Category: Communism

Russians want communism back

When the Soviet Union was dismantled (it did not collapse) in 1991, over the expressed opposition of 76% of voters, its unfortunate population was plunged into a unique and distressing historical experiment: they got to compare communism and capitalism up close and personal. Such clear and  well-defined experiments […]

John Wycliffe and the Black Book of Communism

John Wycliffe was a prominent 14th century English theologian, religious reformer, and Bible translator. Wycliffe attacked the power and status of the Church, its institutions, and its clergy. Wycliffe believed the scriptures were the only reliable guide to truth, not the Church and its priests.  He advocated that scriptures […]

99% of History Was Communist

We live in the 1% that is not. Modern humans are several hundred thousand years old. During 99% of that time we lived in hunter-gatherer societies. These societies were characterized by a high level of equality and by communal sharing of basic resources. There was no class hierarchy, […]

Capitalism Is Psychopathic

A psychopath commits violent and antisocial acts without compunction. Psychopaths lack empathy and remorse. They are egotistical but often charming, and they can be skilled at manipulating people. These are traits deeply embedded in personality structure. Capitalism is like a psychopath. Often capitalism’s opponents forget this. Instead, they […]

“Democracy” and Revolution

Communist societies are condemned for their supposed lack of democracy. By comparison, Western societies universally describe themselves as democratic. This is a double hoax. First, Western societies, despite elections, are not actually democratic at all. The famous Gilens and Page study has proven this once and for all. […]

Soviet Atom Spies – Heroes of Peace

Soviet atom spies as heroes—there’s something you don’t hear every day, but in this wonderfully brave article Dave Lindorff argues just that. Two young communists, Theodore Hall and Klaus Fuchs, working as physicists on the Manhattan Project that developed the atom bomb, provided crucial information to the Soviet […]

Lost in the forest

Fidel Castro once said: Marxism taught me what society was. I was like a blindfolded man in a forest, who doesn’t even know where north or south is. If you don’t eventually come to truly understand the history of the class struggle, or at least have a clear […]