The first booklet of this platform makes a general survey of the world situation and draws its main characteristics.
To begin with, it deals with the countries that belonged to the former Eastern Bloc, in order to understand that they were far from socialism and communism – rather they were under state-capitalism, and this state-capitalism failed.
Later, we shall examine the so-called “Third World” countries – in fact dominated by imperialism. A domination which is still alive and kicking, and which holds on, thanks to the help of the local bourgeoisies of these very countries, and also thanks to humanitarian aid.
At last, this booklet deals with our countries of “liberal democracy”, where the exploitation and the alienation of a multi-national working class is still fierce, where periods of crisis follow periods of expansion and vice versa in a permanently restructuring capitalism.
Booklet #2 starts taking stock of the so-called socialist countries. It shows how revolution has degenerated into its opposite and how a new bourgeoisie came to existence in the economy, the State and the Party. It shows that the most important thing that must be done after the revolutionary seizure of power is to understand that a period of transition begins wherein the class struggle continues in all fields of the economy and of politics, toward the abolition of all privileges.
Therefore, it deals with what democracy is in a society full of upheavals ; with the importance of a vanguard party which shows the way to go, though without substituting for the masses, for it is the masses who must rule.
In the end, it deals with the necessary bond between all anti-imperialist revolutions and with the role of a new International to be rebuilt.
As a conclusion, it explains why Voie Prolétarienne claims to be Marxist, Leninist and Maoist.
CONTENTS OF THE BOOKLET #1
100 - FAILURE IN THE EAST
110 - IN THE EAST, IT WAS NOT COMMUNISM
111 - In the USSR, it was not communism, but state-capitalism.
112 - The exploited are still exploited.
120 - AN ALTERNATIVE IS NECESSARY ! BUT WHICH ?
121 - The collapse of the USSR : an illusion is vanishing.
122 - The alternative has still to be built.
200 - IMPERIALISM IS THE MAIN ONE TO BLAME FOR THE SUFFERINGS OF THE DOMINATED COUNTRIES.
210 - IS “IMPERIALISM” AN EXAGGERATED WORD ?
211 - Imperialism is first an economic and financial domination.
212 - Imperialism is a technological and cultural domination.
213 - Imperialism is a military domination.
214 - Imperialism is a political domination.
215 - Imperialism is all this.
220 - IN DOMINATED COUNTRIES TOO, THERE ARE EXPLOITERS AND EXPLOITED.
221 - Ruling classes have a very narrow margin of action.
222 - The exploited : undertakers of imperialism.
230 - HUMANITARIANISM : A NEW JUSTIFICATION OF IMPERIALISM.
231 - Democracy and dictatorship : two winning cards in the same hand.
232 - NGOs : one of the new masks for reformism.
240 - IMPERIALISM AND ITS UNDERTAKERS.
241 - A huge revolutionary potential.
300 - “LIBERAL DEMOCRACY” IS DICTATORSHIP OF CAPITAL.
310 - IN THE WEST, THE ECONOMIC WAR IS INTENSIFYING.
311 - Instability, reorganization and war.
312 - A “crisis” or an ordinary economic war ?
313 - In the West, the crisis is not only economic.
320 - ALWAYS MORE EXPLOITATION AND OPPRESSION FOR WORKERS.
321 - An old exploitation that takes renewed forms.
330 - ALIENATION AND HOLD OF CAPITAL ON OUR WHOLE LIFE.
331 - But the capitalistic domination does not end at the factory’s gates.
332 - Alienation and exploitation : two sides of capitalist domination.
340 - HAS THE LABOUR CLASS BEEN BOURGEOISIFIED ?
341 - Chauvinism has objective bases.
342 - The labour aristocracy.
343 - Anti-imperialism : an essential axis of our fight.
350 - DEMOCRACY FOR BOURGEOISIE, NOT FOR WORKERS !
351 - Democratic : the bourgeois State is so only for the bourgeoisie.
352 - A democracy each day harder on the exploited.
360 - THIS SOCIETY IS UNACCEPTABLE ! BUT HOW CAN IT BE TRANSFORMED ?
361 - A society unacceptable to the majority.
362 - The alternative would be :
363 - How can these goals be reached ?
CONTENTS OF THE BOOKLET #2
400 - WHICH SOCIETY DO WE WANT ?
410 - WE DO NOT WANT CAPITALISM ANYMORE
411 - A global and radical struggle
412 - Changing society : this old idea is still up to date
420 - TO CHANGE THIS WORLD, LET US DRAW THE LESSONS FROM FAILURES !
421 - This was not socialism…
422 - There will be no step toward communism without the carrying out of the class struggle
430 - NO NEW WORLD WITHOUT DEMOCRACY, WITHOUT DICTATORSHIP OF PROLETARIAT
431 - Democracy always has a class character
432 - Dictatorship of the working class : a condition for the democracy of workers
433 - The party must lead ; but not administer everything
440 - WITHOUT REVOLUTIONARY VIOLENCE, NO LABOUR POWER.
441 - Revolutionary violence is inevitable
442 - The various forms of revolutionary violence are defined by the different social situations
443 - After the revolution, the arming of the working class is still a condition for its power
450 - REVOLUTION IS A WORLD PROCESS
451 - The victory of the anti-colonial struggles has not made imperialist domination disappear
452 - The revolutionary struggle : a unique goal, different paths
453 - Revolutions must back each other up
454 - The necessity of an International
460 - MARXISM, LENINISM AND MAOISM : TOOLS TO CHANGE THE WORLD
461 - Voie Prolétarienne is a Marxist organization
462 - Voie Prolétarienne is a Leninist organization
463 - Voie Prolétarienne is a Maoist organization
470 - RETHINKING REVOLUTION
471 - According to Voie Prolétarienne, Marxism, Leninism and Maoism are not dogmatic references which would be used to veil an incapacity to think by ourselves