Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich 1888-1938. Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet politician who advocated gradual agricultural collectivization. He was executed for treason after the last of the Moscow "show trials” of the 1930s.

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  • n. Bolshevik leader in Russia who advocated gradual collectivism of the farms; was executed in a purge by Stalin (1888-1938)

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Examples

  • "Bukharin is not only a most valuable and major theorist of the Party; he is also rightly considered the favourite of the whole Party, but his theoretical views can be classified as fully Marxist only with great reserve, for there is something scholastic about him (he has never made a study of the dialectics, and, I think, never fully understood it)."

    Deja Vu

  • Rehabilitation of non-Stalinist Marxist thinkers such as Bukharin has occurred with the devious intent of providing variant and more congenial interpretations of Marxist principles....

    Making the History of 1989

  • Since last August an international campaign has been conducted to gain signatures on a petition to the Soviet government to exonerate and rehabilitate the victims of the Moscow Trials of the 1930s, who included leaders of the Russian Revolution such as Bukharin, Kamenev, Radek, Trotsky, Zinoviev, and others.

    Moscow Trials Victims

  • At that time, Bukharin was attached to me in his characteristic "Bukharin" way, half hysterically, half childishly.

    My Life

  • Nikolai Bukharin, a leading Communist ideologue, depicts Stalin with a giant, exaggerated nose and his trademark pipe.

    Moscow museum puts Lenin's Jewish roots on display

  • I hope you will write more about Daw Suu -- we are very worried about this kangaroo court trial she is being subjected to -- like the Stalinist trials of the 1920s against Bukharin and others.

    A Letter from Alice Walker to Aung San Suu Kyi

  • However, Marxists also have definitions for state-capitalism and state-socialism and without recognizing it, Lenin and Bukharin both admitted that state directed "capitalism" was essentially the same as socialism, just with a different guy at the helm.

    Four Types of Capitalism, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Bukharin touted the NEP to peasants by telling them “Enrich yourselves!”.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Reform Cabinet for Nigeria

  • After Lenin died in 1924, Trotsky appealed to Nicolai Bukharin, a fellow Politburo member, to speak out against the anti-Semitic Party members working for Stalin who had begun "hinting" Deutscher's word that Trotsky had better give way to "native and genuine Russian socialism."

    A Jewish Revolutionary

  • See, even your fellow traveler Bukharin acknowledged the potency of the Austrian School.

    Three notes for the critics of the critics of apologists for Wal-Mart

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