Building Working-Cass Opposition to Stalin's Dictatorship?
The Trotskyist Opposition, 1927-1940
Publisher: Against the Current, USA
Date Written: 01/09/1996
Year Published: 1996
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11253
A review of Tony Cliff's book Trotsky, 1927-1940. In Cliff's view, the Trotskyist movement in the USSR was not so much destroyed by Stalin as much as it collapsed under the weight of its own fundamentally faulty assumptions regarding the nature of the enemy--indeed, just who the enemy was.