Molotov on Economics

“All of Khrushchev’s errors flowed from this mistake. Marx raised this question, and Lenin confirmed it in his essay State and Revolution. I know it well. There he wrote that at the final stage of communism the principle will be: “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” The later formulationContinue reading “Molotov on Economics”

The Communist League: Response to ‘Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?’

For the original article, “Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?” look here. Dear Comrades, Our delegate has reported to us the decision of the ‘Committee for the Marxist-Leninist Party’ to publish in the Committee’s journal the article entitled ‘Why Did The Soviet Union Collapse?’ the author of which is Comrade Ted Talbot, a former memberContinue reading “The Communist League: Response to ‘Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?’”

Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?

For the Communist League response to this article, see here. by Ted Hankin INTRODUCTION One of the most retailed reasons amongst Marxist-Leninists for the demise of the Soviet Union is the ‘traitors thesis’. At its crudest, the traitors thesis argues that the USSR was on track for socialism until the death of Stalin when aContinue reading “Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?”

Bill Bland: The Market Under Socialism

ALLIANCE May 2005 Introductory Note With the permission of the Committee of the Stalin Society, I am circulating to members a statement on the present situation in Albania by another former Secretary of the Albanian Society and myself. An Albanian translation is being circulated underground by Albanian Marxist—Leninists. I am taking the opportunity at theContinue reading “Bill Bland: The Market Under Socialism”

Trotsky Denies “Lenin’s Will”

In the Letter on the book by Eastman (Eastman’s Online Letter Book), written on July 1, 1925. http://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1925/07/lenin.htm Translation: “Eastman says in several places that the Central Committee” hid “the party a large number of documents of extraordinary importance, written by Lenin during the last period of his life. (These documents are letters on theContinue reading “Trotsky Denies “Lenin’s Will””

To You Beloved Comrade

Paul Robeson on Stalin There is no richer store of human experience than the folk tales, folk poems and songs of a people. In many, the heroes are always fully recognizable humans—only larger and more embracing in dimension. So it is with the Russian, Chinese. and the African folk-lore. In 1937, a highly expectant audienceContinue reading “To You Beloved Comrade”

PCC-ML: The Contradiction Between Socialism and Capitalism

Lenin in his day unraveled the existence of four fundamental contradictions, full force: 1 the contradiction between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. 2 the contradiction between socialism and capitalism. 3 the contradiction between peoples and imperialism. 4 the Inter-imperialist contradictions and inter monopolists. The solution of these contradictions lead to the defeat of imperialism andContinue reading “PCC-ML: The Contradiction Between Socialism and Capitalism”

Series on Maoist Revisionism: On the “Socialism” of the Maoist Revisionists

From the Journal “Reorganization” by the KKE (1918-1955) The issue of socialism is today one of the most central positions in political and ideological struggle taking place between the Marxists – Leninists and revisionists of all shades (Khrushchev, Tito, Chinese, Euro-Communists). In theory, the scientific understanding of socialism to find pleria formulated and integrated inContinue reading “Series on Maoist Revisionism: On the “Socialism” of the Maoist Revisionists”

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””

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)”

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”