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”

Notes on the history of the Communist Party of Colombia (M-L)

The founding of the Communist Party of Colombia Marxist-Leninist was the culmination of a process of political differentiation that allowed a significant contingent of principled revolutionaries, in the early 1960s, to draw lines of demarcation with reformism, pacifism and Khrushchevite revisionism, which were dominant in those years as the main lines of political action ofContinue reading “Notes on the history of the Communist Party of Colombia (M-L)”

Grover Furr: The Ukrainian Famine: Only Evidence Can Disclose the Truth

No detective can solve a crime without carefully and objectively studying the evidence. Likewise, no one can know what actually occurred in history without studying, in an objective manner, the relevant primary sources – the evidence. I have spent decades in studying the primary sources concerning many specific events of the Stalin period. Mark TaugerContinue reading “Grover Furr: The Ukrainian Famine: Only Evidence Can Disclose the Truth”

Grover Furr: Trotsky’s Lies – What They Are, and What They Mean

The personality and the writings of Leon Trotsky have long been a rallying point for anticommunists throughout the world. But during the 1930s Trotsky deliberately lied in his writings about Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union. My new book, Trotsky’s ‘Amalgams’, discusses some of Trotsky’s lies that have fooled people, and demoralized honest communists, forContinue reading “Grover Furr: Trotsky’s Lies – What They Are, and What They Mean”

Grover Furr on Archival Evidence for the Bloc of Rights and Trotskyites

“Shortly after the Leon Trotsky Archive at Harvard’s Houghton Library was opened in January 1980, Trotskyist historian Pierre Broué discovered letters between Leon Sedov and his father Trotsky that proved the existence of a bloc between Trotskyites and other opposition groups within the USSR. Sometime in the middle of 1932 Sedov informed his father as follows:Continue reading “Grover Furr on Archival Evidence for the Bloc of Rights and Trotskyites”

Telephone Conversation Between Kosygin and Taraki

Excerpt from Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion and the Afghan Response, 1979-1982 by M. Hassan Kakar For more than a week beginning 15 March 1979, the people of the city of Herat and its environs, joined by the military division stationed there, rose in rebellion. About twenty-five thousand of them were killed before the Khalqi government wasContinue reading “Telephone Conversation Between Kosygin and Taraki”

Bill Bland on Sectarianism

1) Bland on the refusal of the early British anti-revisionists to allow people who were on the point of breaking away from the CPGB to do so, and belong to the anti-revisionist movement: “WB: They wouldn’t allow it. They were sectarian in a way in that it had to be all or nothing and soContinue reading “Bill Bland on Sectarianism”

The CPSU(B), Gosplan and the Question of the Transition to Communist Society in the Soviet Union 1939-1953

by Vijay Singh Marxism recognises the primary role of the industrial working class in the democratic and socialist revolutions and in the transition to communist society. In the Communist Manifesto Marx and Engels indicated that of ‘all the classes that stand face to face with the bourgeoisie today, the proletariat alone is a really revolutionaryContinue reading “The CPSU(B), Gosplan and the Question of the Transition to Communist Society in the Soviet Union 1939-1953”

Why Does the Pseudo-Left Hate Grover Furr?

by Espresso Stalinist Grover Furr is an American professor and author. He has taught at Montclair State University in New Jersey for over four decades, and has written essays, articles and books on Soviet history in both Russian and English. Though his body of work covers a wide variety of topics, his most famous writingsContinue reading “Why Does the Pseudo-Left Hate Grover Furr?”

Georgi Dimitrov And The Fight Against Titoism In Bulgaria

Vulko Chervenkov Introduction The following portions of the report by Vulko Chervenkov on the phenomenon of Traicho Kostovism constitutes formidable evidence of the bitter struggle between Marxism and Titoism which took place in Bulgaria in the late 1940s and early 1950s. But there is also specific information on the role of Dimitrov in confronting theContinue reading “Georgi Dimitrov And The Fight Against Titoism In Bulgaria”

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”

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”

Alliance Marxist-Leninist: Chechnya, Oil and the Divided Russian Capitalist Class

INDEX 1. INTRODUCTION. 4 1. THE WAR ITSELF – MUTINY OF THE GENERALS 5 2. WHAT LIES BEHIND THIS WAR ? THE OIL BACKGROUND 8 3.VIEW OF STALIN VERSUS KHRUSHCHEV AND VOSNOSENSKY UPON INDUSTRY 9 4. DIVISIONS INSIDE THE USSR CAPITALIST CLASS SINCE STALIN 15 5. THE ERA OF GORBACHEV AND YELTSIN 21 6. THEContinue reading “Alliance Marxist-Leninist: Chechnya, Oil and the Divided Russian Capitalist Class”

Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): The “K”KE leadership in the congress of the social-fascist “C”PI (M), slayers of the Indian people

The congress of the revisionist “Communist” Party of India and the “Communist” Party of India (Marxist) were held in Hyderabad, Central India, from the 23rd of March to 2nd of April. The delegate of “K”KE was Nikos Seretakis, member of the department of International Relations of the CC. Of course, we are not surprised byContinue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): The “K”KE leadership in the congress of the social-fascist “C”PI (M), slayers of the Indian people”

Anasintaxi (KKE: 1918-55): Some questions and answers about the current situation in Greece

1. Several dozen glorious general strikes and constant struggles of the masses in Greece against the austerity policies of ND and PASOK that plunged Greece into poverty and unemployment expressed the anger of the people and demanded a change in Greek society. How do you see and interpret the victory of SYRIZA in the elections?Continue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE: 1918-55): Some questions and answers about the current situation in Greece”