Fighting for Socialism in the ‘American Century’


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James P. Cannon (1890-1974) is the outstanding figure in the history of revolutionary socialism in the United States in the 20th century. His political career spanned more than 60 years. Active before World War I in the IWW and the Socialist Party, in the postwar period he became a founder of the Communist Party and one of its central leaders. Expelled in 1928 as the party succumbed to Stalinism, he founded the US Trotskyist movement and was its principal leader and inspirer for the next several decades. The 20th century saw the explosive drive of US capitalism for world empire and domination (the

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Weight 408.1 g
Dimensions 15.5 × 23 × 2.24 cm