Encyclopedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line

Martin Nicolaus

Marxism or Klonskyism?

How the October League’s top circle, led by M. Klonsky, uses method of suppression and demagogy to consolidate Browderite line on way to its “founding congress.” A lesson by negative example in party-building.


First Published: Marxist-Leninist Forward, No. 1, January 1977.
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1. The Methods of Klonskyism

2. Political Agitation and the ’Class Point of View’

3. Klonskyism ’versus’ Liberal Politics

4. Klonskyism and the Leading Role of the Party

5. Political Line and Organizational Form

6. Epilogue: Party-building and the Mass Line