THE PARTY AND THE REVOLUTION (1973)

The Party and the Revolution is one of the most important documents of Nahuel Moreno. In it is expressed the polemics with another Trotskyist leader, the Belgian Ernest Mandel (1924-1995). Mandel led since the early 1950s the current revisionist of Trotskyism (which identified itself for years as the “United Secretariat”). […]

SPEECH ON PACHECO’S MASSACRE (1974)

At midnight on 29 May 1974, fifteen armed thugs broke into the Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores (PST) premises in Pacheco and took six militants. Three of them — Oscar Dalmacio Meza, Mario Zidda, and Antonio Moses — were murdered. We reproduce here the speech by Nahuel Moreno, the next […]

REVOLUTION AND COUNTER REVOLUTION IN PORTUGAL (1975)

The whole of the left movement and the revolutionary agreed that Portugal was, in 1974-75, one of the main revolutionary centres of the world, and without a doubt, the axis of the European revolution. There was an important debate within the Fourth International. In this work Moreno polemises with the […]

OUR DIFFERENCES OVER KEY ISSUES (1975)

Summary of the oral intervention by Comrade Nahuel Moreno, made to a delegation from the leadership of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) of the United States, formed by Comrades Joseph Hansen, Jack Barnes, Peter Camejo, Ed Shaw, Barry Sheppard, and Marie Alice Waters, before the National Convention of the SWP. […]

MEMORANDUM FOR THE REPLY OF THE PST-A- TO THE USEC (1975)

This material is an internal document of the Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores [Socialist Workers Party, PST] of Argentina. It was written by Nahuel Moreno during the controversy developed in the Fourth International in 1974 and 1975 around the slogans of defence of bourgeois democracy raised by the PST given […]

HOW A REVOLUTIONARY PARTY IS BUILT (1976)

This work is a course given by Nahuel Moreno (February 1976) at a party school on Portugal. This explains why most of the examples are about the revolutionary situation in that country and also about Spain. But the subject is valid for any situation of the class struggle. The examples […]

SPAIN: WITH THE CORTES, AGAINST THE MONARCHY (1977)

In early 1977 it was becoming clear in Spain that the post-Franco regime was to call for elections to the Cortes. The Political Bureau of the Liga Comunista Revolucionaria (Revolutionary Communist League, LCR) published on 14 February a special issue of their journal Combate with the title “For workers’ unity […]

ANGOLA: THE BLACK REVOLUTION UNDERWAY (1977)

In April of 1975, a popular revolution finished with the dictatorship of Caetano in Portugal. One of its immediate consequences was the end of its colonial rule in Africa. In the case of Angola, it was agreed that on 11 November 1975, the formal act of independence would take place, […]

THE REVOLUTIONARY DICTATORSHIP OF THE PROLETARIAT (1979)

This work is a polemic against Ernest Mandel’s work “Socialist Democracy and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat”. Moreno denounced Mandel’s capitulation to bourgeois democracy, to which the leadership of the American SWP had joined, and his abandonment of the Marxist conception of the dictatorship of the proletariat.