Topic 10

Apartheid and the liberation struggle


Reading 1: South Africa (MWT)

(from South Africa’s Impending

Socialist Revolution, Part 4)

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: Tasks of the South African Revolution (MWT)

(from The Legacy of Leon Trotsky, Chapter 6)


Reading 5: Letter to South African Revolutionaries (Trotsky)