#AllThatsLeftPod: A History of the U.S. Revolutionary Left and Trotskyism
In this episode of the podcast, we're joined by historian Bryan Palmer to discuss the origins of the U.S. revolutionary left and Trotskyism, James P. Cannon, and socialists' role in class struggle in the 1920s and 30s.
Left VoiceFebruary 6, 2023
Trotskyists in France Are Reconstituting a Fighting Revolutionary Left. There Are Important Lessons for the United States
The Far Left in France, which has grown complacent at best and has crossed the class line at worst, is being resuscitated with revolutionary politics thanks to the efforts of Révolution Permanente — which include launching a new organization. There are lessons for the United States in what has happened in France and in the opportunities to come.
Scott CooperJune 23, 2022
Workers of the World Unite: Why Socialists Need to Build International Organizations
On May Day Left Voice will be participating in an international May Day rally. 14 countries, six languages, but one message: we won't pay for this crisis. Why is internationalism so important to socialists and why do socialists need an international organization?
Julia WallaceApril 30, 2020
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?
Nathaniel FlakinFebruary 15, 2020
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.
Pablo TorresOctober 24, 2019
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.
Leah MuñozJuly 12, 2019