In This Review

Stalin's Russia and the Crisis in Socialism
Stalin's Russia and the Crisis in Socialism
By Max Eastman
Norton, 1940, 284 pp

Mr. Eastman has for a number of years been trying to ascertain and expound the real truth about the Communist experiment in Russia. In the pursuit of this object he has been among the vanguard of those who believe that Marxism, as a religion and a social pattern, has its serious shortcomings and that Stalin's dictatorship represents a serious setback for the Socialist ideal.