The Revolutions Study Grouprevsgroup@gmail.com
The Revolutions Study Group has met in NYC for nearly nine years and continues with the Marxist Education Project (MEP). The group has had focussed studies on many revolutionary movements and will be studying European Revolutionary movements and temporary takeovers following World War I through 1925.
We will consider questions such as: Were the Bolsheviks inherently authoritarian? What was 'democratic centralism'? Is the Bolshevik type organization necessary for revolutionary change? What exactly was the role of the Bolsheviks in the revolution? What were the Soviets? How did the soviets come into being? Did soviets represent a higher form of democracy?Find out more »