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Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953. The foundations of Leninism - Image 26. 1932. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 22, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/5161/show/5054.

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Title The foundations of Leninism
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953
Publisher International Publishers
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1932
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Vsesoi︠u︡znai︠a︡ kommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ (bolʹshevikov)
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  • Soviet Union
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  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 125 pages; 18 cm
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Note Translation of O Lenine i leninizme.
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Transcript 22 FOUNDATIONS OF LENINISM it this way: first seize power, create favourable conditions for the development of the proletariat and then advance with seven-league strides to raise the cultural level of the working masses and form numerous cadres of leaders and administrators recruited from among the workers? Has not Russian experience demonstrated that these working class cadres of leaders are growing a hundred times more rapidly and thoroughly with the proletariat in power than under the rule of capital? Is it not obvious that the experience of the revolutionary mass struggle ruthlessly refutes also this theoretical dogma of the opportunists? Third dogma: The method of the political general strike is unacceptable for the proletariat because that method is bankrupt in theory (see Engel's criticism) and dangerous in practice (it may disturb the normal course of the economic life of the country and deplete the coffers of the trade unions) ; it cannot take the place of the parliamentary forms of struggle, which are the principal form of the class struggle of the proletariat. Excellent, reply the Leninists. But, in the first place, Engels did not criticise any and every general strike. He criticised only a certain kind of general strike, namely the economic general strike, which the anarchists advocated in place of the political struggle of the proletariat; what has that got to do with the method of the political general strike? In the second place, what proof is there that the parliamentary struggle is the principal form of struggle of the working class? Does not the history of the revolutionary movement show that the parliamentary struggle is only a school, only an aid for the organisation of the extra-parliamentary struggle of the proletariat, that under the capitalist system the essential questions of the labour movement are settled by force, by direct struggle, the general strike, the insurrection of the proletarian masses? In the third place, who suggested that the parliamentary struggles should be replaced by the method of the political :