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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. The draft program of the Communist International - Image 27. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 30, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6048.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1929). The draft program of the Communist International - Image 27. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6048

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Title The draft program of the Communist International
Alternative Title The draft program of the Communist International: a criticism of fundamentals
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974
Publisher "The Militant"
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Communist International
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • China
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 139 pages; 20 cm
Original Item Location HX11.I5T73
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304416~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript Program of Peace: collected works, Vol. 3, part I, page 85. Russian edition). Further: "A United States of Europe represents first of all a form—the only conceivable form—of proletarian dictatorship in Europe."—(Ibid., page 92). But even in this formulation of the question Lenin saw AT THAT TIME a certain danger. With the absence of experience of a proletarian dictatorship in one country, the absence of a theoretical clarity on this question even in the left wing of the social democracy of that period, the slogan of a United States of Europe might have given rise to the idea that the proletarian revolution must begin simultaneously at least on the whole European continent. It is against this danger that Lenin issued a warning on this question. There was not a shade of difference between Lenin and myself. I wrote at the time: "that not a single country must 'wait' for the other countries in its struggle. This elementary idea it will be useful and necessary to repeat so that the policy of international inaction may not be substituted for the conception of parallel international action. Without waiting for the others, we begin and continue the struggle on national grounds with the full conviction that our initiative will give an impulse to the struggle in other countries."—(Ibid., page 89- 90). ' * 5 Then follow my words which Stalin presented at the Seventh Plenum of the E. C. C. I. as the most vicious expression of "Trotskyism," i. e., as a "disbelief" in the inner forces of the revolution and the hope for aid from without. "And if this" (development of the revolution in other countries—L.T.) "will not occur, it is hopeless to think (this is borne out by history and by theoretical thought) that for instance revolutionary Russia would be able to hold out in face of conserv