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date: 18 May 2024

Militant Tendency 

A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations
Peter ByrdPeter Byrd

Trotskyist political party that from the 1950s, when it was known as the Revolutionary Socialist League, pursued *entryism into the British Labour Party. By the 1970s it had succeeded in penetrating and controlling several local Labour parties, particularly on Merseyside, and the Labour Party’s national youth organization. Militant denied that it constituted an organization, claiming to be merely an informal grouping of like‐minded Marxists struggling for socialism within the Labour Party.... ...

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