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The Programs of the Young Communist International - Image 25. 1923. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 11, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3305/show/3269.

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(1923). The Programs of the Young Communist International - Image 25. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3305/show/3269

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The Programs of the Young Communist International - Image 25, 1923, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 11, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3305/show/3269.

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Title The Programs of the Young Communist International
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Young Communist International. Congress
Publisher Publishing House of the Young International
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Berlin, Germany
Date 1923
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Socialism and youth
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Young Communist International. Congress
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 55 pages; 21 cm
Original Item Location HX11.Y68P7 1923
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8319993~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: This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript struggles); the application of all methods which give the young workers an opportunity of acquiring those qualities which will be extremely necessary to them in the future as champions of the proletariat and bearers of the revolution. (4) The working class youth is the most active and revolutionary part of the proletariat. The most important task of the Young Communist Leagues is, for the present, an incessant agitation among the wide masses of workers, the organization and carrying out of political demonstrations, the immediate struggle for Communism by taking part in the overthrow of capitalist tyranny, and the training of the youth to fit them for building up the communist society. (5) The Young Communist Leagues carry on an energetic struggle against all bourgeois parties and also against such right socialists, lackeys of the bourgeoisie, as Scheidemann, Renner, Bis- solati, Renaudel, Henderson, Gompers, Troelstra, Branting, Van- dervelde, etc.; and against the socialist centrists, Kautsky, Mac- donald, Robert Grimm, Bauer, etc., who by their vaccilation only help to uphold capitalist society. The Young Communist Leagues likewise oppose the syndicalist ideology, which is against a political struggle for the conquest of proletarian dictatorship and which rejects the right of the political party to conduct this struggle, and which also rejects proletarian centralization. They are equally opposed to the anarchist ideology which does not admit of a proletarian government as an intermediary phase between capitalism and communism, and which, in the sphere of political economy, preaches petty bourgeois ideas. The same struggle is directed against the youth organisations connected with the above mentioned parties. In their political struggle, the Young Communist Leagues are subject to the principles of that party or local fraction which is affiliated with the Third International, or to the principles proclaimed in the program of the Communist International. The organizational relations toward the parties are determined by two fundamental principles: (a) organizational independence of the youth; (b) close contact and reciprocal help. (6) Although the Young Communist Leagues will continue an energetic struggle against bourgeois militarism in all its abstract and practical forms, still they do not defend the ideas of a liberal pacifism. They know that the working class will yet be forced, in order to put down imperialism, and to defend its own victorious dic- 23