Trotskyism

El Salvador: Another Popular Front - What about revolution?

A critical article on the strategy and composition of national liberation movement of El Salvador.

Alliance for Workers' Liberty: Part of Capitalism's Left Wing

It is because the AWL appears to attract a number of genuine young militants who are seeking change that we have decided to examine here their politics and activity.

Harry Cleaver debates Hillel Ticktin: on capitalism's present crisis... danger and opportunity

A debate organised by Radical Chains and London Notes in the 1990s

Trotskyism and the War in Syria

The casual observer might think that Trotskyism has been quite consistent in its views on the Syrian war but in fact there are almost as many positions on the war as there are Trotskyist groups. And this is no accident. Before we look at the stance that various Trotskyist groups have taken on the Syrian war it is useful to provide a brief overview of Trotsky and Trotskyism.

Roots of the Workers World Party - Ken Lawrence

Historical background on the origins of the still-extant Workers World Party. For a summary of their current status see Where's the Winter Palace.

One Step Beyond - Smash the Revolutionary Communist Party

Caption: "What's a pretty comrade like you want to read the minutes for"

A 1998 pamphlet, originally published by Nottingham Anarchist News. The RCP went on to be called Living Marxism, now connected to the Institute of Ideas and Spiked Online.

A Worker’s Message From Poland And The Ghetto: “Socialism Lives and Will Dominate the World”

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The second private letter from a German worker and soldier active in the underground socialist movement in Germany, sent to a friend in the United States and published in The Militant in 1942. This one recounts the three weeks that the author spent in Warsaw at the end of 1941, explaining the situation in occupied Poland and the socialist movement there.

Letter From A Worker In The German Underground

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The first private letter from a German worker and soldier active in the underground socialist movement in Germany, sent to a friend in the United States and published in The Militant in 1942. It describes the political situation in Nazi Germany at the time, and how the socialists tried to counter Nazi propaganda and make links with socialists of other nationalities.

Militancy: highest stage of alienation - Part 2

Le Militantisme : stade suprême de l'aliénation

Published in France 2 years after part 1, part 2 puts part 1 in into the political context it was published in and expands on its themes.

ISOnuts: one stop activism and the gentrification of the left

An Activist enters the bizarre and alienating world of the International Socialist Organization.