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Marx and Lenin Ideas on the 21st century

03 February 2014, 12:06
A basic lesson in communist governance for the attention of SACP fat cats. I was asked about what the lifestyle of politicians and civil servants be like in a communist context. Using Marx and Lenin I would suggest the following: Lenin in the State and Revolution gives guidelines for the remuneration of politicians and civil servants, noting that civil servants and politicians should get no more than the wage of a skilled worker. In a socialist context politicians and civil servants would be expected to use government pool vehicles or public transport, and live in government housing. You become a civil servant because you want to serve society, not boss it around. Lenin also suggests that politicians be subjected to immediate public recall if found incompetent, corrupt or arrogant.
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