May Day: an international day of struggle for the working class

IWU-FI 1 May 1886 is marked in the world’s history labour movement as an emblematic date of the world workers’ struggles against capitalist-imperialist system exploitation. On that day, over 200,000…

Nicaragua: 40 years after Somoza’s fall, another dictatorship

By Miguel Sorans* The triumph of the revolution in 1979 was a great impact and generated great expectations. After 45 days of a general strike and the armed struggle of…

Academic meeting on Leon Trotsky in Cuba

Report by a correspondent of International Correspondence, the magazine of the IWU-FI The first Leon Trotsky International Academic Event, sponsored by the Philosophy Institute and the Juan Marinello Cuban Institute…

Why wasn’t there a new October revolution?

By Miguel Sorans* Español One hundred years have gone by and a similar victory has not been repeated. What is the cause? Is the struggle for workers and popular power…

On the death of Fidel Castro

By Juan Carlos Giordano Español| Français|Català|Türk The announcement of the death of Fidel Castro has had a great global impact. The Cuban people are in mourning. Millions in the world…

60 years since the 1952 Bolivian revolution

By La Protesta (Bolivia) When the miners and peasants took power in their hands For many people in Bolivia the anniversary of the revolution is a “celebration” of the MNR…

Remembering Nahuel Moreno

By Mercedes Petit Editor’s note: We are publishing this article in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of Argentinian Trotskyist Nahuel Moreno. During the post-war years and after…

In response to Emeterio Gómez

The following is the response from Orlando Chirino to a letter published in El Universal of Caracas By Orlando Chirino Emeterio, you ask me in an open letter published In…

The American Civil War

By Mercedes Petit This year marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War that abolished slavery in the United States and changed the course of history. We publish here…

Against sectarianism

Explanatory note: In 1938 Leon Trotsky drafted the Transitional Program as part of the debates that took place during the founding of the Fourth International. Today there are many organizations whose goal is…