Re: [OPE] Post on the German and Russian working class movements

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Sun Jan 09 2011 - 11:11:22 EST

On 2011-01-09 15:31, GERALD LEVY wrote:
> THis is, at best, partially correct. Lenin may not have
> thought that his conception of party organization was entirely
> original, but he bears some responsibility for attempting to
> have other socialists outside of the Bolsheviks agree to a
> similar conception. This happened with the passage in 1920
> of the 21 point conditions (which Lenin championed) by the Second
> Congress of the communist International

Agreed. But I think Post's point is that this occurred after the
outbreak of the war and after the October revolution; prior to that the
Bolsheviks were attempting a Kautskyan strategy under Russian conditions.

//Dave Z
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