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imt international marxist tendencyAugust 20, 2015 was the seventy-fifth anniversary of the assassination of the great Marxist revolutionary, Leon Trotsky. Stalin had this man killed, but he could not kill his ideas! Trotsky explained that capitalism had to be uprooted and a new socialist world established, or else misery and crisis would haunt humanity. We can see how right he was as we see poverty, unemployment, war, and environmental disaster sweep the planet.

2015 Fall Subscription Campaign

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The Zimmerwald Conference—The Turning of the Tide

lenintrotsky100 years ago, on September 5, 1915, a small group of international socialists gathered in the tiny Swiss village of Zimmerwald. This was the first attempt to unite those socialists who were opposed to the war. A century later, what conclusions should we draw from Zimmerwald?

IMT World School 2015: A Testament to the Strength of Revolutionary Internationalism

thumb world school 20151270 Marxists have now returned home to over 30 different countries after attending the International Marxist Tendency’s World School that took place in Bardonecchia, Italy, last week. The school demonstrated the tendency’s activity and the strength of revolutionary ideas through the high political level, the number of enthusiastic young people in attendance, and the excellent application of Marxist theory to the mass movements developing around the globe today.