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Lenin and the Revolution

Lenin said that it's possible to talk about creation of a Soviet Union (i.e. import of socialism) only when we are absolutely sure of socialism in our own country. Those who talk about restoration of the Soviet Union without having yet Soviet power in Russia itself, are not only being stupid, but criminal, because such a notion justified the colonial politics of Russian imperialism. We are fifty or a hundred years behind the advanced countries. We must make good this distance in ten years. Either we do it, or we shall be crushed. "You are poor and abundant, mighty and impotent, Mother Russia." The Bolsheviks policy concentration more on the Russian people, whereas Stalin cared more about Russia’s economy and agriculture The Bolsheviks were also against autocracy and hierarchy, and Stalin was an autocratic leader Note that nationalization and collectivization was not only Stalin’s idea, but the party altogether … Stalin's "revolution from above" sought to build socialism by means of forced collectivization and industrialization, programs that entailed tremendous human suffering and loss of life. Bolsheviks wanted world socialism whereas Stalin focus “ socialism in one country” Trotsky communist international Russia’s agriculture was at the same level in 1939 as in 1928 with a 40 million increased population. Stalin had man himself god like a personality cult “ witch was against the Bolshevik system seeing as they were against autocracy The state and media controlled everything the Russian watch heard of or read! This practice was going against Marxist ideology, Marx had written that slavery was uneconomic, because slaves had to be fed whether they worked or not and had no incentive to work. In this case how ever the cost of acquiring slaves was low and the supply was limitless and little money was spent on keeping them alive. The use of slave labor was extensive, because now new expensive ma...

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