A short story about a famous revolutionary’s murder.
Despite being written a century ago, Leon Trotsky’s Literature and Revolution offers us insight as to how we can incorporate art into a socialist culture.
I was in the midst of writing a new essay for this blog titled “What is Socialist Art?” which is going to be a review and response to Leon Trotsky’s Literature and Revolution. The book offers an incredible degree of insight into what the effects of class revolution can be on poetry, literature, and art.Continue reading “What Is Art’s Place In The Revolution? An Essay”
Personality cults lead to sectarianism, sectarianism prevents progress. If we do not adapt our doctrine then leftists risk losing everything.
One day Mao, Lenin, Stalin, Trotsky, and Rosa, arose from the grave and decided to all go out drinking. The more they drank the more they decided to debate about theory. Lenin and Rosa got into an argument about democratic centralism. Stalin punched Trotsky when they started arguing about state capitalism. And Mao just leftContinue reading “A bunch of Communists walk into a bar…”
I try to avoid the whole personality cult thing, but I have to say it is so cool to hear him actually speak. Trotsky was right about many things, wrong about some, but right about most. 😉