What is Socialist Party?

  • (noun): A political party in the United States formed in 1900 to advocate socialism.

Socialist Party

Socialist Party is the name of several different political parties around the world that are explicitly called Socialist. All of these parties claim to uphold socialism, though they might belong to different branches of the socialist movement and might therefore have different interpretations of what socialism means. Most of these parties advocate either social democracy, democratic socialism or even Third Way as their ideological position. Many socialist parties have explicit connections to the Labour movement and trade unions. See also Socialist International, list of democratic socialist parties and organizations and list of social democratic parties. A number of affiliates of the Trotskyist Committee for a Workers' International also use the name Socialist Party.

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List Of Politicians Who Switched Parties - Italy
... Italy saw relevant examples of party switches during its republican history ... Most affected by the phenomenon was the Italian Socialist Party which was in an ambiguous position, between Soviet-funded and revolutionary Communist Party, and the social-democratic area, not clearly choosing ... Italian Democratic Socialist Party switched from PSI in 1947 to become the leader of reformist left, while the Italian Socialist Party of Proletarian Unity switched on ...
L. E. Katterfeld - Biography - Communist Party Years (1919-1929)
... Katterfeld was a dedicated member of the Left Wing Section of the Socialist Party from its earliest days in 1919 ... Wing's endorsed candidates in the 1919 party election for National Executive Committee, the results of which election were overturned by action of the outgoing NEC on which he sat ... Katterfeld was a delegate to the 1919 Emergency National Convention of the Socialist Party on August 30, 1919, and was one of the first to bolt to the previously arranged ...
Left Wing Section Of The Socialist Party
... The Left Wing Section of the Socialist Party was an organized faction within the Socialist Party of America in 1919 which served as the core of the dual communist ...
Socialist Party - Former Parties
... These are parties which no longer exist or have changed their name from socialist party Nation Party Austria Socialist Party of Austria Belgium Belgian Socialist Party Belgium (Flemish Community ...
Louis C. Fraina - Biography - Pioneer Communist Theoretician (1917-1919)
... This decision was bitterly opposed by the Socialist Party of America, which at its 1917 Emergency National Convention passed a militant document pledging continued opposition and resistance ... Fraina rejoined the Socialist Party at this time and soon emerged as one of the leader's of the organization's left wing ... a leading voice of the radical wing of the Socialist Party, individuals who congealed into an organized political faction called the Left Wing Section of the Socialist Party in 1919 ...

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