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On the Nature of Dual Power in Revolutionary Transition from The History of the Russian Revolution

Leon Trotsky The History of the Russian Revolution Volume One: The Overthrow of Tzarism Excerpt ed. Rawlinsview July 8, 2013 Chapter 11 Dual Power What constitutes the essence of a dual power? [1] We must pause upon this question, for … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms, Equality for Women, Equal Status for Agricultural and Domestic Laborers: Consider these Demands from the Erfurt Program of 1891

Below is printed in its entirety an English language translation of the 1891 Erfurt Program of the German Social Democratic Party, which at that time had over a million working-class members and was deeply connected to the trades unions of … Continue reading

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