TRUTH AND LIES ABOUT SOCIALISM:
ON THE SOCIALIST POWER.
Central Council of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE).
Published by Synchroni Epochi, 2013.
PART II: THE DICTATORSHIP OF THE PROLETARIAT:
A HIGHER FORM OF DEMOCRACY.
The leap that takes place during the socialist
construction, i.e. during the transition from
capitalism to communism, is qualitatively
higher than any previous one, since communist
relations, as non-exploitative, cannot be
formed in capitalism. The political revolution
is the precondition for these new relations to
be imposed and dominate, i.e. the conquest
of power by the working class and the establishment
of its own state, the dictatorship of
This is a basic difference in the transition
to the communist socioeconomic formation
in relation with the previous. In the framework
of the transition from an exploitative
socioeconomic formation to another, the new
relations could be developed and dominate
first in the confines of the previous socioeconomic
formation and then, as the last part
of this process, the class that was the bearer
of the new relations struggled for and took
power. This happened for example in relation