Compilation of Interviews and Correspondence with J.V. Stalin

TABLE OF CONTENTS Reply to the Letter of Mr. Richardson, Representative of the Associated Press News Agency The Importance and Tasks of the Complaints-Bureaus Marxism versus Liberalism: An Interview with H.G. Wells Interview Between J. Stalin and Roy Howard Replies to the Questions of Ralph V. Barnes Talk With the German Author Emil Ludwig Mr.Continue reading “Compilation of Interviews and Correspondence with J.V. Stalin”

Bill Bland: Stalin: The Myth and Reality

A Paper Originally Scheduled To Be Read By Bill Bland At The Conference Of ‘International Struggle: Marxist-Leninist’ In October 1999; Paris. Brief Foreword: This talk was never delivered as Comrade Bland at the very last moment could not attend. The talk is offered however as a useful distillation of several decades of thought and concrete,Continue reading “Bill Bland: Stalin: The Myth and Reality”

Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Ultra-Leftism in Linguistics and the Communist Academy

The usual picture of J.V. Stalin built up by the bourgeois is usually in the absence of facts. The paradigm built up is internally inconsistent. With respect to science, Stalin both destroyed true biological science by a rigid “Marxist” dogmatism; and he simultaneously destroyed linguistics, the latter because he could not bear to be challenged.Continue reading “Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Ultra-Leftism in Linguistics and the Communist Academy”

Grover Furr: The Fallacies of Afrocentrism

A few days ago I posted an article I wrote back in ’91 when the college’s black student org. invited Leonard Jeffries to come to speak. In it I ran through, though very briefly (for space), some of the fallacies of Afrocentrism. Here is a little more about them, in no special order. Afrocentrism seriouslyContinue reading “Grover Furr: The Fallacies of Afrocentrism”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on Rosa Luxemburg

Luxemburg, Rosa (Polish, R. Luksemburg). Born Mar. 5, 1871, in Zamość, Poland; died Jan. 15, 1919, in Berlin. Figure of the German, Polish, and international workers’ movement. One of the leaders and theoreticians of Polish social democracy, the left-radical tendency in German social democracy, and the Second International; one of the founders of the CommunistContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on Rosa Luxemburg”

Lugansk People’s Republic authorities ban strikes, International Workers’ Day marches, and forbid international anti-fascist forum

Open letter to The General Secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions Georgios Mavrikos  General Secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions Georgios Mavrikos Being the communists of Lugansk region we apply to you as to worldfamous avowed champion of communist ideals. We are surprised and deeply revolted from the fact that the mainContinue reading “Lugansk People’s Republic authorities ban strikes, International Workers’ Day marches, and forbid international anti-fascist forum”

Putin’s Western Allies

Why Europe’s Far Right Is on the Kremlin’s Side By Mitchell A. Orenstein Given that one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s stated reasons for invading Crimea was to prevent “Nazis” from coming to power in Ukraine, it is perhaps surprising that his regime is growing closer by the month to extreme right-wing parties across Europe.Continue reading “Putin’s Western Allies”

‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends

The frenzied world-wide front is expanding Mercy to no one, no one, no one! Stanza from 1989 Russian anarchists’ song Vintovka – eto prazdnik (The Rifle is a Holiday) By the Russian punk bank Grazhdanskaya Oborona (Civil Defense) The annexation of Crimea, the “Novorossiya” project, and the fight against the “Kyiv junta” are not supportedContinue reading “‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends”

Grover Furr: The “Official” Version of the Katyn Massacre Disproven? Discoveries at a German Mass Murder Site in Ukraine

Author’s Note: The officially accepted version of the Katyn Massacre can be read on its Wikipedia page – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katyn_massacre. This page is relentlessly anticommunist and anti-Stalinist. It makes no attempt to be objective or neutral, in that it has no serious discussion of the scholarly controversy about this question. It’s useful only as a shortContinue reading “Grover Furr: The “Official” Version of the Katyn Massacre Disproven? Discoveries at a German Mass Murder Site in Ukraine”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Aleksandr Smirnov Case (1928-38)

The Formation of the Smirnov Group (1928-29) In February 1928, Aleksandr Smirnov*, who had been People’s Commissar of agriculture in the Russian Republic, was promoted to the position of Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU: “In February (1928 – Ed.), the Rightist Commissar of Agriculture of the Russian Republic, Aleksandr Smirnoy, was .Continue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Aleksandr Smirnov Case (1928-38)”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Yenukidze Case (1935-37)

Introduction Avel Yenukidze* was Secretary of the Presidium of the Soviet Central Executive, Committee i.e., head of the Soviet civil service, from 1918 to 1935. This post put him “…in charge of the administration and personnel of the Kremlin.” (Adam B. Ulam: ‘Stalin: ‘The Man and his Era’; London; 1989; p. 396). The Revision ofContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Yenukidze Case (1935-37)”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Industrial Party Affair

The Formation of the ‘Industrial Party’ (1925-28) At his trial in November 1930, Professor Leonid Ramzin* admitted that he had been the: “. . ideological leader”; (Leonid Ramzin: Evidence at Industrial Party Trial, in: Andrew Rothstein (Ed.): ‘Wreckers on Trial’; London; 1931; p. 39). of a counter-revolutionary organisation called the “Industrial Party” (Prompartiya). He testifiedContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Industrial Party Affair”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Syrtsov/Lominadze Affair

The Formation of the Faction (1930) In 1930 a new opposition faction emerged in the Party, led by Sergey Syrtsov*, then Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars (i.e., Prime Minister) of the Russian Federation, Vissarion (‘Beso’) Lominadze*, then 1st. Secretary of the Regional Party Committee in Transcaucasia. Another member of the faction was IanContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Syrtsov/Lominadze Affair”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Ryutin Case (1930-37)

The Ryutin Platform (1930) In August 1930 Opposition circles circulated a: “200 page treatise that reflected the Right’s anti-Stalin position and became known in Party circles as the ‘Ryutin Platform’” (Robert C. Tucker: ‘Stalin in Power: The Revolution from above: 1928- 1941’; London; 1990; p. 211). The document bore the name of Martemyan Ryutin*, whoContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Ryutin Case (1930-37)”

Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre

by Ella Rule July 2002 At the end of the First World War, the boundary between Russia and Poland was settled as being along a line which became known as the Curzon line – Lord Curzon being the British statesman who had proposed it. This demarcation line was not to the liking of the Poles,Continue reading “Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre”