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Arne Swabeck

Arne Swabeck (1890–1986), born in Denmark, was a founding member of the Communist Party in the United States. He was expelled as part of the Left Opposition and went on to be a founder of the Socialist Workers Party.

Arne Swabeck and Leon Trotsky: The Negro Question in America

On February 28, 1933, Arne Swabeck of the Communist League of America met with Leon Trotsky and his secretary Pierre Frank on the island of Prinkipo in Turkey. They debated many questions, including racism in the U.S. and the right of self-determination. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.

Arne Swabeck

August 16, 2020