State Capitalism & World Revolution
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State Capitalism & World Revolution

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Written in collaboration with Raya Dunayevskaya & Grace Lee, this is another pioneering critique of Lenin and Trotsky, and reclamation of Marx, from the West Indian scholar and activist. This edition includes the original introduction from Martin Glaberman, a new introduction from Paul Buhle, and one from the author himself. "Two generations ago, CLR James and a small...more
Paperback, 135 pages
Published January 1st 1986 by Charles Kerr (first published June 1st 1985)
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While I am a big fan of James, I was not a big fan of this book. James can't seem to find it in himself to ever, in this book, criticize Lenin. He lays the blame always with Stalin. Stalin was a bad man, but everything didn't just start with him. The seeds, and more, for the development of state capitalism, for one party rule by a vanguard party, for the continued oppression of the working class in the so called workers state, for the development of a strong centralized "Soviet" state and more w...more
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