On August 20, 1940, Leon Trotsky was assassinated by Stalinist agent Ramón Mercader in the Mexico City suburb of Coyoacán. Mercader’s access to the great revolutionary was made possible through his relationship with Sylvia Ageloff, who presented herself as an innocent victim of Mercader’s duplicity, a claim that was never challenged by the SWP. This series of articles constitutes the first systematic investigation by the Trotskyist movement of Ageloff’s role.
On April 3, the International Committee of the Fourth International held a meeting commemorating 150 years since the Paris Commune, the world’s first workers’ state.
The New York Times’ 1619 Project and the Racialist Falsification of History: A significant political and intellectual event
For its powerful explication of major themes related to the American Revolution, the Civil War and the emergence of the working class, this book will be of interest to all readers of American history, teachers, students and workers.
On March 18, 1871, the armed working class districts of Paris rose up and established the first workers state in world history, the Paris Commune.
A careful review reveals that Horne’s The Counter-Revolution of 1776 is, in large measure, a work of fiction.