MARXISM AND DEMOCRACY

Authors

  • UHEMBE AHAR CLEMENT Federal University, Lafia

Keywords:

Democracy,Marxism,Slovenliness

Abstract

Marxism and democracy may elicit surprise or even derision in some quaters. Arent the two terms in tittle mutually condradictory?is marxist democracy not an oxymoron .This paper argues that marxism represents the highest achievment of democratic thought ,whose grand ambition were betreyed. Marxism is irredeemable associated with oppressive conformity and the iron rule of nomenklature. This paper positedthat Marxism and democracy have a nexus on justice, fairness, equality and an egalitarian society in which all men are allowed and should be allowed to exercise their franchise. By way of qualitative and quantitative analysis of the basic teneys of modern democracy, predicated on marxist democratic thought, the paper recomends that slovenliness: harbitual intelectual uncleaniness in Marxism be adressed to removve present marxism as a tool for democracy.

Author Biography

UHEMBE AHAR CLEMENT, Federal University, Lafia

Department of Political Science
Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Published

2020-01-01