Category Archives: Democratic tasks of the Workers Struggle

Diamond Reynolds immediate witness to the murder of Philando Castile, tells her story clearly and directly.

Diamond Reynolds Speaks directly Philando Castile’s fiancée Diamond Reynolds speaks her mind. “I just ask that we get justice”

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Lenin between the revolutions: “Letters on Tactics” April 1917. More on the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry.

The text below gives further elaboration into the roots of the demand for the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry as articulated by the Bolsheviks before both the 1905  and 1917 revolutions in Russia. This text is effectively concurrent … Continue reading

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Working-Class and Bourgeois Democracy: excerpts V.I. Lenin 1905

“The intellectualist wing devises a criterion of a good and kind bourgeoisie, worthy of concluding agreements with. The proletarian wing expects no kindness from the bourgeoisie, but supports any, even the very worst bourgeoisie, to the extent that it actually … Continue reading

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The Report of the Commission on the National and Colonial Questions: Second Congress of the Communist International: Report by Lenin

  THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON THE NATIONAL AND COLONIAL QUESTIONS1 A draft of this had been circulated by Lenin to leading Bolsheviks and international leaders of the communist movement and members of the interenational leadership of the Communist … Continue reading

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Preobrazhensky Letter to Trotsky on the Chinese Revolution c1927

This letter represents one part of a vigorous exchange among ‘Left Opposition’ comrades regarding developments and strategy in the beginnings of the Chinese Revolution.  This letter has particular significance as in it Preobrazhensky questions Trotsky’s positions as regards the stages … Continue reading

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Discussion Question: Does the Obama presidency represent a shift toward Bonapartism on the part of the US ruling class?

Search Result for Wikipedia Bonapartism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonapartism This is Lenin’s writing between the February and October revolutions of 1917 in Russia, discussing the then provisional government’s slide toward a “Bonapartist’ state. Napoleon Bonapart presided as emperor over a militarized conquering state … Continue reading

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