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Lenin, Vladimir I.. The proletarian revolution and Kautsky the renegade - Image 66. 1920. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 16, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2136/show/2069.

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Lenin, Vladimir I.. (1920). The proletarian revolution and Kautsky the renegade - Image 66. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2136/show/2069

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Title The proletarian revolution and Kautsky the renegade
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Lenin, Vladimir I.
Publisher Contemporary Publishing Association
Date 1920
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
  • Proletariat
  • Kautsky, Karl
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 128 pages; 17 cm
Original Item Location HX314.L3562 1920
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304409~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Public Domain
Note Translation of Proletarskai︠a︡ revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ii︠a︡ i renegat Kautskiĭ.
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Transcript I ^ebera as well as the Krasnoffs, who were receiving la from the Germans through the Ukrainian and Tlflia Mensheviks, would have sat quietly waiting until we were n with out proper criminal code, and, like the purest democrats, would have confined themselves to the role of an "opposition." No less indignation has been aroused in Kautsky's breast by the fact that the Soviet constitution disfranchises all ti who "employ hired labor with a view to profit." worker or a small master," Kautsky writes, "with one Bingle journeyman, may live and feel quite like a proletarian, but he has no vote!" (p. 36.) What a departure from bourgeois "democracy!" What an act of injustice! Up till now all Marxists thought—and proved it by thousands of facts—tjhat the small masters were mo,! unscrupulous exploiters of hired labor, but our Tartuffe takes not the class of small masters, of course (why keep on always recalling the mischievous theory of class war?), but single individuals, single exploiters, who "live and feel and like proletarians." The famous "thrifty Agnes," who was thought to have been long dead, is risen i under Kautsky's pen. This "thrifty Agnes" was invented and set going in German literature a score of years ago by that "pure" democrat, the bourgeois Libe. n Richter. He was predicting untold calamities from the dictatorship of the proletariat, from the con. tion of the capital of the exploiters, and used to ask With an innocent air, Who was a capitalist in the legal f the term? He took as an example the poor, thrifty s, the "thrifty Agnes," who was robbed of her la ,ers by the evil-minded proletarian dictators. There was a time when all German Social-Democracy waa poking fun at this "thrifty Agnes" of the pure democrat, Kugen Richter. But this was a long, long time ago, when Bebel was still living, who used to tell the truth publicly that there was a large number of National-Libe- ( 64 ) A