Socialist Workers Party

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The Socialist Workers Party is a Communist political party in the United States founded in 1938, which advocates Trotskyism. Trotskyism is a form of Communism associated with Leon Trotsky, in opposition to the form pursued by the Soviet Union under Stalin. The SWP was a member of the Fourth International.

Notable off-shoots

The Workers World Party is a splinter party from the Socialist Workers Party founded in 1959 by followers of Sam Marcy.

Lyndon LaRouche is a former member of the Socialist Workers Party.