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Proles of the Round Table

Sep 15, 2019

In this one, we sat down with Colette to discuss the history of democratic centralism, and how it has been developed over the years, as well as other forms of democracy from ostensibly socialist origins.

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Suggested Reading:

 Constitution of the Communist Party of the Philippines:

Constitution of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union:

Parliamentary System of the DPRK:

The Soviets and Ourselves: Two Commonwealths by K.E. Holme:

Stalin and the Struggle for Democratic Reform by Grover Furr:

Anarchists in the Russian Revolution: The Makhno Myth by Jason Yanowitz:

Democratic Centralism by Bay Area Socialist Organizing Committee:

Who runs China?

Left-Wing Communism: An Infantile Disorder by Lenin:

Intro music: 

"Proles Pod Theme" by Ransom Notes

Outro music:

Vladimir Konovalov Jazz Orchestra "The Legend of the Araratsky Valley"