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Leon Trotsky

Young Trotsky: The Making of a Revolutionary

Leon Trotsky was born on November 7, 1879 in the Russian village of Ianovka. This article focuses on Trotsky’s early life and his first major revolutionary experience in the failed 1905 revolution.

Jazmín Jiminez

November 9, 2017

Excerpts on the Russian Revolution

There are countless texts about the Russian Revolution. Here are five excerpts that express the hope, bravery, strength and inspiration of that process.

Left Voice

November 7, 2017

Five Myths About the Russian Revolution Debunked

Although the idea of socialism is growing in popularity, myths about the Russian Revolution persist.

Seiji Seron

November 7, 2017

Class, Party and Leadership: Lessons from the Spanish Revolution

Eighty years after the Spanish Civil War, we review one of its main lessons: the preparatory task of building revolutionary parties and leaderships in non-revolutionary periods.

Santiago Lupe

October 2, 2017

Testament of Leon Trotsky

On August 20, 1940, an assassin sent by Stalin murdered Leon Trotsky. Yet the ideas of the Russian revolutionary remain relevant 77 years after his death. Left Voice republishes the testament of the founder of the Red Army as a tribute.

Leon Trotsky

August 20, 2017

From Social Democracy to World War

In his NYT op-ed, Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara makes a key omission-- ignoring the important experience of workers' democracy created by the soviets and the Left Opposition's struggle against Stalinism, led by Leon Trotsky. It is these omissions which allow him to equate social democracy with a real democracy for the working class.

Jimena Vergara

July 17, 2017

Carrying the Torch: Revolutionary Marxism in the Neoliberal Era

A leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) talks about the theoretical and strategic basis for the actions of the PTS in the struggle for worker control at Zanon.

Christian Castillo

July 14, 2017

The Trotskyists’ Struggle Against Nazism in World War II

Today is the 72nd anniversary of V Day – the victory of the Allies in World War II. But the war wasn't fought between fascism and democracy. It was a war between imperialist powers for the redivision of the world. Trotskyists fought in many countries for the war to end with socialist revolution.

Gabriela Liszt

May 8, 2017

Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art

In 1938, André Breton and Leon Trotsky worked together on this manifesto. The final version was signed by André Breton and Diego Rivera.

André Breton

February 19, 2017