Vice President Garcia Linera, who also made the trip to New York, took it upon himself to respond to the Trotskyist
critics, making use of his solid ideological training and polished skills as a polemicist to blast "the poor decaffeinated left here and in other countries in the region that gets its information from the History Channel and criticizes us without any theoretical foundation.
Formed in October 1946, the RWP, with Ross Dowson as its National Secretary, intervened in these momentous clashes of capital and labour where it could and campaigned openly as a revolutionary organization affiliated with the Trotskyist
Fourth International (FI), established in 1938.
French: 60-year-old former school teacher, one-time Trotskyist
and ex-Socialist minister, Jean-Luc Melenchon hardly seems the type to warrant a rockstar reception.
In England, he saw his anarchist Trotskyist
friends in Spain denounced by leftists of all stripes as enemies of the revolution and, what is worse, crypto-fascists.
Among these film producers, the author highlights Cine Liberacion, of Peronist tendencies and led by Fernando "Pino" Solanas and Octavio Getino; and Cine de la Base, led by Raymundo Gleyzer, member of the revolutionary Trotskyist
organization Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores (PRT).
He famously traded insults with George Galloway who described him as "a drink-soaked for mer Trotskyist
An example of Trotskyist
"entryism" in New Zealand within the communist movement itself was the takeover of the formerly Maoist-Stalinist Communist Party of New Zealand by Trotskyists
and its absorption into the Socialist Workers Organisation.
Much like today, when a Trotskyist
loses faith in the words of the 'messiah', a political home in the mainstream Left is not an option.
And though I once denounced Hitchens as a bloated, drinksoaked former Trotskyist
popinjay, I am religiously precluded from wishing him a premature death.
He added: "It's quite amazing isn't it, from a Trotskyist
to a Tory - how is it possible someone can go full circle like that?
Besancenot was for several years the leader of the Revolutionary Communist League, (LCR) a party comprised largely of middle-aged union workers, which supports a definitively Trotskyist
The NPA is a new party and stands for Nouveau Party Anti-Capitaliste, or New Anti-Capitalist Party, a Trotskyist
(yes, they still exist
Camus had joined the French Communist Party in 1935 in order to "fight inequalities between Europeans and 'natives' in Algeria," but was later denounced as a Trotskyist
and expelled from the Algerian Communist Party.
A central pole of conflict here was between the new Left and some older members who drew on a local Trotskyist
tradition that looked back to the industrial battles of the 1940s.
His nearest rival, Louisa Hannoune, a Trotskyist
candidate, only won 4.