Left-Wing Communism, an Infantile Disorder: A Popular Essay in Marxian Strategy and Tactics
Vladimir Ilich Lenin (1870-1924) was the founder of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks), inspirer and leader of Bolshevik Revolution (1917), and the architect, builder, and first head (1917-24) of the Soviet State. He was the founder of the organization known as Comintern (Co...more
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كتاب مهم بالفعل ، كالعادة يسحرني أسلوب لينين =)
يوجه لينين في هذا الكتاب انتقادات واضحة ضمن البيت الداخلي الشيوعي لما اسماه مرض اليسارية الطفولي لدى الشيوعيين في عدد من الدول الصاعدة فيها حركة شيوعية مضطردة كألمانيا و بريطانيا و هولندا،إذ يأخذ لينين على شيوعيي هذه الدول ضعف تكتيكا ...more
This is one of those books that Lenin reveals himself as all tactic and no democratic. By all means read everything you can about Lenin and understand how he prepped us for Stalin. All the important characteristics later called Stalinist (repression, labour camps, the suppression of dissent, the destruction of unions and the peasantry, and an official d ...more
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Here, he takes on those whom he defines as left-wingers, such as Sylvia Pankhurst in England.
A good example of Lenin's efforts to divide his opponents and undermine their legitimacy. Not great analysis, but a good example of Lenin's hardball politics perspective.
American ultra-leftists I knew. Then I read some of the stuff by the
people he was denouncing and I liked their stuff somewhat. Later at a New American Movement socialist school in Oakland, California, a former top leader of the California Communist Party (who had become a democratic socialist) do a brilliant analysis of the book.
Lenin, born in 1870, was committed to revolutionary struggle from an early age - his elder brother was hanged for the attempted assassination of Czar Alexande ...more