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The Communist League Of America (Opposition)


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“As Pure and Transparent as Crystal,” by Leon Trotsky. Trotsky’s speculative commentary, first published in The Militant, the organ of the Communist League (Opposition), on Stalin's decision to publish his“Speeches on the American Communist Party” in the VKP(b) theoretical journal Bolshevik and as a pamphlet in America with a print run of 100,000. Trotsky sees Stalin as attempting to undercut William Z. Foster’s claim to the leadership of the American Communist Party with these publications