Stalin's Frame-Up System and the Moscow Trials (Review)
Publisher: Western Socialist
Year Published: 1951
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10507
Trotsky's own indignation over the Moscow Trials, although understandable since they were directed against his followers and fellow-oppositionists, was nevertheless inconsistent with his own political outlook and conception of dictatorship. The terroristic system he came to bewail was after all originally headed by Lenin and Trotsky, and was proudly defended by the latter in his book Terrorism and Communism.