Socialist Equality Party (Germany)
|International affiliation||International Committee of the Fourth International|
The Socialist Equality Party (German: Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei, SGP) is a Trotskyist minor political party in Germany. It was founded in 1971 as the Federation of Socialist Workers (Bund Sozialistischer Arbeiter) by West German supporters of Gerry Healy's Socialist Labour League and was renamed the Party for Social Equality, Section of the Fourth International (German: Partei für Soziale Gleichheit, Sektion der Vierten Internationale, PSG) in 1997. On 18-19 February 2017, the party adopted its present name. It is classified as left-wing extremist and is under observation by the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution.
The party sees itself as the German section of the Fourth International in the tradition of Leon Trotsky. The international umbrella group of the party is the International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI). It has contacts to other member parties of the ICFI in England, the US, Sri Lanka, France, Canada and Australia.
- International Socialist Organisation (Germany)
- Socialist Alternative (Germany)
- Workers' Power (Germany)
- "German ICFI section adopts new name". 28 February 2017.
- "Verfassungsschutzbericht 2017". Bundesministerium des Innern, für Bau und Heimat. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
- PSG: Fragen an die Partei für Soziale Gleichheit Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
- World Socialist Web Site: Wer ist das IKVI? Archived 2008-04-02 at the Wayback Machine
- PSG: Wahlerklärungen 2005-2008 Archived 2008-04-06 at the Wayback Machine
- The Historical Foundations of the Partei fur Soziale Gleichheit, Mehring Books 2011, ISBN 978-1-875639-41-0 (Online)