Claims and Facts About the Right of Nations to Self-determination

Published in Evrensel, 23 October 2017. Reprinted with permission. Claims and facts about the right of nations to self-determination, following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia. Arif KOŞAR Following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia, the right of nations to self-determination has become a popular debate. Here are some of the claimsContinue reading “Claims and Facts About the Right of Nations to Self-determination”

Molotov on Khrushchev

“MOLOTOV: Khrushchev opposed Stalin and Leninist policy. He wanted changes in the Leninist policy pursued by Stalin and ultimately by all of us who supported Stalin. You know what the rightists were after? In the party? The rightists wanted to block us from pressing for the liquidation of the kulaks; they were champions of aContinue reading “Molotov on Khrushchev”

Labour Party of Iran (Toufan): Long live the raging movement of the people of Iran!

Revolution is the midwife of every old society, which is pregnant with a new one. The grassroots movement in Iran that is entering its 5th day is an expression of the rejection of the totality of the criminal mafia in power; a power that is not accountable to the people and is trying to squeezeContinue reading “Labour Party of Iran (Toufan): Long live the raging movement of the people of Iran!”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Great October Socialist Revolution

Great October Socialist Revolution the first victorious socialist revolution in history, accomplished in 1917 by the Russian working class in alliance with the poor peasantry under the leadership of the Communist Party (formerly, the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party [Bolshevik]), headed by Lenin. The name “October” comes from the date October 25 (November 7, newContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Great October Socialist Revolution”

Alliance Marxist-Leninist: The Problem of Pablo Picasso

The Problem of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) CONTENTS Introduction Pablo Picasso — Early Years Developing Cubism Guernica — The Bombing Guernica — The Painting Impact of Picasso and Guernica on Russian Discussions Upon Socialist Realist Art Post Second World War – ‘Becoming a communist, Picasso hoped to come out of exile’. Conclusion Bibliography Introduction Picasso posesContinue reading “Alliance Marxist-Leninist: The Problem of Pablo Picasso”

V.I. Lenin to American Workers

“The American people have a revolutionary tradition which has been adopted by the best representatives of the American proletariat, who have repeatedly expressed their complete solidarity with us Bolsheviks. That tradition is the war of liberation against the British in the eighteenth century and the Civil War in the nineteenth century. In some respects, ifContinue reading “V.I. Lenin to American Workers”

J.V. Stalin on Industry in Colonial Countries

“Some comrades think that industrialization implies the development of any kind of industry. There are even some queer fellows who believe that Ivan the Terrible was an industrialist, because in his day he created certain embryonic industries. If we follow this line of argument, then Peter the Great should be styled the first industrialist. That,Continue reading “J.V. Stalin on Industry in Colonial Countries”

ICMLPO: Resolution on Turkey

For the annullment of government decrees and an end to the state of emergency In Turkey, the state of emergency declared by the Erdogan regime following the coup attempt last year is still in full force under the pretext of “the fight against the coup plotters”. Government decrees issued so far have made clear thatContinue reading “ICMLPO: Resolution on Turkey”

Russia is an Imperialist Country

Original article on massproletariat.info The present world situation is defined by a system of capitalist-imperialist relations, and the principal contradiction on the global scale is between imperialist states and oppressed peoples. In Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism Lenin put forward a Marxist analysis of the nature of capitalist-imperialism, and it is to this document that we shallContinue reading “Russia is an Imperialist Country”

Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Condemn the ISIS (Daesh) Criminal and Terrorist Attacks in Tehran, Iran!

On Wednesday June 7, 2017, three men entered the visiting section of the Parliament (Majles) and opened fire on the security guards. A few minutes later, media reported on two suicide bombers in the Khomeni’s mausoleum in southern Tehran. According to the official reports, 12 people were killed and more than 40 were injured. TheContinue reading “Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Condemn the ISIS (Daesh) Criminal and Terrorist Attacks in Tehran, Iran!”

Grover Furr: New Light On Old Stories About Marshal Tukhachevskii: Some Documents Reconsidered

Grover Furr  Montclair State University  Originally published in RUSSIAN HISTORY/HISTOIRE RUSSE, 13, Nos 2-3 (Summer-Fall 1986), 293-308.  The innocence of Marshal Tukhachevskii and the other military commanders condemned with him in 1937 has become firmly accepted by both Soviet and Western historians. [1] The current scholarly consensus also includes the view that “the nazi secretContinue reading “Grover Furr: New Light On Old Stories About Marshal Tukhachevskii: Some Documents Reconsidered”

Communist Party Alliance: Bourgeois Democracy and Proletarian Democracy

A talk given to the Stalin Society on 24th July 2005 By Wilf Dixon This title embraces far more than I realised when I first thought to suggest making it the subject of a talk here at the Stalin Society. As communists we have a responsibility to explain to workers, class conscious youth and allContinue reading “Communist Party Alliance: Bourgeois Democracy and Proletarian Democracy”

The Berlin Wall: Another Cold War Myth

by WILLIAM BLUM November 9 will mark the 25th anniversary of the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. The extravagant hoopla began months ago in Berlin. In the United States we can expect all the Cold War clichés about The Free World vs. Communist Tyranny to be trotted out and the simple tale of how the wallContinue reading “The Berlin Wall: Another Cold War Myth”

The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) boycotts the farce presidential elections in Iran

The twelfth Presidential election in Iran is going to be held on May 19, 2017. This is a farce election. Neither women, half of the Iran’s population, nor the religious minorities, no need to mention the communists and the opposition forces, have the right to presidential candidacy, The preconditions for fair and free elections doContinue reading “The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) boycotts the farce presidential elections in Iran”

Soviet Democracy and Bourgeois Democracy

This pamphlet is a translation of an essay published in the symposium Soviet Socialist Society prepared by the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. and published by the Gospolitizdat, Moscow 1949. The question of democracy, of how it is to be correctly understood, of the fundamental distinction between Soviet socialistContinue reading “Soviet Democracy and Bourgeois Democracy”