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The political and economic theories of Communism advocated by Leon Trotsky and his followers, usually including the principle of worldwide revolution.

Trot′sky·ist, Trot′sky·ite′ (-īt′) n.
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Noun1.Trotskyite - radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolutionTrotskyite - radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
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1) Yet a few months later, Crick's 1984 study of Militant, the clandestine Trotskyite organisation that successfully infiltrated the Labour Party in the 1980s, was updated and back on sale in British bookshops, emblazoned with a one-line review by Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson: 'A must-read for Labour activists'.
An agitated Friis accused Scheflo of being a Trotskyite conducting factional-based subversion.
mr morgan said of those who conducted the abuse of pro-war mPs: "A lot of people who haven't joined the Labour Party who sort of think they have, but they are still in Trotskyite factions like the Socialist Worker Party and so on - a lot of this abuse is coming from them".
Blood vessels burst on my face really easily" Singer Adele, below "Very nice - a lot more polite" Francis Maude, former Tory cabinet minister, on his transition from the House of Commons to the House of Lords "Corbyn is a neo-Marxist, a Trotskyite.
In the forties and fifties he was prominent in Trotskyite organisations.
Canada) presents a fascinating study of the class struggle in 1930s Minneapolis, focusing on the city-wide truckers' strike of 1934 led by Trotskyite Teamsters.
As of now, the Movimiento al Socialism (MAS) led by Morales is the political instrument for workers, although some small parties with Trotskyite roots try to manage and represent unionism.
Today, it is the United States under presidents of both parties that has embraced the Trotskyite delusion.
Initially, it heavily involved the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), a Trotskyite revolutionary socialist party.
The former he prizes from his early years on the Trotskyite left; it manifests itself in an honor-bound and borderline-violent refusal to unlink arms with old comrades in places such as Kurdistan, Iran, and Cyprus.
I had spent my life in Labour politics standing up to Trotskyite entrists who demanded the nationalisation of the banks without compensation, and now I was in charge of implementing their programme.
Darling went Blairite a long time ago but I first encountered the then bearded Trotskyite agent buried away inside the Labour Party at Edinburgh's Waverley station, trying to sell Trotskyite tracts to bewildered railwaymen.