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== What is ProleWiki? ==
 
== What is ProleWiki? ==
[[ProleWiki]] is a [[marxism-leninism|marxist-leninist]] encyclopedia founded in September 2020 dedicated to making information accessible to revolutionaries and those who wish to study revolutionary theory. It's designed to be a dynamic and collaborative encyclopedia, guided by the dialectical method.
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[[ProleWiki]] is a [[Marxism–Leninism|Marxist–Leninist]] encyclopedia founded in September 2020 aiming to make information accessible to revolutionaries and those who wish to study revolutionary theory. We stand for the principles of anti-imperialism and we aim to combat the liberal hegemony in Western society by presenting a Marxist-Leninist understanding of political economy.
  
ProleWiki is also associated with comrades from [[Lemmygrad]], and we have a [https://lemmygrad.ml/post/8497 community there] to better organize our efforts inside our encyclopedia. We have also a [https://t.me/joinchat/GTCZSBQzgjGTrg2TQhOE5w commune on Telegram], too.
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ProleWiki was born out of another communist project, [[Lemmygrad]], and we have very similar political views with comrades there.
  
 
== What does ProleWiki mean? ==
 
== What does ProleWiki mean? ==
The name chosen for ProleWiki was based on the term "proletariat", whose root ''"prole"'' you may find in common with very different Western languages: ''proletariat, proletariado, prolétariat, proletariato, proletariaat, etc.''. This linguistic phenomenon perfectly reflects the internationalist aim of this encyclopedia, we will always need contribution from comrades of all countries and languages. Spreading our theory is an imperative to free the minds and bodies of the people from wage-slavery and bourgeois exploitation.
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The name chosen for ProleWiki was based on the term "proletariat", whose root ''"prole"'' you may find in common with very different Western languages: ''proletariat, proletariado, prolétariat, proletariato, proletariaat, etc.''. This linguistic phenomenon perfectly reflects the internationalist aim of this encyclopedia, and since spreading revolutionary theory is our goal, we we will always accept contribution from comrades of all countries and languages.
  
 
== What drives ProleWiki forward? ==
 
== What drives ProleWiki forward? ==
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== What can I do to help? ==
 
== What can I do to help? ==
For ProleWiki to grow and become a relevant source of knowledge open for the people of the world, we need to contribute to its success collectively. The best thing you can do is to join our [https://t.me/joinchat/GTCZSBQzgjGTrg2TQhOE5w Telegram commune] and learn how you can help. You can also read our page on [[ProleWiki:How_to_contribute|''How to contribute'']].
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You can read our page on [[ProleWiki:How_to_contribute|''How to contribute'']]. For ProleWiki to grow and become a relevant source of knowledge, we need to contribute to its success collectively. You can also help maintain our budget through our [[ProleWiki:Donate|donation page]]. The best thing you can do is [[Special:RequestAccount|request an account]] so you can be in contact with us and learn how you can help more efficiently.
 
 
== What about Leftypedia? ==
 
We are not enemies, we do not act against their project, and both of our projects are complimentary. However, we do not advocate for "leftism" and empty "left unity", that is typical of liberal verbiage. We have a well-defined political line and philosophical framework which is Marxism–Leninism, not a "catch-all" leftism, which we are very critical of. We are not teachers of Marxism–Leninism, but we're all students, and we're all studying while we create our articles.
 
 
 
We respect Leftypedia as a project that has inspired us to advance class consciousness, but it's time for us Marxists-Leninists to have our own platform where we can share our ideas without liberal interference in our work.
 

Latest revision as of 19:16, 6 February 2021

What is ProleWiki?

ProleWiki is a Marxist–Leninist encyclopedia founded in September 2020 aiming to make information accessible to revolutionaries and those who wish to study revolutionary theory. We stand for the principles of anti-imperialism and we aim to combat the liberal hegemony in Western society by presenting a Marxist-Leninist understanding of political economy.

ProleWiki was born out of another communist project, Lemmygrad, and we have very similar political views with comrades there.

What does ProleWiki mean?

The name chosen for ProleWiki was based on the term "proletariat", whose root "prole" you may find in common with very different Western languages: proletariat, proletariado, prolétariat, proletariato, proletariaat, etc.. This linguistic phenomenon perfectly reflects the internationalist aim of this encyclopedia, and since spreading revolutionary theory is our goal, we we will always accept contribution from comrades of all countries and languages.

What drives ProleWiki forward?

ProleWiki follows some principles democratically established by its contributors, and will depend on the available contributors to maintain our development and internal democracy.

The Marxist-Leninist science should be our guide to emancipation of the human experience from class society and class exploitation, to make our society free to solve its own contradictions in the interests of all workers and producers.

What can I do to help?

You can read our page on How to contribute. For ProleWiki to grow and become a relevant source of knowledge, we need to contribute to its success collectively. You can also help maintain our budget through our donation page. The best thing you can do is request an account so you can be in contact with us and learn how you can help more efficiently.