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Documents of the Indian Communist Movement

Books and Pamphlets

On Trotskyism Begun June 25, 2014

People's Front

People's Democracy

The Colonial Question

The Colonial Question in India Posted March 1, 2014

The Women Question

Restoration of Capitalism in Yugoslavia

Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union

Restoration of Capitalism in China

Material from Albania

Clara Zetkin Archive

Rajani Palme Dutt on the Colonial Question 1948-1952

Ubaldo Buttafava Archive

William B. Bland Archive

Tufail Abbas Archive

Links


Documents of the Indian Communist Movement

Letters from Bhagat Singh, Chaman Lal, Professor, Centre of Indian Languages

On the Execution of Bhagat Singh, Periyar, March 29, 1931

Labor Gov’t Executes 3 India Rebels, Daily Worker, March 25, 1931

75 Killed; 500 Hurt by Labor Gov’t Soldiers, Daily Worker, March 27, 1931

Some Urgent Problems of the Labour Movement in India, V. Basak, 1932, Posted April 13, 2013

My Resignation, P. Sundarayya, 1991

The Statement of Policy Reviewed, M. Basavapunnaiah, April, 1986. Posted October 3, 2012

Books and Pamphlets


Articles on the United Front, G. Dimitrov, 1923

The Bolsheviks in the Tsarist Duma, A. Badayev

“How Parliament Can Play a Revolutionary Part in the Transition to Socialism and the Role of the Popular Masses”, Jan Kozak, 1961. Posted January 29, 2013.

Marxist Philosophy, M. Shirokov

The National Policy of the Soviet Union, A. Rysakoff, 1931. Posted January 29, 2013.

Engels in the Struggle for Revolutionary Marxism, D.Z. Manuilsky, 1936

The Zinoviev Trial, D.N. Pritt, 1936

Pamphlets on the Stakhanov Movement, Communist International, 1936. Posted March 5, 2013.

The Toilers of the Soviet Union on the Draft of the New Constitution, M. Brown, 1936. Posted March 5, 2013.

Moscow 1937, Lion Feuchtwanger

On the New Soviet Constitution, Viacheslav Molotov, 1937. Posted January 13, 2013.

Soviet Students, S. Kaftanov, 1939. Posted January 7, 2013

Education in the U.S.S.R., Anglo-Soviet Youth Friendship Alliance, 1942. Posted January 7, 2013

Zhdanov: Amendments to the Rules of the C.P.S.U.(B.)

Molotov’s Statement on the Ratification of the Soviet-German Pact of Non-Aggression, August 31, 1939

Molotov’s Speech to the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R., March 29, 1940

The Renaissance of Nationalities and the Consolidation of Nations in the U.S.S.R., M. Chekalin, April, 1940

The Fall of France, Ilya Ehrenburg

Soviet-Polish Relations, 1943

Report of Special Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating the Circumstances of the Shooting of Polish Officer Prisoners by the German-Fascist Invaders in the Katyn Forest, 1944

Italy on the Eve of the Elections, 1948

On Literature, Music and Philosophy, A.A. Zhdanov, Published 1950.

Public Education in the U.S.S.R., Y.N. Medinsky, 1954. Posted February 28, 2014

Political Economy Textbook (in pdf format, 623 pp, 8.7 MB), Moscow, 1955

On Stalin's "Economic Problems", Part 1 (in pdf format), Irish Communist Organisation, 1968.

On Stalin's "Economic Problems", Part 2 (in pdf format), Irish Communist Organisation, 1970. Posted March 31, 2014

I Saw the New Poland, Anna Louise Strong, 1946

Falsificators of History, Soviet Information Bureau, 1948

Peoples' Democracies, Wilfred G. Burchett, 1951

Cold War in Germany, Wilfred G. Burchett, 1951

This Monstrous War [Korea], Wilfred G. Burchett, 1953. Posted April 15, 2013.

Koje Unscreened, Wilfred G. Burchett, 1953? Posted April 15, 2013.

On Trotskyism

The Lessons of October, N. Krupskaya, 1925

On the Relations between Lenin and Stalin, Maria Ulyanova, 1926. Posted July 14, 2014

Trotsky's Theory of Imperialism and the Universal Crisis of Capitalism, V. Serebryakov, 1932.

Trotskyism: Counter-Revolution in Disguise, M.J. Olgin, 1935

Why Is the Second International Defending Trotsky?, N. Krupskaya, 1936

Trotskyism in the Service of Franco, Georges Soria, 1937.

Defeat of Trotskyism, Marjorie Pollitt, 1937

Leninism Trotskified, B.F. Andrews, 1937

Trotsky’s ‘Explanations’, Review by J.R. Campbell, 1937

On the Use of Trotskyists as Japanese Spies in China, Mao Zedong, 1939

The Assault on the House of Leon Trotsky, David Alfaro Siqueiros, 1940

Stalin: Slander and Truth, C. Allen, 1950

The Forgery of the 'Lenin Testament', V.A. Sakharov, 1997. Posted July 14, 2014

People's Front


Photo of Alcala Gate,Madrid, 1936
People's Revolution in Spain

The Struggle for Workers' and Peasants' Alliances in Spain. Communist International, 1936. Posted March 5, 2013.

Towards the Fifth Congress of the Communist Party of Spain, J. Hernandez, 1936. Posted March 5, 2013.

The Spanish Revolution, M. Ercoli (1936-37)

The Cause of Spain is the Common Cause of the Whole of Progressive and Advanced Mankind, Inprecorr, 1938.


People's Front in France

The General Situation in France, Andre Marty, 1936.  Posted March 5, 2013.

How French Communists Worked During the Election Campaign, Communist International, 1936. Posted March 5, 2013.

People's Democracy:

General Theory of People's Democracy

People's Democracy as a Form of Political Organisation of Society, A. Sobolev (Moscow, 1951)

People’s Democracy, a New Form of Political Organization of Society, A. I. Sobolev (Moscow, 1954)

Some Forms of Transition from Capitalism to Socialism, A. Sobolev (Delhi, 1956)

On the character and specific features of people's democracy in the countries of the East
(Published in Revolutionary Democracy, September 1999)

Trade Unions in the New Democracies, B. Voda-Pexa


General Questions on the Developments in the People’s Democratic States of Central and Eastern Europe

Editorial: Development of Agriculture in People’s Democracies

Financial Policy of the People’s Democracies, Vasile Luca

Concerning the Basis of Planning in the People’s Democracies, Hilary Minc

Editorial: Cultural Revolution in the People’s Democracies, 1950

On Class Struggle in Countries of People’s Democracy, Alexej Cepicka, 1953

Building the Industrial Base for Socialism in the European People’s Democracies, Part 1, P. Suslin, 1953.

Building the Industrial Base for Socialism in the European People’s Democracies, Part 2, P. Suslin, 1953.

The Heavy Industry of the European People’s Democracies – Foundation of Their Economic Might, I. Dudinsky, 1955.


People's Democracy in China

The Historic Victory of the Chinese People, V. Maslennikov, 1949. Posted April 13, 2013.

Report on Trade Union Movement in China, Li Li-San, 1949. Posted April 13, 2013.

J. V. Stalin on People's Democracy in China, 1950

China: From a Semi-Colony to a People’s Democracy, G. Astafyev

Development of People’s Democracy m China, Y. Kovalyov, 1953.

Industrial Development in China, Part 1, G. Astafyev, 1953.

Industrial Development in China, Part 2, G. Astafyev, 1953.


People's Democracy in Vietnam

The August Revolution, Truong Chinh

People's Democracy in India

1951 Program Document of Communist Party of India

1951 Tactical Line of Communist Party of India

1951 Policy Statement of the Communist Party of India


People's Democracy in Indonesia

Programme of the Communist Party of Indonesia (1953)

People's Democracy in Albania

Albanian Party of Labour in Struggle for Laying Foundations of Socialism, Enver Hodja, 1952


People's Democracy in Hungary:

Strengthening the People’s Democratic Order, Matias Rakosi

People’s Democratic Transformation in Hungary, Mathias Rakosi

Victory of the People’s Democracy in Hungary, Matias Rakosi

The Road of Our People’s Democracy, Matyas Rakosi

On the Character of Our People’s Democracy, Jozsef Revai

Report to the Second Congress of the Hungarian Working People's Party, Matyas Rakosi

Speech at the Introduction of the Budget for 1953 in the National Assembly, Matyas Rakosi

Speech at the Election Rally of the Hungarian People’s Independence Front on May 10, 1953, Matyas Rakosi


People's Democracy in Rumania:

Consolidating the People’s Democracy in Rumania, Georgiu-Dej

Document Concerning Right Deviation in Rumanian Workers' Party, 1952. Posted May 23, 2014


People's Democracy in Bulgaria:

Report to the V Congress of the Bulgarian Workers' Party (Communists), 1948. Posted February 25, 2014

The Fatherland Front and Its Impending Tasks, Vulko Chervenkov, 1952.

People's Democracy in Poland:

Poland's Six-Year Plan, Boleslaw Bierut and Hilary Minc, 1950.


People's Democracy in Greece:

The Struggle for Freedom and Democracy in Greece, N. Zachariadis

People of Greece Will Achieve Victory, N. Zachariadis

Tito Clique’s Stab in the Back to People’s Democratic Greece, Nikos Zahariadis, 1949


People's Democracy in Denmark

DKP: The path of the Danish people, Programme from 1952 of the Communist Party of Denmark


People's Democracy in Sweden:

Sweden’s Road to Socialism, Erik Karlsson


People's Democracy in Japan:

Movement for Democracy in Japan, Kyuichi Tokuda

New Situation and the Policy of the Communist Party of Japan, Kyuichi Tokuda

J.V. Stalin’s Historical Message to Japanese People

Basis of the New Programme of the Communist Party of Japan, Kyuichi Tokuda

30th Anniversary of Communist Party of Japan, Kyuichi Tokuda

On People's Democracy in Eastern Europe and China, Selection of Articles and Speeches (Britain, April, 1951):

The Building of Socialism in the Countries of People’s Democracy, From Textbook of Political Economy (Moscow, 1955)

People's Democracy in Britain

The British Road to Socialism (Britain, January, 1951)

People's Democracy for Britain, Report to the 22nd National Congress of the Communist Party, John Gollan (Britain, Easter, 1952)

People's Democracy in the United States

People’s Front and People’s Democracy, William Z. Foster

The American Road to Socialism, William Z. Foster (New York, 1952)

People's Democracy in Puerto Rico

El Camino del Pueblo, Partido Comunista Puertorriqueña, En Español


People's Democracy in Canada

Canadian Independence and a People’s Parliament: Canada’s Path to Socialism, Labor-Progressive Party

30th Anniversary of the Workers’ Party in Canada, Tim Buck


The Colonial Question

Comintern and National & Colonial Questions: Documents of Congresses, Posted on June 11, 2013

The Revolutionary Movement in the Colonies, Kuusinen, Sixth World Congress of the Communist International, 1928.

Concluding Speech of Comrade Kuusinen on the Colonial Question, Kuusinen, Sixth World Congress of the Communist International, 1928.

The Colonies and Oppressed Nations in the Struggle for Freedom, League Against Imperialism and for National Independence, 1931. Posted on January 7, 2013

Colonial Peoples' Struggle for Liberation
Reports to the Joint Session of the Scholars’ Council of the Institute of Economics and the Pacific Institute of the Academy of Sciences, USSR, devoted to the problems of the national and colonial movement after the Second World War, 1949.
Published by People’s Publishing House Ltd, Bombay, n.d
Struggle of Colonial Peoples Against Imperialism, R. Palme Dutt, 1948

Right-Wing Social Democracy in the Service of Imperialism, R. Palme Dutt, 1948

Gloomy Prospect of the Capitalist World for 1950, R. Palme Dutt, 1950

Growing Crisis of Colonial System of Imperialism, R. Palme Dutt, 1952

Cominform and the Colonial and Dependent Countries: Editorials

The Colonial Question in India

New Stage in the National Liberation Struggle of the People of India, V.V. Balabushevich, 1949. Posted March 1, 2014

The Indian National Congress in Power, A. Dyakov, 1949. Posted March 1, 2014

Crisis of British Rule in India and the New Stage in the Liberation Struggle of Her Peoples, A.M. Dyakov, 1949. Moved March 1, 2014

Indian Union and Pakistan After the Partition of India, M. Alexeyev, 1948. Posted March 1, 2014

The Women Question

The Woman Question, Selections from the Writings of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin. Posted February 20, 2014

Movements for the Emancipation of Women: Three Essays, Clara Zetkin

The Working Class and Neo-Malthusianism, (in pdf format), Lenin, 1913.

The Marriage Laws of Soviet Russia, (in pdf format), 1921.

Women, Marriage and Sex, Clara Zetkin, 1925

Soviet Law on Marriage, 1933. Posted March 18, 2013. 

Russian Women in the Building of Socialism, Anna Razumova. 193?. 

Love – Family Life – Career: Behind the Soviet Law Limiting Abortions and Increasing Aid to Mothers, Women Today, 1936. Posted March 6, 2013.

The Care of the Socialist State for the Mother and Child, Friedrich Wolf, 1936. Posted March 5, 2013.

Decree on the Prohibition of Abortions. June 27, 1936, CEC USSR. Posted March 8, 2013.

The Position of Women in the U.S.S.R., G. N. Serebrennikov (in pdf format), 1937.

Soviet Families Face the Future, Beatrice King, 1944? Posted May 23, 2014.

Women of the World Fight for Democracy Against WarmongersN. Popova, 1949.

Women in the Land of Socialism, N. Popova, 1949. Posted March 16, 2014.

Equality of Soviet Women in the Economic Sphere, N. Popova, 1956. Posted March 18, 2013.

Restoration of Capitalism in Yugoslavia

Enslavement of Yugoslavia by Anglo-American Capital, Antonin Gregor, 1949

Penetration of American Capital in Yugoslav Economy, E. Gero, 1950

Latest Step of Tito Clique to Restore Capitalism in Yugoslavia, 1950

Foreign Trade of Tito Clique – Instrument of Enslavement of Yugoslavia by U.S.-British Monopolies, Tedeuz Gede, 1950

Tito Fascist Clique “Legalises” Capitalism in Yugoslavia, Miron Constantinescu, 1951


Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union

Restoration of Capitalism in the USSR, Martin Nicolaus, 1975. Posted March 7, 2013.

The Economics of Revisionism, Irish Communist Organization, 1967

On Stalin's "Economic Problems", Part 1 (in pdf format), Irish Communist Organisation, 1968

On Stalin's "Economic Problems", Part 2 (in pdf format), Irish Communist Organisation, 1970. Posted March 31, 2014

Soviet Working Class – Deprived of the Means of Production, Veniamin Toçi and Kiço Kapetani, 1973, 4

The Kremlin Neo-Colonialists Oppress and Plunder the Peoples, “Zeri I Populitt”, 1975, 1

The Soviet Economy – A Completely and Definitely Capitalist Economy, Aristotel Pano, 1975, 4

Revisionist “Theories” of Restored Capitalism, Hekuran Mara, 1978, 3

The Capitalist Character of the Relations of Production in the Soviet Union, Aristotel Pano and Kiço Kapetani, 1978, 5

The Mechanism of the Soviet Economic Machine, Hekuran Mara, 1981.

The following 5 articles are taken from the book: Soviet Revisionism and the Struggle of the PLA to Unmask It, 1981, listed under Material from Albania below.

* The present socio-economic order in the Soviet Union – a capitalist order, Omer Hashorva

* Complete integration of the Soviet economy into the world capitalist economy, Fatos Nano

* Some characteristics of state monopoly capitalism in the Soviet Union, Priamo Bollano

* The capitalist degeneration of the collective farms in the Soviet Union today, Nexhmedin Luari

* Comecon – an instrument of Soviet social-imperialism for the exploitation and domination of the member countries, Genc Xhuvani & Lulezim Hana

On the Mechanism of the Extraction and Appropriation of Surplus Value in the Soviet Society, Fatos Nano, 1984, 1

Revisionist Economic Integration and Its Contradictions, Kiço Kapetani and Veniamin Toçi, no date

Open Letter to the New Communist Party, W.B. Bland, 1991. 

Collapse of Socialism, Moni Guha, 1993

The Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union, in pdf format, W. B. Bland, 1980 & 1995.

Stalin and the Question of 'Market Socialism' in the Soviet Union After the Second World War, Vijay Singh, 1995, 1

 

Restoration of Capitalism in People's China

The Processes of Capitalist Development of the Chinese Economy, Tomor Cerova, 1980, 2

On the Shanghai Political Economy Textbook, Rafael Martinez, 2006, 2

Material from Albania

On the International Situation and the Tasks of the Party, Enver Hoxha, 1957

The Dictatorship of the Proletariat and the Fight Against Bureaucracy, Luan Omari, 1972, 2

The Theory of “Limited Sovereignty” – A Flagrant Expression of the Imperialist Policy of the Soviet Revisionists, Agim Popa, 1972, 3

On the Transformation of Albania into an Industrial-Agricultural Country, Hekuran Mara, 1972, 3

Panorama of the Economic-Social Development of Socialist Albania, Aristotel Pano, 1973, 3

Possibilities of Building Socialism Without Passing Through the Stage of Developed Capitalism, Hekuran Mara, 1973, 4

Problems of Improving Relations of Production in the Socialist Economy, Hasan Banja, 1973, 6

The Tragic Events in Chile A Lesson for the Revolutionaries of the Whole World, Enver Hoxha, October 1973

Revisionist Economic Integration and Its Contradictions, Kiço Kapetani and Veniamin Toçi, 1974, 3

The National Question and Revisionism, Bujar Hoxha, 1974, 4

In Service of the Soviet Plans for Expansion and Domination, “Zeri I Populitt”, 1975, 3

Draft–Constitution of the People’s Socialist Republic of Albania, 1976, 1

Important Step for Perfecting the State of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Hysni Kapo, 1976, 1

The Resolution of the Meeting of the Main Communist Groups of Albania on the Creation of the Party (November 1941), 1976, 5

The Relations Between the Cadres and the Masses and the Struggle Against Bureaucracy, Agim Popa, 1976, 5

The Economic Crisis and the Sharpening of Contradictions in the Capitalist-Revisionist World, Hekuran Mara, 1976, 5

The Constitution of the Party of Labour of Albania, 1977. Posted January 11, 2013.

In Struggle and Revolution the Marxist-Leninists Become Strong and Indomitable, Enver Hoxhas's Conversations with Pedro Pomar, 1977, 2

Joint Statement of 7 Latin America Marxist-Leninist Parties, 1977, 2

The PLA Has Always Pursued a Single Marxist-Leninist Line, Ndreçi Plasari, 1977, 2

The Line of Our Party Is a Correct, Revolutionary Line in Conformity With the Teachings of Marxism-Leninism, Enver Hoxha, 1977, 3

On The Contradictions in Socialist Society, Alfred Uçi, 1977, 3

Enver Hoxha: Conversation with Chou En-Lai, 1977, 5

Hold High the Invincible Banner of Marxism-Leninism, "A Classe Operaria", 1977, 5

The Revisionist Parties – Typically Bourgeois, Counter-Revolutionary Parties, Fiqret Shehu, 1977, 5

Socialist Revolution – The Only Road of Social Progress, Zija Xholi, 1977, 5

Khrushchev Kneeling Before Tito, Enver Hoxha, 1977, 5

Joint Statement of 5 European Marxist-Leninist Parties, 1977, 6

“Eurocommunism” or Undisguised Revisionism, “Zeri I Populitt”, 1978, 1

The Class Struggle Within the Party – A Guarantee That the Party Will Always Remain a Revolutionary Party of the Working Class, Ndreçi Plasari, 1978, 1

The Class Struggle in the Political Field in the Period of Socialism, Vahid Lama and Gramos Hysi, 1978, 2

The Organizational Degeneration of the Revisionist Parties and Its Consequences, Petro Ciruna and Pandi Tase, 1978, 3

A Broad and Complicated Front of the Class Struggle in Socialist Society, Raqi Madhi, 1978, 3

\The Foreign Policy of the PLA and the Albanian Socialist State Is the Policy of Proletarian Principles, Sofokli Lazri, 1978, 6

Broadening and Deepening of the Struggle Against All the Currents of Modern Revisionism – An Historical Necessity, Fiqret Shehu, 1978, 6

Soviet Revisionism – The Most Complete Theory of Modern Revisionism, Omer Hashorva, 1979, 3

Constitution of Triumphant Socialism, 1980.

Problems of Socialism in the Light of the Marxist-Leninist Theory and the Historical Experience of the Party of Labour of Albania, Foto Cami, 1980, 2

The Socialist Revolution in the Ideological and Cultural Field and Its Further Deepening, Tefta Cami, 1980, 2

Narrowing the Essential Differences Between Town and Countryside More and More, Abdyl Backa, 1980, 4

The Road of Success of the Extracting and Processing Heavy Industry, Rexhep Shehu, 1980, 6

Soviet Revisionism and the Struggle of the PLA to Unmask It, 1981.

The Industrialization of the Country – Great Victory of the PLA, Harilla Papajorgji, 1981, 4

Perfection of Socialist Relations of Production in the PSR of Albania, Hasan Banja, 1981, 4

The Revolutionary Work of George Dimitrov Is Immortal, Zëri i Popullit, 1982, 4

The Marxist-Leninist Theoretical Thinking of the PLA and Comrade Enver Hoxha on the Socialist Development and Transformation of Agriculture, Nexhmedin Dumani and Zydi Pepa, 1984, 5

Problems of the Relations of the Anti-Fascist National Liberation War of the Albanian People with the Great Powers of the World Anti-Fascist Coalition, Shyqyri Ballvora, 1985, 5

The Titoite Revisionists' Anti-Marxist Views on the Nation – An Expression of Their Idealist Reactionary World Outlook, 1987

Some Manifestations of National Oppression in the Soviet Union Today, 1987


Clara Zetkin Archive

Movements for the Emancipation of Women: Three Essays, Clara Zetkin

Reminiscences of Lenin, 1925, Posted on December 15, 2013

Rajani Palme Dutt on the Colonial Question 1948-1952

Struggle of Colonial Peoples Against Imperialism, 1948

Right-Wing Social Democracy in the Service of Imperialism, 1948

The Atlantic Pact – An Instrument of American Imperialism in the Struggle for World Domination, 1949

Gloomy Prospect of the Capitalist World for 1950, 1950

Growing Crisis of Colonial System of Imperialism, 1952

Ubaldo Buttafava Archive

Khrushchev’s Thermidor: A contribution to the critical analysis concerning the USSR’s return to capitalism, 1997, Posted on August 15, 2013

A Critique of Neo-Trotskyism: Commodity, Value and Law of Value Under the Dictatorship of the Proletariat Posted on August 15, 2013

Stalin Today, Posted on November 10, 2013

William B. Bland Archive

The Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union, in pdf format, 1980 & 1995.

Lenin’s Testament – (1922-23)

Open Letter to the New Communist Party, 1991.

The Workers’ Party of Korea and Revisionism, 1995


Tufail Abbas Archive

My Comrades and Friends. Posted May 25, 2014.

Interview with Tufail Abbas of the Pakistan Mazdoor Mahaaz

Interview with Tufail Abbas of the Pakistan Mazdoor Mahaaz, Part 2

The Present Government and Feudalism

Greetings to the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)

Links

Direct Democracy (Communist) Party In English and Turkish
Of particular interest: DD(C)P Soviet Library Material from the Soviet Union, especially during and after World War II

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Reprints of Marxist-Leninist materials, mostly in English, but with some in Spanish.

Original Documents of the Indian Freedom Movement In English.

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