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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. The draft program of the Communist International - Image 103. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6124.

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. (1929). The draft program of the Communist International - Image 103. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6178/show/6124

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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 THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL 89 the Canton miscarriage. However, even a miscarriage can teach us a good deal concerning the organism of the mother and the process of birth. The tremendous theoretical and even decisive significance of the Canton events for the fundamental problems of the Chinese Revolution is precisely due to the fact that we have received here, which happens so rarely in history and politics, an EXPERIMENT ON A GIGANTIC SCALE, ALMOST AS MADE IN A LABORATORY. We paid for it dearly, but that makes it the more imperative for us to digest the lessons. One of the fighting slogans of the Canton insurrection, as Pravda No. 31 relates, was the watchword "Down with the Kuomintang". The Kuomintang banners and signs were torn and trampled upon. But it was already after the "betrayal" of Chiang Kai-shek and after the "betrayal" of Wang Chin-wei that the E.C.C.I. pompously declared: "We will not give up the Kuomintang banners." The workers of Canton forbade the Kuomintang Party, DECLARING ALL OF ITS TENDENCIES ILLEGAL. This means that to solve the basic national tasks, not only the big bourgeoisie but also the small bourgeoisie failed to advance a political power, a Party, a fraction, in conjunction with which the proletarian party might be able to solve the tasks of the bourgeois democratic revolution. The key to the position lies in tjie fact that the task of leading the movement of the poor peasants fell already entirely on the shoulders of the proletariat and the Communist Party directly and the approach to a real solution of the revolutionary tasks necessitated the concentration of all forces m the hands of the proletariat. As to the short-lived Canton Soviet Government, the Pravda reports: