Topic 10

Apartheid and the liberation struggle


Reading 1: South Africa’s Impending Socialist Revolution, Part 4 (MWT)

Chapter 8The Nature and Tasks of Our Revolution

Chapter 9The Crisis of the System

Chapter 10The Struggle for Power


Reading 2: Lessons of the 1950s (MWT)


Reading 3: The Soweto Uprising (MWT/WASP)

Introduction – June 2016

Introduction – June 2006

The Soweto Uprising, 1986


Reading 4: The Legacy of Leon Trotsky, Chapter 6 (MWT)

Chapter 6Tasks of the South African Revolution


Reading 5: Letter to South African Revolutionaries (Trotsky)