Rick Turner: A Biographical Introduction

Rick Turner
Rick Turner

Rick Turner was a South African philosopher and trade unionist who was assassinated in Durban in 1978. He had a significant influence on a generation of activists introducing ideas around participatory democracy and charting a democratic course independent of both the Stalinist and Trotskyist left at the time.

Submitted by red jack on December 5, 2016

The attached text is a biographical introduction to Turner written by Tony Morphet. It was first published as a new introduction to Turner's book The Eye of the Needle