International Bolshevik Tendency Literature

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Journal of the International Bolshevik Tendency

The Transitional Program
The IBT's edition of Trotsky's Transitional Program, including a comprehensive introduction and supplementary material on the implementation of the Transitional Program in the trade unions.

Celebrating Red October
The Russian Revolution in Historical Perspective

Part I: How the Working Class came to Power
Part II: The Evolution of Revolution
Part III: The Rise of Proletarian Revolution
Part IV: The Lessons of October

The Legacy of Leon Trotsky

I: The Long Road to Revolution
II: The Degeneration of the Russian Revolution
III: Building the Fourth International

The Revolution Overthrown
How the Soviet Union was destroyed

Class & Climate

The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Anatomy of a Racist Frame-Up

Marxism vs. ‘Militant’ Reformism
The CWI’s Kautskyan Caricature of Trotskyism

Building the Revolutionary Party and United Front Tactics

Solidarnosc: Acid Test for Trotskyists

Trotskyist Bulletins

A series of pamphlets containing polemics with other organisations on the left.

No. 1: Only Trotskyism Can Defend the Gains of October
No. 2: Marxism vs. Social Patriotism—polemics with the Spartacist Tendency over their call to save US Marines in Lebanon in 1983
No. 3: In Defense of the Trotskyist Program—polemics with Workers Power
No. 4: Trotskyism vs. Pabloism: Nicaragua & the Permanent Revoution
No. 5: ICL vs. IBT—reprint of the ICL pamphlet, The IBT: What is it?, with a point by point reply
No. 6: Polemics with the Internationalist Group
No. 7: Marxism and the Quebec National Question
No. 8: Afghanistan and the Left

Polemics with Anarchists

Polemics with the International Communist League / Spartacist League

1917 British supplements:

Marxist Bulletin
Journal published by the British section of the IBT between 1997 and 2000, initially by a group of comrades inside the Socialist Labour Party

The Bolshevik
Journal produced by the New Zealand section of the IBT

Marxism & the Russian Question (No 1, April 1993)
Communist League: In Pursuit of Third World Stalinism (No 1, April 1993)
Stop the Testing at Mururoa! (No 6, August 1995)
"Peace" Bureaucrats Sabotage Anti-Tests United Front (No 7, October 1995)

1917 West
Journal produced by the San Francisco Bay Area local of the IBT

Cops, Crime & Capitalism (October 1992)
The ‘X’ That Won’t Go Away (December 1992)
Lessons of the Hall/Owens Defense Committee
For Labor/Black Action to Fight Cop Terror!
(May 1993)
Labor Must Defend Immigrants! (December 1993)
Defend Affirmative Action! (October 1995)

Publications of the External Tendency of the iSt

Declaration of an external tendency of the iSt

Stop The Liquidation Of The Trade Union Work!

Bulletin of the External Tendency of the iSt No. 1

Bulletin of the External Tendency of the iSt No. 2

Bulletin of the External Tendency of the iSt No. 3

Bulletin of the External Tendency of the iSt No. 4: The Road to Jimstown

Material from the Permanent Revolution Group (New Zealand) 1986-90

The Struggle Against Unemployment: Socialist Strategy vs Trade Union Bureaucracy

Popular Fronts vs Proletarian Revolution: Russia-Spain-Sri Lanka

Permanent Revolution: Yesterday & Today

For an Indefinite General Strike Until the Employment Contracts Bill is Withdrawn!