The Split in the Socialist World


  • Leo Huberman
  • Paul M. Sweezy



History, Imperialism, Marxism


The Review of the Month in the December, 1961, issue of MR was on the subject of the Sino-Soviet dispute. Since then a lot has happened, and a large amount of new or previously relatively inaccessible material has been published. In the light of these developments, we have to say quite frankly that our earlier analysis of the dispute does not stand up. It contains serious inaccuracies, the emphases are misplaced, and it now seems to us that the conclusions are untenable. But much more serious, the whole argument rested on a misconception of what the dispute is all about.

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