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”

Unpublished Speech by Stalin at the Plenum of the Central Committee of the CPSU, 1952

October 16,1952 In this article, taken from the Russian newspaper “Glasnost” which was completely devoted to the 120th Anniversary of Stalin’s birth, this was the last speech at the CC CPSU before Stalin died. This text is being published for the very first time in the Soviet Union by the newspaper “Glasnost”, the Central OrganContinue reading “Unpublished Speech by Stalin at the Plenum of the Central Committee of the CPSU, 1952”

Compilation of Interviews and Correspondence with J.V. Stalin

TABLE OF CONTENTS Reply to the Letter of Mr. Richardson, Representative of the Associated Press News Agency The Importance and Tasks of the Complaints-Bureaus Marxism versus Liberalism: An Interview with H.G. Wells Interview Between J. Stalin and Roy Howard Replies to the Questions of Ralph V. Barnes Talk With the German Author Emil Ludwig Mr.Continue reading “Compilation of Interviews and Correspondence with J.V. Stalin”

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”

Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Ultra-Leftism in Linguistics and the Communist Academy

The usual picture of J.V. Stalin built up by the bourgeois is usually in the absence of facts. The paradigm built up is internally inconsistent. With respect to science, Stalin both destroyed true biological science by a rigid “Marxist” dogmatism; and he simultaneously destroyed linguistics, the latter because he could not bear to be challenged.Continue reading “Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Ultra-Leftism in Linguistics and the Communist Academy”

The Girondes of Working Class

Written by Damodar on The Other Aspect blog. The 21st party congress of CPI (M) recently concluded at Visakhapatnam with the usual ritualistic flavour that has become the hallmark of such events for the parties of Left Front particularly the CPI and the CPI (M). The party congress would be known for selecting or ratherContinue reading “The Girondes of Working Class”

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”

Engels in the Struggle for Revolutionary Marxism

D.Z. Manuilsky Speech on the Fortieth Anniversary of the death of Friedrich Engels, delivered at the Seventh Congress of the Communist International, August 5, 1935 The Seventh World Congress of the Communist International was held in Moscow from July 25 to August 20, 1935. Contents I. Engels and His Role in the Creation of ScientificContinue reading “Engels in the Struggle for Revolutionary Marxism”

Grover Furr: The “Official” Version of the Katyn Massacre Disproven? Discoveries at a German Mass Murder Site in Ukraine

Author’s Note: The officially accepted version of the Katyn Massacre can be read on its Wikipedia page – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katyn_massacre. This page is relentlessly anticommunist and anti-Stalinist. It makes no attempt to be objective or neutral, in that it has no serious discussion of the scholarly controversy about this question. It’s useful only as a shortContinue reading “Grover Furr: The “Official” Version of the Katyn Massacre Disproven? Discoveries at a German Mass Murder Site in Ukraine”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Aleksandr Smirnov Case (1928-38)

The Formation of the Smirnov Group (1928-29) In February 1928, Aleksandr Smirnov*, who had been People’s Commissar of agriculture in the Russian Republic, was promoted to the position of Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU: “In February (1928 – Ed.), the Rightist Commissar of Agriculture of the Russian Republic, Aleksandr Smirnoy, was .Continue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Aleksandr Smirnov Case (1928-38)”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Yenukidze Case (1935-37)

Introduction Avel Yenukidze* was Secretary of the Presidium of the Soviet Central Executive, Committee i.e., head of the Soviet civil service, from 1918 to 1935. This post put him “…in charge of the administration and personnel of the Kremlin.” (Adam B. Ulam: ‘Stalin: ‘The Man and his Era’; London; 1989; p. 396). The Revision ofContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Yenukidze Case (1935-37)”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Industrial Party Affair

The Formation of the ‘Industrial Party’ (1925-28) At his trial in November 1930, Professor Leonid Ramzin* admitted that he had been the: “. . ideological leader”; (Leonid Ramzin: Evidence at Industrial Party Trial, in: Andrew Rothstein (Ed.): ‘Wreckers on Trial’; London; 1931; p. 39). of a counter-revolutionary organisation called the “Industrial Party” (Prompartiya). He testifiedContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: The Industrial Party Affair”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Syrtsov/Lominadze Affair

The Formation of the Faction (1930) In 1930 a new opposition faction emerged in the Party, led by Sergey Syrtsov*, then Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars (i.e., Prime Minister) of the Russian Federation, Vissarion (‘Beso’) Lominadze*, then 1st. Secretary of the Regional Party Committee in Transcaucasia. Another member of the faction was IanContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Syrtsov/Lominadze Affair”

Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Ryutin Case (1930-37)

The Ryutin Platform (1930) In August 1930 Opposition circles circulated a: “200 page treatise that reflected the Right’s anti-Stalin position and became known in Party circles as the ‘Ryutin Platform’” (Robert C. Tucker: ‘Stalin in Power: The Revolution from above: 1928- 1941’; London; 1990; p. 211). The document bore the name of Martemyan Ryutin*, whoContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Research Bureau: the Ryutin Case (1930-37)”

Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre

by Ella Rule July 2002 At the end of the First World War, the boundary between Russia and Poland was settled as being along a line which became known as the Curzon line – Lord Curzon being the British statesman who had proposed it. This demarcation line was not to the liking of the Poles,Continue reading “Stalin Society: The Katyn Massacre”