Strategy II: Alliance of the Majority Classes
If we now proceed chronologically to Marx and Engels’ activity in Germany during the revolutionary year 1848, two major topics logically present themselves for analysis: their special strategy for the relatively unindustrialized fatherland, and their advocacy or use of revolutionary violence and terror. These topics relate to the second and third “complications” introduced at the beginning of the last chapter, namely, the policy of permanent revolution and the call for red terror, both of which may suggest prima facie an endorsement of totalitarian-democratic principles.
KeywordsMajority Class Select Work Revolutionary Movement Communist Manifesto Constitutional Monarchy
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