V. I. Lenin
Amendments and Addenda to the Appeal “To All Affiliated Parties and Groups”, Adopted by a Conference of the Enlarged International Socialist Commission
Written: Written between January 23 and 27 (February 5 and 9), 1916
First published in 1962 in Vol. 27 of the Fifth Russian edition of the Collected Works.
Printed from the original.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
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1. Give a more precise and definite statement of the political-class
significance and the basic incorrectness of the tactics of
the “official parties” and “the Second International”...
(a) defence of country defence of imperialist bourgeoisie, its plunder and
oppression of nations
(b) connection with opportunism
(c) alliance with the bourgeoisie at home against the international
2. Definition of “Bruch des
Non-participation in any
or indirectly supporting the war.
αβ + Unterjochung der
Delete the end about “In der
+Greetings to Liebknecht and R\"uhle.
3. Nicht nur “geelgnete”, sondern illegale Literatur, das heisst
freie, nicht der Zensur
ohne zu sagen, dass die Niederwerfung dieser Regierung dazu
4. Strikes (economic and political) and demonstrations.
5. + bis zur
6. + Quotes not only from the Stuttgart resolution, but also from the Basle
resolution: it is a crime to shoot, the Commune, 1905.
Proposals on amendments.—Ed.
“Breakdown of civil peace.”—Ed.
Subjugation of nations.—Ed.
“In the course of the era”....—Ed.
Not only “adapted”, but also illegal literature, i.e., free
literature, not subjected to censorship.—Ed.
Without saying that it calls for the overthrow of this
All the way to the revolution.—Ed.