Since the collapse of the Stalinist regimes in the former USSR and
Eastern Europe, we have witnessed the transformation of the former mass
parties of the working class, the labour and social democratic parties,
into fully-fledged capitalist parties.
VLADIMIR LENIN, the main leader of the Russian revolution, made the
following insightful observation in mid-1917: “During the lifetime of
great revolutionaries, the oppressing classes constantly hounded them,
received their theories with the most savage malice, the most furious
hatred, and the most unscrupulous...