Monthly Archives: November 2017

On Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Identity

By Val Reynoso Christina Nadler’s Dissertation response on Settler Colonialism focused on indigenous peoples and colonialism. Two sections of the dissertation drew my attention in particular, the section on the second page and the one on the last page. On the section on page 2 titled “Exclusion,” Nadler discusses how the colonization of the African continent and the US are

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What is the ‘dictatorship of the proletariat’?

By TJ Combs Q: What does “dictatorship of the proletariat” mean? A: The dictatorship of the proletariat, as mentioned by Marx in Chapter 4 of his Critique of the Gotha Program, is socialism. It is the period of transition between capitalism and communism during which workers seize and wield state power. Q: Isn’t ‘dictatorship’ scary? Why should communists support a

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