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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. The draft program of the Communist International - Image 35. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 28, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6056.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1929). The draft program of the Communist International - Image 35. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6056

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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 )F 'HE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL 21 in v- la ie id >y ill a in P *, m e in P 11 is- *, s- m IS >c- he of •r in •Is vho wrote at a time "when THERE COULD BE 10 QUESTION of the knowledge of the law of ineven development of capitalist countries." Un- )elievable as these words may be, Stalin, one of he authors of the draft, has nevertheless repeated hem more than once. The text of the draft, as ve have seen, has taken a step forward in this respect. If however, we leave aside the correction of :his elementary mistake, what is said in the draft lbout the law of uneven development is in essence Dne-sided and insufficient. It would have been more correct first of all to say that the whole history of mankind is governed Dy the law of uneven development. Capitalism finds various sections of mankind at diverse stages of development with grave internal contradictions in each one of them. Great diversity in the various levels, and extraordinary uneveness in the rate of development of the different parts of mankind in the various periods of time, is the STARTING POINT of capitalism. The latter gains mastery gradually over the inherited unevenness. It breaks and alters it, employing thereby its own methods and its own ways. In contradistinction to the economic system which preceded it, capitalism is constantly aiming at economic expansion, at the penetration of new territories, the mitigation of economic differences, the conversion of hemmed-in provincial and national economies into a system of financial inter-relationships and thereby brings about their approchement and equalizes the economic and cultural levels of the most progressive and backward countries. Without this main process, the relative levelling out of, at first, Europe with Great Britain and then America with Europe, the industrialization of the colonies, the diminishing distance between India and Great Britain, with all the conse-