Guy Aldred: bridging the gap between Marxism and anarchism

  title={Guy Aldred: bridging the gap between Marxism and anarchism},
  author={Ruth Kinna},
  journal={Journal of Political Ideologies},
  pages={114 - 97}
  • Ruth Kinna
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Political Ideologies
This article examines the political thought of the socialist campaigner, Guy Aldred, in order to reflect on divisions between anarchism and social democracy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Aldred's thought drew on a diverse range of ideas and he labelled this rich synthesis communism. Believing that his position captured the best of Marxist and anarchist traditions, he argued that socialist factionalism was based on a distortion of Marx's work and that the relationship between… 

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