Parson Young

Eagles of Revolution: A Tribute to Women in Marxism

International Women’s Day, now celebrated all over the world and adopted by the United Nations, has a Marxist origin. Originally, the labor movement in the United States and the Socialist Party of America started the holiday. It was first called the International Working Women’s Day, and its inaugural celebration was organized by Clara Zetkin, a prominent German Marxist and later a member of the Communist Party of Germany, on March 19th, 1911. The liberation of women from oppression under capitalist society has always been one of the top priorities of the Marxist revolutionary program, and past revolutionary struggles sent shock waves throughout the world, which substantially contributed to the progression of women’s rights across the globe. ... Read More


針對馬克思主義最常見的一種指控,是實行馬克思主義必將產生史達林或毛澤東那樣的專制政體。大多數人都指向馬克思自己也使用過的「無產階級專政」一詞,認為這就是馬克思主義本身發展成專制極權的理論基礎。事實上,這個概念卻被刻意扭曲、錯解和割裂脈絡,並運用資產階級對人類社會的理解予以分析。這些對詞意、乃至整個馬克思主義的誇張扭曲,在今日的資本主義社會中成了一套強大的意識型態崇拜。因此最好還是小心撥開包裹著這個詞的一層層謊言,重新探究馬克思主義者對於工人國家的建立究竟是怎麼說的。... Read More
Parson Young

Parson Young


Parson Young studied in New York University for his masters in Political Science. He is a member of the US branch of the International Marxist Tendency, as well as an English editor for New Bloom. His academic interest turned from African (especially East African) International Political Economy into Marxism.

楊進,紐約大學政治系碩士。國際馬克思主義趨勢(International Marxist Tendency)美國支部成員。破土雜誌英文編輯。在學時主要研究非洲(尤其是東非)國際政治經濟,後來興趣越來越偏向馬克思主義。