Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

George Monbiot on the barbarism of WWI

The First World War was an act of social cannibalism, in which statesmen and generals on both sides murdered their own offspring. How could it have happened?

Well, George, the short answer was provided by two Russian Marxists Lenin and Bukharin: Capitalist Imperialism.

Edited to add: Armistice Day, remembrance and the 'glorious war' by Neil Faulkner

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