Articles by David North

We found 10 results.


Trotsky’s Last Year – Part 6 (final)
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Sep 2020

Why had the 1917 Revolution in Russia been followed by the defeats of the working class in Italy, China, Germany and Spain, to name only the most consequential of the political disasters? Why had the Great Depression—the greatest economic breakdown in the history of capitalism—led not to socialism, but, instead, to fascism and war? Why had the workers’ state founded on the basis of the October Revolution degenerated into a monstrous totalitarian regime?

→ read full article

Trotsky’s Last Year – Part 3
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2020

25 Aug 2020 – An appraisal, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination, of the work of the great theoretician and strategist of World Socialist Revolution during the final year of his life.

→ read full article

Trotsky’s Last Year – Part 4
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2020

29 Aug 2020 – Trotsky’s miraculous survival of the assassination attempt of May 24, 1940, proved to be only a reprieve. The GPU immediately set into motion an alternate plan. The next attempt would be carried out not by a heavily armed squad of killers, but by a lone assassin.

→ read full article

Trotsky’s Last Year – Part 5
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2020

2 Sep 2020 – An appraisal, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination, of the work of the great theoretician and strategist of World Socialist Revolution during the final year of his life.

→ read full article

Trotsky’s Last Year – Part 1
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Aug 2020

20 Aug 2020 – Eighty years ago, on August 20, 1940, Leon Trotsky—the exiled co-leader of the 1917 October Revolution and founder of the Fourth International—was mortally wounded by an agent of the Soviet Union’s secret police. The murder of Trotsky was the outcome of a massive political conspiracy organized by the regime headed by Stalin.

→ read full article

Trotsky’s Last Year – Part 2
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Aug 2020

21 Aug 2020 – An appraisal, on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Trotsky’s assassination, of the work of the great theoretician and strategist of World Socialist Revolution during the final year of his life.

→ read full article

Wall Street Feasts on Death
David North | WSWS - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Apr 2020

15 Apr 2020 – Since March 23, the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 25,000 lives in the United States. During the same period, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen more than 30 percent.

→ read full article

Leon Trotsky’s Four Fateful Years in Prinkipo: 1929-1933
David North | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Sep 2019

23 Sep 2019 – Review of the political struggle conducted by Trotsky during his four years on the Turkish island of Prinkipo to oppose the bureaucracy headed by Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union. Trotsky arrived in Turkey, along with his wife Natalia Sedova, in February 1929 as a political exile, deported by Stalin’s GPU. “Unable to answer Trotsky with principled arguments,” North notes, “Stalin was determined to silence him.”

→ read full article

Google’s New Search Protocol Is Restricting Access to 13 Leading Socialist, Progressive and Anti-War Web Sites
Andre Damon and David North | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2017

wsws.org fell by 67 percent
alternet.org fell by 63 percent
globalresearch.ca fell by 62 percent
consortiumnews.com fell by 47 percent
socialistworker.org fell by 47 percent
mediamatters.org fell by 42 percent
commondreams.org fell by 37 percent
internationalviewpoint.org fell by 36 percent
democracynow.org fell by 36 percent
wikileaks.org fell by 30 percent
truth-out.org fell by 25 percent
counterpunch.org fell by 21 percent
theintercept.com fell by 19 percent

→ read full article

US Army Drafts Blueprint for World War III
Bill Van Auken and David North, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Oct 2014

The Pentagon is preparing for unlimited global warfare and military dictatorship within the United States. The document was formally released at this week’s Association of the United States Army conference.

→ read full article