By Harry Haywood
A toddler of slaves, Harry Haywood grew to become a pioneer theorist of Black strength and a pacesetter of the communist flow within the thirties. Black Bolshevik is a dramatic and private narrative of 50 years of the Black fight and the yankee left, together with first-hand debts of the Chicago race rebellion of 1919, the protection of the Scotsboro Boys, organizing sharecroppers within the South, and the Spanish Civil warfare. writer of the vintage 'Negro Liberation,' member of the Communist Party's Politburo and head of its Negro division within the thirties, Haywood used to be expelled as a dissident within the fifties. Amiri Baraka referred to as this a 'powerful political journal... The sweep of historical past and occasion contained during this e-book will fascinate any severe reader.'
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In other words, equal rights inevitably generate a demand for equal power. Legal equality creates pressure for political equality, but political rights alone cannot satisfy the victims of this egalitarian hypocrisy, for 'proletarians' belong to a class whose individuality is not a condition to be protected but a social reality which is yet to be attained. People can only think of themselves as autonomous individuals if they enjoy real power over their lives. Hence we see how political rights become what the Chartists called knife and fork questions.
Daniel Bell, The End of Ideology: On the Exhaustion of Political Ideas in the 1950s (Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press, 1960); Irving Kristol, Two Cheers for Capitalism (New York: Basic Books, 1978). Nicos Poulantzas, State, Power, Socialism (London: New Left Books, 1978), p. 265. Francis Fukuyama, 'The End of History', The National Interest, Summer 1989. For criticisms of Fukuyama's argument see the reviews by Gareth Stedman Jones, Edward Mortimer, and Jonathan Steele in Marxism Today, November 1989.