Skip to comments.Islamic socialism [Marxism]
Posted on 11/21/2015 5:12:19 PM PST by Jim Robinson
Abu Dharr al-Ghifari, a Companion of Prophet Muhammad, is credited by many as a principal antecedent of Islamic socialism. He protested against the accumulation of wealth by the ruling class during 'UthmaÂn's caliphate and urged the equitable redistribution of wealth. The first Muslim Caliph Abu Bakr introduced a guaranteed minimum standard of income, granting each man, woman, and child ten dirhams annually; this was later increased to twenty dirhams.
The first experimental Islamic commune was established during the Russian Revolution of 1917 as part of the Waisi movement, an early supporter of the Soviet government. The Muslim Socialist Committee of Kazan was also active at this time.
In the modern era, Islamic socialism can be divided into two, a leftist and a rightist form. The leftist (Siad Barre, Haji Misbach, Ali Shariati, Yasser Arafat and Jalal Al-e Ahmad) advocated secular proletarian internationalism and encouraged Muslims to join or collaborate with international socialist or Marxist movements. Right-wing socialists (Mohammed Iqbal, Agus Salim, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Musa al-Sadr, and Mahmud Shaltut) are ideologically closer to third positionism, supporting not just social justice, egalitarian society and universal equality, but also Islamic revivalism, and implementation of Sharia. They also reject a full adoption of a class struggle and keep a distance from other socialist movements.
Revolutionary activity along the Soviet Union's southern border, Soviet decision makers recognized, would draw the attention of capitalist powers and invite them to intervene. It was this understanding which prompted the Russian representation at the Baku Congress in September 1920 to reject the arguments of the national communists as impractical and counterproductive to the revolution in general, without elaborating their fear that the safety of Russia lay in the balance. And it was this understanding, coupled with the Russian Bolsheviks' displeasure at seeing another revolutionary center proposed in their own domain revolutionary, that galvanized them into action against the national communists.
Marxism joined with Sharia! Worst of all possible worlds!!
Thanks for the informative post.
Islam, Marxism and Nazism all rely on absolute brutal tyrannyrely and deception in order to thrive.
For further information about Islam and the left:
Basic Reality 101...
Marxism & Sharia are BOTH Leftwing Totalitarian systems.
Remember, Leftism has many brand names but the goal is always the same.
It is a natural fit.
Obamanomics 101, foisted upon America by the most criminal and corrupt politicians America has ever seen.
I believe they did do just that.
Islam is a political movement with many fanatical useful idiots.
This is interesting, and in many ways hits the nail on its head.
“National Communism” is unpalatable to many Islamics or Islamists because it tends to operate within borders and doesn’t offer strict uniformity cross-borders or nations.
“Islamic communism” or Islamism in general does not recognize country borders. It works on the basis of internationalism, so long as Islamic ideologies are embraced by anyone of any ‘nationality or country’.
Additionally, although Islamic-marxists or even secular socialists and communists actively promote an ideology of equality and diversity, they don’t practice it for themselves.
I’ve often observed communist, socialist or marxists (secular or islamic) who are primarily interested in amassing personal wealth, yet walk around dressed like a beggar on the street.
Make no mistake about it, if anyone of these groups, muslim, black radicals, anarchists, with the help encouragement and support of the progressive socialist ever gain a majority in ths country we will suffer the same fate as those christians in the middle east
By the way, this is the guy I was looking into:
Sayyid Qutb 1906-1966
“Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism”
“Milestones on the Road” by Sayyid Qutb
“About that time Sayyid Qutb accepted an appointment to head the Muslim Brothers’ propaganda department, called the Propagation of the Message Section.” “Sayyid Qutb: The Karl Marx of the Islamic Revolution”
You are on point, Jim. Same with the Iranian Revolution. Communist-like to the bone.
Yup, and this explains why the traitor dhimmicrats are in such a hurry to import as many of these Muslims as rapidly as possible into the country.
They want to open the floodgates to mass immigration just like they did in Europe. It’s hostile takeover time.
And it’s just amazing that the Leftist Mainstream Media never brings attention to the Muslim Brotherhood in the WhiteHouse, Valerie Jarret, Huma Adedin and probable Muslim convert, Director of the CIA (John Brennan).
Yes and don’t forget folks like Nasser of Egypt. He was a socialist and a muslim.
2A makes a fundamental difference.
Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan) Infiltration and Influence in America
Abu Bakr could afford to be generous with other people’s money—the jizrya tax paid by the nommuslims. Take money from the nonmuslims and give it to the muslims.
There are dotted lines between Marxism, fascism, and Islam going back to before the Armenian genocide. I used to have the books from which to pull those references (particularly between Sabbateans and Islamic mystics, whose connections go back to the 18th Century), but made the mistake of loaning them out. If you really want that history from as reliable a source as can be obtained on the topic, I suggest reading both volumes of “To Eliminate the Opiate,” by Rabbi Marvin S. Antelman.
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