Back to the Labor Front!: The Japanese Mills Strike of 1925

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Jun 18 2020 20 mins   7

The Communist Party tries to figure out how to put the workers in the lead of the nationalist revolution, and has some initial success.

Further Reading:
Steve Smith, A Road Is Made: Communism in Shanghai, 1920-1927

Some names from this episode:
Deng Zhongxia, Leading Communist labor organizer
Li Dazhao, Co-founder of the Communist Party, often credited as China’s first Marxist
Li Lisan, Leading Communist labor organizer
Chen Duxiu, Chen Duxiu, General secretary of the Communist Party
Gregory Voitinsky, Comintern representative in China in 1925
Yang Zhihua, Communist leader in women’s movement