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  Communist Party of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In theory, supreme power in the party was invested in the Party Congress, however, in practice the power structure became reversed and, particularly after the death of Lenin, supreme power became the domain of the General Secretary.
This was both an attempt to "proletarianize" the party and an attempt by Stalin to strengthen his base by outnumbering the Old Bolsheviks and reducing their influence in the party.
In other republics, communists established the Armenian Communist Party, Communist Party of Azerbaijan, Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan, Communist Party of Ukraine, Communist Party of Belarus, Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova, Communist Party of Kazakhstan and the Communist Party of Tajikistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_the_Soviet_Union   (1430 words)

 List of Communist Parties - Simple English Wikipedia
Ireland - Communist Party of Ireland, Workers Party of Ireland
Portugal - Communist Party of Portugal, Portuguese Communist Party
Serbia and Montenegro - New Communist Party of Yugoslavia
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Communist_Parties   (462 words)

 Russian Communist Workers' Party – Revolutionary Party of Communists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Russian Communist Workers' Party – Revolutionary Party of Communists (RKRP-RPK; Russian: Российская Коммунистическая Рабочая Партия – Революционная Партия Коммунистов, РКРП-РПК; transcription: Rossiiskaja Kommunističeskaja Rabočaja Partija – Revolyutsionnaja Partija Kommunistov) is a communist party in the Russian Federation.
It was established in October 2001, through the unification of the Russian Communist Workers' Party and the Russian Party of Communists, with the aim of resurrecting socialism and the USSR.
The RKRP-RPK considers the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) to be reformist and claims to have supported all the biggest occupations and strikes in Russia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Workers_Party_of_Russia   (173 words)

 Lenin's terror within the Communist Party by Gregory Maximoff
A worker and one of the oldest members of the party, G. Miasnikov was the leader of the party organization of Motovilikha in the period of the trade union discussions.
Communist blood was shed for the first time on February 16, 1922, only a month before the eleventh convention of the party; in the struggle against the Workers' Opposition, the blood of a Finnish Communist emigrant, Voita Eloranta, was spilled.
The tasks of that party were to include the struggle against the exploitation of the proletariat and for democracy as opposed to the arbitrary rule of the administration.
flag.blackened.net /revolt/russia/cp/maximof_terror1940.html   (9514 words)

 Glossary of Organisations: Co   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A small minority of workers stood up not only in opposition to the war, but preached that soldiers take their rifles and use them on their own governments – thus was the practice of the Communists, militant parties in support of the interests of the working class as a whole.
In 1919 the Communist International (Comintern) was founded, and as a precondition for membership all national sections of the Comintern (Germany, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Spain, etc.) had to change their name to "Communist," thus moving forward towards distinguishing themselves from the crumbling Social Democracy (and the Second International) of the past.
A great many Communists, however, saw these moves as compromises to capitalism, and believed from their experiences in the Civil War that the dictatorship of the proletariat meant the dictatorship of the Communist Party above all others, both in times of peace and in war.
www.marxists.org /glossary/orgs/c/o.htm   (3798 words)

 Communist party, in the United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In May, 1921, under strong pressure from the Third (Communist) International, or Comintern, the Communist groups in the United States were united as the Communist Party of America.
The party was renamed the Communist party of the United States of America.
The sensational confessions of former Communists, such as Whittaker Chambers, and increasing evidence of Communist espionage led to highly publicized investigations by Congress (especially by the House Un-American Activities Committee and the Senate Subcommittee on Government Operations), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and federal grand juries.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/CommunisUS.html   (1371 words)

 Modern China: The Chinese Communist Party
Thus the New Culture Movement began to gestate the seeds of the Chinese Communist Party.
The communists themselves began to operate independently as a party after the death of Sun Yat-sen in 1925; in particular, Mao Tse-tung engaged on a party recruitment campaign among peasants that was phenomenally successful.
Leadership in the Soviet Union was divided: Josef Stalin believed that the Communists should continue to cooperate with the KMT while Leon Trotsky, in a competition for power with Stalin, argued that the communists should begin setting up communist-style local governments and initiate land reform.
www.wsu.edu:8001 /~dee/MODCHINA/COMM.HTM   (1820 words)

 Proportional Representation Party List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Central Electoral Commission approved 30 parties as qualifying for the ballot, on the basis of collecting 200,000 signatures with not more than 7 per cent from any one region of the Federation or putting up a sum of 25,000 times the minimum wage.
Zhirinovsky created a new 'Zhirinovsky Bloc' based on three parties already registered: the Party of Spiritual Renewal, headed by his half-sister, the Party of Free Entrepreneurs and the Workers' Party of Russia, both headed by members of the LDPR Duma faction.
Communists, Workers of Russia, For the Soviet Union (2.2%).
www.russiavotes.org /Duma_pr.htm   (580 words)

 Mar 23 -- bill wayland -- [M-L L] Re: Council communism in Yasnogorsk?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
As far as I can see, the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) and it's Popular Patriotic Union, in spite of having many honest worker-members, is functioning as the party of Russia's industrial bourgeosie.
There are dedicated groups of revolutionary communists who are playing a role in the workers' movement, but they as yet have no party.They are undertaking the slow, difficult task of restoring the proletarian character of the communist movement, something that many seem to have forgotten.
And it wasn't workers like Isayev who let the USSR collapse without a shot fired-he was locked up at the time-it was his jailers.
www.leninism.org /stream/99/mll/0323-bilway.asp   (963 words)

 Elections in Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Agrarnaja Partija Rossii (Agrarian Party of Russia): left-wing agrarian party.
Kommunističeskaja Partija Rossiiskoi Federacii (Communist Party of the Russian Federation): communist party.
Partija Diktaturi Proletariata (Party of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat)
www.electionworld.org /russia.htm   (506 words)

 Chinese Communist Party --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Initially, the party was outlawed, and it operated clandestinely until the post-World War II Allied occupation command restored freedom of political association in Japan; it was established legally in October 1945.
Unlike parties in Western democracies, it is a tightly organized movement that controls and leads society at all levels.
The Communists came to power in Russia in the October Revolution of 1917, with the success of Lenin's Bolshevik wing of the Social-Democratic Workers' party.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9024153?tocId=9024153   (736 words)

 Workers World Oct. 28, 1999: Russia workers defend jobs
Workers chose council member Alexander Vantorin to be "people's director." The workers got legal aid from Vladimir Grigoriev, a legislator from Leningrad region who is a member of the Russia Communist Workers' Party.
When 700 workers and supporters rushed to the plant, the cops barricaded themselves in the second floor of the administration building with their prisoners, some of whom were beaten.
On Sept. 19 workers' defense guards battled police for control of the Chernigovsky coal-mine complex near the town of Berezovsky in Siberia's Kuzbass region.
www.workers.org /ww/1999/russia1028.php   (909 words)

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Intervention of the Communist Workers' Party of Russia (CWPR) by Victor Tulkin
Lenin stressed that during the offensive by the counter-revolution, the duty of communist action is to maintain the revolutionaries' organisation that stands consciously on the ground of orthodox Marxism.
In the communist movement, we note another side of the same coin, where the name is retained, but the substance is emasculated.
www.kke.gr /Cpg/Int_meet/Interventions/CWPR.html   (1512 words)

 Bolshevik Party of Russia
For example, the leader of "Working Russia" Anpilov does not reject dictatorship of the proletariat, but this does not prevent him from speaking in favor of the strengthening of the bourgeois army (instead of it's deconstruction.) He did not reject, also, internationalism, but this does not stop him from writing insulting anecdotes about the Jews.
The VKPB rejects the idea of work in parliament, saying that the communist party in bourgeois parliament becomes bourgeois, and French and Italian parties are expamples of such transformation.
Nina Andreeva called her party "most scientific, most theoretically correct, with the most precise analytical approach, vanguard, much ahead of the time." Stalin was so right when he said that an arrogant party stops being revolutionary force.
www.etext.org /Politics/MIM/im/bp073101.html   (4795 words)

 Soviet Russia : Lenin and Stalin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
There were three essential organs within the Communist Party: the Politburo (which decided the party policy and thus the policy of the state), the Orgburo (which decided the party organization and party discipline) and the Secretariat (which executed the Party's decisions and co-ordinated the local and regional parties with the Communist Party).
In December 1934, with the assassination of Sergei Kirov, the popular party chief in Leningrad and a close rival to Stalin, Stalin broadened the purge (from the party) to encompass the entire population.
However, some historians criticized that Russia had not become a communist society— "From each according to his ability, to each according to his toil." Some said that Soviet Nationalism was stronger than Communist Internationalism under the rule of Stalin.
www.thecorner.org /hists/total/s-russia.htm   (6267 words)

 News From the Soviet Union
The Russian newspaper "For Workers Cause" reported that the official registration of their party is now complete, since the present Russian regime has given this part permission to field candidates in all of the elections in future.
We are all workers, who produce the riches of all countries, and we must unite as one against this danger of Imperialism-Globalization.
He is a member of the Communist Party of Ukraine, many times debating the policy of the CPU and criticizing its program, he is fighting the battle as hard as he fought the German fascists.
www.northstarcompass.org /nsc0210/newssu.htm   (1442 words)

 [A-List] Fw: COMPARTY: Fw: Athens Meeting 19-20 June 2003, Press Release by the CP of Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
There were some = parties which despite their desire to participate, could not do so for = reasons related to the situation in their countries.
A policy with a positive impact which is not in = contradiction with the coordination and joint action of broader = democratic, anti -imperialist, anti - monopoly and patriotic forces as = well as of the multiform movement against capitalist globalization.
The = participants=20 stressed the need for the parties and movements to develop the broadest = and best=20 coordinated action possible in order to confront this dangerous = situation=20 through a change in today=92s balance of power on the national regional = and=20 international levels.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2003-June/026747.html   (1613 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
31/10/96 A delegation of the CC is visiting the embassy of Russia in Athens protesting against the discriminations towards the Communist Workers Party of Russia.
Paparigas, member of the ideological department is participating in the 4rd General Congress of the Workers Party of Turkey in Ankara.
12/12/96 O.Kolozof, member of the PB is participating in the 3rd Congress of the Party of Communist Refoundation of Italy in Rome.
www.kke.gr /cpg/int_activ/agenda/agenda_12.html   (600 words)

 The Cellar - Bush, Communism, and the County Dem headquarters
It is generally agreed by historians that if famines, prison and labour camp mortality, and state terrorism (deportations and political purges) are taken into account, Stalin and his colleagues were directly or indirectly responsible for the deaths of millions.
Denmark - Communist Party of Denmark, Communist Party in Denmark
Jordan - Communist Party of Jordan, Communist Workers' Party of Jordan
cellar.org /showthread.php?t=7300   (1929 words)

 Communism is Evil
The Communists have not intended the intervention of society in education; they do but seek to alter the character of that intervention, and to rescue education from the influence of the ruling class.
The bourgeois claptrap about the family and education, about the hallowed correlation of parents and child, becomes all the more disgusting, the more, by the action of Modern Industry, all the family ties among the proletarians are torn asunder, and their children transformed into simple articles of commerce and instruments of labor.
Comparing the witch hunt against the communists in the USA with GULAG is so ridiculous and insulting toward the victims of the communists, that the issue should not even have been raised.
www.podval.org /~sds/commies.html   (1532 words)

 Max Shachtman: Pre-War Perspectives and Post-War Realities (1945)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The first official answer is given by the leaflet of the party himself, in a speech delivered on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution (Militant, Nov. 17, of 1945).
Effectiveness for the revolutionary party requires a careful, concrete understanding of the given period in which we function, the given situation, the actual relationship of forces, the actual trend of social and political development; and the working out of policies corresponding thereto.
As for the defense of the European Revolution from Stalinist Russia, it is not in the foreground or in the background.
www.marxists.org /archive/shachtma/works/ni08.htm   (3757 words)

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