Link: “The Anti-Colonial Revolt Was Key to Lenin’s Vision of Revolution

Original post found at: https://jacobinmag.com/2021/03/lenin-imperialism-anti-colonialism-empire/

Lenin reacted to revolution in China with a spate of articles describing ‘backward Europe and advanced Asia,’ deliberately mocking and upending the colonial binary between the civilized and the barbarous. He wanted the Russian Revolution to spread to Germany, but he wanted it to spread to India, too.

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