Workers' Party

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Workers' Party is a name used by a number of political parties throughout the world. While the name has been used by both left-wing and right-wing organizations, it is currently used by left-wing followers of Communism, Maoism, Marxism, Marxism-Leninism, Social Democracy, Socialism and Trotskyism.

Current Workers' Parties[edit]

Country Party Political orientation
Algeria Workers' Party Trotskyist
Argentina Workers' Party Trotskyist
Bangladesh Workers Party of Bangladesh Maoism
Barbados Workers Party of Barbados Marxist
Belgium Workers Party of Belgium Marxist
Brazil Workers' Party Social democratic
Czech Republic Workers' Party of Social Justice National Socialism
Egypt Workers Democratic Party Social democratic
Ecuador Workers' Party of Ecuador Communist
France Workers' Party Trotskyist
Finland Workers Party of Finland Marxist-Leninist
Guinea-Bissau Workers' Party Socialist
India (Maharashtra state) Peasants and Workers Party of India Marxist
India (West Bengal state) Workers Party of India Communist
Ireland Workers' Party of Ireland Marxist
New Zealand Workers Party of New Zealand Marxist
North Korea Workers' Party of Korea Juche
Paraguay Workers' Party
Singapore Workers' Party of Singapore Social democratic
Spain Workers' Party Communist
Sweden (Västerbotten County) Workers' Party Trotskyist
Turkey Workers' Party Maoism
United States Workers Party, USA Marxist-Leninist
Uruguay Workers' Party Trotskyist

Defunct Workers' Parties[edit]

Defunct Workers' parties include:

Country Party Political orientation Reason defunct
Croatia Croatian Workers Party (1906-1918)
Czech Republic Workers' Party Nationalist Banned in 2010
Estonia Estonian Workers' Party Communist
Finland Workers' Party of Finland Marxist Banned in 1923
Germany German Workers' Party Nationalist Renamed the National Socialist German Workers' Party in 1920
Germany National Socialist German Workers' Party National Socialism Dissolved and banned in 1945
Ireland Irish Workers Party Communist Merged with the Communist Party of Northern Ireland to reconstitute the all-Ireland Communist Party of Ireland in 1962
Israel Workers Party of Eretz Israel Merged into the Israeli Labour Party
Israel United Workers Party Merged into Meretz
Latvia Workers' Party
Macedonia Workers Party
Mexico Mexican Workers' Party Social democratic Merged with the Unified Socialist Party of Mexico to form the Mexican Socialist Party in 1987
Korea Workers' Party of North Korea
Workers' Party of South Korea
Communist
Communist
Merged to form the Workers' Party of Korea in 1949
Poland Polish Workers' Party Communist Merged to form the Polish United Workers' Party in 1948
Poland Polish United Workers' Party Marxist-Leninist Self-dissolved in 1990
Romania Romanian Workers' Party Communist Renamed the Romanian Communist Party in 1948
South Africa Workers Party of South Africa Trotskyist Banned in 1953
Spain Workers' Party of Marxist Unification Marxist Dissolved in 1980
United Kingdom International Leninist Workers Party Marxist-Leninist Dissolved into the Socialist Labour Party in 1996
United Kingdom Workers Party of Scotland Marxist-Leninist
United States Democratic Workers Party Marxist-Leninist Dissolved in 1986
United States Workers Party Trotskyist Renamed the Independent Socialist League in 1949
United States American Workers Party Musteite Merged into Workers' Party of the United States
United States Workers Party of America Communist Became Communist Party USA in 1929.
United States Workers' Party of the United States Trotskyist Dissolved into the Socialist Party of America in 1936

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