Encyclopedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line

Ray O. Light

The Present Party-Building Movement in the USA and the Materialist Conception of History


First Published: January 1977.
Transcription, Editing and Markup: Paul Saba
Copyright: This work is in the Public Domain under the Creative Commons Common Deed. You can freely copy, distribute and display this work; as well as make derivative and commercial works. Please credit the Encyclopedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line as your source, include the url to this work, and note any of the transcribers, editors & proofreaders above.

Table of Contents


I. The Materialist Conception of History: A Fundamental Proposition of Marxism-Leninism

II. The Idealist Conception of History Put Forth by the "New Communist Movement" and its Implications for Party-Building in the USA Today

III. A Leninist Examination of "What Is To Be Done?", the "Bible" of the "New Communist Movement"

IV. Some Historical Experience of the International Proletariat in Party-Building

VA. The Class and National Origin of the "New Communist Movement" and its Idealist Conception of History

VB. The Political Origins and Leadership of the "New Communist Movement" and its Political Goals

VI. Some Conclusions about the Present Party-Building Movement in the USA and the Tasks of Marxist-Leninists

Program: A Draft Outline

Bibliographical References