On the Democratic Question

An early Soviet propaganda poster telling peasants not to vote for religious authorities, landlords or capitalists.
An early Soviet propaganda poster telling peasants not to vote for religious authorities, landlords or capitalists.
Democratic privileges are always eagerly exploited by the oppressor classes: ‘Peasant; don’t elect these people. They were your enemies and remain your enemies.’ USSR, c. 1920s

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What is Democracy?

Communism and Democracy

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Philosophy. Writing on Marxism, eliminativism in philosophy of mind and metaethics, suffering(-focused ethics), and philosophical pessimism.

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