Trotskyism

Keir Starmer: From 'Marxist' to 'Cop in an expensive suit' - Mark Kosman

Three months on from Sir Keir Starmer’s accession to the Labour leadership, we now have a better idea of how he wants to lead what is still officially called ‘Her Majesty’s Most Loyal Opposition’.

In Memory of Mateusz

We have received the tragic news that Mateusz (also known online as Gepetto, Antoni Lulek and Feliks Domański) has succumbed to his depression. He was only in his mid-twenties.

Building the Revolutionary Party? - Geoff Foote

An article by Geoff Foote critically examining the idea of a "revolutionary party". This article was first published by the Organisation of Revolutionary Anarchists in Libertarian Communist Review #1, and then made available online by the Struggle.ws website.

Democracy and the SWP

Democracy and the SWP

We do not agree with their politics but reproduce this for reference.

Splits of the Socialist Workers Party (Britain)

Esme Choonara, Amy Leather, Candy Udwin, Maxine Bowler, 2013 Disputes Committee

We do not agree with their politics but reproduce this for reference.

Notable splits and departures from the Socialist Workers Party in Britain (and some notable international splits) in chronological order including key figures. The list shows a history of active members' serious complaints about the organisation and how it is organised. The issues are repeated since the formation of the SWP which should raise questions about the much-vaunted SWP model of ‘building the party’ especially for those unfamiliar with the party and its history.

On the Establishment of the Group “Emancipación”

We have been asked from several quarters to give our views on the new group, Emancipación. As a context for our reflections we start with a brief summary of our guidelines for debating, orienting and regrouping the world’s revolutionary forces.

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.