The Historical Role of Lenin

Nasir Khan, April 9, 2016

Millions of rightists, social reactionaries, the ruling elite of the imperialist system and their petty-bourgeois supporters do not want Lenin or other major figures in world socialist movement. That does not surprise me or other Marxist-Leninists. What they stand for is not hidden either. They openly oppose Socialism under different guises and spread disinformation. When the petty-bourgeois phrasemongers attack Lenin and his ideas, they are doing so with a purpose, which is to strengthen the capitalist system and strengthen the grip of the capitalists on the majority of the population, everywhere.

Nevertheless, we who believe in Socialism and understand the historical role of Lenin for his clarifying what capitalism is, how it functions and how it can be combated also know how the enemies of Socialism operate and which methods they use.

Lenin in his books and pamphlets laid the theoretical groundwork for combating capitalism and imperialism. He devised the strategy to combat the forces of capitalism. His analysis of capitalism and his pragmatic approach to end the rule of capitalists is of unique historical importance in the revolutionary thought of the last two centuries.

Lenin’s ideas are not some holy mantra but a clear guide as how to take action while taking into account all the objective conditions and subjective factors in the political struggles.

Marx and Lenin were ahead of their time. Marx wrote before offshoring of jobs and the financialization of the economy. Lenin presided over a communist revolution that…
countercurrents.org

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: