Stalinism

Balance sheet of a revolution / Bilan d'une révolution

Armed soldiers in 1917 Moscow carry a banner reading 'Communism'

As one of the major works of the communist left, Bilan d'une révolution covers the undistorted reality of the great and tragic October revolution, the various false interpretations that still surround it, as well as the development of the Russian economy up until the 1960s and, in much detail, its capitalist character.

Balance sheet of a revolution (Bilan d’une révolution) - Part III: The Soviet economy after October

Alexander N. Poskrjobyschew and Stalin

In its last chapter, the balance sheet of the 1917 revolution examines the development of the Russian economy from the New Economic Policy of the early 1920s, through Stalin’s struggles against the Marxist left and Marxist right of the Bolshevik Party, up to the late 1960s.

Balance sheet of a revolution (Bilan d’une révolution) - Part II: False lessons about the counter‑revolution in Russia

Leon Trotskt sitting at his desk

Much has been written about the Stalinist counter-revolution, most of it is wrong.
This chapter of Bilan takes on those false interpretations espoused by Anarchists, Social Democrats, Trotskyists, and the like, all while also examining the deep disconnect between Trotsky and his disciples.

Balance sheet of a revolution (Bilan d’une révolution) - Part I: The great lessons of October 1917

Soviet leaders, celebrating the second anniversary of the revolution in Moscow

A historical analysis and balance sheet of the October Revolution from the perspective of invariant communism, showing what lessons to learn from its victory and fall, and what foundation a future proletarian movement must base itself upon.

To Suffer Thy Comrades: How the revolution decimated its own — Robert Francis B. Garcia

To Suffer Thy Comrades” is a brutally honest, meticulously researched, and brilliantly written account of one of the CPP-NPA internal anti-infiltration operations—the infamous Oplan Missing Link—written by a former cadre himself who, like his comrades and other purge victims and survivors, seeks healing and justice while striving to move on from the tragedy.

First as Tragedy, Second as Farce: Marcos, Duterte and the Communist Parties of the Philippines

Edited transcript of Joseph Scalice’s lecture on Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). This lecture is an account of the class collaborationist politics of National Democracy led by the CPP and how the root cause of the class collaborationist politics can be traced to the Stalinist theory of Socialism-in-one-country.

Tactics used by the Communist Party of the Philippines to smear their critics

In response to scholar of Philippine communism Joseph Scalice presenting a lecture detailing the class collaborationist politics of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) including the CPP's support to President Rodrigo Duterte and his War on Drugs, the CPP responded with vitriol and even put out a special issue of their newspaper Ang Bayan just to attack Scalice. Here Alex De Jong outlines the various tactics used by the Communist Party and those who share its line to smear their critics in attempts to defend their falsification of history.

The Murders of Fausto Atti and Mario Acquaviva

Under this cross fire of the Stalinists and the Blackshirts the red flag of revolution carried on flying, thanks to the extreme sacrifice of the internationalists of whom we remember first those who died at the hands of the Axis. But the two most significant deaths were not at the hands of the Nazis but the “centrists”, the new social democrats, as the Stalinists were labelled in those days.

Remembering the Early Comrades of the Internationalist Communist Party

1945 represents the beginning of the period of the fastest growth of the Internationalist Communist Party (PCInt) and the “memorial” below, translated from our Italian site, gives an indication of its geographical extension.

Dr. Angela Davis on the role of the trans and non-binary communities in the fight for the feminist abolition she advocates for

Dr. Angela Davis on that women, queer people, and particularly the trans community have shown us that because they show that the normalcy of cisheteronormativity and patriarchy can be challenged, the normalcy of police, jails, and prisons can also be challenged.