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.

Volume 1, No. 2 (New Series) September, 2022

New articles

No to chauvinist provocations and warmongers in the Balkans!, Statement of European Parties of the ICMLPO Posted February 2, 2023

We Are for a Socialist Homeland Where the Working Class, the Poor Peasantry and the Peoples of Peru Can Realize Their Class Aspirations,
Peruvian Communist Party (M-L) Posted December 30, 2022

Down with the Parliamentary Coup d'État, Peruvian Communist Party (M-L)
Posted December 15, 2022

We salute the struggle of the workers and peoples of Iran, ICMLPO Posted December 8, 2022

Statement on Recent Events in Iran, Toufan, 2022 Posted November 27, 2022

"Multilateralism", a key instrument of Chinese imperialism's foreign policy, Communist Platform, Italy, 2022 Posted November 24, 2022

Putin and Soviet Symbolism, Scintilla, October 2022 Posted October 9, 2022

Struggle against Warmongering in the Balkans, Revolutionary Alliance of Labour, Serbia, 2022, Reposted December 7, 2022

New in Documents in Bengali

Stalin Posted March 22, 2023

New in Douments in Hindi

Hindi translation of RD editorial "Hands Off Ukraine! Posted  January 21, 2021


Unity & Struggle #45, Cover Posted November 19, 2022

New Section: Materals from China

Critique of China’s Destiny, Chen Pai-ta, 1943 Posted February 8, 2023

New Section: Documents in Urdu

15 articles Posted December 17, 2022

New Section: Documents in Nepali

Hands Off Ukraine! Posted December 5, 2022

New Section: Documents in Manipuri

Comrade Irabot and Capitalism Posted November 29, 2022

Irawat, Sentinel of the East Posted November 29, 2022

Nupeegi Ningtamba Amasung Khennadaba Malem Gi Wafam! Posted November 29, 2022
(Women and Communism)

Nupeesinggi Ningtambagi Khongjangsing Posted November 29, 2022
(Movements for the Emancipation of Women)

Communist Manifesto Manipuri Bengali Script Posted November 10, 2022

Communist Manifesto Manipuri Meetei Script Posted November 10, 2022

New in Archives

Three articles: The Decline of the Garvey Movement, Cyril Briggs, 1931; The Crisis of the Jim-Crow Nationalism of the Negro Bourgeoisie, Harry Haywood, 1931; Against Bourgeois-Liberal Distortions of Lenin-ism on the Negro Question in the United States, Harry Haywood, 1930. Posted March 6, 2023

The Thought of Mao Tse-Tung, Anna Louise Strong, Posted February 16, 2023

The Way Out of China's Civil War, Mao Tse-Tung, Posted February 16, 2023

Vishala Andhra, P Sundarayya, 1946 Posted February 16, 2023

Music and the Epoch of Socialism, L.F. Boross, 1936 Posted February 3, 2023

The Trotskyist World Movement, Klaus Riis, 1995. Posted December 20, 2022

To New Heights in Art: Dmitri Shostakovich, 1953 Posted December 1, 2022

Communist Party of India in Struggle for United Democratic Front, for People’s Democratic Government, Ajoy Ghosh, 1951 Posted November 26, 2022

Book Review: In Fight for Peace and Building Socialism in Rumania, Book by Gh. Gheorghiu-Dej, 1951 Posted November 24, 2022

Seventh Anniversary of Liberation of Belgrade by Soviet Army from Hitler Invaders, From For a Lasting Peace, For a People's Democracy, October 19, 1951 Posted November 19, 2022

Against reactionary neo-Malthusianism: We fight for the right of maternity, Jeanette Vermeersch [Thorez], 1956 Posted November 11, 2022

People's Democracy – A New Form of the Political Organization of Society, A. I. Sobolev (Moscow, 1953) Posted November 10, 2022

The Muse and Guns, D. Shostakovich, 1941 Posted November 6, 2022

Zionist Agency of U.S. Imperialism Posted October 22, 2022

About the Stakhanovite Movement in the People’s Democracies, 1950 Posted October 22, 2022

The German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact of 1939, Bill Bland, 1990 Posted September 25, 2022

New in Documents in Other Languages

Titova Jugoslavija na raskršću
(Titoite Yugoslavia at the Crossroads, in English in the Archive section, Zeri i Popullit, 1966) Posted March 7, 2023

Jedinstvo i borba Broj 45, Novembar 2022 Posted December 17, 2022
(Unity & Struggle #45, November 2022)

Revolutionary Democracy: Dalje ruke od Ukrajine! Posted December 7, 2022
(Hands Off Ukraine!)

¡Manos fuera de Ucrania! Posted November 10, 2022
(Hands Off Ukraine!, printed in English in Vol. 1, No. 2, New Series)

New in Documents in Russian Language

Политическая Экономия * Учебник 1953 Posted Sept. 26, 2022
(Draft Political Economy Textbook, Moscow, 1953)

Руки прочь от Украины! Posted Sept. 22, 2022
(Hands Off Ukraine!)


Vera Mukhina, Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, 1937.

Hands off Ukraine!

On the Situation in the Ukraine, Bikram Mohan

No war in Ukraine, No to all kinds of warmongering! ICMLPO

The War in Ukraine: A War of Imperialist Aggression and Redivision of Territories for World Hegemony, Revolutionary Communist Party of Volta – PCRV/ Burkina Faso

Is the War in Ukraine Only a Inter-Imperialist War Between the USA and Russia or Is It Also a National-Liberation War of the Ukrainian People?, Revolutionary Alliance of Labour of Serbia

The Communists and the Independence of Ukraine, Luiz Falcao, PCR Brazil

On the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Pakistan Mazdur Mahaz

Russian and US imperialism Hands off Ukraine!, National Liberation Council, Bangladesh

Statement by Members of the United Communist Party – Internationalists

Russia Needs ‘Denazification” as Does Ukraine, Alexander Batov

Unafraid to Be Called a “National Traitor”, Andrei Movchan

Minsk Peace Resolution and Southeast “Separatism”, (2014), Maxim Latur

The National Question and Revisionism (1974), Bujar Hoxha

Some Manifestations of National Oppression in the Soviet Union Today (1987), Natasha Iliriani


We Support the Struggle of the People of Sri Lanka, ICMLPO

BJP government: Withdraw Agnipath Now!, NTUI

Review the Condemnable Zakia Jafri Ruling. Release Teesta Setalvad and R. B. Sreekumar Immediately!, NTUI

Continuous Attack on Industrial Workers, Sudha Bharadwaj

Inequalities, the Budget and the Marginalised Groups, K.B. Saxena

A Brief Outline of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, Malem Ningthouja

On the Repression of Tribal People in Silger, Forum Against Corporatization and Militarization

Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe and Media Censorship, Toufan

Colombia: Historic Victory of Petro and the Historic Pact, En Marcha

Obituary: Maurice’s Militant Journey, La Forge

Some Reflections on ‘Khrushchev Lied’ by Grover Furr, Vijay Singh

Appearance of the Notes “On the Question of Nationalities or about “Autonomisation”, Valentin Sakharov (16 p.) Intro only

Amendments to the Draft Document on the Tactical Line of the Communist Party of India, I.V. Stalin (17 p.) Intro only

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Editorial Board

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

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


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