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[caption id="attachment_835" align="alignright" width="300"] Differences between Marxism, Leninism, Trotskyism, Stalinism, and Maoism[/caption] While teaching a module on the Communist Manifesto (and the Manifesto alone), a student of mine admitted to struggle with different forms of Marxism. Though I am not an expert on these, being schooled in Marxism only, it became apparent that I should perhaps have a somewhat rudimentary knowledge of what the differences are in order to satisfy different interests. At the same time, there are many forms of Marxism – so to enumerate all the differences is like taking up on enumerating the differences between differences of Christianity (of which there are certainly more variants, my point is that it is an equally impossible task). So in what follows, a few paragraphs on the major Marxist views are presented. Marxism [caption id="attachment_837" align="alignleft" width="300"] Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels[/caption] Marxism is perhaps the most