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But as Manley points out, there was a third possible revolutionary union: not just as a counter-factual so impracticable that it did not even get to be formulated; nor even as a strategic objective, like a national red miners' union; but as an express directive and instruction of the Comintern itself.
He makes clear his distaste for the "current fixation on communist subterfuge, Moscow domination, and Comintern funding of espionage and propaganda" put forth by various anti-communist scholars (including Harvey Klehr and John Earl Haynes, amongst others).
21) But the minimalist industrial policy focused on popular welfare that London advocated was as different from Ordzhonikidze's as the Comintern policy London advocated was from "popular frontism.
Given a sneak preview of the original, relatively mild Bukharinist version, which anticipated an indeterminate period of capitalist growth and saw continued political value in united front tactics, at the Anglo-American Secretariat in late 1927, William Gallacher cast his mind back to the Second Comintern Congress in 1920 when Lenin had presented 'Left Wing' Communism--An Infantile Disorder to warn delegates (and Gallacher personally) against the very practices the ECCI was now advocating; he could hardly believe it.
In spite of this, the fact that they were ahead of some places is more indicative of a failure of the Comintern than any success of Latin American Communism.
In Greece today, for instance, the debates that raged in the early congresses of the Comintern are being replayed with a new and immediate urgency.
From a contemporary perspective, the analysis is necessarily somewhat limited by the period in which it was produced, failing to marshal evidence, as Morris himself notes, with regards to, for example, American interventions into the affairs of other countries in order to subvert communist parties or the internal deliberations of the Comintern or its successors, but as a historical document it has value in demonstrating a relatively early effort to think beyond the monolithic understandings of international communism that were prevalent in much of the American public discourse.
Where the old Comintern of Lenin sought to instigate communist revolutions across the West and its empires, post-Cold War America decided to promote democratic revolutions to remake the world in the image of late 20th-century America.
He was commissioned as a major and lent to the Comintern.
The Soviet Union came into being as a revolutionary state that challenged any given status quo in principle, starting with the Comintern and ending three generations later with Afghanistan.
An example of these would be the Comintern, whose full name, Communist International, suggests its transnational mission.
In fact, Vernon makes a solid argument here covering all aspects of this topic: "The Republic was not communist; the communists were not communist; and the Comintern and Soviet Union did not interfere decisively with Republican affairs.