It is 75 years since the assassination of Leon Trotsky, for many in India, that name may not ring any bell, but for those on the left, especially in the ranks of Communist Parties of all varieties, it is used as an acronym of abuse & derision, not ANY MORE!
The Revolutionary Legacy of Leon Trotsky is reverberating in all continents of the earth. The forces of Committee for a Workers’ International-CWI, which draws its ideological inspiration from the indomitable ideas of Marxism & Trotskyism has set foot and has grown deep roots among the Working People in at least 45 countries around the globe. The forces of CWI, through their relentless campaigns and struggles for the victory of Socialism over the present rapacious Capitalism, bring their tributes to this Great Revolutionary on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the assassination.
Often the great struggles against oppression are drilled deep into insignificance by the capitalist historians. The 1946 uprising of the Royal Indian Navy also known as the ‘Bombay mutiny’ is a remarkable example of such a struggle. The then British Raj repressed the upsurge with the support of the privileged sections of India, which now as a fully blown up state establishment with its strings in the hands of big business corporations continuing the cover-up act of that spirited struggle. At the same time it’s also the lack of determined leadership of the working class in not leading the historic revolt through a revolutionary path seizing the working class the political power to smash the shackles of oppression forever!