Enver Hoxha on the Hungarian Counterrevolution & Stalin’s Legacy in 1957

After the Hungarian uprising, Yugoslavia’s relations with the USSR cooled significantly in the 1957-1960 period. It was during this time that Hoxha was able to come to the defense of Stalin at the Plenum of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania on February 13, 1957. “But it was Hoxha who inContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on the Hungarian Counterrevolution & Stalin’s Legacy in 1957”

Molotov on the Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact

“The decision to conclude a non-aggression pact between the U.S.S.R. and Germany was adopted after military negotiations with France and Great Britain had reached an impasse… we could not but explore other possibilities of ensuring peace and eliminating the danger of war between Germany and the U.S.S.R. If the British and French Governments refused toContinue reading “Molotov on the Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact”

To You Beloved Comrade

Paul Robeson on Stalin There is no richer store of human experience than the folk tales, folk poems and songs of a people. In many, the heroes are always fully recognizable humans—only larger and more embracing in dimension. So it is with the Russian, Chinese. and the African folk-lore. In 1937, a highly expectant audienceContinue reading “To You Beloved Comrade”

Enver Hoxha on Soviet Revisionism

We now know that Enver Hoxha, not Mao, was the first to come out openly against Khrushchevite revisionism, and did not vacillitate like the Chinese revisionists did on the question of “anti-Stalinism” in the USSR and Yugoslav revisionism, which served American imperialism. — Espresso Stalinist. After the Hungarian uprising Yugoslavia’s relations with the USSR cooledContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on Soviet Revisionism”

“I Am at Home”: Paul Robeson at Reception in Soviet Union

Interview by Vern Smith, Daily Worker, January 15, 1935 Moscow, U.S.S.R.-“This is Paul Robeson, the greatest American singer!” declared the famous film director, Eisenstein, introducing Robeson to a reception in his honor, attended by nearly all the celebrities in Moscow’s theatre and art world. The reception was given in the “House of the Kino,” palatialContinue reading ““I Am at Home”: Paul Robeson at Reception in Soviet Union”

Bill Bland on “Stalinism”

‘STALINISM’ An Address to the Sarat Academy in London on 30 April 1999 by Bill Bland I am grateful to the Sarat Academy for inviting me to speak to you on ‘Stalinism’. However, your choice of subject presented me with some difficulty, since I am a great admirer of Stalin and the word ‘Stalinism’ was introducedContinue reading “Bill Bland on “Stalinism””

PCC-ML: The Contradiction Between Socialism and Capitalism

Lenin in his day unraveled the existence of four fundamental contradictions, full force: 1 the contradiction between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. 2 the contradiction between socialism and capitalism. 3 the contradiction between peoples and imperialism. 4 the Inter-imperialist contradictions and inter monopolists. The solution of these contradictions lead to the defeat of imperialism andContinue reading “PCC-ML: The Contradiction Between Socialism and Capitalism”

Series on Maoist Revisionism: On the “Socialism” of the Maoist Revisionists

From the Journal “Reorganization” by the KKE (1918-1955) The issue of socialism is today one of the most central positions in political and ideological struggle taking place between the Marxists – Leninists and revisionists of all shades (Khrushchev, Tito, Chinese, Euro-Communists). In theory, the scientific understanding of socialism to find pleria formulated and integrated inContinue reading “Series on Maoist Revisionism: On the “Socialism” of the Maoist Revisionists”

Series on Maoist Revisionism: The Communist Party of China and the 20th Congress of the C.P.S.U.

The Communist Party of China and the 20th Congress of the C.P.S.U. British & Irish Communist Organisation With this article we publish the sixth in the ongoing series on the origins of modern revisionism which has focussed on the Twentieth Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The study takes up the issueContinue reading “Series on Maoist Revisionism: The Communist Party of China and the 20th Congress of the C.P.S.U.”

Series on Maoist Revisionism: The Processes of the Capitalist Development of the Chinese Economy

“ALBANIA TODAY» No 2 / 1980 By Tomor Cerova — Docent, Professor at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tirana In the economic, as in all the other fields, the Chinese revisionists have been spreading for many years now reformist, opportunistand revisionist views, and implementing the same practices either invented by them orContinue reading “Series on Maoist Revisionism: The Processes of the Capitalist Development of the Chinese Economy”

Che Guevara’s Writings Against Soviet Revisionism

Struggle Against Khrushchevite Revisionism Che Guevara rejected the Soviet image of Stalin, rebelled against Castro’s pro-Soviet line and criticized the restoration of capitalism in the USSR as well as the implementation of “market socialism” in the Eastern Bloc.  He told Sam Russell the British reporter of the socialist newspaper Daily Worker that “We must neverContinue reading “Che Guevara’s Writings Against Soviet Revisionism”

PCOT: “Another View of Stalin”

The PCOT in Tunisia review Ludo Martens’ legendary tome.  — Espresso Stalinist 57th anniversary of the death of Stalin (March 5, 1953) you read in this issue of “Forward” book “Another View of Stalin” by Ludo Martens and the translation of “good return”. This book deals with Stalin’s personality from a different angle, trying toContinue reading “PCOT: “Another View of Stalin””

Stalin: Long Live Soviet Armenia!

4/12/1920 Armenia, so long martyred and tormented, with its people condemned by the grace of the Entente and the Dashnaks to starvation, ruin and the lot of refugees— this Armenia, deceived by all its “friends,” has now found salvation by proclaiming itself a Soviet land. Neither the false assurances of Britain, the “ancient protector” ofContinue reading “Stalin: Long Live Soviet Armenia!”

Burying the Myth: Che Guevara was NOT a Trotskyist

“I have yet to find a single credible source pointing to a case where Che executed ‘an innocent’. Those persons executed by Guevara or on his orders were condemned for the usual crimes punishable by death at times of war or in its aftermath: desertion, treason or crimes such as rape, torture or murder. IContinue reading “Burying the Myth: Che Guevara was NOT a Trotskyist”

Stalin on Class Struggle Under Socialism

The old lie that Comrade Stalin did not believe in class struggle under the dictatorship of the proletariat is without any merit. — E.S. “Some comrades have grasped the fact of the destruction of the classes, the creation of a classless society, as the argument of the thesis of the weakening of the class struggleContinue reading “Stalin on Class Struggle Under Socialism”