For the rebirth of the Fourth International! - Pelo renascimento da Quarta Internacional!

HomeLinksPortuguêsFrançaisEspañol PublicationsHistoric DocumentsContact

Historic Documents on the "Workers Government" Slogan



In this section of our web site we will repost a variety of documents produced by Revolutionary Regroupment's political predecessors, concentrating on the post-WW 2 period of the Trotskyist movement. While we seek to continue the work and build on the contributions of those who came before us, we do not dogmatically defend past mistakes that may inevitably have been committed. Therefore our posting these documents reflects broad agreement, not an uncritical adherence to every secondary argument and formulation. For a fuller documentation see the Marxists Internet Archive ( and material published on the web site of the International Bolshevik Tendency ( before our break with them on 9/25/08.


Added 7/31/09; A Talk on the Labor Party Question   by Jim Robertson. Reprinted in Young Communist Bulletin #3 "On the United Front", 1976  An edited version of a talk delivered at an internal youth educational in Boston on 5 November 1972.


Added 7/31/09;  A workers government without revolution? by Joseph Seymour. Reprinted from Spartacist Britain #11, May 1979. Based on a presentation given to a Spartacist League national educational in London 12/79.


Added 7/31/09; Workers Government: Dictatorship. of the Proletariat or NDP in Power?   Reprinted from Spartacist Canada Aug./Sept. 1979.


Added 7/31/09; Workers’ and Farmers’ Government by Leon Trotsky (1938). Extracted from the Transitional Program