Alexandra Kollontai, Bolshevik revolutionary and minister in the first Soviet government, argues that in capitalist society the bonds of romantic love and family love are based on the logic of property relations, or what can be called property love. She critiques property love and advocates for the abolition of the couple and the family in their present forms. Instead, she envisions a new love outside of property relations, which would be composed of multiple forms of social bonds.
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Michael Hardt; Red Love. South Atlantic Quarterly 1 October 2017; 116 (4): 781–796. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00382876-4235005
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