List of Trotskyist internationals

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This is a list of Trotskyist internationals. It includes all of the many political internationals which self-identify as Trotskyist.

Of the organizations listed, only one claims to be the original Fourth International founded in 1938: the reunified Fourth International. Certain organizations which claim to be Trotskyist make no attempt to claim any relationship to the Fourth International in an organizational sense and argue that it no longer exists. Some claim to represent a continuity from the Fourth International or to have re-established it: for example the Fourth International (ICR) International Centre/Center of Reconstruction, also known as the FI (La Verité), also calls itself the "Fourth International". Others argue that the title "Fourth International" is so discredited that a Fifth International or another new organization is needed.

The various organizations listed here range in size from those having thousands of adherents in dozens of countries to tendencies which can barely claim a dozen members in three or four countries.

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Active[edit]

There are also international groupings around some Trotskyist groups which have no formal international structure:

Defunct or Inactive[edit]

  • Bolshevik Current for the Fourth International
  • Collective for an International Conference of the Principled Trotskyism
    • Liaison Committee of Militants for a Revolutionary Communist International (LCMRCI), 1995-2004
    • Organizing Committee of Principist Trotskyism (Fourth International)
  • Committee for the Fourth International, 1940-
  • Communist Organisation for a Fourth International, 2003 - 2007, currently inactive
  • Coordination Committee for the Construction of the International Workers Party (KoorKom) - dissolved into International Workers' League in 2002
  • Fifth International of Communists
  • Fourth International (International Committee (FIIC), 1980-1981
  • Group of Opposition and Continuity of the Fourth International
  • International Centre for the Reconstruction of the Fourth International (CIRQI)
  • International Centre of Orthodox Trotskyism
  • International League for the Reconstruction of the Fourth International (ILRFI), 1973-1995
  • International Liaison Committee of Communists (ILCC)
  • International Revolutionary Marxist Tendency (TMRI), 1965-1992 - rejoined the Fourth International (post-reunification)
  • International Trotskyist Committee for the Political Regeneration of the Fourth International
  • Communist Project
  • International Workers' Committee
  • Leninist-Trotskyist Tendency (LTT)
  • International New Course
  • Organizing Committee for the Reconstruction of the Fourth International (CORQI), 1972-1980
  • Organizing Committee of Principist Trotskyism (Fourth International)
  • Permanent Revolution
  • Revolutionary Workers Ferment (Fomento Obrero Revolucionario, FOR)
  • Trotskyist International Liaison Committee, 1979-1984
  • Tendência Quarta Internacionalista
  • Workers International to Rebuild the Fourth International (WIRFI)
  • Workers' Party (Algeria)
  • Workers' Voice (formerly Revolutionary Trotskyist League, formerly Revolutionary Trotskyist Tendency)

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