Mon Jan 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Leon Trotsky

Special | Trotsky’s Prediction of the Restoration of Capitalism in the USSR

When the dissolution of the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) was declared in December 1991, a debate began that has continued until today about the causes of the...

Online course: Theory of the Permanent Revolution in English – 09/18

The Center for Marxist Education David Riazanov will offer a new course on the...

Online course: Theory of the Permanent Revolution in English – 09/18

The Center for Marxist Education David Riazanov will offer a new course on the...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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 July Days: Preparation and Beginning – Part I

León Trotsky Chapter 24 - The History of the Russian Revolution https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1930/hrr/ch24.htm   Introduction In the introduction to the previous chapter of The History of the Russian Revolution on...

Hue and Cry Over Kronstadt

  Leon Trotsky Written: January 15, 1938. First Published: The New International, Vol. 4 No. 4, April 1938, pp. 103–106. Source: MIA (Marxist Internet Archive) ** During the last months of 1920 and...

The Soviet Congress and the June Demonstration

  The chapter of The History of the Russian Revolution we reproduce here debates the successes of June 1917 (considering the old Russian Julian calendar)....

100 Years Of The Russian Revolution: Dual Power

Chapter 11 - The History of the Russian Revolution Volume One: The Overthrow of Tzarism Leon Trotsky. Source: www.marxists.org   What constitutes the essence of a dual power?  We must pause upon...

Testament of Leon Trotsky

My high (and still rising) blood pressure is deceiving those near me about my actual condition. I am active and able to work but...

77 years of Trotsky’s murder

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...

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...

Trotsky explains the criteria to develop the program

From 1933, with the victory of Hitler in Germany (largely by the responsibility of the III Stalinist International), Trotsky called to build a new...

Trotsky on the construction of a Workers’ Party in the United States

   The presidential candidacy of Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Party from the USA and the good results he is obtaining have opened...

Trotsky’s Tribute to Lenin

 A few days ago, January the 21st, it was the 92th anniversary of Lenin's death (1924). We publish a hardly known text written...

Leon Trotsky’s brief biography 70 years after his assassination

Lev Davidovitch Bronstein was born on October 26th, 1879 (on the same day that, 38 years later, the October insurrection would triumph), in the...