The part played by the Bolsheviks in the history of the Russian revolution of 1917 proves the importance of the role of leadership. The history of the Spanish revolution proves the same thing, but in a negative sense. In September Alan Woods spoke to the Socialist Appeal Northern Weekend School , which had as its general theme 'The Class, the Party and the Leadership', on those events which took place in Spain 70 years ago.
The Lessons of Spain: The Last Warning (1937) by Leon Trotsky, 18th July, 2006
The Spanish Revolution 1931-37 by Ted Grant, 18th July, 2006
Introduction to The Spanish Revolution 1931-37 by Rob Sewell, 18th July, 2006
Trotsky and the struggle against fascism in Germany by Phil Mitchinson, 16th May, 2002
Lessons of the Asturian Commune, October 1934 by Ramon Samblas, 5th OCtobe, 2004