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New Left Review I/52, November-December 1968

Andre Gorz

The Way Forward

Votes, as Marx and Engels used to say, give the right to govern, they do not give the power to do so. Conversely, to win votes, or to win by votes, the opposition must already have shown that it is capable of taking and exercising power in a substantially different manner from that which has prevailed hitherto.

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