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,...

The Cheka: Sword and Shield of the Revolution

After seizing the power, the Soviet government understood there were two great battlefronts to face the counter-revolution in the context of the Civil War. A “foreign front” in the military field, against the White Army and the imperialist troops. A conflict that reached 21 countries, with Czarist officials, international...

Stokely Carmichael And The First Steps Of The Panther

  The stories of the main symbol and the most notorious slogan of the Black Panthers deserve to be known. Even though they are previous to the foundation of the group, both of them are related with Stokely Carmichael (1941-98) who, years later, also became one of the principal names...

Sabra and Shatila Massacre: 35 years after, an open wound

On September, it is the 35 anniversary of the massacre in the refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila, in East Beirut, Lebanon. Almost three thousand Palestinians were murdered with cruelty, shocking the whole world. Even today, the wound is still open. In both places, the memory of the massacres...

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,...

The International Marxist Tendency: from Permanent Entryism to the Abandonment of the Proletarian Dictatorship

The history of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT) is mixed up with the history of its founder, Ted Grant, considered by his supporters one of the greatest Marxist theorists and by English Trotskyists who did not share his trajectory as objectivist and politically centrist. By Marcos Margarido. Edward "Ted" Grant was...

The morals and the construction of PSTU

A political party is not defined just by its program and statutes, but by its morals. The PSTU militants can look back with pride to our trajectory on this field, and proudly compare our party with the rest of the left tendencies. By José Welmowicki.   Evidently, the party members are and...

The July Days: Culmination and Rout – Part II

León Trotsky Chapter 25 - The History of the Russian Revolution https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1930/hrr/ch25.htm From that moment the direct leadership of the movement passed conclusively into the hands of the Petrograd committee of the party, whose chief force as an agitator was Volodarsky. The task of mobilizing the garrison was assigned to the Military...

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