The Cult of the Proletariat

““Because the horror of Communism, Stalinism, is not that bad people do bad things — they always do. It’s that good people do horrible things thinking they are doing something great.” -Slavoj Zizek ‘But as in all cults, what’s central to the Communist Party is the belief system and the elimination of nuance. From there…

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Left Unity: A Discussion

‘Brian: We mustn’t fight each other. Surely, we should be united against the common enemy? Mass of fighting lefties: The Judean Peaple’s Front!!!??? Brian: No, No. The Romans! Mass of now peaceful lefties: Ohhh, yeah.’ -Monty Python’s Life of Brian   The subject of left unity was discussed at our last meeting, and as you…

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What is wrong with Democracy

In memory of Alan MacSimoin “For two decades the supporters of Bolshevism have been hammering it into the masses that dictatorship is a vital necessity for the defence of the so-called proletarian interests against the assaults of counter-revolution and for paving the way for Socialism. They have not advanced the cause of Socialism by this propaganda, but…

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