Communist Manefesto

Communist Manefesto

Here are just a few points taken from  the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx. Do you think any of these describe what is taking place in the United States today?

  1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.
  2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
  3. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels. (Those who oppose the state)
  4. Centralization of credit in the hands of the State, by means of a national bank with State capital and an exclusive monopoly.
  5. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the State.
  6. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the State; the bringing into cultivation of waste-lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.
  7. Equal liability of all to labor. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.
  8. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equitable distribution of the population over the country.
  9. Free education for all children in public schools. Combination of education with industrial production.

 

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