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Communism In Life: A Short Manifesto
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. Abolition of all rights of inheritance.

4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.

5. Centralization of credit in the banks of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.

6. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state.

7. 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.

8. Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.

9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of all the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the populace over the country.

10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc.

*Please note that some of these terms may be subject to change and consideration, as the original guiding document is over 150 years old!

Communism On The Internet: Our DeviantART Policies
This part of the document is to be updated later on. Please check back very soon.

Important And Helpful Links
www.anu.edu.au/polsci/marx/cla… - The entire Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx. This is our guiding force. Please read this document!
www.cpusa.org/ - This is the CPUSA or the Communist Party of the United States of America. It has many important links and resources.
www.marxists.org/archive/marx/… - This is Fredrick Engel's contributions to the basis and ideas behind Communism in an easy to read format.
www.cjb.nu/ - The Dutch Youth Communist Movement. This has many pieces of information for Dutch youth and people in general, however it is only in Dutch at this time.
www.marxists.org/admin/volunte… - Join the MIA at Marxists.org
www.komunist.org/ - Slovenian Communist Support

Resource Documents for Communism
The following were provided generously by abbyb -- she is a true supporter of our cause
www.newspeakdictionary.com/boo… - Soviet Constitution of 1918
www.newspeakdictionary.com/boo… - Soviet Constitution of 1936
www.newspeakdictionary.com/boo… - Soviet Constitution of 1977
www.newspeakdictionary.com/boo… - Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince (outlines some basic ideas)
This link we added is from revolt10-17 -- we thank him for his great find!
www.vad1.com/anthems/ - All of the Soviet National Anthems compiled in a timeline format.

If you have other great Communism links, do not hesitate to send them to the CPDA!
Greetings Comrades!

This is a very short article that will contain all true political philosophies we have to offer, as well as many links to Communist-based information. We also plan to update this with many important DeviantART philosophies as well!

Please stick by us as we continue to organize, compile, and publish our viewpoints.

We are a non-profit organization who is trying to spread the word on the joys of Communism and it's many, many advantages. Why wait? Join your fellow citizens and become an official CPDA member!

NOTE: This information is designed as a resource to historical documents, and does not directly suggest our group's idealism as we support any person who wants to join, Communist, Anarchist, Capitalist, or otherwise.
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FritzSS Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  New member
I hate Capitalism, but Communism is even worse. 
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TwentySixXXVI26 Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
To those of you stating that Communism/Socialism is bad in real Communism the "state" is really the collective name of the citizens of that state, so in Communism the state is directed by the community. This, however, has never been practiced as they have always used a one party system using the name communist/socialist party of [country] to establish a totalitarian/fascist government (Which is why Communism and Socialism get such a bad reputation).

So before saying Communism or Socialism are so bad because of the USSR, Nazi Germany, etc. please realize that the governments you are looking at were not strictly communist. They were Totalitarian or Fascist using a Communist or Socialist economic plan to keep the people poor and themselves rich.

Not all Communism is bad, only Communist Dictatorships are.
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DeviantART789789 Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
The only issue with this is what I call the "Stalin Problem." Basically, it states that a system such as this will put immense power within several people's hand. And unfortunately, when someone has a lot of power, they want more, and will get it by any means necessary, much like Josef Stalin of the USSR.
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mas2500 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is completely wrong has Stalin was given a bad wrap by the FBI. Hoover payed journalists to lie in their counter propaganda wing.
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sonrouge Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
Here's a challenge: Achieve all of that without initiating force against anyone in any manner.
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AnimeLycan Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I personally believe that Socialism to some extent is good. However a completely Communistic economic system is impractical.
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FaolanEternal Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
True, it is impractical. If you remove the dictator, all you have is a peaceful working community. That is more practical, and it's true communism, but no one can escape social classes long. They're inevitable.
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AnimeLycan Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Right. If there was a full-democratic Communist country, the main problem of an over-powered government disappears. However, history has shown that most Communist governments fell to protesters who were impoverished, oppressed, or both.
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FaolanEternal Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Unfortunately, might I add.
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AnimeLycan Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
True. But in some cases (ex: Romania, Poland, and Cambodia) it was a good thing.
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