“Why did Russia, of all countries, become the home of Leninism, the birthpalce of the theory and tactics of the proletarian revolution?
“The United States is pursuing a different aim from that which we are pursuing in the USSR. The aim which the Americans are pursuing arose out of the economic troubles, out of the economic crisis. The Americans want to rid themselves of the crisis on the basis of private capitalist activity, without changing the economic basis. They are trying to reduce to a minimum the ruin, the losses caused by the existing economic system.
Any analysis of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) that doesn’t take into account the colonialism and imperialist domination of the US in the southern part of the peninsula is bound to give the wrong conclusions. It must first be understood that the Korean people of both the north and south meet all the features of a nation. Korea in its entirety constitutes a single nation according to the definition given in Marxism and the Nation Question.
Joseph Stalin was elected as the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU in April 1922 during the 11th Congress of the Party. Between then and until his death, he asked to be relieved of his duties as General Secretary a total of four times — all of which were rejected.
Holodomor is the term given to the early 1930’s famines in the Soviet Union. The popular anti-Soviet propaganda states that the famine was man-made, especially to orchestrate a genocide of the Ukrainian people. The supposed millions of deaths from the “famine-genocide” are usually counted in the deaths under communism. It is not only a popular anti-communist myth that is circulated around in capitalist circles but also one that is believed by a large sector of the socialist left.