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Speech At The Third Congress Of The Communist International-(Jan Appel 1921)

  Comrade Hempel [for the KAPD]: Comrades! After hearing the Report by Comrade Radek concerning the tactical line to be adopted by the Communist International, it is possible for us to declare our agreement with the first formulation put forward … Continue reading

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Extracts from the Leading Principles of the KAI

  The Third International 1. The Third International is a Russian creation, a creation of the Russian Communist Party. It was created as a support for the Russian revolution, that is, for a revolution which was partly proletarian, partly bourgeois. … Continue reading

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What Does the Communist Workers Union Want? (1932)

World war and revolution have clearly and unambiguously shown the proletariat that in its struggle against the bourgeoisie and capitalism it needs organizations of a kind that must have no common interests with the bourgeoisie. On August 4, 1914 the … Continue reading

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Programme of the Communist Workers Party of Germany (KAPD) 1920

Preface It was in the whirlwind of revolution and counter-revolution that the foundations of the German Communist Workers Party were laid. But the birth of the new party doesn’t date from Easter 1920, when the “opposition”, which up to then … Continue reading

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Theses on the Role of the Party in the Proletarian Revolution (KAPD, 1921)

1. It is the historical task of the proletarian revolution to bring the disposal of the wealth of the earth into the hands of the working masses, to put an end to the private ownership of the means of production, … Continue reading

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