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Andamios

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VALENZUELA FEIJOO, José. Socialism and marxism: two cadavers?. Andamios [online]. 2006, vol.3, n.5, pp.129-162. ISSN 1870-0063.

In contemporary public opinion exists a widely held idea: the downfall of the USSR (and similar governments) is the definitive failure of socialism and of Marxist theory. The author criticizes this point of view and asserts that: a) the social system that collapsed had lost its socialist character before 1950; b) the official theory prevailing in the USSR represented a brutal deformation of original Marxism; c) authentic or "real" Marxist theory conserves its persuasive power; d) the reality of contemporary capitalism creates the obligation of thinking in a postcapitalist social order.

Keywords : Socialism; communism; Stalinism; burocracy; Marxism.

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