Keyword
in
Collection
Date
to
The draft program of the Communist International
Image 66
Citation
MLA
APA
Chicago/Turabian
Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. The draft program of the Communist International - Image 66. 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/6087.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1929). The draft program of the Communist International - Image 66. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6087

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940, The draft program of the Communist International - Image 66, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 31, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6087.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

URL
Embed Image
Compound Item Description
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
Use and Reproduction In Copyright: This item is protected by copyright. Copyright to this resource is held by the creator or current rights holder, and the resource is provided here for educational purposes. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without permission of the copyright owner. Users assume full responsibility for any infringement of copyright or related rights.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Image 66
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name uhlib_1984506_065.jpg
Transcript 52 THE DRAFT PROGRAM OF our economic plans is measured by the extent of our import. In the journal Planned Economy (a theoretical organ of the State Planning Commission) we read in an article devoted to the system of planning, that "in drawing up our estimates for this year we had to take our export and import balance as a starting point; we had to orientate ourselves on that in our plans for the various industries and consequently for industry in general and particularly for the construction of new industrial enterprises, etc., etc."— (January 1927, page 27). The methodological approach of the State Planning Commission says without any doubt, for all who have ears to hear, that the estimate figures determine the tendency and tempo of our economic development but that these estimate figures are already controlled by world economy; not because we have become weaker, but because having becoming stronger we have outgrown the narrow enclosed circle. The capitalist world shows us by its export and import figures that it has other means of persuasion than those of military intervention. Inasmuch as productivity of labor and the productivity of a social system as a whole is measured on the market by the correlation of prices, to the same extent it is not so much military intervention as the intervention of cheaper capitalist commodities that constitute the greatest danger to Soviet economy. This alone shows that it is by no means merely a question of an isolated economic victory over one's "own" bourgeoisie: "The Socialist revolution which is meant for the whole world will by no means consist merely in a victory of the proletariat of each country over its own bourgeoisie." (Lenin, 1919, Vol. 16, page 388). It is a question of competition and of a life and