“The working class is a lot more powerful than the bourgeoisie. It’s just a matter of organizing itself properly. And that means organizing itself into the Fourth International.”

Interview with late American Trotskyist autoworker Jim Lawrence

Autoworker Jim Lawrence joined the Workers League–the forerunner to the Socialist Equality Party (US)–in the early 1970s. He dedicated the rest of his life to the fight for socialism.

In this video message, recorded in 2018, Jim explains some of the lessons he learned over the course of his decades-long fight to build a Marxist party in the working class.

Comrade Jim died at age 83 on January 25, 2022. Read his obituary.