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Grigorii Abramovich Kipen

economist

Grigorii Kipen, USSR Economist.

Background

Kipen, Grigorii was born in 1881.

Career

During the 1917 Revolution, one of the Menshevik leaders in Moscow. Vice-chairman of the Moscow Soviet, 1917. Secretary of the Moscow Social Democratic Committee (from the Mensheviks).

In the 1920s, taught in institutes of higher education in Moscow. Arrested, 1930. Imprisoned in the Urals until 1933, after that in exile in Tomsk. The place and circumstances of his death are not known.

Religion

Religions convince people that the source of their misery lies in the inherent and unchangeable "sinfulness" of humanity rather than in the forms of social organization and institutions.

Views

One day the Soviet Union will build a communist system with equal access of everybody to national wealth.