Karl Marx

Basics of Leftist Ideology

The leftist ideology believes that all existing social and state structures in an elitist or capitalist society are exploitative by nature and this exploitation can be ended only through a revolutionary change through violent means. The ideological basis for violent movements was first provided by Marx and Engels through their Communism / Marxism ideology. It […]


Communism and Great Leap Forward

Though many countries have attempted to adopt a communist form of government, it has resulted in highly varying forms of government in different nations. Examine the reasons while elucidating the policy of ‘Great Leap Forward’ of Mao Zedong.