By Wolfgang Weber, December 31, 2011
The letter of 14 historians to the Suhrkamp publishing house in Germany calling on it to abandon publication of Robert Service’s biography of Leon Trotsky has opened the door for an honest and thorough examination of the role of Trotsky and the rise and fall of Soviet power.
June 25, 2010
The WSWS has received numerous letters on its two-part article on the International Socialist Organization and its conferences, “Socialism 2010.” We post another of those emails today.
“Socialism 2010”: The politics of the International Socialist Organization Part 2: The ISO and Barack Obama
By David Walsh, June 19, 2010
The International Socialist Organization (ISO) and the Socialist Worker are sponsoring upcoming conferences in Chicago and Oakland, California under the banner “Socialism 2010.” What is the nature of these meetings?
By David Walsh, June 18, 2010
If a political meeting is to be judged by its featured speakers, then the presence of Tariq Ali at “Socialism 2010” is pretty definitive. Ali is a political opportunist of the worst sort, as demonstrated by his decades-long political record.
Part 1: The ISO and the American middle-class left
By David Walsh, June 18, 2010
The International Socialist Organization (ISO) and Socialist Worker are sponsoring upcoming conferences in Chicago and Oakland, California under the banner “Socialism 2010.” What is the nature of these meetings?
By Dave Hyland, May 22, 2010
The role of the so-called “left” in the aftermath of Britain’s General Election has been politically instructive.
Witnesses to Permanent Revolution: The Documentary Record edited and translated by Richard B. Day and Daniel Gaido. (Brill, 2009).
By David North, April 19, 2010
Witnesses to Permanent Revolution provides a comprehensive review of the controversies and polemics from which the theory of permanent revolution emerged.
By Kumaran Ira, December 28, 2009
The NPA has responded to plans for a French escalation in Afghanistan with calls for street protests.
By Laura Tiernan, November 12, 2009
The Democratic Socialist Perspective will dissolve itself into the ailing Socialist Alliance electoral front in January 2010. Modelled closely on France’s New Anti-capitalist Party, the DSP is making a pitch for allies in official bourgeois politics, above all the Greens.
Public Meeting in New York City
October 29, 2009
These public lectures on November 15 in New York and December 13 in London will be given by David North, chairman of the international editorial board of the World Socialist Web Site and US national chairman of the Socialist Equality Party.
By Nick Beams, July 31, 2009
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s latest essay “Pain on the road to recovery”, published in the Sydney Morning Herald on July 25, could be more accurately titled “A declaration of war against the working class”.
By Tony Robson, Chris Marsden, July 29, 2009
This is the conclusion of a two-part series on an open letter issued by the Socialist Workers Party in Britain.