Lenin Collected Works/Volume 24

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April, 1917

The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution (April Theses)19
How We Arrived27
Two Worlds30
Notes for an Article or Speech in Defence of the April Theses32
The Dual Power38
Letters on Tactics42
The Tasks of the Proletariat in Our Revolution Draft Platform for the Proletarian Party
  • The Class Character of the Revolution That Has Taken Place
  • The Foreign Policy of the New Government
  • The Peculair Nature of the Dual Power and its Class Significance
  • The Peculiar Nature of the Tactics Which Follow From the Above
  • Revolutionary Defencism and its Class Significance How Can the War be Ended?
  • A New Type of State Emerging From Our Revolution
  • The Agrarian and National Programmes
  • Nationalisation of the Banks and Capitalist Syndicates
  • The Situation Within the Socialist International
  • The Collapse of the Zimmerwald International---The Need for Founding a Third International
  • What Should Be the Name of Our Party--One That Will Be Correct Scientifically and Help to Clarify the Mind of the Proletariat Politically?
  • Postscript
Political Parties in Russia and the Tasks of the Proletariat93
Speech Delivered at a Meeting of Soldiers of the Izmailovsky Regiment April 10 (23), 1917107
A Shameless Lie of the Capitalists110
The War and the Provisional Government112
In the Footsteps of Russkaya Volya115
A Partnership of Lies118
Banks and Ministers122
An Important Exposure123
To the Soldiers and Sailors124
Against the Riot-Mongers127
Citizens! See What Methods the Capitalists of All Countries Are Using!131
A “Voluntary Agreement” Between Landowners and Peasants?134
An Honest Voice in a Chorus of Slanderers135
The Soldiers and the Land137
The Petrograd City Conference of the RSDLP (Bolsheviks)
  • 1. Report on the Present Situation and the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government, April 13 (27)
  • 2. Concluding Remarks in the Debate Concerning the Report on the Present Situation, April 14 (27)
  • 3. Two Remarks During the Debate on the Resolution Concerning the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government, April 15 (28)
  • 4. Resolution on the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government
  • 5. Two Remarks During the Debate on the Question of the Municipal Elections, April 22 (May 5)
  • 6. Resolution on the Municipal Question
  • 7. Draft Resolution on the Attitude Towards the Parties of the Socialist-Revolutionaries, the Menshevik Social-Democrats, the “Non-Faction” Social-Democrats and other Kindred Political Trends
  • 8. Draft Resolution on the War
Congress of Peasants' Deputies167
On the Return of the Emigrants171
Our Views. A Reply To The Resolution Of the Executive Commission Of The Soviet Of Soldiers’ Deputies172
How They Tied Themselves to the Capitalists176
A Proletarian Militia179
Resolution of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (Bolsheviks) of April 20 (May 3), 1917 on the Crisis Caused by the Provisional Government's Note of April 18 (May 1), 1917184
Appeal to the Soldiers of All the Belligerent Countries186
The Provisional Government's Note189
A Basic Question A Line of Argument Used by Socialists Who Have Gone Over to the Bourgeoisie192
Icons Versus Cannons, Phrases Versus Capital196
The Logic of Citizen V. Chernov198
Mr. Plekhanov's Futile Attempts to Extricate Himself199
Resolution of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (Bolsheviks) Adopted April 21 (May 4), 1917201
Honest Defencism Reveals Itself204
Mad Capitalists or Weak-Minded Social-Democrats?207
The Advice or Order of Shingaryov, and the Advice of a Local Soviet209
Resolution of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (Bolsheviks) Adopted in the Morning of April 22 (May 5), 1917210
Lessons of the Crisis213
How a Simple Question Can Be Confused217
“Disgrace” as the Capitalists and the Proletarians Understand It220
Interview Given to E. Torniainen April 23 (May 6), 1917222
Foolish Gloating223
The Seventh (April) All-Russia Conference of the RSDLP(b)
  • 1. Speech Delivered at the Opening of the Conference (April 24)
  • 2. Report on the Current Situation (April 24)
  • 3. Speech Winding Up the Debate on the Report on the Current Situation (April 24)
  • 4. Speech on the Proposal to Call An International Socialist Conference (April 25)
  • 5. Resolution on Borgbjerg's Proposal
  • 6. Speech on the Attitude Towards The Soviets (April 25 — Brief Press Report)
  • 7. Draft Theses to the Resolution on the Soviets 8. Speech In Favour of the Resolution on the War (April 27)
  • 9. Resolution on the War
  • 10. Resolution on the Attitude Towards the Provisional Government
  • 11. Report on the Question of Revising the Party Programme (April 28)
  • 12. Resolution on the Question of Revising the Party Programme (April 28)
  • 13. Report on the Agrarian Question (April 28)
  • 14. Rejoinder to N. S. Angarsky During the Debate on the Agrarian Question (April 28)
  • 15. Resolution on the Agrarian Question (April 29)
  • 16. Resolution on Uniting the Internationalists Against the Petty-Bourgeois Defencist Bloc
  • 17. Resolution on the Soviets of Workers and Soldiers' Deputies
  • 18. Speech on the National Question (April 29)
  • 19. Resolution on the National Question
  • 20. Speech on the Situation Within the International and the Tasks of the RSDLP(b) (April 29)
  • 21. Speech In Favour of the Resolution on the Current Situation (April 29)
  • 22. Resolution on the Current Situation
  • 23. Concluding Speech at the Close of the Conference (April 29)

May, 1917

Introduction to the Resolutions of the Seventh (April) All-Russia Conference of the RSDLP(b)314
The Significance of Fraternisation318
What the Counter-Revolutionary Steps of the Provisional Government Lead To321
Social-Chauvinists and Internationalists324
I. G. Tsereteli and the Class Struggle326
The “Crisis of Power”332
Finland and Russia335
A Letter to the Editors (May 15, 1917)339
Defence of Imperialism Cloaked with Deceptive Phrases340
An Unfortunate Document343
Frightening the People with Bourgeois Terrors346
On the Eve349
They Have Forgotten the Main Thing350
Mandate to Deputies of the Soviet Elected at Factories and Regiments354
Class Collaboration With Capital, or Class Struggle Against Capital?357
A Strong Revolutionary Government360
Titbits for the “Newborn” Government362
Already the “New” Government is Lagging Behind Even the Peasant Mass, Leave Alone the Revolutionary Workers365
Stealing a March on the Workers367
An Open Letter to the Delegates to the All-Russia Congress of Peasants’ Deputies370
The “Virtual Armistice”375
Secrets of Foreign Policy378
One of the Secret Treaties380
Ministerial Tone382
In Search of a Napoleon383
Nothing Has Changed384
A Regrettable Deviation From the Principles of Democracy385
On the Question of Convening an International, So-Called Socialist Conference Jointly with the Social-Chauvinists388
Speech at a Meeting at the Putilov Works May 12 (25), 1917389
The Proletarian Party at the District Council Elections390
Statements About the War Made By Our Party Before the Revolution393
Impending Debacle395
War and Revolution398
Despicable Methods422
Inevitable Catastrophe and Extravagant Promises424
The Question of Uniting the Internationalists431
Combating Economic Chaos By a Spate of Commissions436
One More Departure From Democratic Principles437
How the Capitalists Are Trying to Scare the People439
One More Crime of the Capitalists441
Still More Lies443
A Letter to the Editors (May 18, 1917)444
Has Dual Power Disappeared?445
On the “Unauthorised Seizure” of Land449
Materials Relating to the Revision of the Party Programme
  • Preface to the Pamphlet
  • Proposed Amendments to the Doctrinal, Political and Other Sections of the Programme
  • Comments on the Remarks Made by the Committee of the April All-Russia Conference
  • Draft of Revised Programme
First All-Russian Congress of Peasants' Deputies
  • Draft Resolution on the Agrarian Programme (May 17, 1917)
  • Speech on the Agrarian Programme (May 22, 1917)
Parties in the Petrograd District Council Elections506
Two Shortcomings512
Resolution on Measures to Cope with Economic Disorganisation513
A Deal With the Capitalists or Overthrow of the Capitalists?516
The Chain Is No Stronger Than Its Weakest Link519
The Capitalists Must Be Exposed521
Reports on the Economic Debacle523
“Sleight of Hand” and Unprincipled Politicians527
The Dark Forces Are For the Cadets, the Mensheviks and Narodniks Are in One Government With the Cadets529
The Shameful Menshevik-Narodnik Bloc with Yedinstvo531
Counter-Revolution Takes the Offensive (“Jacobins without the People”)533
A Question of Principle ("Forgotten Words" of Democracy)536
For Lack of a Clean Principled Weapon They Snatch at a Dirty One539
Meeting of the Petrograd Committee of the RSDLP (Bolsheviks)541
The Harm of Phrase-Mongering546
Capitalist Mockery of the People549
Letter to the District Committees of the Petrograd Organisation of the RSDLP (Bolsheviks)552
Speech Made at the First Petrograd Conference of Shop Committees May 31 (June 13), 1917556

June, 1917

Infamy Justified558
The Petty-Bourgeois Stand on the Question of Economic Disorganisation562
A Mote in the Eye565
It Is Undemocratic, Citizen Kerensky!568
Bolshevism and “Demoralisation” of the Army570
The Laugh Is On You!573