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Mike Pomerantz
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Someone on Reddit pointed this out: "Duncan is incorrect about the Bolsheviks in the Duma elections of 1907. They actively participated, won 3 of the 6 RSDLP seats. Lenin explained the elections were an important tool for popularizing the revolutionary Bolshevik program with the workers, as opposed to the Mensheviks (called "Liquidators") who favored a more symbolic, less aggressive approach." Someone else provided some primary sources: It's probably just nitpicking, but what is the point of talking about Lenin if you're not going to nitpick? People have been debating his legacy for a century, and they won't stop any time soon.
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2021 on 10.43- The Coup of 1907 at Revolutions
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Jan 25, 2021