The abolition of the queen, lords and commons - Dan Chatterton, The Scorcher

The abolition of the queen, lords and commons - Dan Chatterton, The Scorcher

Addressed to the Prime Minister of the day - Chatterton's Communist programme for overthrowing the ruling class; abolition of Royalty, Houses of Lords and Commons; disbanding of Army, Navy and Police forces and an end to Imperialist rule abroad; to be achieved, if necessary, by bloody guerilla war; the establishment of a People's Commune implementing one hour's work a day for all..

Published in the 1890s in Chatterton's self-published paper, The Atheistic Communistic Scorcher, as the front page of no. 31.

For more information on Chatterton, his life and The Scorcher, see; http://libcom.org/libray/-dan-chatterton-scorcher-london-communist-atheist

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Comments

Boris Badenov
Mar 31 2010 14:33

Cheers for this and other Chatterton-related stuff.

proletarian.
Sep 5 2012 04:10

Chatterton-Maoism thought

Red Marriott
Sep 6 2012 18:13

You appear to know little about Maoism, Chatterton or the Paris Commune which was his apparent inspiration.