Third Camp Marxism

Police Hound Trotskyists In Northern Ireland (1943)

Submitted by dalcassian on 13 August, 2015 - 9:06

LONDON, Jan. 9 (By Mail)—The vicious police
regime of Northern Ireland has opened a campaign
of terrorization and repression against the Irish
Trotskyists, members of the Ulster section of the
Workers' International League. One comrade has been
blacklisted by the Belfast employers, another has been
deported to Southern Ireland, while a third has been
thrown in jail upon trumped-up accusations obviously
inspired by the Stalinists.
The first victim of this campaign was a comrade

Stalin's Slave Laborers. The Extent and Significance of a Modern Phenomenon (1947)

Submitted by dalcassian on 23 January, 2017 - 5:59 Author: Jack WEBER (Louis Jacobs)

History records no greater crime than that of the Stalinist regime in its treatment of the victims in the concentration camps. Hitler's methods were not original. They ran parallel with, if they were not mere copies of those utilized by Stalin. If Hitler sent millions of people, primarily the Jews, into the gas chambers, the Russian camps have crushed, dehumanised and done to death more victims than all other concentration camps combined. For a time the war brought a decrease in the slave labor population of the lagers, as Stalin's hell-holes are called.

What to learn from Stalinism

Submitted by AWL on 8 June, 2010 - 12:50 Author: Hal Draper

Introduction (2010)

Stalinism dominated and shaped the would-be left for two thirds of the 20th century.

Its consequences still warp and shape much of the would-be left, including organisations that are ostensibly anti-Stalinist. To a surprising extent, the left has still not properly come to terms with the lessons of Stalinism.

Socialism, Republicanism and Clericalism in 1940s Ireland

Submitted by dalcassian on 30 August, 2015 - 8:22 Author: No name: possibly Mat Merrigan

Ed's note, 1947:
From an Irish comrade, living in Dublin, we have received the following account of the problems facing the revolutionists of that country. We print below extracts from his interesting letter.

The Shachtmanites rebut James Burnham's "Managerial Revolution" (1941)

Submitted by dalcassian on 1 July, 2016 - 11:36 Author: Albert Glotzer

THE publication of the book The Managerial Revolution by James Burnham has caused a considerable stir in numerous circles. The book, shrouded with an aura of mystery, is receiving a clever publicity campaign designed to make it sell in large quantities. Here at last, the publishers say, has come a man who not only explains many things about our world which is not widely understood, but provides an answer as to what will be the character of the future society.

An organiser for black workers

Submitted by Matthew on 17 September, 2014 - 3:47 Author: Michael Johnson

Ernest Rice McKinney (1886-1984) was a black US trade union organiser, revolutionary socialist and former National Secretary of the Third Camp Workers Party USA.

Born in Malden, in West Virginia’s Kanawha Valley, McKinney’s father was a coal miner and later a teacher as was McKinney’s mother. McKinney Sr. eventually landed a job at the US Treasury through his involvement in the Republican Party, which had widespread black support in the decades after the American Civil War.

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