Obama’s New Campaign Slogan’s Historical Ties to Marxism, Socialism

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The Obama campaign apparently didn’t look backwards into history when  selecting its new campaign slogan, “Forward” — a word with a long and rich  association with European Marxism.

Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and  20th centuries had the name “Forward!” or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an  entire section called “Forward (generic name of socialist publications).”

“The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political  terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and  other left-wing newspapers and publications,” the online encyclopedia  explains.

The slogan “Forward!” reflected the conviction of European Marxists and  radicals that their movements reflected the march of history, which would move  forward past capitalism and into socialism and communism.

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