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Mainstream Politics vs Alternative Politics

Semi-colonial, semi-feudal path of Development vs People Oriented, Eco-friendly, sustainable, New Democratic, socialist path of Development [This paper, written by the political prisoners at Visakhapatnam central prison, was sent to the seminar at Hyderabad on 21st September 2014 to hail … Continue reading

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The Economics of Revisionism-ICO 1967

Ten years ago the state and prospects of the historical class struggle between the workers and the bourgeoisie appeared like this: a strong united socialist camp existed from central Europe eastwards to the Pacific. A growing socialist world market confronting … Continue reading

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Workers Repudiate China’s Khrushchov: We Don’t Permit Our Socialist Enterprises to Be Led on to The Capitalist Path

  In all parts of the country, a mass movement to criticize and repudiate China’s Khrushchov is gaining momentum. A strategic task of China’s great proletarian cultural revolution at the present stage, this mass criticism on an unprecedented scale is … Continue reading

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Mao Tse-Tung’s Contribution to Marxism-Leninism-1967

The position inside the international communist movement today bears certain resemblance to the situation that existed immediately after the Great October Revolution in 1917. The success of Lenin and the Bolsheviks in leading the revolution in Russia had naturally discredited … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Socialism as a Revolutionary Concept

In this day and age the word “Socialism” and adherents described as “Socialist” have lost any discernible quality amongst whatever political individuals or organizations that exist in the US and greater western world. Right-wing pundits constantly accusing the likes of … Continue reading

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Theses of East Bengal Workers Movement-1968

[First published in January 8, 1968 Re published in rewritten and edited form in December 1, 1968] Introduction How shall we apply Marxism-Leninism-Mao Tsetung Thought to the condition of revolution of our country? Marxism-Leninism-Mao Tsetung Thought will be the ‘arrow’ … Continue reading

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Do Away with the Ideology of Bourgeois Right-1958

Translator’s Note: At the time he wrote this, Zhang Chunqiao had been a member of the city committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Shanghai, publisher of the Shanghai newspaper Liberation, and a leader in attacking Rightist cultural … Continue reading

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A farewell to ultra-left idealism

Over the past few years I have sought a theoretical alternative to the ahistorical, subjectivist and individualist mishmash that is anarchism in the form of the conceptual framework provided by the left elements of the early Comintern in Italy (and … Continue reading

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“On the relations between the Russian Communist Party, the soviets, and production unions.”-Shliapnikov 1920

  1. The three-year experience of the Russian Revolution shows that the single force consciously fighting for the organization of society on communist foundations is the Proletariat. 2. The rural commodity producer, likewise the poor peasants and middle peasants, and … Continue reading

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The Transitional Program

    “Only the force of the proletarian State will be able to put systematically into effect the necessary measures for intervening in the relations of the social economy, by means of which the collective management of production and distribution … Continue reading

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