists were mostly rural Sinhalese, the country's majority ethnic community.
Even as police are on the trail of the suspects in the murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party chief, the CPM is facing the heat as its activists are being added to the list of suspects, and a few of them are already in police custody.
What then constitutes the 'new' Marxist politics, and its vision of a 'radical emancipatory project'?
Karunakaran, then leader of the Congress- led opposition turned 70, the Marxist government organised a public felicitation programme attended by thousands of Congressmen and Marxists.
Marxist governments falsely present themselves as the authentic spokesman for the aspirations of the people, and claims to be able, by recourse to violent means, to bring about the radical changes which will put an end to oppression and misery of people.
By no means is he a true Marxist, but under Karl Marx's writings we are to support the party with the best interests of the mobilization of the proletariat," states the groups charter.
The immense crowd carrying the Mexican flag and placards featuring the likeness of Cuban Marxist terrorist Che Guevara--estimated to be at least 100,000 strong, with other estimates running as high as 500,000 --shuffled at times and surged at other times toward city hall, yelling insults and throwing bottles of water at those few counter-protestors brave enough to confront the seething throng.
Between Equal Rights: A Marxist Theory of International Law.
Not too bad for a Marxist, even considering that his worst instincts were tempered by a Republican Congress.