The Myth of Lenin's 'Revolutionary Defeatism'
Publisher: New International
Year Published: 1954
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX7244
Lenin discovered in practice that the defeat-slogan was incompatible with a living Marxist approach to the problem of the defense of the nation, conceived not in the social-patriotic sense of the 'defense of the fatherland' but in the light of a Marxist class understanding of, and a dynamically revolutionary program for, the nation.