The SSNA is the result of many months of hard work and many years of hopeful emulation. In London, in 1991, the Stalin Society-UK was formed as an organization whose stated goal was to refute anti- communist and anti-Stalin libels and slanders through rigorous scholarly research and vigorous debate. Over the years, the Stalin Society-UK has contributed a number of very influential and well-received articles dealing with the Stalin Period of Soviet history, and has conducted and sponsored numerous education events, forums, and symposia. The success of the Stalin Society in Britain made many of us on this side of the Atlantic wish that we had a similar organization on these shores.

Well, on March 8, 2014, that became a reality. The Stalin Society of North America held its Founding Congress in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We hope to not only continue in the tradition of our British comrades, but to expand and deepen the work of reclaiming the history that was stolen from us. Our aim is nothing less the overturning of the Cold War anti-communist historical paradigm; and the restoration of history’s original – and correct – verdict of Joseph Stalin as one of the titans of the 20th century and one of the central figures in the history of progressive humankind. But we are not merely a collection of antiquarians and this is not just a historical society. Our mission is consciously and proactively political. To defend Stalin is to defend socialism; to stand up for a better, a more just and humane world. By defaming Stalin, conservative and anti-communist historians and commentators have attempted to demonstrate that no alternative to capitalism is possible, and that attempt to establish such an alternative will fail, monstrously so, in fact.

We say, “no!” We say that a new world is not only possible, but practical, indeed necessary; and we say that the successes and achievements of the world communist movement, and particularly the Stalin era in the USSR are there as proof. Through research, scholarship, and reasoned argument we seek to popularize that proof and reestablish that truth, once shared by millions, that socialism is the road to human progress, fulfillment, and freedom.

The SSNA is, and likely will always be, a work in progress. We will constantly expand and broaden our work. So, please come and visit us often. We hope, through the dissemination of printed information, educational events, and visual and audio media to serve as a virtual Stalin library and museum. There is much here already; but much more will always be arriving.

Our doors are open. Come on in!

Alfonso Casal
Chairperson, The Stalin Society of North America

shit tankies say


  • Tienanmen was organized by liberals
  • The DPRK is an ideal Marxist-Leninist State
  • Trans women destroy the female image
  • The only person Stalin killed was Trotsky
  • Fascism is not that bad
  • Hussein was an anti-fascist
  • Gay people aren’t killed in Iran

Yeah, the only problem is that literally no one says any of this. I don’t think anyone who thinks this is funny or correct knows what “tankies” are. This post is ridiculous.

Also, Stalin didn’t kill Trotsky.



From: On the Draft Constitution of the U.S.S.R.
By: Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin
Published: Women and Communism, Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1950;

Constitution of the U.S.S.R., Article 122:

Women in the U.S.S.R. are accorded equal rights with men in all spheres of…



* Comment from
* I post the following two documents from the
* International Working Men’s Association,
* which Marx and Engels were both a part of,
* to illustrate a move towards a Leninist-like
* conception of a Vanguard Party within

Drew my coworker looking at inventory and prices.

Drew my coworker looking at inventory and prices.



From: Lenin’s Collected Works, 4th English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1965, Volume 30, page 371-372
By: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Published: Pravda, February 22, 1920

Comrades, the elections to the Moscow Soviet show that the Party of the Communists is gaining strength…


"There will be no cup"

To demonstrate opposition to the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup, protests, strikes and direct actions have been sweeping Brazil in massive numbers. Occupying a space next to Arena Corinthians in São Paolo, where the first match will be held, over 10,000 people are protesting in the name of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement (MTST). Around the rest of Brazil, such as in Rio de Janeiro, countless others are organizing smaller protests against the government. 

Their slogan is #NãoVaiTerCopa, or “There will be no Cup.” MTST coordinator Maria das Dores Cirqueira summarizes their grievances telling the LA Times, “When the government told us we would host the World Cup, we hoped there would be improvements for us. But they aren’t putting on a Cup for the people, they’re putting on a Cup for the gringos.”

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From: On Authority
By: Frederick Engels
Published: 1874 in the Italian, Almanacco Republicano

Why do the anti-authoritarians not confine themselves to crying out against political authority, the state? All Socialists are agreed that the political state, and with it political…

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