Russia, Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin

Level 1: The Russian Revolution, Stalin’s Crimes, the Counterrevolution

Stalin: Fifty Years After the Death of a Tyrant – Alan Woods (And Part Two)

Ten Days That Shook the World – John Reed

Bolshevism: The Road to Revolution – Alan Woods

Russia: From Revolution to Counter-Revolution – Ted Grant (Foreward; Introduction; Part One; Part Two; Part Three; Part Four; Part Five; Part Six; Part Seven; Part Eight; Part Nine; Part Ten; Part Eleven; Part Twelve; Appendix One)


Level 2: Trotsky, Lenin, and the Revolution

Lenin and Trotsky: What They Really Stood For – Ted Grant and Alan Woods

The Character of the Russian Revolution – Leon Trotsky

The Tasks of the Proletariat in Our Revolution – Lenin

The Dual Power – Lenin

The Struggle for State Power – Leon Trotsky

Can the Bolsheviks Retain State Power? – Lenin

The History of the Russian Revolution – Leon Trotsky

The Principles of Democracy and the Proletarian Dictatorship – Leon Trotsky

Theses on the Constituent Assembly – Lenin

Terrorism and Communism – Leon Trotsky

Better Fewer, But Better – Lenin

Lenin Dead – Leon Trotsky


Level 3: After Lenin’s Death: Trotsky’s Struggle Against Stalinism

On the Suppressed Testament of Lenin – Leon Trotsky

How Did Stalin Defeat the Opposition? – Leon Trotsky

The Third International After Lenin – Leon Trotsky

Stalinism and Bolshevism – Leon Trotsky

The Revolution Betrayed: A Marxist Masterpiece – Alan Woods

The Revolution Betrayed – Leon Trotsky

The Stalin School of Falsification – Leon Trotsky

Not a Workers’ and Not a Bourgeois State? – Leon Trotsky

The Class Nature of the Soviet State – Leon Trotsky

In Defense of the Russian Revolution – Leon Trotsky


Level 3: Fighting Against Stalinism After Trotsky’s Death

The Rise and Fall of the Communist International – Ted Grant

Stalinism in the Postwar World – Ted Grant

Bureaucratism or Workers’ Power – Ted Grant and Roger Silverman

Against the Theory of State Capitalism – Ted Grant

Czachoslovakia: The Issues Involved – Ted Grant (1948)

The Chinese Revolution – Ted Grant

From: The Colonial Revolution and the Deformed Workers’ States- Ted Grant


Level 4: Before the Russian Revolution

1905 – Leon Trotsky

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