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Marxism

Marxism: A Dive into its Origins and Streams

Marxism is a socio-economic and political theory that views society as divided into classes based on the ownership of the means of production. It advocates for a classless, communist society where the working class collectively controls these means. Introduction Embarking on a journey through the rich tapestry of social thought, we encounter Marxism, a paradigm ...

Mao Zedong: The Revolutionary Leader of Communist China

Mao Zedong: The Revolutionary Leader of Communist China

Mao Zedong, a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People’s Republic of China, was known for his radical ideology and leadership, which reshaped China through massive social and political transformations, including the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Introduction Mao Zedong, often referred to as the Father of Modern Communist China, holds ...

Antonio Gramsci: The Revolutionary Thinker Who Redefined Marxism and Cultural Hegemony

Antonio Gramsci: The Revolutionary Thinker Who Redefined Marxism and Cultural Hegemony

Antonio Gramsci was an Italian Marxist thinker who pioneered the concept of “cultural hegemony,” emphasizing the role of culture and ideology in shaping social power dynamics and advocating for a more democratic and inclusive form of socialism. Introduction Antonio Gramsci, a prominent Italian communist leader and Marxist philosopher, stands out as a beacon of originality ...

Karl Marx: Class Struggle, Historical Materialism and Communism

Karl Marx: Class Struggle, Historical Materialism and Communism

Karl Marx, a 19th-century philosopher and economist, revolutionized political thought with his critique of capitalism and advocacy for a classless society. His ideas continue to influence social and economic discourse to this day. Introduction Karl Heinrich Marx, a prominent figure in the world of philosophy and social theory, was born in 1818 in Trier, a ...

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