Our Revolution, by Leon Trotsky

Index

Absolutism, rôle of, in outgrowing economic basis, 69;
in promoting industry and science, 69, 70;
as an end in itself, 70–71.

Agrarian question, 132–136.

Armament for the Revolution, 57–58.

Army, 35, 36, 37.

Bourgeoisie, imperialistic plans of, 189–191;
afraid of peace, 194–5;
reactionary, 203–4;
responsible for the war, 209–211.

Capitalism, preparing its own collapse, 138–9;
and feudal reaction, 139–140.

Cities, as scene of revolutionary battles, 41;
social structure of, 71–72.

Class consciousness, of proletariat, as prerequisite to Socialism, 124–128.

Constituent Assembly, as a revolutionary slogan, 43–44.

Demonstrations, in the streets, 41–42;
to become of nation-wide magnitude, 57.

French Revolution, 73–77.

Gapon, 59, 62; 172–3.

Intelligentzia, 145.

January Ninth, 49; 59–60; 171–173.

June Third, 198.

Labor Dictatorship, 94–97;
crushing absolutism, abandoning its remnants, 103–104;
introducing class politics, 103;
introducing class struggle in the village, 104–105;
introducing Collectivism and Internationalism, 105;
abandoning distinction between minimum and maximum program, 106;
and eight hour workday, 106–108;
and unemployment, 108–9;
and agriculture, 109;
and Collectivism, 109–110;
and class consciousness, 124–128;
incompatible with economic slavery, 132;
and agrarian question, 132–136.

Liberalism, denying the existence of revolutionary masses, 52–53;
defeated by events of January 9th, 54;
trying to “tame” revolutionary people, 55;
not reliable as partner in Revolution, 173–174; 176–7.

Manoeuvers, revolutionary, 29–30.

Masses, drawn into the Revolution, 37–39;
as a political reality, 51–52;
stirred by world-war, 183–4.

Middle-class (see Bourgeoisie), weakness of, in Russia, 71, 72.

Militia, 81–82.

“Osvoboshdenie,” 52, 53, 62.

Peasantry, as of no significance in Revolution, 175–7.

Poland, as possible revolutionary link between Russia and Europe, 140–41.

Prerequisites to Socialism, in relation to each other, 113–117.

Proletariat, as a vanguard of the Revolution, 33–35;
rôle of, in events of January 9th, 56–57;
stronger than bourgeoisie in Russia, 72;
growing with capitalism, 84;
may sooner reach political supremacy in a backward country, 84–85; 87–91;
as liberator of peasants, 98–100;
as a class objectively opposed to capitalism, 119–124;
to revolutionize European proletariat, 142–4.

Revolution, in Europe, as aid to Socialism in Russia, 136–7;
may be result of shattered European equilibrium, 141–42;
as result of Russian Revolution, 142–4.

Revolution, in general, 83;
of bourgeois character, 92–93.

Revolution, of 1848, 77–80.

Revolution, of 1917, its causes, 181–5;
social forces in, 191–192;
to stir up revolution in Germany, 212.

Social–Democracy, foresaw revolution, 55–6;
natural leader of the Revolution, 60–61.

Soviet, distinguishing Russian Revolution from that of 1848, 80;
short history of, 145;
general survey of the rôle of, 151–4;
as class-organization, 154–156;
as organ of political authority, 158–9;
an imminent form of Russian Revolution, 160;
program of (outlined by Trotzky for the future), 160–1;
to fight against Provisional Government, 203.

“Spring,” 24–25; 32; 54.

Strike, political, as beginning of Revolution, 35–36; 42, 43.

Struve, 62.

Technique, industrial, as prerequisite to Socialism, 113; 117–119.

“Underground,” and the revolutionist, 165–8.

War, Russo–Japanese, 25;
of the world, as influencing masses, 183–4.

Witte, 62, 145.

Zemstvo, movement of, in 1904, 24–25; 33; 62.

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