My Disillusionment in Russia
“I saw before me the Bolshevik State, formidable, crushing every constructive revolutionary effort, suppressing, debasing, and disintegrating everything.”
Emma Goldman 1923 263p 5 x 8
In December 1919, Goldman and over two hundred other political dissidents were deported from America as part of the Red Scare of 1917-1920. Upon reaching Russia, Goldman observed the Russian Revolution for two years, eventually denouncing the Bolsheviks and their repressive state machinery entirely. This is her account.