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Workers do not strike every day, they cannot do that the way they function in the capitalist economy. The way they have to live by…
There are no conditions in which we subordinate the interests of the class as a whole to the interests of any sect, any chapel, any…
There has been hardly a single year since 1917, and in a certain sense since 1905, without a revolution somewhere in the world in which…
The conclusion you can draw from these characteristics is that you have an uneven development of class activity and an uneven development of class consciousness…
The more workers you have in your organization, the better you are implanted in the working class, the more likely you are to come up…
Otherwise we get off the track and we do not fulfil the historical role which we want to fulfil: to help the masses, the exploited…
Only under conditions of revolutionary crises do you have the highest level of self-organization; this is the Soviet type of organization, which is to say,…
On the contrary, history generally confirms that the more conscious and the better you are organized in vanguard organizations, the more constructively you operate in…
Furthermore, there is absolutely no contradiction between the separate organizations of revolutionary vanguard militants and their participation in the mass organizations of the working class.
The only conclusion you can draw from the real historical movement is that by and large, in day-to-day life, what Lenin called trade union consciousness…
For us, Marxism is always open because there are always new xperiences, there are always new facts, including facts about the past, which have to…
You can have relatively high levels of class consciousness with a lower level of class militancy than one would have expected.
You cannot make a socialist revolution without really trying.
There is a process of social and of political differentiation going on in the real working class all the time.
Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is not limited to the most advanced industrial countries.
Revolution is not a goal in itself.
Revolution is an instrument, like a party is an instrument.
Periodically, the workers do revolt against bourgeois society, not by a hundred, five hundred, or a thousand, but by the millions.
Mistakes in themselves are unavoidable.
I do not believe in self-proclaimed parties.
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