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Leon Trotsky

Meetings, events and demonstrations

03 February 2007
Meetings And Events

Meetings, events and demonstrations

27 January 2007
Meetings And Events

Meetings, events and demonstrations

20 January 2007
Meetings And Events

Meetings, events and demonstrations

13 January 2007
Meetings And Events

Tony Cliff: How were Third World revolutions deflected?

14 October 2006
Last week I discussed how Leon Trotsky’s followers were thrown into confusion when the reality of the world after 1945 failed to fit with Trotsky’s predictions.

Ted Grant 1913-2006

29 July 2006
Ted Grant, who died last week, was one of the last survivors of the generation of Trotskyists who inherited the movement after the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky’s murder in 1940.


25 June 2005

Portuguese Left Bloc has deep roots among workers

12 March 2005
When the results were announced the right wing prime minister complained in his resignation speech that it was not proper in a civilised country that "Trotskyists" should come within one percent of defeating the Christian Democrats.

Trotsky on anti-Nazi assassin Herschel Grynszpan

19 February 2005
Herschel Grynszpan, a young Jewish man, assassinated a Nazi diplomat in the German embassy in Paris on 7 November 1938.

An interview with David King: Why Trotsky’s picture lay hidden for 70 years

12 February 2005
David King, art historian of the truth about the Russian revolution, sadly died last week. As part of his work, David salvaged photographs of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. His aim was to stop Trotsky being erased from the history of the revolution, as he explained to Socialist Worker in this interview in 2005.

Trotsky’s Literature and Revolution: culture is part of the struggle for socialism

15 January 2005
It might seem strange that, in 1922 and 1923, when the Russian Revolution was still fighting for its life, Leon Trotsky, having refused to accept the office of vice-premier in the new government, devoted an entire book, Literature and Revolution, to artistic questions.

Understanding modern capitalism

26 April 2003
Marxist Theory After Trotsky Tony Cliff £12.99 (introductory offer) Bookmarks

In the Blue House: a bright tale of dark days

23 March 2002
If you are looking for an intelligent political novel you should definitely pick up a copy of In the Blue House by Meaghan Delahunt. It is a fictional account of the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky's last years in exile in Mexico.

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