leon trotsky

I Wanna Be Literated #271

The Case of Leon Trotsky: Report of Hearings on the Charges Made against Him in the Moscow Trialsby Leon Trotsky I knew I was a fan of the life of Leon Trotsky but reading The Case of Leon Trotsky really made me realize that I might just be a Trotsky-head (no pun intended). There, I wanted to see how many times I could fit Trotsky in a single sentence. Way back in the 1930s, it wasn’t as clear to everyone...

Friday, 27 October 2023
I Wanna be Literated #209

Lessons of October by Leon Trotsky There can be no doubt that Leon Trotsky had an astonishing life. From humble beginnings, to revolutionary, to major political leader, to “disgraced” outcast, the man’s life has been extensively analyzed and will continue to be interpreted for decades, maybe even centuries, to come. And it only takes a cursory knowledge of what exactly went down in the Soviet Union to understand that, through it all, Trotsky got the short end of the stick....

Monday, 26 August 2019