The Road to Red October

The Bolsheviks and Working Class Power




Below we reprint a pamphlet which was originally published by Workers Power, a predecessor organization of the Revolutionary Communist International Tendency, in 1987.








1. When women set Russia ablaze


2. Lenin re-arms the party


3. All power to the Soviets


4. Dual power in the factories


5. The July Days


6. The Bolsheviks – mass party of the working class


7. Lenin’s struggle for the insurrection


8. The October insurrection


Appendix: ‘From words to deeds’ by Leon Trotsky