Kurdistan & the Struggle for National Liberation

Polemics with the ICL: Kurdistan & the Struggle for National Liberation

Polemics with the ICL: Kurdistan & the Struggle for National Liberation

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1. Kurdistan and the National Question Reprinted from 1917 No. 12, 1993 2. Free Öcalan! Defend the PKK! Reprinted from 1917 No. 21, 1999 3. The Kurdish People and the...

Lenin on ‘Crudity’ and ‘Jest’

Lenin on ‘Crudity’ and ‘Jest’

Reprinted from V.I. Lenin Collected Works, Vol. 36. The following passages are part of what Moshe Lewin designated as Lenin’s “Testament” in his book Lenin’s Last Struggle. Lenin dictated them on 31 December 1922...

Kurdish Workers in the Iraqi Revolution of 1958-59

Kurdish Workers in the Iraqi Revolution of 1958-59

By Reuben Samuels, reprinted from Workers Vanguard No. 370, 11 January 1985. 1 November 1984 To the editor: The Spartacist greetings to a recent Kurdish conference in Central Europe (“For a Socialist Republic of...

Enough of opportunism, adventurism, Bundism—For a Trotskyist perspective in Turkey

Enough of opportunism, adventurism, Bundism—For a Trotskyist perspective in Turkey

WSL’s Pre-Conference Discussion Bulletin No. 12, February 1978. The following document was signed by two members of the Trotskyist Faction of the British Workers Socialist League (WSL) which fused with the London Spartacist Group...

BT: A Walking Provocation

BT: A Walking Provocation

Bill Logan: One Sick Puppy Reprinted from Workers Vanguard No. 808, 29 August 2003. In “BT: Renegades for Hire” ( WV No. 807, 1 August), we documented the Bolshevik Tendency’s role as a walking...

The Emperor Has No Clothes

The Emperor Has No Clothes

‘Fear and Obedience’ in the ICL IBT statement, 12 September 2003. After several weeks of ducking and diving, hurling threats and licking wounds, in its 29 August issue Workers Vanguard (WV No. 808) finally...

The Truth Hurts

The Truth Hurts

SL Founder/Leader Discovers 8 August 2003 letter to Workers Vanguard. Toronto, Canada 8 August 2003 To the Editor: In the 1 August Workers Vanguard (WV) you announce that the discussion on the Kurdish question...

BT: Renegades for Hire

BT: Renegades for Hire

Bill Logan: From Krafft-Ebing to Mother Theresa? Reprinted from Workers Vanguard No. 807, 1 August 2003. Lately we have been on the receiving end of a collective howl slandering us as “chauvinists” coming from...

Editorial Statement

Editorial Statement

Reprinted from Workers Vanguard No. 807, 1 August 2003. In publishing the exchange with the International Bolshevik Tendency (BT) in WV No. 806 (4 July), the editor and other comrades centrally responsible for the...