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Trotsky’s Marxism: A Rejoinder
Nicolas Krassó attempted to explain Stalin’s victory in the inner-party struggle of the Bolshevik party during the twenties by two alleged basic weaknesses of ‘Trotsky’s Marxism’: his ‘sociologism’, i.e. his constant underestimation of the autonomous role of political institutions; and his ‘administrativism’, which tended to identify him with the stringent repressive measures the Bolshevik régime had to introduce against the working class in the 1920–21 period. We showed that these explanations do not correspond to historical truth and do not give an adequate explanation of the destiny of the Russian revolution after 1917—not to speak of the destiny of world revolution.
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- Perry Anderson: Trotsky's Interpretation of Stalinism
- Tamara Deutscher: On Krasso's Reply to Mandel
- Monty Johnstone: Trotsky and the Debate on Socialism in One Country
- Nicolas Krasso: Trotsky's Marxism
- Nicolas Krasso: Reply to Ernest Mandel
- Nicolas Krasso: Reply to Tamara Deutscher
- Ernest Mandel: Trotsky's Marxism: An Anti-Critique
- Roberto Yepe: Trotsky's Marxism