Lenin’s dream

Our grandchildren will examine the documents and other relics of the epoch of the capitalist system with amazement. It will be difficult for them to picture to themselves how the trade in articles of primary necessity could remain in private hands, how factories could belong to individuals, how some people could exploit others, how it was possible for those who did not work to exist

Lenin ‘Three Speeches Delivered in Red Square, May Day, 1919’ CW 29, 330 // Три речи на Красной площади 1 мая 1919 г. Хроникерские записи. LPSS 38, 325

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3 thoughts on “Lenin’s dream

  1. Good ol’ Bakunin, the impractical and doctrinaire atheist. He speaks from his grave with the benefit of never having won a revolution and never having to undertake the extraordinarily difficult task of constructing anything.

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