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E.A. Preobrazhensky Autobiographical Sketch. Part 4. of 5. with link to complete text.

“In Zlatoust, where I had returned to work, our Party was in the minority amongst the workers, even during the October Days. The majority supported the SRs. In October I took part in an armed demonstration by the Party under … Continue reading

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Dual Power defined.

This double sovereignty does not presuppose – generally speaking, indeed, it excludes – the possibility of a division of the power into two equal halves, or indeed any formal equilibrium of forces whatever. It is not a constitutional, but a … Continue reading

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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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