Stalinism

First as Tragedy, Second as Farce: Marcos, Duterte and the Communist Parties of the Philippines

Edited transcript of Joseph Scalice’s lecture on Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). This lecture is an account of the class collaborationist politics of National Democracy led by the CPP and how the root cause of the class collaborationist politics can be traced to the Stalinist theory of Socialism-in-one-country.

Balance sheet of a revolution (Bilan d’une révolution) - Part I: The great lessons of October 1917

Soviet leaders, celebrating the second anniversary of the revolution in Moscow

A historical analysis and balance sheet of the October Revolution from the perspective of invariant communism, showing what lessons to learn from its victory and fall, and what foundation a future proletarian movement must base itself upon.

Tactics used by the Communist Party of the Philippines to smear their critics

In response to scholar of Philippine communism Joseph Scalice presenting a lecture detailing the class collaborationist politics of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) including the CPP's support to President Rodrigo Duterte and his War on Drugs, the CPP responded with vitriol and even put out a special issue of their newspaper Ang Bayan just to attack Scalice. Here Alex De Jong outlines the various tactics used by the Communist Party and those who share its line to smear their critics in attempts to defend their falsification of history.

The Murders of Fausto Atti and Mario Acquaviva

Under this cross fire of the Stalinists and the Blackshirts the red flag of revolution carried on flying, thanks to the extreme sacrifice of the internationalists of whom we remember first those who died at the hands of the Axis. But the two most significant deaths were not at the hands of the Nazis but the “centrists”, the new social democrats, as the Stalinists were labelled in those days.

Remembering the Early Comrades of the Internationalist Communist Party

1945 represents the beginning of the period of the fastest growth of the Internationalist Communist Party (PCInt) and the “memorial” below, translated from our Italian site, gives an indication of its geographical extension.

Dr. Angela Davis on the role of the trans and non-binary communities in the fight for the feminist abolition she advocates for

Dr. Angela Davis on that women, queer people, and particularly the trans community have shown us that because they show that the normalcy of cisheteronormativity and patriarchy can be challenged, the normalcy of police, jails, and prisons can also be challenged.

Workers in Stalin's Russia - Marie Louise Berneri

A short book written in 1944. Berneri outlines how socialism did not exist in the U.S.S.R. and how the lives of workers under state socialism was essentially the same as those who lived under capitalist democracies.

Victims of Communist Party purge seek justice

This is a report on the violent purges committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines and their armed wing the New Peoples army. Within the party, hundreds of men and women who had dedicated their lives to what they believed was a noble cause, were suspected of being government spies, tortured and killed in secret camps.

Esperanto; in the Ups and Downs of Moscow Linguistics and Politics

2-a kongreso de SEU, Moskvo, julio 1925

A series of articles from the journal Amerika Esperantisto, concerning the history of Esperanto and linguistics in the Soviet Union. Written in 1957

The post-1992 Communist Party of the Philippines and its policy of “death condemnations”

Pierre Rousset wrote a report on the murders and assassinations allegedly conducted by the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing the New Peoples Party. The Communist Party of the Philippines through its organ the NDF lambasted the report as “lies.” This is Rousset's rejoiner to the Party's response.