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Stalinism & Revisionism

“Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that” Martin Luther King   The Stalinist purges had no real justification and opponents of Stalinist authoritarianism accept that. The question is ‘How do sympathisers excuse these actions?’   After Gorbachev, … Continue reading

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Stalin’s Failures

In his final writings, Lenin emphasised the importance of ‘wholesale literacy, culture, and participation’. He spoke of mass education as a basis for popular ‘self-administration’. He also thought that Russia needed a period of transition between capitalism and socialism – … Continue reading

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