Marxism and Democracy

Socialism 2015

July 02, 2015
With Alan Maass

The terms "democracy" and "democratic rights" are so abused and twisted by the media to justify the undemocratic capitalist system that some on the left underestimate their importance. But the Marxist tradition, starting with Marx, insisted that the fight to defend and extend democratic rights is an important part of the struggle for a new world. We socialists are the most determined and consistent defenders of democracy.

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