What we stand for

  • State ownership of the means of production
  • Redistribution of wealth by expropriation
  • Government of the people by the people
  • Free education and healthcare for all
  • A people’s army and police force
  • An end to all colonial and imperialist wars
  • An end to sexism and racism
  • Free press and media

Aims of Surplus Value

  • Promote socialist values
  • Critique all manifestations of capitalism
  • Subvert the ruling class ideology
  • Provoke debate
  • Promote solidarity and resistance

The means that we will adopt are the tools of the mass media:

  • Advertising
  • Photography
  • Digital print media

The approaches that we will take will include:

  • Direct political statement
  • Satire
  • Quotation
  • Text/image combinations
  • Pastiche

Works produced by Surplus Value will be:

  • Portable
  • Wearable
  • Useable
  • Ephemeral

The issues we will address include:

  • Basic principles of socialism
  • Workers rights
  • Social justice
  • Consumerism
  • Celebrity culture
  • War
  • Alienation
  • Poverty
  • Exploitation


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