Stalinism

Metropoliteno - Vladimir Varankin

V. Varankin — instruisto de kavaleria lernejo. Urbo Tverj, 1925

Romano de Vladimir Varankin verkisto de Esperanto por Laboristoj. El la eldonejo "Sur la paĝoj de «Metropoliteno» vi legos pri la eventoj, kiuj kaŭzis naskiĝon de naziismo en Germanio kaj uzurpon de potenco en USSR far la koterio de Stalin."

Revolutionary Linguistics: The Ideology of the Soviet Esperanto Movement, 1917-1938

Enrollments for Esperanto course, Leningrad, Russia, 1919

Work detailing the history of the Russian then Soviet Esperanto movement, its relationship to the government, its linguistic work and eventual repression.

El Salvador: Another Popular Front - What about revolution?

A critical article on the strategy and composition of national liberation movement of El Salvador.

1953: Uprising at the Norilisk Labour Camp

Monument to victims of Gulag in Norilsk

Account of a mass strike by inmates at the Norilag Gulag against executions and enforced labour.

The Martyrdom of Manol Vassev - Union of Bulgarian Anarchists in Exile

Letter produced by exiled Bulgarian Anarchists detailing the repression of Bulgarian government.

The Capitalist Nature Of The Great Leap Forward

A Libertarian Communist analysis of the Great Leap Forward under Mao Tse-Tung and the Chinese Communists which aims to show that the Great Leap Forward was a capitalist project rather than a socialist, or communist one.

1989-90 - Beninese campaign for economic justice and democracy

In 1989 students, teachers and civil servants in Benin began strike actions in protest at the governments freezing of scholarships and the four month delay in wage payments in 1988. The government's stalling and repression dragged the campaign on into 1990 and escalated the conflict to the point where the regime crumbled.

Ethiopia's Red Terror - Original Wolde Giorgis

An account by one of the survivors of Ethiopia's Red Terror carried out by the regime of Colonel Mengistu against rival left wing groups.

CW: for physical abuse and torture.

How the NKVD framed the POUM

POUM headquarters

An extract of the memoirs of Jesús Hernández, a leading member of the Spanish Communist Party and minister in the republican government during the Spanish civil war, explaining how Soviet secret police framed and persecuted the anti-Stalinist communist group the POUM during the conflict.

Revolutionary Bureaucracy – Solidarity

Revolutionary Bureaucracy – Solidarity

An article from Solidarity for Workers’ Power vol. 7, no. 11 on the nature of the bureaucratisation seen in the Russian Revolution.