The Bund and Early Zionism

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #30, “Marx, Lenin and Stalin on Zionism.” The term Zionism, actually dates from the late 1890’s and was supposedly coined by Nathan Birnbaum. But many authorities accept that it was only made into a popular term by Theodore Herzl. “The termContinue reading “The Bund and Early Zionism”

Stalin and Lenin’s Views on the Jewish Question and the Bund; Early History of the Bund

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #30, “Marx, Lenin and Stalin on Zionism.” Background – The Position of Russian Jewry In 1791, Tsarina or Empress Catherine II created what was to become known as the Pale Of Settlement. This restricted Jewish residence to either territories annexed fromContinue reading “Stalin and Lenin’s Views on the Jewish Question and the Bund; Early History of the Bund”

Karl Marx on the Jewish Question

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #30, “Marx, Lenin and Stalin on Zionism.” Marx’s Views There can be little doubt that the position of Germany Jewry was that of a discriminated section of the German people. This is attested to even in the biographies of the fewContinue reading “Karl Marx on the Jewish Question”

The Mysticism of the Baath Party Ideology

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” From: “Our View Of Arab History”; A speech given in 1955 in Aleppo, by Elyas Farah for the Arab Ba’th Socialist Party. Contained in: “Arab Revolutionary Thought in the Face of Current Challenges”; Madrid 1978; pp.281-303.Continue reading “The Mysticism of the Baath Party Ideology”

Marx and Engels on Islam

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” Both Marx and Engels wrote only in passing on Islam. However they provide some insights. Their view can be summarised briefly, in three main points: (i) That the relationship between Jews and the Arabs (Bedouin) wasContinue reading “Marx and Engels on Islam”

Enver Hoxha on Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic “Socialism”

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the Alliance issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” January 1980 THE EVENTS WHICH ARE TAKING PLACE IN THE MOSLEM COUNTRIES MUST BE SEEN IN THE LIGHT OF DIALECTICAL AND HISTORICAL MATERIALISM The international situation is very tense at present. In many regions of the worldContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic “Socialism””

Response to Lawrence & Wishart statement on MECW

We are intrigued by the Lawrence & Wishart statement on the Marx Engels Collected Works published on April 25, 2014 via their web site. The reaction of the “Marxist community” at large has been wholly negative to the actions — completely legal — by L&W, asking the Marxists Internet Archive to take down the L&W copyrighted material.Continue reading “Response to Lawrence & Wishart statement on MECW”

Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Venezuela (PCMLV): Elections in Venezuela, Results and Prospects

From Unity & Struggle No. 25, Spring/Summer 2013 Venezuela Lenin profoundly evaluated, with practical examples and theoretical analysis, the form of implementation of the revolutionary tactics in the bourgeois democratic revolution. With his genius he guided the course and laid bare the positions of the various parties in the revolution with his work “Two Tactics of SocialContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Venezuela (PCMLV): Elections in Venezuela, Results and Prospects”

Communist Platform: The European People’s Democracies of the 20th Century: A Specific Form of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat

From Unity & Struggle No. 25, Spring/Summer 2013 Italy 1. Between August 1944 and May 1945 the Red Army, in its unbeatable advance toward Berlin, freed Poland, Hungary, Rumania, Czechoslovakia and eastern Germany from Nazi rule, also aiding the liberation of Yugoslavia and Albania. In those countries anti-fascist fronts were set up against the Nazi occupiersContinue reading “Communist Platform: The European People’s Democracies of the 20th Century: A Specific Form of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat”

Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE): The Progressive Governments of Latin America

  From Unity & Struggle No. 25, Spring/Summer 2013 Ecuador Progress is the evolution from the lower to the higher, from the simple to the complex, it is the upward march of the material and spiritual. It is the modernization of the country. Marxism-Leninism, the revolution and the left are genuine expressions of progressivism. Not everythingContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE): The Progressive Governments of Latin America”

Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE): Stalin

Excerpts from a talk held in the Dominican Republic on the 50th anniversary of the death of Comrade Stalin, at the invitation of the Communist Party of Labour. During his lifetime Comrade Stalin won the admiration and affection of the working class and all the peoples of the vast Soviet Union, as well as theContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE): Stalin”

Thoughts About the Class Roots of Counter-Revolution in the Territory of the Soviet Union

Alexei Danko I will not try to give a solid and complete answer to the question posed above given the shortness of this article and the lack of proper preparation. However, I feel obliged to at least draw the attention of revolutionary proletarians to the need to study this question deeply and scientifically for theContinue reading “Thoughts About the Class Roots of Counter-Revolution in the Territory of the Soviet Union”

Enver Hoxha on the 1962 Sino-Indian Conflict

“It was the American imperialists who brought about the crisis in the Caribbean Sea and the threat of aggression against Cuba. Encouraged by the imperialists the Indian reactionaries launched their attacks on the Chinese border guards and again encouraged and assisted by them they are trying to widen the conflict with China by turning downContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on the 1962 Sino-Indian Conflict”

Karl Marx on the Dictatorship of the Proletariat

“While this utopian, doctrinaire Socialism, which subordinates the total movement to one of its stages, which puts in place of common social production the brainwork of individual pedants and, above all, in fantasy does away with the revolutionary struggle of the classes and its requirements by small conjurers’ tricks or great sentimentality, while this doctrinaireContinue reading “Karl Marx on the Dictatorship of the Proletariat”

Communist International: Towards the Fifth Congress of the Communist Party of Spain

Communist International, August 1936 The Development of the Democratic Revolution in Spain By J. HernandezI. Economic Sabotage by the Big Bourgeoisie and Landowners In February, 1936, the People’s Front in Spain won a splendid victory. The Azaña government came to power. Two years of rule by a reactionary government had reduced Spain to a stateContinue reading “Communist International: Towards the Fifth Congress of the Communist Party of Spain”