WWWS Denounces “Pabloites” Behind Left Unity party.
Sinister Force Behind Left Unity.
In an even-tempered and well-balanced commentary the World Socialist Web Site takes apart ‘Left Unity’.
Left Unity has nothing to do with an attempt to build a socialist party. It is a political manoeuvre led by Alan Thornett’s Socialist Resistance group, the British section of the Pabloite United Secretariat of the Fourth International. It is seeking to emulate what it calls “broad left” party initiatives in other countries, particularly the Left Party of Jean-Luc Mélenchon in France, Syriza in Greece, and Die Linke in Germany.
All three of these are led by factions of the old Stalinist and social democratic bureaucracies, advancing a minimal programme of reforms as a means of blocking a more fundamental shift to the left by the millions of workers who have grown to hate and despise their parent bodies. All are staffed by a middle class layer of careerists, who have operated for years on the periphery of the old parties and in the trade unions and who now offer their services as propagandists of new bureaucratic and anti-socialist formations.
We have indeed tried, hard, might and main, to impose our Pabloite strategy of “blocking a more fundamental shift to the left ” by the millions of Suffolk workers who have grown to hate and, indeed, loath the bodies of their parents.
As the only Pabloite in the British left village – until now – we are pleased to hear of our growing influence.
Perhaps we will respond Ken Loach’s appeal,
Loach was blunter in an interview with Huffington Post ’s Salma Shaheen, who stressed that the director is “keen to ensure that whoever is leading the project, all shades of opinion are represented, ‘so that everyone’s inside the tent pissing out, no one’s outside the tent pissing in.’ ”
We have indeed had a slash or ten against this ‘project’, but who can resist this eloquent call to battle by the WWWS?
Ultimately, the intention of bringing everyone under one roof is to oppose the only force that cannot and will not be incorporated into such a filthy opportunist block—the Socialist Equality Party and the International Committee of the Fourth International, which represent the Trotskyism so often employed as a term of abuse by supporters of Left Unity.
And it seems like only yesterday that the Workers’ Institute of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought was in the news….
Information on Michel Pablo: here.
Update: More on the Conference from the WSWS here.
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