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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. The draft program of the Communist International - Image 30. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 31, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6051.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1929). The draft program of the Communist International - Image 30. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6051

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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
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 16 THE DRAFT PROGRAM OF system under any circumstances and at all costs because we know that we are not working only for ourselves but also for the international revolution." —(Vol. 18, part 1, page 321—Our emphasis). How infinitely far are these words, so excellent for their simplicity and so permeated through and through with the spirit of internationalism, from the present self-sufficient epigone machinations. At any rate, we have the right to ask wherein do all these utterances made by Lenin differ from the ideas I expressed in 1915 that the coming revolution in Russia or the coming socialist Germany will not be able to hold out alone if "isolated in the capitalist world"? The time of realization ia different from that outlined not only in my but also in Lenin's predictions. But the main idea remains in full force even now and perhaps at the given moment more so than ever before. Instead of condemning this idea as the Seventh Plenum of the E. C. C. I. has done on the basis of an incompetent and unscrupulous speech, it must be included in the program of the Communist International. In defense of the slogan of a Soviet United States of Europe we said in 1915 that the law of uneven development is in itself not an argument against it because the UNEVENNESS of historical development in relation to the difference countries and continents IS IN ITSELF UNEVEN. European countries develop unevenly in relation to each other. Nevertheless it can be maintained with absolute historical certainty that it will not be the fate of a single one of them, at least in the historical epoch under review, to run so far ahead in relation to the other countries as America has advanced in relation to Europe. For America there is one SCALE OF UNEVENESS, for Europe there is another. Geographically and historically con-