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Chapter 8 looks at two developments: the question of how to tackle “the kulak” or richer peasantry inside the Soviet Union, and the question of how the Communist International related to the British General Council of the Trades Union Congress during the 1926 General Strike in Britain. It looks at the zig-zags around the question of industrialization made by Stalin during the 1920s as he tried to outmaneuver Leon Trotsky and Trotsky’s supporters. Stalin’s alliance with Bukharin during the mid-1920s involved making a compromise with Bukharin’s tolerance for the growth of capitalist agriculture in the Soviet Union. Such a compromise...

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