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imt1.jpgThis year is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Fourth International. The International was established by Leon Trotsky and his supporters in September 1938. As part of the commemoration of this event Rob Sewell draws out some of the key lessons and methods on which the Trotskyist movement was built during the 1930s. He also explains that while the Fourth International no longer exists in an organisational form, it continues for Marxists today in our theory, programme, method and approach.

imt.jpg This year is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Fourth International. The International was established by Leon Trotsky and his supporters in September 1938. As part of the commemoration of this event Rob Sewell draws out some of the key lessons and methods on which the Trotskyist movement was built during the 1930s. He also explains that while the Fourth International no longer exists in an organisational form, it continues for Marxists today in our theory, programme, method and approach.

Part 1 

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Part 2 

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To download the audio file click on part 1 and part 2 with your right mouse button and select "Save Link As" or "Save Target As".


See also: 

A Brief History of the International Marxist Tendency By In Defence of Marxism  

History of British Trotskyism  By Ted Grant   

Leon Sedov – 70 years since his murder  By Rob Sewell, Friday, 15 February 2008

Ted Grant: In Defence of Trotskyism  By Ted Grant in 1988, Wednesday, 29 August 2007

If you are serious about changing society, study revolutions!  By Darrall Cozens, Coventry Labour Party and UCU (personal capacity), Wednesday, 14 February 2007

 

 

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