Workers' Liberty 3/0: The history of Bolshevism

The history of Bolshevism: Trotsky's "prophecy" and Lenin's party

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In a polemic against the book “Three Who Made A Revolution”, by Bertram D Wolfe, Max Shachtman dissects the arguments about Stalinism being a logical continuation of Bolshevism.

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The history of Bolshevism: did Leninism turn into Stalinism?

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Max Shachtman

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The organisation of the party will take the place of the party; the Central Committee will take the place of the organisation; and finally the dictator will take the place of the Central Committee.
Leon Trotsky, 1904
Trotsky's 1904 "Prophecy", what happened after 1917, and why.

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