What Is To Be Done?

What Is To Be Done?

by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

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ISBN-13: 9781911405535
Publisher: Aziloth Books
Publication date: 12/07/2017
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 180,865
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

I DOGMATISM AND “FREEDOM OF CRITICISM”

A. What Does “Freedom of Criticism” Mean?

B. The New Advocates of “Freedom of Criticism”

C. Criticism in Russia

D. Engels On the Importance of the Theoretical Struggle

II. THE SPONTANEITY OF THE MASSES AND THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE SOCIAL-DEMOCRATS

A. The Beginning of the Spontaneous Upsurge

B. Bowing to Spontaneity. Rabochaya Mysl

C. The Self-Emancipation Group34 and Rabocheye Dyelo

TRADE UNIONIST, AND SOCIAL-DEMOCRATIC POLITICS

A. Political Agitation And Its Restriction By the Economists

B. How Martynov Rendered Plekhanov More Profound

C. Political Exposures And “Training In Revolutionary Activity”

D. What Is There In Common Between Economism and Terrorism?

E. The Working Class As Vanguard Fighter For Democracy

F. Once More “Slanderers”, Once More “Mystifiers”

IV. THE PRIMITIVENESS OF THE ECONOMISTS AND THE ORGANISATION OF THE REVOLUTIONARIES

A. What Is Primitiveness?

B. Primitiveness and Economism

C. Organisation of Workers and Organisation of Revolutionaries

D. The Scope of Organisational Work

E. “Conspiratorial” Organisation and “Democratism”

F. Local and All-Russia Work

V. THE PLAN FOR AN ALL-RUSSIAN NEWSPAPER

A. Who Was Offended By the Article “Where To Begin”

B. Can A Newspaper Be A Collective Organiser?

C. What Type of Organisation Do We Require?

CONCLUSION

Appendix: The Attempt to Unite Iskra with Rabocheye Dyelo

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