Bolshevik Writers: J. V. Stalin (1879-1953)

J. V. Stalin

THE ECONOMIC SITUATION
OF THE SOVIET UNION
AND THE POLICY OF THE PARTY

Leningradskaya Pravda, No. 89,
April 18, 1926

From J. V. Stalin, Works
Foreign Languages Publishing House,
Moscow, 1954,

Vol. 8, pp. 123-56.


Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo, djr@marx2mao.org (October 1999)


THE ECONOMIC SITUATION OF THE SOVIET UNION AND THE   POLICY OF THE PARTY. Report to the Active of the
  Leningrad Party Organisation on the Work of the
  Plenum of the C.C.
, C.P.S.U.(B.), April 13, 1926 .   .   .   .


 
 
123

I.

Two Periods of NEP .  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

124

II.

The Course Towards Industrialisation .  .   .   .   .   .

126

III.

Questions of Socialist Accumulation .   .   .   .   .   .

129

IV.
 

The Proper Use of Accumulations. The Regime ofEconomy  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .  


136

V.

We Must Create Cadres of Builders of Industry .   .   .

145

VI.

We Must Raise the Activity of the Working Class .   .

147

VII.
 

We Must Strengthen the Alliance of the Workersand Peasants


148

VIII.

We Must Put Inner-Party Democracy into Effect  .   .

151

IX.

We Must Protect the Unity of the Party .   .   .   .   .

153

X.

Conclusions .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

154

NOTES


NOTES

  [51] The plenum of the C.C., C.P.S.U.(B.) was held April 6-9, 1926. At the morning sitting of the plenum on April 9,

J. V Stalin spoke in the discussion of the report on "The Economic Situation and Economic Policy, " and at the evening sitting he delivered a report on the plan of work of the Political Bureau and plenum of the Central Committee, C.P.S.U.(B.) for 1926. (For the decisions of the plenum, see Resolutions and Decisions of C.P.S.U. Congresses, Conferences and Central Committee Plenums, Part II, 1953, pp. 138-47.)    [p. 123]

  [52] This refers to the resolution on "Organisation of the Grain Procurement Apparatus in the 1926/27 Campaign" adopted at a plenum of the C.C., C.P.S.U.(B.), April 9, 1926.    [p. 141]