Editors' Blog

Lessions and Conclusions from Lenin's "Left-Wing" Communism an Infantile Disorder by Thomas Riggins

In the last chapter, the tenth, of his 1920 book "Left-Wing" Communism an Infantile Disorder" Lenin looks back over the previous nine chapters and then draws several conclusions about the then current state of the world struggle for socialism and also predicts some future developments.

Lenin on "Left-Wing" Communism in Great Britain by Thomas Riggins

There was no Communist Party in Great Britain when Lenin wrote "Left-Wing" Communism an Infantile Disorder [LWC]  (the Communist Party of Great Britain was founded a few months later at the end of July 1920).

Lenin on "Reactionary" Trade Unions by Thomas Riggins

One of the most difficult questions facing any socialist movement is its relation to the trade unions.