Eps 1344: Communist

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Communism, also known as revolutionary socialism, arose as a reaction to the Industrial Revolution and was defined by Marxist theories that went to their extreme end. Karl Marx, a German political philosopher and economist who became one of the most influential socialist thinkers in history, argued that history was a history of class struggle in which the working class triumphed over the capital classes and gained control of the means of production, virtually wiping out the class.
Today it refers to the political and economic ideology that has its roots in Karl Marx's theory of revolutionary socialism, which advocates the fall of the capitalist social structure by the proletariat, social common ownership and control of the production means and the eventual establishment of a classless society. The term socialism or communism has been used since the 19th century. Indeed, Marxists often refer to socialism as the first necessary stage on the road from capitalism to communism.
Communism, as developed by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, is the opposite of capitalism, which relies on democracy and capital production to shape society. However, communism is not always regarded as the form of political and economic organization that developed in the Soviet Union and was adopted by the People's Republic of China and other countries governed by communist parties.
Communism is a political ideology and form of government in which the state possesses the most important resources of a society, including properties, means of production, education, agriculture and transport. It proposes a society in which everyone shares the advantages of work by abolishing the class system and the redistribution of income. Today in China, Cuba, North Korea, Laos and Vietnam exists communism, but communist states never existed in reality.
Karl Marx, a German philosopher and economist, a father of communism, proposed communism first in his Communist manifesto, which he wrote in 1848 with Friedrich Engels. The manifesto stressed the importance of class struggle in historical society and the dangerous instability that capitalism creates. Marx, Engels and their followers, in their groundbreaking tract, advocated and predicted the inevitable global proletarian revolution that would usher in the age of socialism and communism. Considered by Marx, communism would be a global movement that would inspire and accelerate the inevitable working-class revolution in the capitalist world.
The productive forces will continue to develop towards socialism, a socio-economic system based on social ownership of the production and distribution methods and based on a contribution to production that will be organized and used to transform a communist society. The state will go through a period of reflection on socialism and settle in a purely communist society, i.e.,.
Marx described his idea of utopia in his manifesto, but the practice of communism has lagged behind it. In the late 1960s, milieus of the new left formulated the idea of communist spontaneity in Europe and America in opposition to capitalism and bureaucratic communism. Advocates of communism often resort to moral rather than economic arguments, arguing the need to organize society around common means of production and consumption.
Communistism as a form of government is associated with the ideas of Karl Marx, the German philosopher who presented his ideas of utopian society in the Communist manifesto of 1848.
Communism is a philosophical, social, political and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate objective is the establishment of a communist society, a socio-economic order structured around the idea of a shared ownership of the means of production in the absence of social classes, money and the state. It is a political-economic ideology that points itself against liberal democracy and capitalism and advocates a classless system in which the means of production are communally owned and private property does not exist or is severely restricted. Communism is often criticized as an antidote to capitalism and its problems, including social and cultural divisions.
Communists believe that oppression is the result of our way of production and the way we organize our means of survival. They seek conditions that end in a state in which human society can be democratically managed. The Communists want to abolish property owned by the state, private companies and citizens; they want us all to become our own dictators.
Communism is a violent revolution in which workers rise to the extreme against the middle and upper classes and is seen as the inevitable part of the attainment of a purely communist state.
Socialism refers to a system of social organisation in which private property and income distribution are subject to social control. It is a system in which the state is either the full or partial owner of property. Communism is a political and economic doctrine aimed at replacing private property in a profit-oriented economy with public property and municipal control over at least the most important means of production in society.
Stalinism represents Stalin's governing style a socio-economic system and political ideology introduced in the Soviet Union by Stalin and copied by other states on the basis of Soviet model such as central planning, nationalization, one-party state, public ownership of production means, accelerated industrialization, proactive development of productive forces of a society, research and development and nationalized natural resources. Democratic socialism is a growing political movement in the USA in recent years, which lands somewhere between social democracy and communism.
Some political leaders speak in this interpretation of Marx, Lenin and Mao's ideas, but they remove the formula of class struggle as an obstacle to the economic development of China by adapting them to Chinese socialism.
To underpin his ideas, Lenin relied on studies of primitive societies, representative classless communities, and the natural state of society that broke the division of social classes. Similarly, Marx outlined his plan to liberate the proletariat from the burden of labor by liberation. Marxists believed that private property fostered the greed he attributed to capitalism for the problems of society.
During the French Revolution, the modern communist ideology began to develop and its pioneering tract, the Communist Manifesto of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, was published in 1848. The Manifesto rejected the Christian tenor of the prior communist philosophies and outlined what materialists considered a scientific analysis of the history and future of human society.