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Traces of Trotsky

The grandson and great-granddaughters of the assassinated revolutionary leader, survivors of the family extermination, have followed important scientific and artistic careers in Mexico and the United States. By Paul de Llano - El País.   On a sunny morning, Esteban Volkov looks at the junk piled in the courtyard of his house,...

Preface to The Revolt of 1936-1939 in Palestine, by Ghassan Kanafani

It is an honor for us to bring to the Brazilian audience this article by the Palestinian revolutionary Ghassan Kanafani. Born in 1936 and assassinated by the Mossad (Israeli secret service) in July 8, 1972 in Beirut, Lebanon, he is best known across the world for his literary works,...

Turkey: The beginning of the “Raki Effect”?

In 1994, the Mexican financial crisis had a strong international impact called the “tequila effect”. Currently, the crisis lived by the Turkish currency (lira) also begins to expand to other countries. Has the “raki effect” began? By: Alejandro Iturbe The current crisis of the Turkish lira was triggered by the announcement...

The Third International and Its Place in History

Written: 15 April, 1919 First Published: Published in May 1919; Published according to the manuscript. Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, 4th English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1972 Volume 29, pages 305-313 Written: V. I. Lenin Translated: George Hanna   The imperialists of the Entente countries are blockading Russia in an effort to cut off the Soviet Republic, as a...

45 years of the Carnation Revolution: “people are the ones who put more order”

On April 25, 1974, 45 years ago, a military uprising unleashed the Portuguese Revolution, the last to date in Western Europe. By Juan P. The military uprising was led by a section of the army that opposed the continuation of the colonial war. At that time, Portugal sustained Angola, Mozambique and...

How revolutionaries are formed*

Dear Comrade Paz, To the joint letter - which I do not have to characterise as would be proper in my reply since I am sure I will be collaborating with the majority of the signers, who signed by mistake - you add a private letter that gives me the...

International Women’s Day – A Militant Celebration

Women’s Day or Working Women’s Day is a day of international solidarity and a day for reviewing the strength and organization of proletarian women. But this is not a special day for women alone. The 8th of March is a historic and memorable day for the workers and peasants, for...

77 years later: to continue Trotsky’s battle is to reconstruct the IV International

On the 100-years anniversary of the Russian Revolution, and the 77th anniversary of Leon Trotsky’s murder by a Stalinist agent, Trotsky’s legacy is more current than ever. The financial crisis of capitalism, similar or worst to that of 1929, and with the current social situation of the masses in...

Could the Bolsheviks Have Seized the Power in July? [Part III]

León Trotsky Chapter 26 - The History of the Russian Revolution https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1930/hrr/ch26.htm   The demonstration forbidden by the government and the Executive Committee had been a colossal one. On the second day not less than five hundred thousand people participated. Sukhanov, who cannot find words strong enough for the “blood and filth” of...

The Legacy Of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X And The Crisis Of Pacifism And Racialism

By Wilson Honório da Silva (National Education Secretariat of PSTU - Brazil) and Américo Gomes (National Leadership of PSTU).   In the previous article we draw a line of the decade before the foundation, in October 15th of 1966, of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, rising some questions specifically regarding...

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