Marxism after the collapse of the soviet union

Journal of Ethics 3 (2):99-104 (1999)
The article studies the implications for historical materialism of the failure of the socialist project in the Soviet Union. The author demonstrates that the said failure broadly confirms central historical materialist theses, which would have been difficult to sustain if the Russian revolution had succeeded in its goal of superseding capitalism and establishing a socialist society.
Keywords bolshevism  capitalism  historical materialism  Lenin  Marx  Marxism  productive forces  relations of production  revolution  Russian revolution  socialism
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DOI 10.1023/A:1009825115756
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