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The Programs of the Young Communist International - Image 35. 1923. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 10, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3305/show/3279.

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(1923). The Programs of the Young Communist International - Image 35. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3305/show/3279

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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 POLITICAL ACTIVITY OF THE YOUNG COMMUNIST LEAGUES AND THEIR RELATION TO THE PARTIES The Young Communist Leagues firmly reject the hypocritical slogan of the bourgeoisie and of the Social Democracy—that the youth must not participate in politics. The energetic participation of the working class youth, which is such a mighty factor in social production, is also an equally mighty force in the working class political struggle, and is the basis of the communist education of the young workers. The Young Communist Leagues are subject to the political leadership of the Communist Parties, which they accept as the vanguard of the proletariat and the leader of all its organizations; that is, the Leagues accept the program, the tactics, and the political instructions of the Parties. Thus, united with the Communist Parties, the Young Communist Leagues participate in all the Party activities and struggles against the bourgeois parties and organizations, and against those representatives of capital and its political organizations which strive to preserve the rule of capitalism and capitalist exploitation. The Young Communist Leagues also oppose the Social Democratic Parties of all shades, which are the direct and indirect allies of the bourgeoisie in the proletarian camp. These attempt to save capitalism from destruction and to divert the working class from the revolutionary struggle; and continually betray not only the final aims but also the immediate interests of the proletariat. The Young Communist Leagues also combat the " pure " syndicalists who deny the necessity of the proletarian dictatorship, a proletarian party, and proletarian centralization; and the anarchists who are the ideologists of the slum proletariat and the petty bourgeoisie and who reject the proletarian state and preach reactionary economic views. The Young Communist Leagues firmly oppose those organizations of the youth which follow in the wake of and are supported by bourgeois parties and bourgeois groups, such as the numerous religious associations, nationalist sports leagues, militarist, pacifist, and chauvinist youth organizations. They fight against the social democratic, syndicalist, and anarchist influences among the youth. With those syndicalist elements who recognize the necessity of the revolutionary struggle for the proletarian dictatorship and who have rid themselves of their antiquated prejudices, the Young Com- 3 33