Communist Party of Labor (PCT): The theory of the revolution and how it is expressed in the Dominican Republic

From Unity & Struggle No. 25, Spring/Summer 2013 Dominican Republic The proletarian revolution is the result of the conscious action of the workers and peoples, and can only succeed if the revolutionary theory and practice are combined. The greatness of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels was that they provided the oppressed with a theory to transformContinue reading “Communist Party of Labor (PCT): The theory of the revolution and how it is expressed in the Dominican Republic”

Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE): Stalin

Excerpts from a talk held in the Dominican Republic on the 50th anniversary of the death of Comrade Stalin, at the invitation of the Communist Party of Labour. During his lifetime Comrade Stalin won the admiration and affection of the working class and all the peoples of the vast Soviet Union, as well as theContinue reading “Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE): Stalin”

Thoughts About the Class Roots of Counter-Revolution in the Territory of the Soviet Union

Alexei Danko I will not try to give a solid and complete answer to the question posed above given the shortness of this article and the lack of proper preparation. However, I feel obliged to at least draw the attention of revolutionary proletarians to the need to study this question deeply and scientifically for theContinue reading “Thoughts About the Class Roots of Counter-Revolution in the Territory of the Soviet Union”

J.V. Stalin on the Three Main Aspects of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat

“Hence the three main aspects of the dictatorship of the proletariat. 1) The utilisation of the rule of the proletariat for the suppression of the exploiters, for the defence of the country, for the consolidation of the ties with the proletarians of other lands, and for the development and victory of the revolution in allContinue reading “J.V. Stalin on the Three Main Aspects of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat”

Court Proceedings of the Moscow Trials

Please download and distribute freely. August 19-24, 1936 – Court Proceedings of the Case of the Trotskyite-Zinovievite Terrorist Centre sometimes called the “Zinoviev-Kamenev Trial.” January 23-30, 1937 –  Court Proceedings of the Case of the Anti-Soviet Troskyite Centre sometimes called the “Pyatakov-Radek Trial.” March 2-13, 1938 –  Court Proceedings of the Case of the Anti-Soviet “Bloc of RightsContinue reading “Court Proceedings of the Moscow Trials”

V.I. Lenin, J.V. Stalin and the Comintern on Alliance with the Bourgeoisie in Colonial-Type Countries

“The Communist International must enter into a temporary alliance with bourgeois democracy in the colonial and backward countries, but should not merge with it, and should under all circumstances uphold the independence of the proletarian movement even if it is in its most embryonic form…” – V.I. Lenin, “Draft Thesis on National and Colonial QuestionsContinue reading “V.I. Lenin, J.V. Stalin and the Comintern on Alliance with the Bourgeoisie in Colonial-Type Countries”

J.V. Stalin on the Withering Away of the State

“We are for the withering away of the state. And yet we also believe in the proletarian dictatorship, which represents the tightest and mightiest form of state authority that has ever existed in history. To keep on strengthening state power in order to prepare the conditions for the withering away of state power – thatContinue reading “J.V. Stalin on the Withering Away of the State”

Anna Louise Strong on the 1936 Stalin Constitution

“Stalin’s great moment when he first appeared as leader of the whole Soviet people was when, as Chairman of the Constitutional Commission, he presented the new Constitution of the Socialist State. A commission of thirty-one of the country’s ablest historians, economists, and political scientists had been instructed to create ‘the world’s most democratic constitution’ withContinue reading “Anna Louise Strong on the 1936 Stalin Constitution”

J.V. Stalin on Tsarism and Imperialism in the Russian Empire

“In fact, Tsarist Russia was the home of oppression under every form, capitalist, colonial and militarist, of oppression in the most barbarous form. The omnipotence of capital was allied there with the despotism of Tsarism, the aggressiveness of nationalism with the most ferocious oppression of non-Russian peoples, the economic exploitation of whole regions of Turkey,Continue reading “J.V. Stalin on Tsarism and Imperialism in the Russian Empire”

Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Globalisation; Do Lenin’s Criteria of Imperialism still Hold?

THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN THE ERA OF GLOBALISATION. Submission to Third Conference of International Struggle Marxist-Leninist. October 1999; Paris. Goal Of This Article We intend to discuss the most important features of imperialism as defined by Lenin; to ask whether the essential features of capital are so changed by recent events that we must reviseContinue reading “Alliance (Marxist-Leninist): Globalisation; Do Lenin’s Criteria of Imperialism still Hold?”

The Communist League: The Soviet Union and the Spanish Civil War

‘Non-Intervention’? Between ourselves, it’s the same thing as profitable intervention – but profitable only for the other side’. Charles-Maurice Talleyrand (1754-1838) INTRODUCTION In January 1996, the Association of Communist Workers and the Association of Indian Communists held an extremely interesting meeting in the Conway Hall, London, devoted to exposing the slanderous misrepresentation of the Republican forcesContinue reading “The Communist League: The Soviet Union and the Spanish Civil War”

Lessons of People’s War in Spain 1936-1939

Progressive Labor, Vol. 9, No. 5 (Oct.-Nov. 1974), 106-116. The Spanish Civil War was the opening act of the Second World War in Europe. It was the military and political proving ground both for European Fascism, and for class-collaborationist policies that the old communist movement never outlived. In one important respect, however, the Spanish WarContinue reading “Lessons of People’s War in Spain 1936-1939”

Grover Furr: German Intelligence, Communist Anti-Trotskyism, and the Barcelona “May Days” of 1937

Originally posted by Grover Furr German Intelligence, Communist Anti-Trotskyism, and the Barcelona “May Days” of 1937 I’m writing an article on the falsifications in Khrushchev’s infamous 1956 “Secret Speech.” A few weeks ago I ran across the following statement, in an article on the subject of this speech: “…в угоду политической конъюнктуре деятельность Троцкого иContinue reading “Grover Furr: German Intelligence, Communist Anti-Trotskyism, and the Barcelona “May Days” of 1937”

Grover Furr: Anatomy of a Fraudulent Scholarly Work: Ronald Radosh’s “Spain Betrayed”

Grover Furr Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War by Ronald Radosh (Editor), Mary Radosh Habeck (Editor), Grigory Sevostianov (Editor). Annals of Communism series. Yale University Press, June 2001. 1. Long awaited and published to rave reviews — albeit predictably by Cold War conservatives (Arnold Beichman) and anti-communist liberals (Christopher Hitchens) —Continue reading “Grover Furr: Anatomy of a Fraudulent Scholarly Work: Ronald Radosh’s “Spain Betrayed””

Alliance Marxist-Leninist: The Cominform Documents

THE COMINFORM DOCUMENTS INTRODUCTION (by N. Steinmayr); For Alliance and Communist League. Published on web June 13th 1999. The Cominform documents have been published – in their original versions in both Russian and English – in The Cominform: Minutes of the Three Conferences 1947/48/49 (edited by Giuliano Procacci, in Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Annali, 1994, FeltrinelliContinue reading “Alliance Marxist-Leninist: The Cominform Documents”