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trotsky: radical in a country of last things

While in prison in awaiting trial, and a new deportation and a new escape abroad, Trotsky in 1905 wrote a pamphlet outlining a radical, and to some heretical, innovation in Marxist doctrine: the theory of the Permanent Revolution, which became … Continue reading

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trotsky between kitsch and killing

Is Leon Trotsky relevant today? There is a continuing fascination with American “cultural Trotskyism” , a kind of aesthetic elitism in contradiction with the masses of “unwashed” it is to lead. Almost a pathological hatred toward the peasant and an … Continue reading

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