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Trotskyism

Inheritance and Situation: Interview with New Generation of Revolutionary Marxists in China

Left Voice spoke with Stone Song and Ji Hengge, Trotskyists in China who translated and published the first Chinese edition of The History of American Trotskyism by James P. Cannon

Left Voice

April 6, 2016

Behind the Scenes of the Revolt

In 1968 there was an upsurge in class struggle in many parts of the world – including in Germany. The Trotskyist movement in West Germany actively participated in the revolt, but did not benefit much from it. What were the German Trotskyists doing in '68? Why couldn't they rally important sectors of the revolutionary youth around their banner? The following is a study on Trotskyist policies before and after '68 with some lessons for today.

Nathaniel Flakin

February 17, 2016

Long on Rhetoric, Short on Detail: The Communist Party of Australia and the Hutchison Ports Dispute

The dispute that began in August 2015 with the sacking of 97 dock workers has been resolved. After months of negotiations between Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) and Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) representatives, a round of voluntary redundancies has occurred and a new enterprise agreement is now in place. The Communist Party of Australia (CPA), has printed its ‘analysis’ of this dispute, an analysis that is short on detail about the final outcome and long on windy rhetoric and Stalinist-style attacks against the so-called “ultra-left”.

Sean Robertson

February 16, 2016

For a Movement for a Revolutionary Socialist International – The Fourth International

This manifesto was approved by the Eighth International Conference of the Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth International, in August 2013 in Buenos Aires. Manifesto in PDF format

[Dossier] “The Crisis of the Revolution and the Tasks of the Proletariat” (previously unpublished)

NOTE: This is the third of three linked documents on Left Oppositionists in a Russian Prison. The brief introductory reading guide is here. The political introduction to the series of three is here. An academic article explaining the origin of the prison text is here. We present, for the first time in English, translated from […]

Left Voice

January 1, 1917

[Dossier] The Struggle of the Trotskyists in the Soviet Union: An Alternative to Stalinism

NOTE: This is the first of three linked documents on Left Oppositionists in a Russian Prison. The brief introductory reading guide is here. An academic article explaining the origin of the prison text is here. The final document — the text from the imprisoned Left Oppositionists in the 1930s — is here. This year is […]

Guillermo Iturbide

January 1, 1917

[Dossier] The Soviet Left Opposition and the Discovery of the Verkhneuralsk Prison Booklets

NOTE: This is the second of three linked documents on Left Oppositionists in a Russian Prison. The brief introductory reading guide is here. The political introduction to the series of three is here. The final document –— the text from the imprisoned Left Oppositionists in the 1930s — is here. In this article, historian Aleksandr […]

Aleksandr Fokin

January 1, 1917