Eighty years since Leon Trotsky’s assassination
Arming a New Generation with Revolutionary Method. Lynn Walsh On 20 August, 1940, Trotsky was struck a fatal blow with an ice-pick by Ramon Mercader, an agent sent to Mexico by Stalin’s secret police, the GPU, to murder the exiled revolutionary, ...
Trotsky in Norway
In the 1930s Trotsky and his family were finding it impossible to secure safe refuge. Deported from France, refused entry into Britain, they moved to Norway. This article describes how an alliance of Stalinists, fascists and 'democrats' ensured th...
Hiroshima G7 ramps up US-China Cold War
The Group of Seven (G7) major Western capitalist economies met in Japan on 19-21 May As expected these governments used this opportunity to ramp u...