Lenin Collected Works: Volume 24


Lenin Collected Works:
Volume 24

April - June 1917


April, 1917

The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution (April Theses) 9k
How We Arrived 9k
Two Worlds 5k
Notes for an Article or Speech in Defence of the April Theses 10k
Blancism 6k
The Dual Power 10k
Letters on Tactics 34k
The Tasks of the Proletariat in Our Revolution Draft Platform for the Proletarian Party
The Class Character of the Revolution That Has Taken Place
The Foreign Policy of the New Government
The Peculair Nature of the Dual Power and its Class Significance
The Peculiar Nature of the Tactics Which Follow From the Above
Revolutionary Defencism and its Class Significance
How Can the War be Ended?
A New Type of State Emerging From Our Revolution
The Agrarian and National Programmes
Nationalisation of the Banks and Capitalist Syndicates
The Situation Within the Socialist International
The Collapse of the Zimmerwald International---The Need for Founding a Third International
What Should Be the Name of Our Party--One That Will Be Correct Scientifically and Help to Clarify the Mind of the Proletariat Politically?
Political Parties in Russia and the Tasks of the Proletariat 30k
Speech Delivered at a Meeting of Soldiers of the Izmailovsky Regiment April 10 (23), 1917 7k
A Shameless Lie of the Capitalists 6k
The War and the Provisional Government 6k
In the Footsteps of Russkaya Volya 6k
A Partnership of Lies 6k
Banks and Ministers 6k
An Important Exposure 6k
To the Soldiers and Sailors 6k
Against the Riot-Mongers 10k
Citizens! See What Methods the Capitalists of All Countries Are Using! 8k
A “Voluntary Agreement” Between Landowners and Peasants? 4k
An Honest Voice in a Chorus of Slanderers 5k
The Soldiers and the Land 5k
The Petrograd City Conference of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks)
1. Report on the Present Situation and the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government, April 13 (27)
2. Concluding Remarks in the Debate Concerning the Report on the Present Situation, April 14 (27)
3. Two Remarks During the Debate on the Resolution Concerning the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government, April 15 (28)
4. Resolution on the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government
5. Two Remarks During the Debate on the Question of the Municipal Elections, April 22 (May 5)
6. Resolution on the Municipal Question
7. Draft Resolution on the Attitude Towards the Parties of the Socialist-Revolutionaries, the Menshevik Social-Democrats, the “Non-Faction” Social-Democrats and other Kindred Political Trends
8. Draft Resolution on the War
Congress of Peasants' Deputies 10k
On the Return of the Emigrants 4k
Our Views 11k
How They Tied Themselves to the Capitalists 9k
A Proletarian Militia 11k
Bankruptcy? 4k
Resolution of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks) of April 20 (May 3), 1917 on the Crisis Caused by the Provisional Government's Note of April 18 (May 1), 1917 5k
Appeal to the Soldiers of All the Belligerent Countries 9k
The Provisional Government's Note 7k
A Basic Question A Line of Argument Used by Socialists Who Have Gone Over to the Bourgeoisie 11k
Icons Versus Cannons, Phrases Versus Capital 6k
The Logic of Citizen V. Chernov 4k
Mr. Plekhanov's Futile Attempts to Extricate Himself 6k
Resolution of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks) Adopted April 21 (May 4), 1917 8k
Honest Defencism Reveals Itself 9k
Mad Capitalists or Weak-Minded Social-Democrats? 5k
The Advice or Order of Shingaryov, and the Advice of a Local Soviet 4k
Resolution of the Central Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks) Adopted in the Morning of April 22 (May 5), 1917 7k
Lessons of the Crisis 11k
How a Simple Question Can Be Confused 7k
“Disgrace” as the Capitalists and the Proletarians Understand It 6k
Interview Given to E. Torniainen April 23 (May 6), 1917 5k
Foolish Gloating 5k
The Seventh (April) All-Russia Conference of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.)
1. Speech Delivered at the Opening of the Conference
        (April 24)
2. Report on the Current Situation
        (April 24)
3. Speech Winding Up the Debate on the Report on the Current Situation
        (April 24)
4. Speech on the Proposal to Call An International Socialist Conference
        (April 25)
5. Resolution on Borgbjerg's Proposal
6. Speech on the Attitude Towards The Soviets
        (April 25 — Brief Press Report)
7. Draft Theses to the Resolution on the Soviets
8. Speech In Favour of the Resolution on the War
        (April 27)
9. Resolution on the War
10. Resolution on the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government
11. Report on the Question of Revising the Party Programme
        (April 28)
12. Resolution on the Question of Revising the Party Programme
        (April 28)
13. Report on the Agrarian Question
        (April 28)
14. Rejoinder to N. S. Angarsky During the Debate on the Agrarian Question
        (April 28)
15. Resolution on the Agrarian Question
        (April 29)
16. Resolution on Uniting the Internationalists Against the Petty-Bourgeois Defencist Bloc
17. Resolution on the Soviets of Workers and Soldiers' Deputies
18. Speech on the National Question
        (April 29)
19. Resolution on the National Question
20. Speech on the Situation Within the International and the Tasks of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.)
        (April 29)
21. Speech In Favour of the Resolution on the Current Situation
        (April 29)
22. Resolution on the Current Situation
23. Concluding Speech at the Close of the Conference
        (April 29)

May, 1917

Introduction to the Resolutions of the Seventh (April) All-Russia Conference of the R.S.D.L.P.(B.) 9k
The Significance of Fraternisation 9k
What the Counter-Revolutionary Steps of the Provisional Government Lead To 10k
Social-Chauvinists and Internationalists 7k
I. G. Tsereteli and the Class Struggle 12k
Anxiety 5k
The “Crisis of Power” 8k
Finland and Russia 12k
A Letter to the Editors (May 15, 1917) 4k
Defence of Imperialism Cloaked with Deceptive Phrases 8k
An Unfortunate Document 10k
Frightening the People with Bourgeois Terrors 9k
On the Eve 5k
They Have Forgotten the Main Thing 11k
Mandate to Deputies of the Soviet Elected at Factories and Regiments 8k
Class Collaboration With Capital, or Class Struggle Against Capital? 8k
A Strong Revolutionary Government 8k
Titbits for the “Newborn” Government 8k
Already the “New” Government is Lagging Behind Even the Peasant Mass, Leave Alone the Revolutionary Workers 5k
Stealing a March on the Workers 8k
An Open Letter to the Delegates to the All-Russia Congress of Peasants’ Deputies 13k
The “Virtual Armistice” 9k
Secrets of Foreign Policy 8k
One of the Secret Treaties 6k
Ministerial Tone 4k
In Search of a Napoleon 5k
Nothing Has Changed 5k
A Regrettable Deviation From the Principles of Democracy 8k
On the Question of Convening an International, So-Called Socialist Conference Jointly with the Social-Chauvinists 5k
Speech at a Meeting at the Putilov Works May 12 (25), 1917 5k
The Proletarian Party at the District Council Elections 8k
Statements About the War Made By Our Party Before the Revolution 7k
Impending Debacle 10k
War and Revolution 57k
Despicable Methods 7k
Inevitable Catastrophe and Extravagant Promises 18k
The Question of Uniting the Internationalists 7k
Muddleheadedness 8k
Combating Economic Chaos By a Spate of Commissions 5k
One More Departure From Democratic Principles 6k
How the Capitalists Are Trying to Scare the People 8k
One More Crime of the Capitalists 6k
Still More Lies 4k
A Letter to the Editors (May 18, 1917) 4k
Has Dual Power Disappeared? 11k
On the “Unauthorised Seizure” of Land 13k
Materials Relating to the Revision of the Party Programme
Preface to the Pamphlet
Proposed Amendments to the Doctrinal, Political and Other Sections of the Programme
Comments on the Remarks Made by the Committee of the April All-Russia Conference
Draft of Revised Programme
First All-Russian Congress of Peasants' Deputies
Draft Resolution on the Agrarian Programme   (May 17, 1917)
Speech on the Agrarian Programme   (May 22, 1917)
Parties in the Petrograd District Council Elections 12k
Two Shortcomings 4k
Resolution on Measures to Cope with Economic Disorganisation 8k
A Deal With the Capitalists or Overthrow of the Capitalists? 7k
The Chain Is No Stronger Than Its Weakest Link 5k
The Capitalists Must Be Exposed 6k
Reports on the Economic Debacle 10k
“Sleight of Hand” and Unprincipled Politicians 6k
The Dark Forces Are For the Cadets, the Mensheviks and Narodniks Are in One Government With the Cadets 5k
The Shameful Menshevik-Narodnik Bloc with Yedinstvo 6k
Counter-Revolution Takes the Offensive (“Jacobins without the People”) 11k
A Question of Principle ("Forgotten Words" of Democracy) 11k
For Lack of a Clean Principled Weapon They Snatch at a Dirty One 4k
Meeting of the Petrograd Committee of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks) 8k
The Harm of Phrase-Mongering 10k
Capitalist Mockery of the People 10k
Letter to the District Committees of the Petrograd Organisation of the R.S.D.L.P. (Bolsheviks) 10k
Speech Made at the First Petrograd Conference of Shop Committees May 31 (June 13), 1917 7k

June, 1917

Infamy Justified 11k
The Petty-Bourgeois Stand on the Question of Economic Disorganisation 8k
A Mote in the Eye 8k
It Is Undemocratic, Citizen Kerensky! 7k
Bolshevism and “Demoralisation” of the Army 10k
The Laugh Is On You! 8k


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