Lin Biaoism and the Third World: How Idealism Distorts Class

by Espresso Stalinist An odd phenomenon is haunting the halls of Maoism – a chauvinist set of ideas loosely forged from the writings of Chinese military officer and politician Lin Biao. These ideas, to the extent to which they form coherent ideology at all, can roughly be termed “Lin Biaoism.” To be perfectly clear, IContinue reading “Lin Biaoism and the Third World: How Idealism Distorts Class”

Why Does the Pseudo-Left Hate Grover Furr?

by Espresso Stalinist Grover Furr is an American professor and author. He has taught at Montclair State University in New Jersey for over four decades, and has written essays, articles and books on Soviet history in both Russian and English. Though his body of work covers a wide variety of topics, his most famous writingsContinue reading “Why Does the Pseudo-Left Hate Grover Furr?”

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”

The Greek Debt Crisis: A Misnomer for the European Imperialist Crisis

August 2015 Hari Kumar 1. An Introduction to Greece 2. The Truman Doctrine – Greece becomes dependent upon the USA after the Second World War 3. The Greek Junta – Greece by now fully a client state of the USA 4. Capitalist Class of Greece Moves to “Democracy” and Europe 5. The USA Makes ItsContinue reading “The Greek Debt Crisis: A Misnomer for the European Imperialist Crisis”

Revisionism in Russia: Trotsky Against the Bolsheviks – Part One: To 1914

Read part two here. FOREWORD Trotsky speaks: “Among the Russian comrades, there was not one from whom I could learn anything…The errors which I have committed . . always referred to questions that were not fundamental or strategic. . . In all conscientiousness I cannot, in the appreciation of the political situation and of its revolutionaryContinue reading “Revisionism in Russia: Trotsky Against the Bolsheviks – Part One: To 1914”

Unpublished Speech by Stalin at the Plenum of the Central Committee of the CPSU, 1952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

Marxism vs. Indigenism: An Anti-Critique of Ward Churchill

This article was posted in 2008 by Rowland Keshena on a blog which is no longer active. Though there are some very pronounced ideological problems with this essay (particularly its references to “Stalinism,” as well as the “anthropocentrism” of Marxism and the idea that the concept of domination of nature by man is somehow “Judeo-Christian,” itContinue reading “Marxism vs. Indigenism: An Anti-Critique of Ward Churchill”

Friedrich Engels on the Lassalleans

“Our party had so often held out a conciliatory hand to the Lassalleans, or at least proffered co-operation, only to be rebuffed so often and so contemptuously by the Hasenclevers, Hasselmanns and Tolckes as to lead any child to the conclusion that, should these gentlemen now come and themselves proffer conciliation, they must be inContinue reading “Friedrich Engels on the Lassalleans”

Friedrich Engels on Historical Materialism

“The materialist conception of history starts from the proposition that the production of the means to support human life and, next to production, the exchange of things produced, is the basis of all social structure; that in every society that has appeared in history, the manner in which wealth is distributed and society divided intoContinue reading “Friedrich Engels on Historical Materialism”

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”