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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R. - Image 35. 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/3766.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1931). Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R. - Image 35. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3784/show/3766

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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 4. THE LEFT OPPOSITION AND THE U. S. S. R. Against National Socialism — For the Permanent Revolution The democratic tasks of backward Russia could be solved in no other way except on the road of the dictatorship of the proletariat. Having captured power at the head of the peasant masses, the proletariat could not, however, remain standing at the democratic tasks. The democratic revolution was directly interwoven with the first stage of the socialist revolution. But the latter cannot be concluded except in the international arena. The program of the Bolshevik party worked out by Lenin regards the October upheaval as the first stage of the proletarian world revolution, from which it is inseparable. This is also the kernel of the doctrine of the permanent revolution. The extraordinary retardation in the development of the world revolution, wliich creates gigantic difficulties for the U. S. S. R. and produces singular transitional methods, nevertheless does not change the fundamental perspectives and tasks which flow from the world-embracing character of capitalist economy and from the permanent character of the proletarian world revolution. The International Left Opposition rejects and condemns categorically the theory of socialism in one country created in 1924 by the epigones as the worst reaction against Marxism, as the principal achievement of the Thermidorian ideology. The irreconcilable combatting of Stalinism (or national socialism), which has found its expression in the program of the 33