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Towards Socialism [six issues] by  Francis; editor Franklin - 1949 - from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB and

Towards Socialism [six issues]

by Franklin, Francis; editor

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New York: Bill Haywood Communist Club of Illegally Expelled Members, 1949. Six issues of the mimeographed publication, put out by Franklin and others who had been expelled from the Communist Party for criticizing leadership in unwelcome ways. All are 8.5x14 inches, stapled at upper left corner; 6 to 26 pages per issue. Numbers present are 1, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12. No. 4 has an unevenly toned cover sheet; otherwise the issues are generally evenly toned, with a horizontal fold, occasional minor marginalia. These issues include statements of self-defense by expelled members, criticism of trends in the Party, and more general pieces on the trade union movement, etc. The authors still saw the Communist Party as theirs, and hoped to purge it of "liquidators, bureaucrats, Trotskyites, real pseudo-'Leftists,' and all other disruptive and anti-Party elements in the leadership and among the memebrship...


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Marginalia, in brief, are notes written in the margins, or beside the text of a book by a previous owner.  This is very dif...[more]


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