|Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge (1919)Produced By: El Lissitzky|
There can be really only one reason I am posting the piece today which you will find below. It's because Monday is for Culture here at Scission. Outside of that, I'm not sure what this piece is all about, if it has any import at all, of if any of you want to read it. After all, honestly, when it comes to culture, I'm a bit of a blockhead. Still the piece does have a catchy title and it is from an interesting site. It does fit the bill for the whole Culture thing and it is related to communism...somehow. Then there is the fact that it includes a piece within a piece, a bit of history from 1922, a period when the Russian Revolution was still hot and things were new and some people were thinking. People were writing things like:
understandably, all ‘s sympathy goes to the
And then the path blazed by the working class, stolen by the vanguard party, produced State Capitalism and Stalin.
The following is from The Charnel-House.
PS: Actually, having read this thing a bit more closely, it is worth a look see, my friends...you will just have to trust me on that.