David Edward Hyland: 1947-2013

Dave Hyland and the role of the individual in history

By Nick Beams, 24 January 2014

Trotsky referred on several occasions to the “physical power of thought.” I witnessed the embodiment of that conception as comrade Dave waged his struggle inside the WRP.

A tribute to Dave Hyland

By David North, 23 January 2014

We are posting here the tribute to Dave Hyland, former national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party of Britain, delivered by David North, national chairman of the SEP of the US and chairman of the International Editorial Board of the WSWS, to a memorial meeting held January 18 in honor of Comrade Hyland.

David Hyland and the fight for socialist consciousness

By Ulrich Rippert, 22 January 2014

Dave Hyland’s political strength came from his understanding that the revolutionary energy of the working class can only be developed on the basis of a socialist and internationalist perspective, and through the building of the International Committee of the Fourth International.

Dave Hyland: A life-long struggle for Trotskyism

By Chris Marsden, 21 January 2014

Dave Hyland joined the Socialist Labour League at a crucial juncture in not just British, but world history, and it was world events that ultimately shaped him.

Condolence messages on the death of Dave Hyland from India, Europe and the United States

15 January 2014

We publish below a selection of condolences sent by some of Dave’s comrades from India, Europe and the US.

Condolences from Dave Hyland’s German comrades

3 January 2014

Below, we publish condolences sent by some of Dave Hyland’s comrades from the Socialist Equality Party of Germany.

Public Meeting: David Hyland—a political appreciation

28 December 2013

The Socialist Equality Party in the UK is hosting a memorial meeting on January 18 for Dave Hyland, its former national secretary, who died December 8, aged 66.

Memories of Dave Hyland from the US and Australia

28 December 2013

Below we publish additional letters of condolence sent by Dave Hyland’s comrades internationally.

Condolences on the death of Dave Hyland from Australia and the US

24 December 2013

Below, we publish additional letters of condolence sent by Dave’s comrades internationally.

Further condolences on the death of Dave Hyland

20 December 2013

Below we publish additional letters of condolence sent by Dave’s comrades internationally.

Eileen Hyland responds with thanks

20 December 2013

A letter from Eileen Hyland thanking those sending condolences on the death of her husband.

More letters from international comrades on the death of Dave Hyland

18 December 2013

Below we publish additional letters of condolence sent by Dave’s comrades internationally.

Letters from international comrades on the death of Dave Hyland

16 December 2013

Below we publish an initial selection of letters of condolence sent by Dave’s comrades internationally.

David Edward Hyland: March 7, 1947 — December 8, 2013

By Chris Marsden, 10 December 2013

Dave Hyland’s lasting political legacy is that in 1985-1986 he led the faction of the Workers Revolutionary Party that declared its support for the International Committee of the Fourth International and opposed the efforts of the party’s central leadership, Gerry Healy, Cliff Slaughter and Mike Banda, to liquidate the Trotskyist movement in Britain and internationally.