Lenin: Socialism and Religion

Published:Novaya Zhizn, No. 28, December 3, 1905. Signed: N. Lenin. Published according to the text in Novaya Zhizn. Present-day society is wholly based on the exploitation of the vast masses of the working class by a tiny minority of the population, the class of the landowners and that of the capitalists. It is a slave society, since the … Continue reading Lenin: Socialism and Religion

Lenin and the state – an anarchist perspective

State and Revolution - 99 years later from an anarchist perspective In some ways reading through Lenin's 'State and Revolution' as an anarchist there are surprises. Although he specifically criticises anarchists on a number of occasions he's also very clear on his views of the state: The workers should smash the existing capitalist state in the … Continue reading Lenin and the state – an anarchist perspective