Left wing communism

Category: Russia


New book: GIC, Put the whole state machinery into the museum of antiquities, next to the spinning wheel and the bronze ax!

In 1930, as a collective work of the Group of International Communists, the now legendary publication Fundamental Principles of Communist Production and Distribution appeared. Their critique of the various theories and practices based on Marxism, anarchism, or socialism in general,…

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The crushing of Kronstadt 1921

Alibis in Action, from Lenin, Trotsky and Zinoviev to the ICC Interpretation and alibis of Lenin, Trotsky and Zinoviev In his substantiation of the “Initial Draft Resolution of the Tenth Congress of the CP of Russia on the Unity of…

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Die IKT über Kronstadt -1921 und die KPR (b)

Zentristische Lektionen, beschränkt und mit Zweideutigkeiten Eine Kritik von Hannibal an IKT, Der Kronstädter Aufstand: Einhundert Jahre Konterrevolution Pantopolis übernimmt den Text der IKT in französischer Sprache:  “Le soulèvement de Cronstadt“. Das französische Original auf der IKT-Website: https://www.leftcom.org/fr/articles/2021-03-14/cronstadt Pantopolis schreibt:…

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La TCI sur Cronstadt -1921 et le PCR (b)

Des enseignements centristes, limités et ambigus Pantopolis publie le texte de la TCI en français “Le soulèvement de Cronstadt“. L’original sur le site de la TCI: https://www.leftcom.org/fr/articles/2021-03-14/cronstadt Pantopolis écrit: “La Tendance Communiste Internationaliste (TCI) vient de publier un article très…

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The ICT on Kronstadt -1921 and the RCP (b)

Centrist lessons, limited and ambiguous Pantopolis publishes the ICT-text The Kronstadt Revolt: One Hundred Years of Counter-Revolution in French: http://pantopolis.over-blog.com/2021/03/le-soulevement-de-kronstadt-un-siecle-de-contre-revolution.html with following comment: “The Internationalist Communist Tendency (ICT) has just published a very welcome article on the meaning and lessons…

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Anibal: Critique of self-management Marxism

Critique of Introduction to the book Marxist Critique of Leninism This text merits a number of considerations and substantive criticism. 1) The bureaucracy in the USSR did not constitute a class, but was part of the dominant, capitalist class. The…

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Anibal: Critica al marxismo autogestionado

Critica al Introducción del libro Crítica Marxista ao Leninismo  Este    texto  merece  una serie   de consideraciones  y de  críticas de fondo. 1) La  burocracia en  la  URSS  no constituía  una clase, sino  que  formaba parte  de  la clase…

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Anibal and Materia: Period of transition, socialism, communism

Introduction by the editor The following text is based on a recent book published in spanish language, as a second edition of the book “Against the tide”, including new parts, and correcting and changing others because the authors have studied…

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How local wars finally lead to WW3, and how to stop it

The Azerbaijan-Armenia war, the momentarily halted conflict in Lybia, the continued tensions in the Middle East and in the Chinese Sea – to mention the most important – ask for an analysis on the basis of the balance of forces…

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Critique of an ‘appeal by belorussian trade unionists’.

On an appeal by Belarusian trade unionists to «communists and leftists (sic) from all over the world». Following the article by “Battaglia comunista”, whose translation in French we gave [see English version: Belarus: Between Imperialist Feuds and Class Movements]*, and…

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The fatal myth of the bourgeois revolution in Russia

A critique of Wagner’s ‘Theses on Bolshevism’ [1] Contents Wagner’s retrospective analysis. But what result? Was the schema of the bourgeois revolution applicable to Russia? The ‘unimportant’ proletarian internationalism of the Bolsheviks State and state capitalism: mistakes or truths that…

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Wild cat strike and a workers ‘ revolt in the Amur region in Russia

From a comrade, I received the following information.Following his text, I propose solidarity actions. Workers in the Amur region destroyed the office of a company that is building a gas processing plant for Gazprom. Several dozen builders broke into the…

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