Who is Trotsky?

  • (noun): Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940).
    Synonyms: Leon Trotsky, Lev Davidovich Bronstein

Some articles on trotsky:

The Assassination Of Trotsky
... The Assassination of Trotsky is a 1972 British film directed by Joseph Losey with a screenplay by Nicholas Mosley ... It starred Richard Burton as Leon Trotsky, as well as Romy Schneider and Alain Delon ...
Marxistic - Variants - Trotskyism
... Trotskyism is the usual term for followers of the ideas of Russian Marxist Leon Trotsky, the second most prominent leader of the Russian Revolution ... Trotsky was a contemporary of Lenin from the early years of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, where he led a small trend in competition with both Lenin's Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks nevertheless ... post-Lenin Soviet Union that is to say, after Trotsky was expelled by a majority vote from the CPSU and subsequently from the Soviet Union ...
Literature And Revolution
... is a classic work of literary criticism from the Marxist standpoint written by Leon Trotsky in 1924 ... the various literary trends that were around in Russia between the revolutions of 1905 and 1917 Trotsky analysed the concrete forces in society, both progressive as well as ... In the book Trotsky also explained that since the dawn of civilisation art had always borne the stamp of the ruling class and was primarily a vehicle that ...
Left Review
... had refused to carry an advertisement for John Dewey's book The Case of Leon Trotsky, which published the report of the Dewey Commission which had defended Trotsky from attacks made on him during Stalin ... Goebbels and from Leon Trotsky." ...
The Assassination Of Trotsky - Plot
... Trotsky had been forced to leave the Soviet Union in 1929 ... The killer decides to infiltrate Trotsky's house by befriending one of the young communists in Trotsky's circle ...

Famous quotes containing the word trotsky:

    The slanders poured down like Niagara. If you take into consideration the setting—the war and the revolution—and the character of the accused—revolutionary leaders of millions who were conducting their party to the sovereign power—you can say without exaggeration that July 1917 was the month of the most gigantic slander in world history.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces—in nature, in society, in man himself.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    In inner-party politics, these methods lead, as we shall yet see, to this: the party organization substitutes itself for the party, the central committee substitutes itself for the organization, and, finally, a “dictator” substitutes himself for the central committee.
    —Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)