Reading: Week 5

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. I. MARX, ENGELS, LENIN AND STALIN (6) Stalin on Lenin (continued) (d) J. V. Stalin. “Interview with the First American Labour Delegation.” J. V. Stalin Collected Works, Vol. 10, Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1954, 97-153. In his Interview Given to…Read more Reading: Week 5

Readings: Week 3

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth’s 1952 Readers’ Guide to the Marxist Classics. I. MARX, ENGELS, LENIN AND STALIN (4) V. I. Lenin. “Karl Marx.” V. I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 21, Progress Publishers, 1964, 43-91. (5) V. I. Lenin. “Frederick Engels.” V. I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 2, Progress Publishers, 1960, 15-28.…Read more Readings: Week 3

Discussion Questions for Week 2 Reading

In the introductory section of his essay, Lenin declares, The Marxist doctrine is omnipotent because it is true. It is comprehensive and harmonious, and provides men with an integral world outlook irreconcilable with any form of superstition, reaction, or defence of bourgeois oppression. Later, in closing, Lenin writes, People always have been the foolish victims…Read more Discussion Questions for Week 2 Reading

Reading: Week 2

What follows is an excerpt from Maurice Cornforth's 1952 Readers' Guide to the Marxist Classics. I. MARX, ENGELS, LENIN AND STALIN (3) V. I. Lenin. “Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism.” V. I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 19, Progress Publishers, 1963, 23-28. In this brief article Lenin explains how the teachings of Marx…Read more Reading: Week 2