Documents of the Fourth International
The Formative Years (1933-1940)

Reisner, Will (ed.)
Publisher:  Pathfinder Press
Year Published:  1973  
Pages:  448pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6260

Documents from conferences of the Left Opposition and its successors leading up to the founding conference of the Fourth International.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part one, the international preconference of the international left opposition
- Editorial Note, Part One
The International Preconference of the International Left Opposition
- Left Opposition
- The International Left Opposition, Its Tasks and Methods
- Telegram to the Communist International
- Appeal of the Preconference of the International
Left Opposition to all Members of the Communist
Party of Germany, to all Social Democratic
Workers, to the entire Proletariat of Germany

Part two, selected documents, 1933-35
- Editorial Note, Part Two
- On the Need for a New German Party
- The Declaration of the Four
- The present Situation in the Labor Movement and the Tasks of the Bolshevik-Leninist
- An Open Letter to All Revolutionary Proletarian Organizations and Groupings

Part three, the first international conference for the Fourth International
- Editorial Note, Part Three
- Introduction
- The New Revolutionary Upsurge and the Tasks of the Fourth International
- The International Bureau for Revolutionary Socialist Unity ("London Bureau") and the Fourth International
- Resolution on the Antiwar Congress of the London Bureau
- The Fourth International and the Soviet Union
- Youth and the Fourth International
- The Evolution of the Comintern
- The Situation in the United States of America
- Resolution on the Situation of the Movement for the Fourth International in the USA
- To the Public Opinion of the Workers of the Entire World
- To the Workers of Spain and the Workers of the Entire World
- For an International Campaign of Support for the Vanguard of the Fourth International in France, Spain, and Belgium
- To the Enslaved People of Morocco
- Note on the Subject of a Trade Union Thesis
- Rules Governing the Leading International Bodies
- Decision in the Case of R. Molinier

Part four, the Founding conference of the Fourth International
- Editorial Note, Part Four
- A Review of the Conference
- A Salute to Our Living Martyrs and Our Heroic Dead
- Greetings to the Fighters in Spain
- Greetings to Leon Trotsky
- Against Imperialist War!
- Statutes of the Fourth International
- The Death Agony of Capitalism and the Tasks of the Fourth International (The Transitional Program)
- The War in the Far East and the Revolutionary Perspectives
- Thesis on the World Role of American Imperialism
- Resolution on the Tasks of the French Section
- On the Molinier Group
- Resolution on the Work of the Canadian Section
- On Unification of the British Section
- On the Greek Question
- Resolution on the Situation in Poland
- On the Mexican Question
- On Organizing Defense and Relief for Persecuted Revolutionist
- Resolution on Youth
- Minutes of the Founding Conference of the Fourth International

Part five, the emergency conference of the Fourth International
- Editorial Note, Part Five
- The Emergency Conference of the Fourth International
- Imperialist War and the Proletarian World Revolution
- Declaration on the Status of the Resident International Executive Committee
- Supplementary Statement on the IEC
- Resolution of Greetings to Natalia and Leon Trotsky
- Resolution of Solidarity with Class War Prisoners
- Resolution on Unification of the British Section
- Resolution on the Internal Struggle in the Socialist Workers Party
- Correspondence with the Workers Party
- Resolutions on the French Section
- On the Situation in Spain and the Tasks of the Bolshevik-Leninist
- Organizational Report of the International Communist of Germany (IKD)
- Political Report of the Central Committee of the French Section
- On the movement of the Fourth International in Latin America
- The Canadian Section and the War
- The Colonial World and the Second Imperialist War

Notes
Index

Subject Headings

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