Leon Trotsky


Class, Party and Leadership: Lessons from the Spanish Revolution

October 02, 2017 | Eighty years after the Spanish Civil War, we review one of its main lessons: the preparatory task of building revolutionary parties and leaderships in non-revolutionary (...)

Santiago Lupe


Testament of Leon Trotsky

August 20, 2017 | On August 20, 1940, an assassin of Stalin murdered Leon Trotsky. Yet the ideas of the Russian revolutionary remain relevant 77 years later. Left Voice republishes the testament of the founder of (...)

Leon Trotsky


From Social Democracy to World War

July 17, 2017 | In his NYT op-ed, Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara makes a key omission— ignoring the important experience of workers' democracy created by the soviets and the Left Opposition's struggle against (...)

Jimena Vergara


Carrying the Torch: Revolutionary Marxism in the Neoliberal Era

July 14, 2017 | A leader of the Partido de Trabajadores Socialistas (PTS) talks about the theoretical and strategic basis for the actions of the PTS in the struggle for worker control at (...)

Chipi Castillo


The Trotskyists’ Struggle Against Nazism in World War II

May 08, 2017 | Today is the 72nd anniversary of V Day – the victory of the Allies in World War II.

Gabriela Liszt

Arts & Culture

Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art

February 19, 2017 | n 1938, André Breton and Leon Trotsky worked together on this manifesto. The final version was signed by André Breton and Diego Rivera.

André Breton
Diego Rivera
Leon Trotsky


On Internationalism: A Response to the Partido Obrero

January 02, 2017 | A discussion on Gramsci’s concept of ‘organic crisis,’ the revolutionary internationalism, and what it looks like in practice.

Claudia Cinatti


Fidel, Che and Socialism in Cuba

December 13, 2016 | With his characteristic lucidity, Ernesto “Che” Guevara highlighted in his article “Socialism and Man in Cuba” a series of problems related to the “transition to socialism” on the (...)

Juan Dal Maso
Fernando Rosso


Trotsky and Gramsci on Revolutionary Strategy

September 15, 2016 | Marxist historian Doug Greene discusses the main topics presented in a the newly released “Gramsci and Trotsky: Strategy for the Revolution in the West” by Emilio Albamonte and Matías (...)

Doug Greene


Gramsci and Trotsky

May 26, 2016 | Scholars and activists have long debated the legacy of Italian revolutionary Antonio Gramsci and his theoretical convergences and disagreements with Bolshevik leader Leon (...)


Inheritance and Situation: Interview with New Generation of Revolutionary Marxists in China

April 06, 2016 | Left Voice spoke with Stone Song and Ji Hengge, Trotskyists in China who translated and published the first Chinese edition of The History of American Trotskyism by James P. (...)

North Korea

A Trotskyist in North Korea

December 14, 2015 | Our author visited the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as a tourist. His question: How does this society function? Is it the Stone Age? Or a cult? Or Dadaist art? A historical-materialist (...)

Wladek Flakin

Marx is Back: Episode Zero

What would happen if Marx met Trotsky?

December 12, 2015 | In this episode of the miniseries, "Marx is Back," a fictitious dialogue between Karl Marx and Leon Trotsky takes place.


A ’Trotsky Day’ took place last Saturday in Berlin

October 22, 2015 | There were numerous workshops and a panel discussion; 100 people discuss the ideas of Leon Trotsky.

Wladek Flakin


Trotsky Day in Berlin: workshops and a panel discussion on the 75th anniversary of the death of Leon Trotsky

September 17, 2015 | "Trotsky Day", a public event on October 17 in Berlin, will bring together fighters from the workers' and youth movements, activists from different political tendencies and historians and (...)

Wladek Flakin