MARXIST INTERNET ARCHIVE |  V. I. Lenin

1893

New Economic Developments in Peasant Life (On V. Y. Postnikov's Peasant Farming in South Russia )

On the So-Called Market Question 

 

1894--

What the "Friends of the People" Are 

The Economic Content of Narodism

 

1895--

Frederick Engels

Explanation of the Law on Fines Imposed on Factory Workers

Gymnasium Farms and Corrective Gymnasia 

To the Working Men and Women of the Thornton Factory

Draft and Explanation of a Programme of the Social-Democratic Party

 

1896--

To the Tsarist Government

 

1897--

A Characterisation of Economic Romanticism

The New Factory Law 

About a Certain Newspaper Article

The Tasks of the Russian Social-Democrats

The Handicraft Census of 1894-95 in Perm Gubernia and General Problems of "Handicraft" Industry

Gems of Narodnik Project-Mongering )

The Heritage We Renounce

 

1898--

On the Question of Our Factory Statistics

Review -- A. Bogdanov. A Short Course of Economic Science

A Note on the Question of the Market Theory)

 

1899--

The Development of Capitalism in Russia
To A. N. Potresov [January 26, 1899
]

Review -- Parvus. The World Market and the Agricultural Crisis

Review -- R. Gvozdev. Kulak Usury, Its Social and Economic Significance (

Review -- A. A. Blau, ed., Commercial and Industrial Russia 

Once More on the Theory of Realization)

Review -- Karl Kautsky. Die Agrarfrage [The Agrarian Question ]

Review -- Hobson. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism

Capitalism in Agriculture

A Protest by Russian Social-Democrats

Review -- Karl Kautsky. Bernstein und das sozialdemokratische. Eine Antikritik [Bernstein and the Social-Democratic Programme. A Counter-Critique.]

Articles for "Rabochaya Gazeta " [includes the text of "Our Programme"] 

A Draft Programme of Our Party 

A Retrograde Trend in Russian Social-Democracy

Apropos of the Profession de foi  

Factory Courts

On Strikes 

 

1900--

Uncritical Criticism

Draft of a Declaration of the Editorial Board of Iskra and Zarya 

How the "Spark" Was Nearly Extinguished

Declaration of the Editorial Board of Iskra 

Preface to the Pamphlet, May Days in Kharov

The Urgent Tasks of Our Movement

 

1901--

Casual Notes

The Drafting of 183 Students into the Army

The Workers' Party and the Peasantry

Where to Begin?

Another Massacre

The Persecutors of the Zemstvo and the Hannibals of Liberalism

Serf-Owners at Work

The Agrarian Question and the "Critics of Marx"
Review of Home Affairs 

A Talk with Defenders of Economism

 

1902--

Concerning the State Budget (....k)

Political Agitation and "The Class Point of View" (...k)

What Is To Be Done? (P)

Material for the Preparation of the Programme

Signs of Bankruptcy

From the Economic Life of Russia

Report of the Iskra Editorial Board to the Meeting (Conference) of R.S.D.L.P. Committees

The Agrarian Programme of Russian Social-Democracy 

On the Borba Group 

Revolutionary Adventurism

The Draft of a New Law on Strikes )

A Letter to a Comrade on Our Organizational Tasks

Political Struggle and Political Chicanery

Concerning Demonstrations)

Vulgar Socialism and Narodism as Resurrected by the Socialist-Revolutionaries

The Basic Thesis Against the Socialist-Revolutionaries 

On the Svoboda Group

 

1903--

Mr. Struve Exposed by His Colleague )

To the Rural Poor 

Reply to Criticism of Our Draft Programme

The National Question in Our Programme

The Second Congress of the R.S.D.L.P. 

Second Congress of the League of Russian Revolutionary Social-Democracy Abroad

Letter to Iskra

Why I Resigned from the Iskra Editorial Board. A Letter to the Editors of "Iskra"

To the Editors of Iskra

 

1904--

To the Iskra Editorial Board 

Preface to the Pamphlet A Letter to a Comrade on Our Organisational Tasks

Postscript to the Pamphlet A Letter to a Comrade on Our Organisational Tasks

To the Party Membership

To the Party

Circumstances of Resignation from the Iskra Editorial Board

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (The Crisis in Our Party )

Letter to the Members of the Central Committee

Statement By Three Members of the Central Committee

To the Party

What Are We Working For (To the Party)

To the Party

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back. Reply by N. Lenin to Rosa Luxemburg 

The Zemstvo Campaign and "Iskra's" Plan

A Letter to the Comrades

Statement and Documents on the Break of the Central Institutions With the Party

1905--

Good Demonstrations of Proletarians and Poor Arguments of Certain Intellectuals

Time to Call a Halt

The Fall of Port Arthur

Working-Class and Bourgeois Democracy

From Narodism to Marxism. Article One 

The St. Petersburg Strike

The Beginning of the Revolution in Russia

Revolutionary Days

A Brief Outline of the Split in the R.S.D.L.P.

A Militant Agreement for the Uprising

Plan of a Lecture on the Commune 

The Proletariat and the Peasantry

On the History of the Party Programme

On Our Agrarian Program

European Capital and the Autocracy

Social-Democracy and the Provisional Revolutionary Government

The Revolutionary-Democratic Dictatorship of the Proletariat and the Peasantry

The Agrarian Program of the Liberals

Marx on the American "General Redistribution"

The Constitutional Market-Place

The Third Congress of the R.S.D.L.P.

Political Sophisms

Report on the Third Congress of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party

How the Congress Was Constituted

The Third Congress

On the Provisional Revolutionary Government

Revolutionary Struggle and Liberal Brokerage

To the Jewish Workers

A New Revolutionary Workers' Association

The Democratic Tasks of the Revolutionary Proletariat

The First Steps of Bourgeois Betrayal

"Revolutionaries" in Kid Gloves

The Struggle of the Proletariat and the Servility of the Bourgeoisie

A Third Step Back

Three Constitutions or Three Systems Government

The Revolutionary Army and the Revolutionary Government

The Russian Tsar Seeks the Protection of the Turkish Sultan Against His People

The Bourgeoisie Bargains with the Autocracy, the Autocracy Bargains with the Bourgeoisie

Two Tactics of Social-Democracy in the Democratic Revolution (P)

The Boycott of the Bulygin Duma, and Insurrection

"Oneness of the Tsar and the People, and of the People and the Tsar"

The Black Hundreds and the Organisation of an Uprising 

In the Wake of the Monarchist Bourgeoisie, or in the Van of the Revolutionary Proletariat and Peasantry?

A Most Lucid Exposition of a Most Confused Plan

Social-Democracy's Attitude Towards the Peasant Movement

What Our Liberal Bourgeois Want, and What They Fear

The Theory of Spontaneous Generation

Friends Meet

Argue About Tactics, But Give Clear Slogans!

Playing at Parliamentarianism

The Liberal Unions and Social-Democracy

The Zemstvo Congress

Socialism and the Peasantry

A Replete Bourgeoisie and a Craving Bourgeoisie

The Landlords on the Boycott of the Duma

Days of Bloodshed in Moscow

To the Combat Committee of the St. Petersburg Committee

The Political Strike and the Street Fighting in Moscow

The Latest in Iskra Tactics, or Mock Elections as a New Incentive to an Uprising 

The Lessons of the Moscow Events 

"The Struggle of the Proletariat"

The All-Russia Political Strike 

The First Results of the Political Alignment

The Hysterics of the Defeated

Petty-Bourgeois and Proletarian Socialism

Our Tasks and the Soviet of Workers' Deputies

The Reorganisation of the Party

The Proletariat and the Peasantry

Party Organisation and Party Literature

Socialism and Anarchism 

The Socialist Party and Non-Party Revolutionism

Socialism and Religion

1906--

The Workers' Party and Its Tasks in the Present Situation 

Should We Boycott the State Duma?

The State Duma and Social-Democratic Tactics

The Present Situation in Russia and the Tactics of the Workers' Party

The Russian Revolution and the Tasks of the Proletariat

A Tactical Platform for the Unity Congress of the R.S.D.L.P.

Revision of the Agrarian Program of the Workers' Party

The Victory of the Cadets and the Tasks of the Workers' Party 

The Unity Congress of the R.S.D.L.P.

Report on the Unity Congress of the R.S.D.L.P.

The Congress Summed Up

The Workers' Group in the State Duma

The Land Question in the Duma

Talk and Rumours About the Dissolution of the State Duma

Kautsky on the State Duma

Cadets, Trudoviks and the Workers' Party

How Comrade Plekhanov Argues About Social-Democratic Tactics 

The Dissolution of the Duma and the Tasks of the Proletariat 

The Boycott

The Political Crisis and the Bankruptcy of Opportunist Tactics 

Lessons of the Moscow Uprising 

Vacillating Tactics

Socialist-Revolutionary Mensheviks 

A New Coup d'État in Preparation 

Guerrilla Warfare

An Attempt at a Classification of the Political Parties of Russia

The Russian Radical Is Wise After the Event

Social-Democrats and Electoral Agreements 

Blocs with the Cadets 

Whom to Elect to the State Duma

The Crisis of Menshevism 

The Government's Falsification of the Duma and the Tasks of the Social-Democrats 

Preface to the Russian Translation of W. Liebknecht's Pamphlet: No Compromises, No Electoral Agreements 

Preface to the Russian Translation of K. Kautsky's Pamphlet: The Driving Forces and Prospects of the Russian Revolution 

The Attitude of the Bourgeois Parties and of the Workers' Party to the Duma Elections 

 

1907--

Plekhanov and Vasilyev 

The Workers' Party Election Campaign in St. Petersburg 

The Social-Democrats and the Duma Election 

"When You Hear the Judgement of a Fool. . . ." -- Notes of a Social-Democratic Publicist 

The St. Petersburg Elections and the Hypocrisy of the Thirty-One Mensheviks

How to Vote in the St. Petersburg Elections

The St. Petersburg Elections and the Crisis of Opportunism

The Elections in the Worker Curia in St. Petersburg 

The Struggle Between S.D.'s and S.R.'s in the Elections in the Worker Curia in St. Petersburg

Preface to the Russian Translation of Karl Marx's Letters to Dr. Kugelmann  

Tactics of the R.S.D.L.P. in the Election Campaign 

The Elections to the Duma and the Tactics of the Russian Social-Democrats 

Preface to the Russian Translation of Letters by Johannes Becker, Joseph Dietzen, Frederick Engels, Karl Marx, and Others to Friedrich Sorge and Others

Apropos of the Minutes of the November Military and Combat Conference of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party 

The Fifth Congress of the R.S.D.L.P.

The Attitude Towards Bourgeois Parties

Against Boycott. Notes of a Social-Democratic Publicist

In Memory of Count Heyden 

The International Socialist Congress in Stuttgart [a]  

The International Socialist Congress in Stuttgart [b]  

Preface to the Collection Twelve Years 

Preface to the Pamphlet by Voinov (A. V. Lunacharsky) on the Attitude of the Party Towards the Trade Unions  

But Who Are the Judges? 

The Agrarian Question and the "Critics of Marx" [cont. from 1901] (139k)

The Agrarian Programme of Social-Democracy in the First Russian Revolution, 1905-07 (605k)

 

1908--

Political Notes

Statement of the Editors of Proletary 

The New Agrarian Policy

Lessons of the Commune

A Police-Patriotic Demonstration Made to Order

On the Straight Road 

On the "Nature" of the Russian Revolution 

Marxism and Revisionism 

The Assessment of the Russian Revolution 

The Agrarian Question in Russia Towards the Close of the Nineteenth Century 

Some Features of the Present Collapse 

The Agrarian Programme of Social-Democracy in the Russian Revolution 

Inflammable Material in World Politics 

From the Editorial Board 

Leo Tolstoy as the Mirror of the Russian Revolution

Meeting of the International Socialist Bureau 

P. Maslov in Hysterics

Remarks on the "Reply" by P. Maslov

The Assessment of the Present Situation 

How Plekhanov and Co. Defend Revisionism

Two Letters 

The Agrarian Debates in the Third Duma 

The Fifth (All-Russian) Conference of the R.S.D.L.P.

Materialism and Empirio-Criticism (P)

 

1909--

How the Socialist-Revolutionaries Sum Up the Revolution and How the Revolution Has Summed Them Up (40k)

On the Road

On the Article "Question of the Day"

The Aim of the Proletarian Struggle in Our Revolution 

A Caricature of Bolshevism

The Attitude of the Workers' Party to Religion 

Classes and Parties in Their Attitude to Religion and the Church

Conference of the Extended Editorial Board of Proletary

Liquidation of Liquidationism

A Letter to the Organisers of the Party School on Capri 

A Letter to Students at the Capri Party School

The Liquidators Exposed

The Election in St. Petersburg

The Faction of Supporters of Otzovism and God-Building 

Once More on Partyism and Non-Partyism

A Word to the Bolsheviks of St. Petersburg 

To Pupils of the Capri School

A Shameful Fiasco

Some Sources of the Present Ideological Discord

Methods of Liquidators and Party Tasks of the Bolsheviks

Concerning Vekhi 

 

1910--

Golos (Voice ) of the Liquidators Against the Party 

They Are Nervous About the Army

Notes of a Publicist (169k)

Draft Resolution on Co-operative Societies from the Russian Social-Democratic Delegation at the Copenhagen Congress

The Vperyod Faction

The Question of Co-operative Societies at the International Socialist Congress in Copenhagen

How Certain Social-Democrats Inform the International About the State of Affairs in the R.S.D.L.P.

Announcement on the Publication of Rabochaya Gazeta 

The Lessons of the Revolution 

Two Worlds 

L. N. Tolstoy 

L. N. Tolstoy and the Modern Labour Movement

An Open Letter to All Pro-Party Social-Democrats

Differences in the European Labour Movement 

Tolstoy and the Proletarian Struggle 

The Historical Meaning of the Inner-Party Stuggle in Russia 

Strike Statistics in Russia 

The Capitalist System and Modern Agriculture 

The State of Affairs in the Party 

Certain Features of the Historical Development of Marxism

 

1911--

Judas Trotsky's Blush of Shame 

The Career of a Russian Terrorist

Lev Tolstoi and His Epoch 

Marxism and Nasha Zarya

Those Who Would Liquidate Us 

The Cadets on "Two Camps" and "Sensible Compromise"

The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Downfall of Serfdom

Paul Singer

Comments 

To the Russian Collegium of the C.C.

Apropos of an Anniversary

The "Peasant Reform" and Proletarian-Peasant Revolution 

Wreckers of the Party in the Role of "Wreckers of Legends"

The Cadets and the Octobrists

In Memmory of the Commune 

The Social Structure of State Power, the Prospects and Liquidationism 

Stolypin and the Revolution

The New Faction of Conciliators, or the Virtuous 

The Election Campaign and the Election Platform

Two Centres

Hyndman on Marx 

A Liberal Labour Party Manifesto 

The Social-Democratic Group in the Second Duma 

The Slogans and Organisation of Social-Democratic Work Inside and Outside the Duma

The Climax of the Party Crisis 

From the Camp of the Stolypin "Labour" Party 

Trotsky's Diplomacy and a Certain Party Platform

The Results of the Arbitration of the "Trustees"

The Campaign for the Elections to the Fourth Duma

Old and New

Meeting of the Bolshevik Groups Abroad

Fundamental Problems of the Election Campaign 

First Exposure of Cadet Negotiations with the Cabinet

Three Questions 

The Famine and the Reactionary Duma

 

1912--

The Sixth (Prague) All-Russian Conference of the R.S.D.L.P. 

An Organ of a Liberal Labour Policy

Against Unity -- With the Liquidators 

Political Parties in the Five Years of the Third Duma 

Report to the International Socialist Bureau on the All-Russia Conference of the R.S.D.L.P.

The Election Platform of the R.S.D.L.P. 

To the Editorial Board of Zvezda 

Put Your Cards on the Table

Deputy T. O. Belousov's Withdrawal from the Social-Democratic Group in the Duma

Famine 

The Peasantry and the Elections to the Fourth Duma

The Anonymous Writer in Vorwärts and the State of Affairs in the R.S.D.L.P. 

A Letter to Huysmans, Secretary of the International Socialist Bureau

The Bloc of the Cadets with the Progressits and Its Significance

A Poor Defence of a Liberal Labour Policy 

The Second Ballot in Russia and the Tasks of the Working Class

Liberalism and Democracy 

The Fourth Duma Election Campaign and the Tasks of the Revolutionary Social-Democrats 

The Liquidators Against the Party

In Memory of Herzen

Landownership in European Russian

The Trudoviks and the Worker Democrats 

Political Parties in Russia 

A Questionnaire on the Organisation of Big Capital 

The Essence of "The Agrarian Problem in Russia"

Some Conclusions to Be Drawn From the Pre-Election Mobilisation

Economic and Political Strikes

The Problem of Resettlement 

The Revolutionary Upswing

The Nature and Significance of Our Polemics Against the Liberals

Capitalism and "Parliament"

The Elections and the Opposition

The Significance of the St. Petersburg Elections

A Comparison of the Stolypin and the Narodnik Agrarian Programmes

The Situation in the R.S.D.L.P. and the Immediate Tasks of the Party

Democracy and Narodism in China

The Results of Six Months' Work

The Present Situation in the R.S.D.L.P. 

Original Postscript to the Pamphlet The Present Situation in the R.S.D.L.P.

On the Eve of the Elections to the Fourth Duma

Questions of Principle 

The Last Valve

A Little Explanation 

To the Secretariat of the International Socialist Bureau 

The Cadets and the Agrarian Question 

A Talk on "Cadet-Eating" 

The Illegal Party and Legal Work 

The Social Significance of the Serbo-Bulgarian Victories

The "Vexed Questions" of Our Party The "Liquidationist" and "National" Questions 

The Workers and Pravda

Debates in Britain on Liberal Labour Policy

The Platform of the Reformists and the Platform of the Revolutionary Social-Democrats

Concerning Certain Speeches by Workers' Deputies

Concerning the Workers' Deputies to the Duma and Their Declaration

 

1913--

Notification and Resolutions of the Cracow Meeting of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. and Party Functionaries 

The Split Among the Polish Social-Democrats

On Bolshevism

Results of the Elections

Experience Teaches

Russians and Negroes 

What Goes on Among the Narodniks and What Goes on in the Countryside 

An Increasing Discrepancy

The Historical Destiny of the Doctrine of Karl Marx

A "Scientific" System of Sweating

The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism

The Balkan War and Bourgeois Chauvinism 

Helplessness and Confusion

Liberal and Marxist Conceptions of the Class Struggle

Factory Owners On Workers' Strikes

Frank Speeches by a Liberal

The Question of Ministry of Education Policy 

Controversial Issues. An Open Party and the Marxists 

The Question of the (General) Agrarian Policy of the Present Government 

The Peasantry and the Working Class

Child Labour in Peasant Farming

The Results of Strikes in 1912 as Compared with Those of the Past

May Day Action by the Revolutionary Proletariat 

Notes of a Publicist

Apropos of One Untruth 

The Working Class and Neomalthusianism

Theses on the National Question

Bourgeois Gentlemen on "Family" Farming

The Land Question and the Rural Poor

Resolutions of the Summer, 1913, Joint Conference of the R.S.D.L.P. Central Committee and Party Officials 

There's a Trudovik for You!

The Marx-Engels Correspondence

Exposure of the British Opportunists

August Bebel 

Metalworkers' Strikes in 1912 

The Russian Bourgeoisie and Russian Reformism

The Role of Social Estates and Classes in the Liberation Movement

Class War in Dublin

New Land "Reform" Measures

The Struggle for Marxism

A Week After the Dublin Massacre

Questions of Principle in Politics

Harry Quelch

Marxism and Reformism

How Vera Zasulich Demolishes Liquidationism 

Resolutions of the Summer, 1913, Joint Conference of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. and Party Officials 

Declaration

The Duma "Seven"

Material on the Conflict Within the Social-Democratic Duma Group

"Cultural-National" Autonomy

A Good Resolution and a Bad Speech

The National Program of the R.S.D.L.P. 

To Maxim Gorky [November 13 or 14, 1913]

Marxism and Reformism

Strikes in Russia 

Critical Remarks on the National Question

Once More About the International Socialist Bureau and the Liquidators

National-Liberalism and the Right of Nations to Self-Determination

Narodism and Liquidationism, as Disintegrating Elements in the Working-Class Movement

Comment on Kautsky's Letter

 

1914--

To Camille Huysmans

The Liberals' Corruption of the Workers

Letter to the Editor

The Liquidators' Leader on the Liquidators' Terms of "Unity"

A Contribution to the History of the National Programme in Austria and in Russia

A Highborn Liberal Landlord on the "New Zemstvo Russia"

Narodism and the Class of Wage-Workers

More About "Nationalism"

The Peasantry and Hired Labour

Mr. Struve on the Need to "Reform the Government"

The Narodniks on N. K. Mikhailovsky 

Concerning A. Bogdanov 

Political Disputes Among the Liberals

The "Labouring" Peasantry and the Trade in Land

What Is Worrying the Liberals

Narodniks and Liquidators in the Trade Union Movement (A Valuable Admission) 

Pious Wishes

A Liberal Professor on Equality

The British Liberals and Ireland

The Taylor System -- Man's Enslavement by the Machine

A "Responsible Opposition" and the Participation of the Constitutional-Democrats in the March 1 Conference

The Break-up of the "August" Bloc

Capitalism and the Press

The Lettish Workers and the Split in the Social-Democratic Group in the Duma

The "August" Fiction Exposed

Socialism Demolished Again 

Forms of the Working-Class Movement

Organised Marxists on Intervention by the International Bureau

The Liquidators and the Lettish Working-Class Movement

Serf Economy in the Rural Areas

From the History of the Workers' Press in Russia

What Should Not Be Copied From the German Labour Movement 

Review -- N. A. Rubakin, Among Books

Liquidationism Defined

Concluding Remarks to the Symposium Marxism and Liquidationism

More About the Political Crisis

The Ideological Struggle in the Working-Class Movement

Bill on the Equality of Nations and the Safeguarding of the Rights of National Minorities

The Left Narodniks

Unity

Disruption of Unity Under Cover of Outcries for Unity 

Adventurism

The Liquidators and the Decisions of the Lettish Marxists

The Working Class and Its Press

Left-Wing Narodism and Marxism

The Agrarian Question in Russia

The Political Significance of Vituperation (On the Question of Unity)

Objective Data on the Strength of the Various Trends in the Working-Class Movement

How Strong Is the Left-Narodnik Trend Among the Workers

Right of Nations to Self-Determination 

The Bourgeois Intelligentsia's Methods of Struggle Against the Workers

The Vperyodists and the Vperyod Group

Report of the C.C. of the R.S.D.L.P. to the Brussels Conference and Instructions to the C.C. Delegation

How the Workers Responded to the Formation of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Group in the Duma

The Tasks of Revolutionary Social-Democracy in the European War

The European War and International Socialism

The War and Russian Social-Democracy

The Position and Tasks of the Socialist International

Karl Marx (A Brief Biographical Sketch with an Exposition of Marxism) (P)

A German Voice on the War

On the National Pride of the Great Russians

 

1915--

What Next?

The Kind of 'Unity' Larin Proclaimed at the Swedish Congress

Under a False Flag

The Conference of the R.S.D.L.P. Groups Abroad 

What Has Been Revealed by the Trial of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Duma Group 

The Collapse of the Second International

British Pacifism and the British Dislike of Theory

Socialism and War (P)

On the Slogan of a United States of Europe

The Draft Resolution Proposed by the Left Wing at Zimmerwald

The Voice of an Honest French Socialist 

Imperialism and Socialism in Italy

The First Step

Several Theses. Proposed by the Editors

The Revolutionary Proletariat and the Right of Nations to Self-Determination 

On the Two Lines of the Revolution

At the Uttermost Limit

On the Question of Dialectics

Letter to the Secretary of the Socialist Propaganda League

Social-Chauvinist Policy Behind a Cover of Internationalist Phrases

Opportunism, and the Collapse of the Second International 

New Data on the Laws Governing the Development of Capitalism in Agriculture. Part One. Capitalism and Agriculture in the United States of America (270k)

Opportunism and the Collapse of the Second International

 

1916--

Speech Delivered at an International Meeting in Berne

The Socialist Revolution and the Right of Nations to Self-Determination (Thesis

Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism (P) (*)

The Junius Pamphlet

The Discussion of Self-Determination Summed Up

The Nascent Trend of Imperialist Economism 

Reply to P. Kievsky (Y. Pyatakov)

A Caricature of Marxism and Imperialist Economism

The Military Programme of the Proletarian Revolution

The "Disarmament" Slogan

Imperialism and the Split in Socialism 

Speech at the Congress of the Social-Democratic Party of Switzerland, November 4, 1916 

A Separate Peace 

Tasks of the Left Zimmerwaldists in the Swiss Social-Democratic Party

Theses on the Attitude of the Swiss Social-Democratic Party Towards the War

Principles Involved in the War Issue

On the Defence of the Fatherland Issue 

The Youth International

 

1917--

Bourgeois Pacifism and Socialist Pacifism (P)

An Open Letter to Boris Souvarine

Theses for an Appeal to the International Socialist Committee and All Socialist Parties

An Open Letter to Charles Naine 

To the Workers Who Support the Struggle Against the War and Against the Socialists Who Have Sided with Their Governments

Lecture on the 1905 Revolution 

Twelve Brief Theses on H. Greulich's Defence of Fatherland Defence 

A Turn in World Politics

Sociology and Statistics 

Draft Thesis 

Imaginary or Real Marsh?

Proposed Amendments to the Resolution on the War Issue

The Story of One Short Period in the Life of One Socialist Party 

Letters from Afar

The Tasks of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party in the Russian Revolution

Tricks of the Republican Chauvinists

Farewell Letter to Swiss Workers 

The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution [Lenin's "April Theses"]

Blancism

The Dual Power

Letters On Tactics

The Tasks of the Proletariat in Our Revolution

The Petrograd City Conference of the R.S.D.L.P.(B .) 

Appeal to the Soldiers of All the Belligerent Countries

The Seventh (April) All-Russia Conference of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.)

War and Revolution 

On the "Unauthorised Seizure" of Land

Materials Relating to the Revision of the Party Programme 

First All-Russia Congress of Peasant Deputies 

A Question of Principle

First All-Russia Congress of Soviets of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies 

The Foreign Policy of the Russian Revolution

Three Crises 

The Political Situation

On Slogans

Constitutional Illusions

An Answer

Lessons of the Revolution 

From a Publicist's Diary. Peasants and Workers 

From a Publicist's Diary

Concerning the Party Program 

On Zimmerwald 

Draft Resolution on the Present Political Situation

The Impending Catastrophe and How to Combat It 

One of the Fundamental Questions of the Revolution 

The State and Revolution (P)

The Bolsheviks Must Assume Power

Marxism and Insurrection 

The Russian Revolution and Civil War 

Heroes of Fraud and the Mistakes of the Bolsheviks

From a Publicist's Diary. The Mistakes of Our Party

The Tasks of the Revolution 

The Crisis Has Matured

Can the Bolsheviks Retain State Power?

Revision of the Party Programme

Advice of an Onlooker

Letter to the Bolshevik Comrades Attending the Congress of Soviets of the Northern Region

Letter to Comrades 

Letter to Bolshevik Party Members

The Tasks of Our Party in the International 

Letter to the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.) 

Meeting of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies 

Second All-Russia Congress of Soviets of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies 

Draft Regulations on Workers' Control

Conference of Regimental Delegates of the Petrograd Garrison 

Speeches at a Meeting of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P., November 1 (14), 1917

Resolution of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. on the Opposition within the Central Committee, November 2 (15), 1917

Ultimatum from the Majority of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. to the Minority

Draft Resolution on Freedom of the Press

Meeting of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee

From the Central Committee of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks) 

From the Central Committee of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party (Bolsheviks).

Fear of the Collapse of the Old and the Fight for the New

How to Organise Competition? 

 

1918--

Declaration of Rights of the Working and Exploited People

People from Another World

On the History of the Question of the Unfortunate Peace [Often cited as the "Theses on the Question of the Immediate Conclusion of a Separate and Annexationist Peace"]

Third All-Russia Congress of Soviets of Workers' Soldiers' and Peasants' Deputies

Instructions to the Red Guard H.Q. 

Meeting of Presidium of the Petrograd Soviet with Delegates from Food Supply Organizations

The Revolutionary Phrase 

Strange and Monstrous 

A Serious Lesson and a Serious Responsibility

Extraordinary Seventh Congress of the R.C.P.(B.)

The Chief Task of Our Day 

Speech in the Moscow Soviet of Workers', Peasants' and Red Army Deputies, [March 12, 1918]

Extraordinary Fourth All-Russia Congress of Soviets 

Comment on the Behaviour of the "Left Communists" 

Concerning the Decree on Revolutionary Tribunals 

Preface to the Collected Articles Against the Stream

Theses on Banking Policy

Speech in the Moscow Soviet of Workers', Peasants' and Red Army Deputies, [April 23, 1918

The Immediate Tasks of the Soviet Government

Session of the All-Russia C.E.C.

Six Theses on the Immediate Tasks of the Soviet Government

"Left-Wing" Childishness and the Petty-Bourgeois Mentality 

Report on Foreign Policy Delivered at a Joint Meeting of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee and the Moscow Soviet

Joint Session of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee, the Moscow Soviet of Workers', Peasants' and Red Army Deputies and the Trade Unions

Prophectic Words

Letter to American Workers

Resolution Adopted at a Joint Session of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee, the Moscow Soviet, Factory Committees and Trade Unions

Extraordinary Sixth All-Russia Congress of Soviets of Workers', Peasants' Cossacks' and Red Army Deputies (81k)

Speech at the Unveiling of a Memorial to Marx and Engels 

Speech at a Meeting of Delegates from the Poor Peasants' Committees of the Central Gubernias 

Valuable Admissions of Pitirim Sorokin 

Speech Delivered to a Meeting of Delegates from the Moscow Central Workers' Co-operative 

Moscow Party Workers' Meeting 

The Proletarian Revolution and the Renegade Kautsky (P) (286k)

Speech to the First All-Russia Congress of Land Departments, Poor Peasants' Committees and Communes (P) 

Speech at the First All-Russia Congress on Education

Speech at Presnya District Workers' Conference 

"Democracy" and Dictatorship

 

1919--

Report at the Second All-Russia Trade Union Congress 

Letter to the Workers of Europe and America

Closure of the Menshevik Newspaper Undermining the Country's Defence

First Congress of the Communist International 

Founding of the Communist International

Session of the First Congress of Farm Laborers of Petrograd Gubernia 

The Achievements and Difficulties of the Soviet Government (80k)

Speech in Memory of Y. M. Sverdlov at a Special Session of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee

Draft Programme of the R.C.P.(B..) 

Eighth Congress of the R.C.P.(B.) (213k)

Wireless Message of Greeting to the Government of the Hungarian Soviet Republic, March 22, 1919 

Reply to an Open Letter by a Bourgeois Specialist

On the Candidacy of M. I. Kalinin for the Post of Chairman of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee

Speeches on Gramophone Records

Telephone Message to the All-Russia Extraordinary Commission, April 1, 1919 

Extraordinary Plenary Meeting of the Moscow Soviet of Workers' and Red Army Deputies, April 3, 1919 

The Third International and Its Place in History

First All-Russian Congress on Adult Education 

Foreword to the Published Speech "On Deceiving the People with Slogans About Liberty and Equality"

Greetings to the Hungarian Workers

The Heroes of the Berne International

A Great Beginning 

All Out for the Fight Against Denikin!

The State (P) 

The Tasks of the Third International

The Food and War Situation

Speech at the First All-Russian Congress of Workers in Education and Socialist Culture

In the Servants' Quarters 

Speech at a Non-Party Conference of Workers and Men of the Red Army, August 6, 1919

To Comrades Serrati and Lazzari 

Letter to the Workers and Peasants Apropos the Victory over Kolchak 

Letter to Sylvia Pankhurst 

Freedom to Trade in Grain

How the Bourgeoisie Utilises Renegades 

To the American Workers 

Economics and Politics in the Era of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat

Speech Delivered at the First All-Russia Conference on Party Work in the Countryside

Address to the Second All-Russia Congress of Communist Organisations of the Peoples of the East 

Draft Resolution of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.) on Soviet Rule in the Ukraine

Eighth All-Russia Conference of the R.C.P.(B.)

Speech Delivered at the First Congress of Agricultural Communes and Agricultural Artels

Seventh All-Russia Congress of Soviets (127k)

The Constituent Assembly Elections and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat 

Letter to the Workers and Peasants of the Ukraine Apropos of the Victories over Denikin [ remarks on the national question.]

 

1920--

Ninth Congress of the R.C.P.(B.)

Speech Delivered at the Third All-Russia Trade Union Congress

From the Destruction of the Old Social System to the Creation of the New

"Left-Wing" Communism, An Infantile Disorder (P) 

From the First Subbotnik on the Moscow-Kazan Railway to the All-Russia May Day Subbotnik

Speech at an Enlarged Conference of Workers and Red Army Men in Rogozhsko-Simonovsky District of Moscow

To the Indian Revolutionary Association

Letter to the British Workers

Preliminary Draft Theses on the National and the Colonial Questions. For the Second Congress of the Communist International

Preliminary Draft Theses on the Agrarian Question. For the Second Congress of the Communist International

Speech Delivered at the Second All-Russia Conference of Organizers Responsible for Rural Work

Telephone Message to the Presidium of the All-Russia Food Conference

Aid for the Wounded of the Red Army!

Theses on the Fundamental Tasks of the Second Communist International

The Terms of Admission into the Communist International

The Second Congress of the Communist International

Letter to the German and the French Workers

The Tasks of the Youth Leagues 

On Proletarian Culture

Concluding Remarks at a Conference of Chairmen of Uyezd, Volost, and Village Executive Committees of Moscow Gubernia

A Contribution to the History of the Question of the Dictatorship

Draft Resolution on "The Tasks of the Trade Unions, and the Methods of Their Accomplishment" 

Our Foreign and Domestic Position and the Tasks of the Party 

Speech Delivered at the Meeting of Activists of the Moscow Organisation of the R.C.P.(B.) 

The Eighth All-Russia Congress of Soviets (186k)

Letter to the Workers of Red Presnya District of Moscow

The Trade Unions, The Present Situation and Trotsky's Mistakes

 

1921--

The Party Crisis 

The Second All-Russia Congress of Miners

V. I. Lenin TO S. G. SAID-GALIEV

Concerning the Conditions Ensuring the Research Work of Academician I. P. Pavlov and His Associates

Once Again on the Trade Unions, The Current Situation and the Mistakes of Trotsky and Bukharin

Rough Draft of Theses Concerning the Peasants

Letter on Oil Concessions

Integrated Economic Plan

Tenth Congress of the R.C.P.(B.)

[Letter] To A. A. Joffe

Speech Delivered at the All-Russian Congress of Transport Workers

To the Trade Union Committee and All Workers of the First State Motor Works

Report on the Tax in Kind, Delivered at a Meeting of Secretaries and Responsible Representatives of the R.C.P.(B.)

Report on Concessions at a Meeting of the Communist Group of the All-Russia Central Council of Trade Unions

Plan of the Pamphlet The Tax in Kind 

The Tax in Kind

To Comrade Krzhizhanovsky, the Presidium of the State Planning Commission 

Instructions of the Council of Labour and Defense to Local Soviet Bodies

Tenth All-Russian Conference of the R.C.P.(B.)

Proposals On a Check-Up and Purge of the R.C.P.(B.) Membership (

Third Congress of the Communist International

A Letter to the German Communists 

New Times and Old Mistakes in a New Guise

Purging the Party

Tasks of the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection and How They Are to Be Understood and Fulfilled

Fourth Anniversary of the October Revolution

The New Economic Policy and the Tasks of the Political Education Departments 

Seventh Moscow Gubernia Conference of the Russian Communist Party

The Importance of Gold Now and After the Complete Victory of Socialism 

Ninth All-Russia Congress of Soviets

Letter to Members of the Politbureau of the R.C.P.(B.) C.C.

Draft Theses on the Role and Functions of the Trade Unions Under the New Economic Policy

The Role and Functions of the Trade Unions Under the New Economic Policy

 

1922--

Notes of a Publicist. On Ascending a High Mountain . . .

On the Significance of Militant Materialism 

To Comrade Molotov for the Members of the Politcal Bureau Re Comrade Preobrazhensky's Theses 

Letter to Molotov for the Plenary Meeting of C.C., R.C.P.(B.) with the Plan of the Political Report for the 11th Party Congress

Conditions for Admitting New Members to the Party

Eleventh Congress of the R.C.P.(B.)

Note to J. V. Stalin With a Draft Decision for the Politbureau of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.) on the Q' of the Foreign Trade Monopoly

Letter to J. V. Stalin and M. I. Frumkin and the Assignment Sectretary

On the Establishment of the U.S.S.R.

A Fly in the Ointment

Memo to the Political Bureau on Combatting Dominant Nation Chauvinism

Telegram to K. M. Tsintsadze and S. I. Kavtaradze

Interview Given to Michael Farman, Observer and Manchester Guardian Correspondent

Interview with Arthur Ransome, Manchester Guardian Correspondent

Fourth Congress of the Communist International

To the Clarté Group 

Speech at a Plenary Session of the Moscow Soviet

Re the Monopoly of Foreign Trade

Letter to J. V. Stalin for Members of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.) Re the Foreign Trade Monopoly

Letter to J. V. Stalin for Members of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.) [re foreign trade monopoly]

Letter to the Congress  [Lenin's so-called "Testament "] and Granting Legislative Functions to the State Planning Commission

The Question of Nationalities or "Autonomisation"

 

1923--

Pages from a Diary

On Co-operation

Materials to the Article "How We Should Reorganize the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection"

Our Revolution

How We Should Reorganize the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection

Better Fewer, But Better

To L. D. Trotsky

To Comrade Stalin 

To P. G. Mdivavi, F. Y. Makharadze and Others

To P. A. Axelrod [Beginning November, 1895] 

To P. A. Axelrod [Mid-November, 1895] 

To P. A. Axelrod [August 16, 1897]

To A. N. Potresov [September 2, 1898]

To A. N. Potresov [April 27, 1899]

To A. M. Gorky [February 7, 1908]

To A. M. Gorky [February 13, 1908]

A Letter to A. M. Gorky [February 25, 1908] 

To A. M. Gorky [March 24, 1908]

To A. M. Gorky [April 16, 1908]

To A. M. Gorky [April 19, 1908

To Maxim Gorky [end of November 1913]

To S. G. Shahumyan [May 19, 1914]

Record of Wireless Message to Béla Kun, March 23, 1919 

Journal of Lenin's Duty Secretaries, November 21, 1922-March 6, 1923

To G. V. Plekhanov [January 30]

Session of the Council of the R.S.D.L.P. (May 31 and June 5)

To G. V. Plekhanov [July 7]

To P. A. Axelrod [July 9] 

P. A. Axelrod [July 23] 

To the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. [September 7 (New Style),

Meeting of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.) October 10 (23), 1917

Meeting of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.) October 16 (29), 1917

Wireless Message of the Council of People's Commissars October 30 (November 12), 1917 

To the Iskra Organisations in Russia [December 18]

Session of the Council of the R.S.D.L.P. [January 15-17]