The fall of Stalinism from 1989 to 1991 changed the world. Listen here
to the introductions to debates at Socialism 2009 about the collapse of
the Soviet Union and the mass movements in the former Stalinist east
German state (GDR) in 1989 which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
did Stalinism collapse in the Soviet Union? What are the consequences?
- Peter Taaffe, General Secretary of the Socialist Party (CWI England
could the working class have taken power? - Bob Labi, Committee for
a Workers’ International