Marxist Literary Criticism: Brief Guide

Along with psychoanalytical, feminist, and cultural criticism, Marxist literary criticism exemplifies what the French philosopher Paul Ricouer terms a “hermeneutics of suspicion.” These are approaches that concern themselves not with what the text says but what it hides. As Terry Eagleton, a leading Marxist critic, writes, the task of Marxist literary criticism “is to showContinue reading “Marxist Literary Criticism: Brief Guide”

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: http://anasintaxi-en.blogspot.com/search/label/Ludo%20Martens. 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”

Communist Workers’ Party of Tunisia opposes Libya intervention, calls for completion of revolution

The Communist Workers’ Party of Tunisia on Libya: “The Tunisian revolution has spread to many Arab countries. Egypt’s dictator fell, while authoritarian regimes in Yemen and Bahrain are fiercely repressing popular uprisings, in Bahrain, with the help of Saudi Arabia. Our neighbour, the Libyan people, rose up against their tormentors, but events took a badContinue reading “Communist Workers’ Party of Tunisia opposes Libya intervention, calls for completion of revolution”

The Albanian People Will Stand By the Yugoslav Peoples

How did the Party of Labour of Albania under the leadership of Enver Hoxha look upon its role in the event of an imperialist attack upon Yugoslavia? The following excerpt from a ‘Zeri i Popullit’ Editorial of 1980 and which was broadcast by Radio Tirana on January 19th 1980 reminds us that in such anContinue reading “The Albanian People Will Stand By the Yugoslav Peoples”

Resolution in support of the PCMLE and the revolutionary forces in Ecuador

[Update Jan. 15, 2011: “The Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE) was born in August, 1964 in rebellion against the revisionist leadership of the Communist Party of Ecuador (PCE) and its endorsement of the then Soviet-line of peaceful transition to socialism, the parliamentary road and peaceful coexistence with imperialism. Over the years the PCMLE, thoughContinue reading “Resolution in support of the PCMLE and the revolutionary forces in Ecuador”

Jack Shulman on William Z. Foster

Section 3) MEETING FOSTER AND WORKING AS HIS SECRETARY INTERVIEWER: So, you’re back in New York. What year are we up to? JS: Um. Maybe About ….About ’56 or ’57…………….. INTERVIEWER: And when you got back to New York, is that when you met William Z ??? JS: Um, yeah. Subsequently. ….. It wasn’t aContinue reading “Jack Shulman on William Z. Foster”

Molotov’s Final Days

Shortly before his death, as he was failing in mind and body, Molotov, who was cared for by his grandchildren, was watching TV one day when Soviet Foreign Minister, Edvard Shevardnadze came on the news making some statement. Molotov rose from chair in a rage, shouting “What the hell is he saying! That’s revisionism! PureContinue reading “Molotov’s Final Days”

Stalin Wasn’t Stallin’ (Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet)

Stalin wasn’t stallin’ When he told the beast of berlin That they’d never rest contented Till they had driven him from the land So he called the yanks and english And proceeded to extinguish The fuhrer and its vermin This is how it all began Now, the devil, he was reading In the good bookContinue reading “Stalin Wasn’t Stallin’ (Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet)”

Enver Hoxha’s “Reflections on the Middle East”

Click to download PDF of Enver Hoxha’s “Reflections on the Middle East” FOREWORD of the book:”Reflections on the Middle East” FOREWORD The book «Reflections on the Middle East» by Comrade Enver Hoxha, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania, deals with political and social events which are linked withContinue reading “Enver Hoxha’s “Reflections on the Middle East””

Polemic against Rotten.com’s “Dictator” Index

I’m afraid, dear reader; you have read the title of this essay correctly. This is a polemic against an article in the “Dictators” section of the infamous internet shock site, Rotten.com. A curious entity existing in the endless depths of the internet for seemingly no other reason than to embody the fetishization of violence underContinue reading “Polemic against Rotten.com’s “Dictator” Index”

Clarity on the Marxist-Leninist, “Hoxhaist,” PCMLE and MPD Position on Ecuador

Revisionists, Brezhnevites and supporters of the pro-imperialist “Communist Party of Ecuador” have rallied behind the social-democrat Correa and launched a hysterical campaign of lies and slander as usual against the communists in Ecuador. This article is written in defense of the Hoxhaist Partido Comunista Marxista-Leninista del Ecuador (PCMLE) and defending the revolutionary forces in EcuadorContinue reading “Clarity on the Marxist-Leninist, “Hoxhaist,” PCMLE and MPD Position on Ecuador”

PCR/Grover Furr Interview

“Khrushchev’s accusations against Stalin are false” Interview with Grover Furr by the Revolutionary Communist Party in Brazil [translated from Spanish] Published: August 12, 2010 “I found that the period of Soviet history with Stalin at the head has been completely distorted. Not just ‘a mistake here and there’, but basically a massive fraud, the biggestContinue reading “PCR/Grover Furr Interview”

Yugoslavia’s Hoxha Vs. Albania’s Hoxha

YUGOSLAVIA’S HOXHA Vs. ALBANIA’S HOXHA Munich, March 21 – (Stankovic) — TITO has chosen Enver HOXHA’s namesake in Yugoslavia, Fadil HOXHA, a member of the Presidency of the Socialist Alliance’s regional executive in Pristina, to counteract “the slander campaign by Albanian leaders against Yugoslavia.” (See CNR items D-115, D-116, and D-117 of March 20.) AtContinue reading “Yugoslavia’s Hoxha Vs. Albania’s Hoxha”

Comrade Hoxha on the 1956 Counterrevolution in Hungary

October 23 marked the 53rd anniversary of the 1956 counter-revolutionary riots in Hungary. On this occasion, proto-fascist puppet forces under the command of Titoite loyalists and the NATO-imperialist bloc attempted to quell the growth and development of socialism and people’s democracy in Hungary in a reactionary campaign to bring back to power the deposed fascists.Continue reading “Comrade Hoxha on the 1956 Counterrevolution in Hungary”