…no credit is due to me for discovering the existence of classes in modern society, nor yet the struggle between them. Long before me bourgeois historians had described the historical development of this struggle of the classes, and bourgeois economists the economic anatomy of the classes, What I did that was new was to prove: 1) that the existence of classes is only bound up with particular historical phases in the development of production; 2) that the class struggle necessarily leads to the dictatorship of the proletariat; 3) that this dictatorship itself only constitutes the transition to the abolition of all classes and to a classless society.
Karl Marx, 1852
In accordance with Chairman Mao’s directive: “Build stable base areas in the Northeast”, the regimental Party committee of a unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army sends out a detachment to round up a die-hard gang of Kuomintang bandits.

In accordance with Chairman Mao’s directive: “Build stable base areas in the Northeast”, the regimental Party committee of a unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army sends out a detachment to round up a die-hard gang of Kuomintang bandits.

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Humans of the Earth [1392 x 682]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

Liberal map of the world
(Ireland is apparently neutral)

thelandofmaps:

Humans of the Earth [1392 x 682]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

Liberal map of the world

(Ireland is apparently neutral)

There exists a scholastic and academic historico-political outlook which sees as real and worthwhile only such movements of revolt as are one hundred per cent conscious, i.e. movements that are governed by plans worked out in advance to the last detail or in line with abstract theory (which comes to the same thing). But reality produces a wealth of the most bizarre combinations. It is up to the theoretician to unravel these in order to discover fresh proof of his theory, to ‘translate’ into theoretical language the elements of historical life. It is not reality which should be expected to conform to the abstract schema. This will never happen, and hence this conception is nothing but an expression of passivity. (Leonardo was able to discern number in all the manifestations of cosmic life, even where profane eyes only saw blind chance and chaos.)
Antonio Gramsci, Prison Notebooks, Vol. 1 (via spectaculardistractions)

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kimimisstuff:

Finally got a blog post on The Gladiator done! Read about this excellent game over here - http://shinjuforest.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/the-gladiator.html

(IGS - arcade - 2003)

I have never seen a class so deeply demoralised, so incurably debased by selfishness, so corroded within, so incapable of progress, as the English bourgeoisie;…
Condition of the Working Class in England, by Engels, 1845 (via dailymarx)

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When you go over your Budget while grocery shopping

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tychoon:

… post a pic (July 20, 2014 at 09:01PM)

tychoon:

… post a pic (July 20, 2014 at 09:01PM)

Nonsense collage

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Still will do in future (probably)

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