Iskra. No. 21 (July 1st, 1902). Vladimir Lenin.

Iskra. No. 21 (July 1st, 1902)

Stuttgart: Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party, 1902. 8p. newspaper, "Spark," whose motto was “A single spark can start a prairie fire.” Printed on thin stock (very light paper, with low acid content, sometimes called Bible paper; this made the publication light and easy to smuggle into Russia). Penciled numerals in upper left corner, some crossed out. Horizontal fold crease, some other corner creasing and handling wear; rubberstamp of the Russian Social Democratic Workers' Party with clasped hands.

Page one consists of the Program of the RSDP. There is an extensive discussion of a general strike in Belgium, with a description of the politics of the Catholic workers involved. There is an exposition of the party's position on enfranchisement of the peasants. Following is the usual excerpt from "Our New Life"

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