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Documents of the Leninist-Trotskyist Tendency

LTT-FI The Leninist-Trotskyist Tendency (LTT) was the result of the 1991 fusion of the Leninist-Trotskyist Tendency of Belgium and Germany, the Workers International League of Britain (which emerged from the collapse of Gerry Healy’s WRP) and a group of South African Trotskyists.

Other groups to join the LTT included the Comrades for a Workers Government (South Africa), Workers Voice (Sri Lanka), the Leninist-Trotskyist Group (Canada) and the Swedish Arbetarförbundet för Socialismen (AfS – Workers League for Socialism).

The LTT included former members of a number of Trotskyist tendencies, such as Gerry Healy’s International Committee, the United Secretariat, the Spartacist tendency, the Revolutionary Workers Party (Sri Lanka) and the Moreno-Lambert Parity Committee.

The LTT fell apart soon after the dissolution of the Workers International League in 1997.

[The LTT is not to be confused with the tendency of the same name that was established by the US Socialist Workers Party and its co-thinkers in the United Secretariat of the Fourth International in 1973].

Table of Contents

In defence of Marxism

In defence of Marxism was the theoretical journal of the Leninist-Trotskyist Tendency.
Four issues of IDOM were produced between October 1992 and May 1996.

Revolutionaries and the Labour Party

A “condensed overview of the attitude of the main revolutionary currents in Britain towards the Labour Party, and an attempt to sketch what we believe to be a correct orientation”. Published by the Workers International League of Britain in September 1994.

CWG – LTT Fusion Documents

Includes the LTT / WIL Fusion Document of March 1991 and a shorter January 1993 elaboration that cemented the CWG – LTT fusion.

South Africa at the Crossroads

Written in March 1991 by a group of South African Trotskyists in solidarity with the LTT.

Negotiations in South Africa and the Struggle for a Revolutionary Democratic Constituent Assembly

This article “subjects the position of the African National Congress (ANC) on negotiations to ruthless criticism and offers an alternative revolutionary perspective”. Written in March 1990 by a group of South African Trotskyists in solidarity with the LTT.

The Simon Bolivar Brigade: Questions for Comrade Leon Perez

Published in 1987 by the Ligue Ouvrière Révolutionnaire, Belgian section of the LTT.

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