Yevgeni Preobrazhensky (1886-1937), was a Bolshevik, economist, and one-time member of the Trotskyist Left Opposition against Stalin.
Chen Duxiu (1879-1942) was a founder of Chinese Communism and, later, a Trotskyist critic of Stalinism and Maoism.
The fourth part of a review article looking at the themes of John Riddell’s new book of documents from the early communist movement.
In the first letter that he wrote to the Trotskyists in the
United States, Trotsky, in exile in Prinkipo, posed to the comrades
the Negro question as a vital part of the struggle for
This is the third part of a review article looking at the themes of John Riddell’s new book of documents from the early communist movement.
In this second part of a review article looking at the themes of John Riddell’s new book of documents from the early communist movement Toward the United Front: Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the Communist International (Haymarket, 2012), Paul Hampton discusses the concepts of transitional demands and the united front.
George Julian Harney (1817-1897) was a radical Chartist leader who became a pioneer of English revolutionary socialism.
Engels called the American Civil War “the first grand war of contemporaneous history”. Marx later hailed it as “the greatest event of the age”.
THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES By KARL MARX and FREDERICK ENGELS
Edited with an introduction by Richard Enmale
One part of the 1948 election
platform of the Socialist Work-
ers Party [US]read as follows:
"In 1860 William Lloyd Har-
rison and Wendell Phillips. John
Brown and Frederick Douglass,