Bukharin


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Bolshevik leader in Russia who advocated gradual collectivism of the farms

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But Bukharin was certainly a lot bolder in his support of private farming than Gorbachev ever was.
Zinov'ev and Kamenev disagreed with Bukharin and Stalin about economic policy, bureaucratism, the doctrine of Socialism in One Country, and the need to choose between economic development and class struggle.
In fact, the letters suggest that Gramsci was supported by Comintern leaders such as Zinoviev, Bukharin and Humbert-Droz, initially at least, not because he could be relied on to Bolshevize the PCI, (**) but rather, because he was determined to transform the PCI from an inert elitist, sectarian and rigidly disciplined hierarchical machine of fanatical and loyal communists (Bordigas conception of the Party) into a mass political movement that was capable of compromise and alliance with other popular forces.
Many of its principal themes were soon taken up by Nikolai Bukharin, whose Imperialism and Worm Economy (Bukharin 1915) was the major direct influence on V.
The five themes of Kentridge's show include the artist in his studio; the tale of his alter egos Soho Eckstein, the harsh South African industrialist, and Felix Teitelbaum, the lover and poetic man of the senses; the violent character Ubu and South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, formed after the collapse of apartheid; the miniature theaters and related works centered around Mozart's opera The Magic Flute; and the remarkable recent projection-based performance titled I am not me, the horse is not mine, 2008, which focuses on Nikolay Gogol's absurdist story "The Nose," the Shostakovich opera based on it, and the fate of the Russian Constructivists in art and life, along with Stalin's execution of Nikolay Bukharin, once a close associate of Lenin.
As a full member of the Politburo from December 1925, he sided with Stalin in his struggle with both the Left (Trotsky) and the Right (Bukharin) over Lenin's succession and the New Economic Policy.
Here he reflects on the history of Soviet and post-Soviet Russia and its relationship to the United States and American radical movements through his personal experiences, including meeting the widow of Nikolai Bukharin, the Bolshevik leader executed in the Stalinist purges of the 1930s; attempting (and failing) to secure an exit visa for a sick friend; and his brushes with the intelligence agencies facing each other on both sides of the Cold War.
Scholars on the left have argued that the Soviet system's failures were a consequence of the misfortune of certain leaders: if only Trotsky had defeated Stalin, or if only Nikolai Bukharin had been in charge, then socialist democracy and rational planning would have been realized.
'Strasser was Bukharin to Hitler's Stalin', while Bormann was Hitler's Posksebyshev.
This alone would have differentiated him from his fellow Old Bolsheviks, quite apart from the disparity between his own hard muscular intelligence versus the myopic theorizing of a Lev Kamenev, a Grigori Zinoviev, or a Nikolai Bukharin. Among Leninist hangerson, the one who came closest to Munzenberg by temperament was the robber-baron Alexander Israel Helphand (code name "Parvus"): best known for organising Lenin's "sealed train" and for uttering the immortal words "I'm looking for a fatherland, where can I buy one cheap?" That Munzenberg matched Parvus's destructive genius, despite totally lacking Parvus's business skills, is a testimony to his innate conspiratorial flair.
And its emergence was bound up with the struggle for power between Bukharin and Stalin within the Soviet Union, in ways that distorted the original conception of the New Line in Britain.
Cohen, whose PhD thesis on Soviet leader Nikolai Bukharin Cameron had somehow got wind of.
Tim Jones is poignant and thoughtful as the betrayed, bemused Bukharin. Nicola Bryan was moving as the troubled Nadezdha, Stalin's abused wife.
The switch from Bukharin as editor of Pravda to Stalin's crony, Mekhlis, in 1930 is only peripherally noted, as is the change to Poskrebyshev, "Stalin's faithful dog" in 1937 (59).