Tag: Fourth International

Leon Trotsky’s Legacy and the Present

We publish here the introduction to Marxism and Our Epoch, a collection of Leon Trotsky’s texts that are most relevant for understanding our current moment.

Reading List on the Trotskyist Fraction

Left Voice is part of an international network of revolutionary online newspapers. Here are some readings to introduce you to the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International.

Why Socialists Fight for an International Organization

Over the last two centuries, the working class has built up four different internationals. Today more than ever, socialists need an international organization. But what does that look like in practice?

Chile’s General Strike: Over a Million Reject Piñera’s Crumbs. There Is a Will to Fight for More.

The national leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Revolucionarios, a revolutionary left party in Chile, calls for a continuation of the protests until Piñera is overthrown. There are enough forces to win and to impose a free, sovereign Constituent Assembly, to discuss the urgent social problems of the day, and to do away with the legacies of Pinochet’s dictatorship.

On the Trotskyist Rudolf Klement, Assassinated by Stalinism

Rudolf Klement, secretary of the Fourth International and a companion of Leon Trotsky, was so instrumental in spreading Trotskyist ideas and arguments abroad that he became a danger to Stalin’s hegemony. Stalinist agents kidnapped him on July 12, 1938, and his body was found over a month later.

Trotsky Arrives in Havana

The thought of the Russian revolutionary was discussed on the island. Pablo Oprinari of the CEIP (Center of Studies, Research, and Publications) Leon Trotsky in Mexico City reports on a conference in Cuba.

On the Anniversary of the Fourth International’s Founding

80 years ago today, on September 3, 1938, a secret meeting took place in a house in Périgny, a small town outside of Paris. 26 delegates represented eleven revolutionary organizations from around the world. Two dozen more organizations supported the Congress even though they were unable to send representatives.

The Battles of the Trotskyist Fraction: Part 3

From February 17 to March 3, internationalist socialists from 14 countries met in Buenos Aires for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction-Fourth International (TF-FI). This is the final article in a series summarizing the main political debates.

Leon Trotsky’s Legacy and the Present

We publish here the introduction to Marxism and Our Epoch, a collection of Leon Trotsky’s texts that are most relevant for understanding our current moment.

Reading List on the Trotskyist Fraction

Left Voice is part of an international network of revolutionary online newspapers. Here are some readings to introduce you to the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International.

Why Socialists Fight for an International Organization

Over the last two centuries, the working class has built up four different internationals. Today more than ever, socialists need an international organization. But what does that look like in practice?

Chile’s General Strike: Over a Million Reject Piñera’s Crumbs. There Is a Will to Fight for More.

The national leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Revolucionarios, a revolutionary left party in Chile, calls for a continuation of the protests until Piñera is overthrown. There are enough forces to win and to impose a free, sovereign Constituent Assembly, to discuss the urgent social problems of the day, and to do away with the legacies of Pinochet’s dictatorship.

On the Trotskyist Rudolf Klement, Assassinated by Stalinism

Rudolf Klement, secretary of the Fourth International and a companion of Leon Trotsky, was so instrumental in spreading Trotskyist ideas and arguments abroad that he became a danger to Stalin’s hegemony. Stalinist agents kidnapped him on July 12, 1938, and his body was found over a month later.

Trotsky Arrives in Havana

The thought of the Russian revolutionary was discussed on the island. Pablo Oprinari of the CEIP (Center of Studies, Research, and Publications) Leon Trotsky in Mexico City reports on a conference in Cuba.

On the Anniversary of the Fourth International’s Founding

80 years ago today, on September 3, 1938, a secret meeting took place in a house in Périgny, a small town outside of Paris. 26 delegates represented eleven revolutionary organizations from around the world. Two dozen more organizations supported the Congress even though they were unable to send representatives.

The Battles of the Trotskyist Fraction: Part 3

From February 17 to March 3, internationalist socialists from 14 countries met in Buenos Aires for the 11th Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction-Fourth International (TF-FI). This is the final article in a series summarizing the main political debates.