Revolutionary Democracy

Revolutionary Democracy is a half-yearly theoretical and political journal published in April and September from India. It contains materials on the problems facing the communist movement, particularly relating to Russia, China and India, the origins of modern revisionism, the restoration of capitalism in the USSR and developments in the international communist movement.

New articles:

The Communists and the Independence of Ukraine, A Verdade. Posted July 7, 2022

The Negro Question in the United States, James S. Allen, 1936. Posted June 27, 2022

Seventh Congress of the Communist International: Abridged Stenographic Report. 1936. Posted June 27, 2022

Unafraid to Be Called a “National Traitor” Posted June 11, 2022

Hands Off Ukraine!, Revolutionary Democracy Posted May 19, 2022

The War in Ukraine: A War of Imperialist Aggression and Redivision of Territories for World Hegemony, PCRV Posted May 19, 2022

Is the War in Ukraine Only an Inter-Imperialist between the USA and Russia or Is It Also a National-Liberation War of the Ukrainian People?, Revolutionary Alliance of Labour of Serbia Posted May 19, 2022

Statement by members of the OKP – Internationalists Posted April 7, 2022

No war in Ukraine, no to all kinds of warmongering!, Coordinating Committee, ICMLPO Posted March 17, 2022

Intensify the fight against the policy of war!, ICMLPO Europe Posted March 4, 2022

An imperialist and reactionary war across the board, Communist Platform Posted March 4, 2022

Ukraine: No to the reactionary imperialist war, PCOF Posted March 4, 2022

New in archives:

How One Should Not Write the History of October (Comrade Trotsky’s Book: 1917), Pravda, 1924. Posted July 29, 2022

Draft Programme of the CP of Egypt, 1932.  Posted July 29,  2022

The Communist Manifesto, A Programmatic Document of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Kuusinen, 1933. Posted July 29,  2022

The Algebra of Revolution, A. Leontiev, 1934. 
Posted July 29,  2022

Planning National Economy in Poland, Stefan Jendrychowski, 1951 Posted June 19, 2022

Ho Chi Minh Archive, Posted May 31, 2022
with two articles: In Commemoration of Comrade Stalin, and Ho Chi Minh on the Song 'Mount Stalin’

At the XIX Congress of the CPSU (B.), Zahariades, 1952 Posted May 24, 2022

Tikon Khrennikov: The Victories and Defeats of Soviet Music, 2013 Posted May 4, 2022

Сталин И.В. – Статьи и речи об Украине (1936) in Russian section Posted April 29, 2022

Why I Resigned from the Trotsky Defense Committee, by Mauritz Hallgren, 1937 Posted March 19, 2022

The Ideological Principles of Trotskyism, Bela Kun, 1925. Posted March 8, 2022

The Karnik-Roy-Shetty Group, 1934 Posted March 6, 2022


Unity & Struggle 44, pdf version, cover

New in Other Languages and Russian

New Section, Malayalam, with translation of:
Hands Off Ukraine, Posted July 14, 2022

Os comunistas e a independência da Ucrânia, Posted July 7, 2022

In Bengali section: Hands Off Ukraine Posted July 3, 2022

New Section: Urdu, with translation of:
Hands Off Ukraine! Posted July 2, 2022

Не бояться прослыть «национал-предателем» Posted June 13, 2022 
(Unafraid to Be Called a “National Traitor”)

Руки геть від України!, Революційна демократія
(Hands Off Ukraine! Translated from the English version of editorial by Revolutionary Democracy

Κάτω τα χέρια από την Ουκρανία!, Επαναστατική Δημοκρατία Posted May 24, 2022
(Hands Off Ukraine!, editorial statement by Revolutionary Democracy)

Επαναστατική Συμμαχία Εργασίας (Σερβία): Είναι ο πόλεμος στην Ουκρανία μόνο ιμπεριαλιστικός, ανάμεσα στις ΗΠΑ και τη Ρωσία ή είναι επίσης και εθνικοαπελευθερωτικός πόλεμος του Ουκρανικού λαού
(Is the War in Ukraine Only an Inter-Imperialist between the USA and Russia or Is It Also a National-Liberation War of the Ukrainian People?, from Unity & Struggle #44, May 2022) Posted May 21, 2022

Algunas cuestiones sobre la dictadura del proletariado y la democracia popular, Vijay Singh Posted May 15, 2022

Vol. I, No. 1 (New Series), April, 2022

Fragment from Untitled Sketch by
Gurpeet, Bhatinda, 2020

On the 75th Anniversary
of the Great Patriotic War

Whither Afghanistan?

Joint Statement on Afghanistan

Budget 2022-2023, NTUI

Victory in the Peasant Struggle: Those Who Dare to Struggle, Win, NTUI

The Oting Massacre and AFSPA, Malem Ningthouja

From the Congress Party to the BJP, Badruddin Umar

On the Covid-19 Crisis in India, Padam Kumar

Formation and Development of the Soviet Healthcare System, Proletarskaya Gazeta

Let’s Denounce the Imperialist War Policies, Let’s Mobilize for Peace and Work!, Communist Platform, Italy

Message of Solidarity and Support for Our ‘Democratic Way’ in Morocco, ICMLPO

Towards the Popular Front Against the Capitalist Crisis, Fascism and War, Balkan Organisations

The Social Struggle and the Role of the Left in Latin America, XXV International Seminar: Problems of the Revolution in Latin America

Pandemic-Induced Multiple Crisis and the Government’s Response, K.B.Saxena

Some Questions of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat in the People’s Democracies, Vijay Singh 

Lenin Returns to Russia, Maxim Gorky et al

Primitive Thinking and Stalin as a Scapegoat, Domenico Losurdo

The Finance Commission Report and Action Taken by the Central Government, K.B. Saxena

Meeting with Stalin, (1925), Otto Hall 

Stalin: Conversations with Ideologues (1945-1946), V.D. Mochalov.
(22 p.) Introduction by Richard Kosolapov

Letter on Corruption in the Soviet Union from S.V Arbuzov to I.V Stalin. (August 12, 1946). (22 p.) Introduction by N. Svetlov

Amendments to the Draft Programme of the Communist Party of India, I.V. Stalin (15 p.) Intro only

Three Articles on Soviet Architecture (1936) (12 p.)

Book ad: Clara Zetkin: Rosa Luxemburg’s Views on the Russian Revolution

Book ad: This Land Is Their Land

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Editorial Board
Tahir Asghar, Malem Ningthouja, Ashim Roy, Vijay Singh, Ramkotesh Kamepalli, C.N. Subramaniam.

Editorial Address
K-67, First Floor, Jangpura Extension,
New Delhi-110014.


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