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The co-operative commonwealth, a world socialist community,

The wages workers receive represent wealth that they have themselves produced; the profits that the capitalist pockets represent wealth that the wage workers produced, and that the capitalist, that the capitalist steals from them. Labour alone produces all wealth. Wages are that part of labor’s own product that the workingman is allowed to keep. Profits are the present and running theft perpetrated by the capitalist upon the workingman from day to day, from week to week, from month to month, from year to year. Capital is the accumulated past theft of the capitalist, corner-stoned upon his “original accumulation.” The capitalist class in general, may perform some “work,” they do perform some “work,” but that “work” is not of a sort that directly or indirectly aids production. It is not the capitalist who supports the worker, but the worker supports the capitalist.

The Socialist Party vision is one of the co-operative commonwealth or the industrial democracy. The future society comes only at the desire and with the consent of the workers, for it is evidently the only class able to safeguard humanity by means of a new society. The Socialist Party is revolutionary in aim because it will be out for the abolition of the wages system, and for securing to the workers the full fruits of their labour, thereby seeking to change the system of society from capitalist to socialist. It is revolutionary in method, because it will refuse to enter into any agreement with the masters or its State backing. The curse of capitalism consists in this — that a handful of capitalists can compel workers to work in such manner and for such wage as will please the capitalists. Reformism serves the ruling class because it fights to protect the foundation of capitalism, the “right” of the capitalist to exploit the labour power of the working class. Whoever tries to reconcile the exploited to their condition, objectively serves the interests of the exploiter. If you do not put forward a clear class perspective on all struggles and do not warn people that these issues cannot be resolved under the present capitalist system, then you have adopted reformist politics: i.e. the capitalist system is basically okay but in need of serious reform and new management. Programmes of “public” ownership is not socialism. Socialism, however, leads the struggle of the working class not only for better terms for the sale of labour power, but for the abolition of the social system that compels the propertyless to sell themselves to the rich.

The slogans "an injury to one is an injury to all" and "workingmen of all countries—unite," means something when said by the Socialist Party. The mutual economic interests, the daily association, the common experiences of the social conflict, must surely develop that solidarity
without which workers may struggle in vain. Worldwide in the scope of its activities, socialism points to a new civilisation where the forces of production and distribution will be adjusted and co-ordinated—where those who labour will enjoy—where childhood will be free—where adulthood will be secure—where mankind shall be in harmony with the world about it. The Socialist Party believes that advances of human society so far in economy, science, technology and standards of civil life have already created the material conditions necessary to set up a free society without classes, exploitation and oppression, i.e.
The wages workers receive represent wealth that they have themselves produced; the profits that the capitalist pockets represent wealth that the wage workers produced, and that the capitalist, that the capitalist steals from them. Labor alone produces all wealth. Wages are that part of labor’s own product that the workingman is allowed to keep. Profits are the present and running theft perpetrated by the capitalist upon the workingman from day to day, from week to week, from month to month, from year to year. Capital is the accumulated past stealings of the capitalist, cornerstoned upon his “original accumulation.” The capitalist class in general, may perform some “work,” they do perform some “work,” but that “work” is not of a sort that directly or indirectly aids production. It is not the capitalist who supports the worker, but the worker supports the capitalist.

The Socialist Party vision is one of the co-operative commonwealth or the industrial democracy. The future society comes only at the desire and with the consent of the workers, for it is evidently the only class able to safeguard humanity by means of a new society. The Socialist Party is revolutionary in aim because it will be out for the abolition of the wages system, and for securing to the workers the full fruits of their labour, thereby seeking to change the system of society from capitalist to socialist. It is revolutionary in method, because it will refuse to enter into any agreement with the masters or its State backing. The curse of capitalism consists in this — that a handful of capitalists can compel workers to work in such manner and for such wage as will please the capitalists. Reformism serves the ruling class because it fights to protect the foundation of capitalism, the “right” of the capitalist to exploit the labour power of the working class. Whoever tries to reconcile the exploited to their condition, objectively serves the interests of the exploiter. If you do not put forward a clear class perspective on all struggles and do not warn people that these issues cannot be resolved under the present capitalist system, then you have adopted reformist politics: i.e. the capitalist system is basically okay but in need of serious reform and new management. Programmes of “public” ownership is not socialism. Socialism, however, leads the struggle of the working class not only for better terms for the sale of labour power, but for the abolition of the social system that compels the propertyless to sell themselves to the rich.

The slogans "an injury to one is an injury to all" and "workers of all countries—unite," means something when said by the Socialist Party. The mutual economic interests, the daily association, the common experiences of the social conflict, must surely develop that solidarity without which workers may struggle in vain. Worldwide in the scope of its activities, socialism points to a new civilisation where the forces of production and distribution will be adjusted and co-ordinated—where those who labour will enjoy—where childhood will be free—where adulthood will be secure—where mankind shall be in harmony with the world about it. The Socialist Party believes that advances of human society so far in economy, science, technology and standards of civil life have already created the material conditions necessary to set up a free society without classes, exploitation and oppression, i.e. a world socialist community.

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