Fifty years after Chile’s horrific September 11 coup, its political relevance is becoming ever more urgent as the specter of dictatorship once again haunts the political life of Latin America.
Leon Trotsky was the most significant figure in the history of socialism during the first four decades of the twentieth century, and his legacy remains the critical and indispensable theoretical and political foundation of the ongoing contemporary struggle for the victory of world socialism.
Gary Tyler, a class-war prisoner from Destrehan, Louisiana, was framed up at the age of 16 for a murder he did not commit and incarcerated for nearly 42 years. He is now an artist and mentor of ex-prisoners.
Vilnius, once known as the “Jerusalem of Europe,” was the site of some of the largest and most barbaric massacres in the history of the Nazi-led destruction of European Jewry.
The International Committee of the Fourth International is deeply saddened by the passing on the evening of June 16 of Esteban Volkov, the grandson of Leon Trotsky. He was 97 years old.
Workers, who are today confronted with the unfolding maelstrom of a new imperialist redivision of the world, the buildup of fascist forces, social counterrevolution and an ongoing pandemic and climate catastrophe, have a tremendous amount to learn from the heroic but also tragic experience of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the Holocaust.
Dunera boys in Orange, the images and music of anti-Nazi refugees persecuted by British and Australian authorities
In World War II, Canberra signed a deal with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to incarcerate thousands of Jewish refugees from Nazi-controlled Germany, Austria and eastern Europe, in remote Australian prison camps.
This is the speech by World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board Chairman David North given on Sunday, August 20, honoring the life and political legacy of Leon Trotsky.
The penetration of GPU agents into the Fourth International played a fatal role in the assassination of Trotsky.
Trotsky spent the critical years of his exile on Prinkipo writing masterpieces and organizing the Left Opposition in the Communist International all over the world.
The event reflects the objective change that has been underway for some time in the relationship between Trotskyism and the international working class.
The event “An Island at the Centre of World History: Leon Trotsky on Prinkipo” on August 20 attracted a lot of interest and raised Trotsky as a living figure in the debates on history and politics in recent weeks.
The Socialist Equality Party Summer School, held between July 30 and August 4, was animated by the understanding that the assimilation of the history of the Trotskyist movement is the basis for a theoretically guided practice.
SEP 2023 Summer School Opening Report
Leon Trotsky and the Struggle for Socialism in the Epoch of Imperialist War and Socialist Revolution
The following report was delivered by David North, national chairman of the Socialist Equality Party (US) and chairman of the World Socialist Web Site, to the opening session of the SEP summer school last week.
SEP 2023 Summer School Lecture
This lecture on the origins of the Fourth International was delivered by Clara Weiss and Johannes Stern at the 2023 SEP (US) international Summer School.
SEP 2023 Summer School Lecture
The Origins of Pabloite Revisionism, the Split Within the Fourth International and the Founding of the International Committee
This lecture was delivered by Joseph Kishore, the national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (US), to the SEP (US) International Summer School, held between July 30 and August 4, 2023.
The pamphlet, which presents a criticism of critical race theory and identity politics from the left, is now available from Mehring Books.
More than one hundred years after the formation of his Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), Marcus Garvey's legacy remains highly relevant in the struggle to overcome efforts to divide the working class along racial lines.
The 1619 Project and the New York Times’ promotion of the racialist ideology of Ukrainian nationalism
The racialist historical revisionism of the Times and the racialist ideology of the Ukrainian neo-Nazis share a common premise: the mythological reimagining of history as a struggle of “the nation” and “the race.”
New York University hosts segregated “anti-racism workshops”: The logic of identity politics exposed
The workshop demonstrates that the logic of identity politics is not to eliminate prejudice, but to enshrine it as the central axis of society.