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”

Lin Biaoism and the Third World: How Idealism Distorts Class

by Espresso Stalinist An odd phenomenon is haunting the halls of Maoism – a chauvinist set of ideas loosely forged from the writings of Chinese military officer and politician Lin Biao. These ideas, to the extent to which they form coherent ideology at all, can roughly be termed “Lin Biaoism.” To be perfectly clear, IContinue reading “Lin Biaoism and the Third World: How Idealism Distorts Class”

The Greek Debt Crisis: A Misnomer for the European Imperialist Crisis

August 2015 Hari Kumar 1. An Introduction to Greece 2. The Truman Doctrine – Greece becomes dependent upon the USA after the Second World War 3. The Greek Junta – Greece by now fully a client state of the USA 4. Capitalist Class of Greece Moves to “Democracy” and Europe 5. The USA Makes ItsContinue reading “The Greek Debt Crisis: A Misnomer for the European Imperialist Crisis”

Bill Bland: The “Cult of the Individual” (1934-52)

A paper read by Bill Bland to the Stalin Society in May 1991. Introduction Bland was the founder of the Stalin Society (UK), but was expelled some years later for daring to challenge assumptions (“truths”) about Mao and the Comintern, and only finally re-instated as a member just before his death. He detested all attemptsContinue reading “Bill Bland: The “Cult of the Individual” (1934-52)”

Bill Bland: The “Doctor’s Case” and the Death of Stalin

An extended annotated version of a report presented to the Stalin Society in London in October 1991, by Bill Bland, for the Communist League (UK) INTRODUCTION By Alliance Marxist-Leninist There have been many requests recently to Alliance for a web-edition of this document. Comrade Bland often neglected his own writings, even forgetting that he may haveContinue reading “Bill Bland: The “Doctor’s Case” and the Death of Stalin”

Enver Hoxha: The Fist of the Marxist-Leninist Communists Must Also Smash Left Adventurism, the Offspring of Modern Revisionism

From a conversation with two leaders of the Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) of Ecuador October 21, 1968 We are very glad to meet you comrades from Ecuador. Of course, we would like to have more frequent and longer talks with you, because the struggle of the Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) of Ecuador, as well as the Marxist-LeninistContinue reading “Enver Hoxha: The Fist of the Marxist-Leninist Communists Must Also Smash Left Adventurism, the Offspring of Modern Revisionism”

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””

Enver Hoxha on the Revolutionary and Reactionary Potential of Religion

“It is clear that the peoples of this region are Moslems and when we say this we have in mind the fact that the majority of them are believers, but their belief is relative and does not predominate over politics. There are also progressive people there who believe in and respect the Koran and religion moreContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on the Revolutionary and Reactionary Potential of Religion”

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”

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”

Enver Hoxha on the Ideology of Marxism-Leninism

“The doctrine of Marx and Lenin is not a scheme drafted in the studies of philosophers and politicians. It is a reflection of the objective laws of the development of society. Even without knowing Marxism-Leninism, the working people struggle to escape from oppression and exploitation, to overthrow the bosses and tyrants, in order to liveContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on the Ideology of Marxism-Leninism”

Enver Hoxha on the Path of Khrushchevite Revisionism in the Soviet Union

“Khrushchevite revisionism in the Soviet Union has undergone several stages, in compliance with which its forms, methods and tactics of struggle and action to carry out in practice its anti-Marxist and traitorous course and to camouflage it, have also changed. The first stage was that of the building up, maintenance and establishment of the betrayal,Continue reading “Enver Hoxha on the Path of Khrushchevite Revisionism in the Soviet Union”

Enver Hoxha on the Era of Proletarian Revolution and Socialism

“The epoch of proletarian revolutions has just begun. The advent of socialism represents an historical necessity which results from the objective development of society. This is inevitable. The counter-revolutions which have been carried out and the obstacles which emerge can prolong the existence of the old exploiting system to some extent, but they are powerlessContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on the Era of Proletarian Revolution and Socialism”

Enver Hoxha on Salvador Allende: The Tragic Events in Chile – A Lesson for the Revolutionaries of the Whole World

Article published in the newspaper “Zeri i popullit” October 2, 1973 In Chile the counter-revolutionary storm continues to rage against the working masses, the patriots and fighters of that country. The rightist forces which seized power as a result of the September 11 coup d’état have established a reign of terror which even the HitleritesContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on Salvador Allende: The Tragic Events in Chile – A Lesson for the Revolutionaries of the Whole World”

Interview with Comrade Vyerin

From the Center for the Formation of the Modern Communist Doctrine, organizer of the international conference held in Moscow in November, 1996 Q. Could you please shed some light for us on the origins of the present pseudo-communist movement in Russia, the objective basis for its impending collapse and the necessity for the formation ofContinue reading “Interview with Comrade Vyerin”