[Marxism] Scope and Limits of Theory: Provisional Draft

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Jul 5 13:52:33 MDT 2010


Angelus Novus wrote:
> 
> Given that a worker is by definition someone who sells his/her
> labour-power, I find it odd to conceive of communism as entailing
> "workers power", since that would presuppose the continued existence
> of labour-power being sold as a commodity.

I think that when people who have read and agree with Lenin's "State and 
Revolution" hear a term like "workers power", we understand that to be 
nothing but another way to formulate "dictatorship of the proletariat". 
You, of course, are entitled to your own way of thinking.




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