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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. The draft program of the Communist International - Image 43. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6064.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1929). The draft program of the Communist International - Image 43. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6064

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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 THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL 29 out and grossly and epigonically misinterpreted quotations are taken as a basis of the new purely revisionist theory which is unbounded from the viewpoint of its political consequences. We are witnessing the efforts to graft, by scholastic and sophist methods, to the Marxian trunk, an absolutely alien branch which may be grafted but will inexorably poison and kill the whole tree. At the Seventh Plenum of the E. C. C. I., Stalin declared (not for the first time): "The question of Socialist economic construction in one country was for the FIRST time advanced in the Party by Lenin in 1915." (Stenographic report of the Seventh Plenum. Our emphasis). Thus it is admitted here that prior to 1915 the question of Socialism in one country was unknown. Stalin and Bucharin do not venture to encroach upon the entire Marxian tradition on the question of the international character of the proletarian revolution. We will take note of this. However, let us see what Lenin said "for the first time" in 1915 in contradistinction to what Marx, Engels and Lenin himself had said prior to that. In 1915 Lenin said: "Uneven economic and political development is an unconditional law of capitalism. From here it follows that the triumph of Socialism is, to begin with, possible in several or even in only one individual capitalist country. The victorious proletariat of that country, having expropriated the capitalists and ORGANIZED SOCIALIST PRODUCTION, would be up in arms against the rest of the capitalist world, attracting oppressed classes of the other countries to its side, causing insurrections in those countries against the capitalists and the acting in case of need, even with military power against the exploiting classes and their governments."—(Vol. 13, page 133. Our emphasis). What did Lenin have in mind? That the victory of Socialism, that is, the establishment of the