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trotskyists are leninists...

Posted by: Red Deathy ( Socialist Party, UK ) on October 29, 1999 at 12:01:43:

In Reply to: To obscure socialist history in favor of accuracy. posted by Frenchy on October 28, 1999 at 01:03:10:

: By the way, were there more then one Trotskyite group? Were there policies different? (Hold on here! Don't all communists hew to Marx?) Why did you delete the part about 30,000 dead?

Ever seen life of Brian? thats trotskyists- they split first in 1940 - led by Cannon in the US (IIRC), over the issue of Russia- degenerate workers state? bureaucratic collectivist state? State capitalist? Each demanding a different position on the 'unconditional defence of russia' policy- over here we have some 5 trot groups I could name, Socialist Workers Party (Tonmy Cliff), Marxist party, Socialist Equality Party (Both ex- Workers Revolutionary Party, and claiming to be the official Committee For the Fourth International Branches- healyite Splinters), Alliance for Workers Liberty, Socialist Appeal (Ted Grant), and 'Socialist Party' formerly known as Millitant, but they can't stand at elections as Socialist Party coz that was our name first (we aren't trots).

Trotskyism is a sub-sect of Leninism (at least they pay lip-service to Lenin).

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