Why Is the New Anticapitalist Party in France Trying to Kick Out its Left Wing?
The New Anticapitalist Party (NPA) in France is in crisis, as the leadership attempts to kick out the principal left-wing opposition. This is important for the international Left — but not necessarily easy to understand. An FAQ about the NPA’s crisis.
Nathaniel FlakinJune 10, 2021
Permanent Revolution in Iran
The revolution that began 42 years ago offers lessons for how to beat imperialism and reactionary governments.
Maryam AlanizFebruary 7, 2021
An Introduction to Trotsky’s Theory of Permanent Revolution
First introduced over a hundred years ago, Leon Trotsky’s theory of Permanent Revolution remains a vital tool for understanding the world today. The theory shows that only the working class can lead a socialist revolution, and is an antidote to many who now claim that we can rely on bourgeois forces to take us half way there.
Kate FreySeptember 22, 2020
What Is Trotskyism?
Today is the 80th anniversary of the murder of Leon Trotsky. Though he was killed at the hands of Stalinism, revolutionaries carry on his legacy. Here is an introduction to his ideas.
Tatiana CozzarelliAugust 21, 2020
Leon Trotsky Lives on in Our American Struggle
Today marks 80 years since the murder of Leon Trotsky in Mexico, at the hand of an assassin sent by Joseph Stalin, as he sat at his desk reviewing an article his killer had written.
Scott CooperAugust 21, 2020
When Imperialism Lost: The United Army of Central America and the Defeat of the Filibusters
In 1856, the combined forces of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala beat back U.S.-backed filibuster William Walker’s attacks from Nicaragua.
Rob LyonsAugust 11, 2018
Central America and the Permanent Revolution, Part 1: The Origins
This is the first article in a series that aims to analyze the perspectives of revolutionary processes in Central America using the concept of permanent revolution.
Rob LyonsJuly 9, 2018
Memories of the Future
The Russian revolution is not old and dead history; socialists can learn central lessons from the working class revolution 100 years ago. What are these lessons?
Christian CastilloMarch 28, 2018
Permanent Revolution in 1917 Russia and Today
The theory of the permanent revolution can serve as a guide for action for working-class politics, internationalism and strategy for socialism.
Juan CJanuary 11, 2018