Ante Ciliga,Trotsky, and State Capitalism: Theory, Tactics, and Re-evaluation during the Purge Era, 1935-1939 - Michael S Fox
Michael S. Fox on Trotsky and state capitalism during Stalin's purges. In PDF format.
Jan Waclaw Machajski: A radical critic of the Russian intelligensia and socialism - Marshall S. Shatz
The issue of labor discipline lay at the very heart of the antagonistic relationship between the Soviet elite and its work force. Soviet industry was plagued with high labor turnover, absenteeism, heavy drinking, and slow work. Don Filtzer explains how this encouraged the system's eventual collapse.