A collection of Trotsky's writings on events in Spain during the 1930s, covering the period between the fall of the Primo de Rivera dictatorship to the victory of Franco's fascists. His writings deal with the Popular Front, the centrist POUM, anarchism, Stalinism and basic questions of revolutionary strategy and tactics. Learn More$14.95
In this pamphlet Peter Schwarz outlines the post-war historical origins of the Stalinist bloc in Eastern Europe and its collapse in 1989. The bourgeoisie and ex-bureaucrats usurped the mass uprisings that took place at the time, brutally restoring capitalist regimes. In this lecture, originally given in 1998, Schwarz discusses the political and historical questions of the nature of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the broader role of Stalinism in Eastern Europe. Learn More$5.00
The betrayal of the struggles of the Greek working class against austerity by the Syriza government (“Coalition of the Radical Left”) is a strategic experience for the working class not only in Greece, but internationally. Assimilating these lessons is vital for political arming workers and socialist-minded intellectuals for the class battles that are on the agenda.
The International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI) has issued a powerful statement, The Political Lessons of Syriza’s Betrayal in Greece, that is now available as a pamphlet from Mehring Books. It documents the treachery of Syriza and provides a revolutionary perspective for the working class.Learn More$3.50