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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. Problems of the development of the U.S.S.R. - Image 41. 1931. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3784/show/3772.

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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 Political and personal conflicts, however, not infrequently push into the ranks of the Left Opposition too, frightened Centrists or, what is still worse, unsatisfied careerists. With the sharpening of the repressions, or contrariwise, at the moment of the success of the official course, these elements turn back to the official ranks as capitulators, where they constitute the chorus of the pariahs. The capitulators of the type of Zinoviev-Piatakov-Radek are only very little distinguished from the Menshevik capitulators of the type, of Groman-Suchanov, or from the bourgeois specialists of the type of Ramzin. With all the distinctions in their points of departure, all three groups now meet in the recognition of the correctness of the present "general line", only to scatter in different directions at the next accentuation of the contradictions. The Left Opposition feels itself a component part of the army of the proletarian dictatorship and of the world revolution, it approaches the tasks of the Soviet regime not from without but from within, fearlessly tears down the false masks and exposes the real dangers, in order to fight against them with self- sacrifice and to teach others to do the same. The experience of the whole post-Lenin period bears testimony to the incontestable influence of the Left Opposition upon the course of development of the U. S. S. R. All that was creative in the official course— and has remained creative—was oniy a belated echo of the ideas and the slogans of the Left Opposition. The half breach of the Right-Center bloc was forced by the pressure of the Bolshevik-Leninists. The Left course of Stalin, springing from the endeavor to undermine the roots of the Left Opposition, ran into the absurdity of the theory and practise of the "third period". The abandonment of this attack of fever, 39