The State and Revolution

The Marxist Theory of the State & the Tasks of the Proletariat in the Revolution By Vladimir Lenin

In the ongoing debate on State Capture, sparked here by Greg Mashaba’s article and a critique of the article by Themba Vryman Mashaba sent us Vladimir Lenin’s thesis “The State and Revolution”, to which he refers in the article.  Lenin describes the role of state in society and the need for a proletarian revolution.

The Observer summarises the book in this way: “The current state machinery in capitalist countries is a tool of the capitalist classes. Parliament is a “talking shop” which the gentry use as a stepping stone to subsequent careers in finance

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