This letter, by Socialist Equality Party Chairman David North, responds to Twitter posts by DSA leaders in support of the 1940 assassination of Leon Trotsky by an agent of Stalin’s secret police.
During the past week, numerous prominent leaders of the Democratic Socialists of America have posted tweets celebrating the 1940 assassination of Leon Trotsky and portraying the murderer, the Stalinist GPU agent Ramon Mercader, as a hero.
The 1921 Tulsa massacre is a horrific moment in American history, which has been concealed from public consciousness for far too long. But like all such events, how it is presented and analyzed is critical to drawing the necessary political lessons.
Ruth, a working class white man from rural Tennessee, risked his life to help end Jim Crow segregation.
Vasily Grossman’s Stalingrad: A Soviet masterpiece about World War II appears in English for the first time
The English translation of Stalingrad will not only finally introduce a broad readership to a masterpiece of world literature, but it will also help new generations, especially young people, to understand the enormous impact of the October Revolution.