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E.A. Preobrazhensky Excerpt from “Primitive Accumulation and the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry”

Below is an excerpt from the paper on Preobrazhensky that I have been working on . E.A. Preobrazhensky, the New Economics, and the Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Peasantry. The text above links to part 1 of the article. … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of Mature Capitalism v. 4

by Rawlinsview –New York Jan 29, 2014 – –  The Current Situation – – Every child knows, too, that the masses of products corresponding to the different needs required different and quantitatively determined masses of the total labor of society. … Continue reading

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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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E.A. Preobrazhensky Autobiographical Sketch. Part 3. of 5. with link to complete text.

“I was held for a short time in Ufa prison and then sent to Chelyabinsk where I was tried in autumn 1909. During the trial, as I expected a sentence of hard labour, I made a vain attempt to escape … Continue reading

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E.A. Preobrazhensky Autobiographical Sketch. Part 2. of 5. with link to complete text.

“In October, after the publication of our famous manifesto, I was involved in a struggle with the pogrom thugs in Oryol and then I was sent to the Bryansk plant. I remained there until the middle of Novem­ber, when, on … Continue reading

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E.A. Preobrazhensky Autobiographical Sketch. Part 1 with link to complete text.

“In summer 1905 I left for Bryansk and there directed the activity of the local committee with two other comrades. With no bed in my room, I slept on newspapers on the floor, lived on smoked sausage and bread, spending … Continue reading

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Preobrazhensky’s Theory of Socialist Development

This anonymously published article from KarlMarx.net offers a concise but thorough view of E.A. Preobrazhensky’s economic ideas as they related to the attempt to build socialism in the Soviet Union. The author does not focus on Preobrazhensky’s political activities or … Continue reading

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Primitive or Primary Accumulation of Capital

In the history of primitive accumulation, all revolutions are epoch-making that act as levers for the capital class in course of formation; but, above all, those moments when great masses of men are suddenly and forcibly torn from their means … Continue reading

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The New Economics E. A. Preobrazhensky, 1926

The Link below is to an online edition of the first chapter of the New Economics. http://www.karlmarx.net/transitional-economics/theneweconomicsepreobrazhensky1926,   Follow this link for the text of the first chapter This seminal work, written during the last period of open debate before the … Continue reading

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