State and Revolution

State and Revolution


2011 Reprint of 1932 variation. complete facsimile of the unique version, no longer reproduced with Optical popularity software program. "State and Revolution" (1917) describes the function of the kingdom in society, the need of proletarian revolution, and the theoretic inadequacies of social democracy in attaining revolution. It describes the inherent nature of the nation as a device for sophistication oppression, a production born of 1 social class's wish to keep watch over all different social periods. even if a dictatorship or a democracy, the nation continues to be within the regulate of the ruling classification. Even in a democratic capitalist republic, the ruling type won't ever willingly relinquish political energy, protecting it through a number of concepts. consequently, in line with this view, communist revolution is the only real therapy for the abolition of the kingdom.

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