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The draft programme of the Young Communist International - Image 66. 1924?. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/5431/show/5408.

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Title The draft programme of the Young Communist International
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Young Communist International
Publisher Publishing House of the Young Communist International
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London, England
Date 1924?
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  • Young Communist International
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  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 83 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location HX11.Y6Y68 1924
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302361~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Transcript 64 DRAFT PROGRAMME OF Y.C.L Utopia. The bourgeoisie, fighting for the division of the globe, and fearing and hating the Proletarian Revolution, will not lay down its arms until the victorious proletariat snatches them from its hands. But even more—Pacifism does tremendous harm in the working class, for unless the bourgeoisie is disarmed, or at least frightened, it actually robs the proletariat of these weapons, conjures up vain illusions, and turns it over unarmed both intellectually and practically, to its class enemy, which is well armed. The methods of conducting the anti-militarist fight advocated by the Anarcho-Syndicalists, are no less harmful to the working class : refusal of individuals to serve in the Army separates the revolutionary elements of the proletariat from the Army and renders it more difficult to influence the mass of toilers in the army by means of revolutionary propaganda. Communists know that the armed uprising of the proletariat against capitalism, is necessary in the fight for liberation. Only through the victory of Proletarian Revolution, the formation of the Red Army, and armed defence of the achievements of the Revolution against the counterrevolutionary attempts of the bourgeoisie to reestablish their power, will the proletariat lead humanity to the class-less society, which will forget the use of weapons. In its fight against capitalism the proletariat tries to enlighten the proletarian and semi-proletarian elements of the bourgeois army, to win them over to its side, to divert the guns directed at the workers by the soldiers, from the working class, and to turn them