Book Review: “Stalin’s Letters to Molotov: 1925-1936”

‘STALIN’S LETTERS TO MOLOTOV : 1925 – 1936’ (Edited by Lars T. Lih, Oleg V. Naumov & Oleg V. Khlevniuk) (Published by Yale University Press, New Haven (USA), 1995) Introduction In December 1969, Stalin’s comrade-in-arms Vyacheslav Molotov turned over to the Central Party Archive at the Institute of Marxism-Leninism seventy-nine letters written to him byContinue reading “Book Review: “Stalin’s Letters to Molotov: 1925-1936””

Bill Bland on the Enforced Resettlements in the Soviet Union

INTRODUCTION In response to an article by Alliance: Alliance number 13: “Chechnya – Oil And the Divided Russian Capitalists”, we received a letter from one “A.E.” A.E. essentially asked us to substantiate a Marxist-Leninist position on Chechnya, given that “the national rights” were violated. The exact note we received was as follows: “In discussion ofContinue reading “Bill Bland on the Enforced Resettlements in the Soviet Union”

About the American Party of Labor (APL)

The American Party of Labor (APL) is a Marxist-Leninist political party in the United States, founded in December, 2008. It follows the line of Marx-Engels-Lenin-Stalin and published The Red Phoenix. In the fallout of a global recession, the people of the United States stand in a position of economic uncertainty. There is no end to theContinue reading “About the American Party of Labor (APL)”

R.I.P. Ludo Martens

12 March 1946 – 5 June 2011 Ludo Martens, founder of the Workers’ Party of Belgium, author of “Another View of Stalin,” has passed away. Please find below the press statement in which the Party Bureau of the Workers’ Party of Belgium announces the passing away of Ludo Martens, founder and for many years alsoContinue reading “R.I.P. Ludo Martens”

Communist League Book Review: “Molotov Remembers”

COMPASS For Communist League (UK) No 108: October 1993 Book Review: MOLOTOV’S MEMOIRS Albert Resis (Ed.): ‘MOLOTOV REMEMBERS: INSIDE KREMLIN POLITICS’; Chicago; 1993 Vyacheslav Molotov was Stalin’s closest comrade-in-arms, and held for many years very important positions in the Soviet Union. One might have hoped, therefore, that his memoirs would have contained valuable information onContinue reading “Communist League Book Review: “Molotov Remembers””

Why I Resigned From the Trotsky defense Committee, by Mauritz A. Hallgren

Why I Resigned From the Trotsky Defense Committee Mr. Felix Morrow, Acting Secretary American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky, Room 511, 22 East 17th Street New York, N. Y. Dear Sir: It has become necessary for me to clarify my position with respect to the Moscow trials and particularly with respect to Trotsky’sContinue reading “Why I Resigned From the Trotsky defense Committee, by Mauritz A. Hallgren”

Kasama’s Anti-Stalinism: Furr on Bukharin

Carl: You wrote: “But for Bukharin, GF, someone I and many others think highly of (although perhaps not so many in this forum), it was indeed a capital case.” You ought not to “think highly of” this truly revolting person, Bukharin. Bukharin is not worthy of your respect, or that of any decent person. ReadContinue reading “Kasama’s Anti-Stalinism: Furr on Bukharin”

Grover Furr stomps Kasama Liberals

Thanks for all the remarks! Here are a few replies. I’ll be brief. Mike Ely wrote: “Give us a short, simple list of your evidence for this global Trotsky-Bukharin-Nazi conspiracy. You can’t because it didn’t exist.” Either you have not studied the materials or you don’t remember them. There were a series of inter-related conspiracies.Continue reading “Grover Furr stomps Kasama Liberals”

Grover Furr defends research on Moscow Trials from Charlatan Mike Ely

-The following is a response written by Grover Furr on the Kasama Project website- Someone brought to my attention that my research is being discussed here. I asked Mike Ely if I could respond, and he agreed that I could. I welcome criticism! But to be valuable, it has to be accurate. Here are someContinue reading “Grover Furr defends research on Moscow Trials from Charlatan Mike Ely”

Enver Hoxha’s first reaction to 20th Congress of the CPSU

February 26, 1956 MOSCOW, Sunday All night long I read the secret report of N. Khrushchev that he gave to us as he did the same with all other foreign delegations. The report rejects the figure and all the acts of the great Stalin. I understood the position of Khrushchev and his other companions againstContinue reading “Enver Hoxha’s first reaction to 20th Congress of the CPSU”

Maoism on Foreign Affairs vs. Pseudo-Marxist Geopolitical Pragmatism

This is an old book review by MIM (Maoist Internationalist Movement) of a work by Ludo Martens entitled, The Collapse of the Soviet Union: Causes and Lessons: For the Revolutionary Revival of the International Communist Movement. I am not a Third-Worldist or a Maoist, but this review has a principled theoretical stance regarding the International CommunistContinue reading “Maoism on Foreign Affairs vs. Pseudo-Marxist Geopolitical Pragmatism”

Concerning certain distortions of Stalin’s work and L. Martens’ revisionist view of socialism

This article is not my work. It was originally printed in the journal of the ICMLPO (Unity & Struggle) in the May 2008 issue #16. It was published under the title “Concerning Certain Distortions of Stalin’s Work and L. Martens Revisionist View of Socialism.” You can find it here: It appears here with noContinue reading “Concerning certain distortions of Stalin’s work and L. Martens’ revisionist view of socialism”

Nikolai Bukharin on the Use of Individual Terror Against Stalin

From Revolutionary Democracy: Introduction The participation of Bukharin and his group in terrorist activity directed against Stalin has been asserted persistently in the Soviet literature. Aside from the official party and state documentation it has been mentioned by L.M. Kaganovich in his conversations with Feliks Chuyev. [1] What is remarkable about Jules Humbert-Droz’s last conversationContinue reading “Nikolai Bukharin on the Use of Individual Terror Against Stalin”