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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R. - Image 28. 1931. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 4, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3784/show/3759.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1931). Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R. - Image 28. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3784/show/3759

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Title Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R.
Alternative Title Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R.: draft of the thesis of the International left opposition on the Russian question
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Shachtman, Max, 1903-1972, translator
Contributor (Local)
  • Lewitt, Morris, translator
Publisher Communist league of America (Opposition)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1931
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Economic policy
  • Labor policy
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
  • Five-year plan (1928-1932)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 47 pages; 20 cm
Original Item Location DK266.T74 1931
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304559~S5
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
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Transcript specific gravity of the capitalist elements in the U. S. S. R., therefore, should not be posed independently of the question of the specific gravity of the U. S. S. R. in world economy. Nepman, middleman, kulak are undoubtedly natural agents of world imperialism; the weakening of the former signifies at the same time the weakening of the latter. Yet, this does not exhaust the question: besides the Nepman there still exists the state official. Lenin recalled at the last convention in which he participated that not infrequently in history did a victorious people, at least its upper stratum, adopt tl e customs and tho creed of the culturally superior people conquered by it, and that analogous processes are alro possible in the struggle of classes. The Sovijt bureaucracy, which represents an amalgam of the upper stratum of the victorious proletariat with broad strata of the overthrown classes, includes in its makeup a mighty agency of world capital. Elements of the Dual Power *r Two trials—against the specialist-wreckers and against the Mensheviks—have given an extremely striking picture of the relationship of forces of the classes and the parties in the U. S. S. R. It was irrefutably established by the court that during the years 1923-1928 the bourgeois specialists, in close alliance with the foreign centers of the bourgeoisie, successfully carried through an artificial slackening down of industrialization, counting upon the re-establishment of capitalist relationships. The elements of the dual power in the land of the proletarian dictatorship attained such a weight that the direct agents of the 26