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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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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.
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.
Leading members included members of the Stop the War Coalition such as Ms Yaqoob, and members of the Trotskyite Socialist Workers Party.
This is exactly how I dealt with abuse of this nature directed at me by the Trotskyite Militant Tendency who in the early 1980s infiltrated and took control of the largest civil service union, the Civil and Public Services Association.
I had known him as the Trotskyite he once was, when he advocated just that and more.
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.
Unlike in 1930s Spain our problem lies not with anarcho-syndicalists, godless trade unionists and Trotskyite revolutionaries but with the constant waves of English people moving here and stealing everything and causing trouble.
In addition to the favorable position gained by the Trotskyists vis-a-vis the Cold War, their historical opposition to Stalin helped them to successfully implement a strategy of Gramscian infiltration (15) of established organizations (often referred to in Trotskyite terminology as "entryism" or "entrism") as a way of advancing their agenda.
His intellectual journey has led him from being a Trotskyite to becoming a supporter of the Bush administration's war on Iraq.