The official organ of the Communist League of America (Opposition) was a weekly newspaper called The Militant. This publication was published prior to the establishment of the formal organization -- the first issue was published on Nov. 15, 1928, Annual subscriptions cost $2.

The CLA(O) also published a youth publication called Young Spartacus, and papers in Yiddish (Unser Kampf) and Greek (Kommunistis).



1. Leon Trotsky: The Draft Program of the Communist International: A Criticism of Fundamentals: (Presented to the Sixth World Congress of the Communist International). Introduction by James P. Cannon. [1929]

2. Leon Trotsky: The Turn in the Communist International and the German Situation. [Oct. 1930]

3. Leon Trotsky: The Strategy of the World Revolution. Intro and trans. by Max Shachtman. [Nov. 1930]

4. Leon Trotsky: World Unemployment and the Five Year Plan. Morris Lewitt, trans. [Feb. 1931]

5. Leon Trotsky: The Revolution in Spain. Morris Lewitt, trans. [March 1931]

6. Leon Trotsky: Communism and Syndicalism: On the Trade Union Question. Introduction by James P. Cannon. Max Shachtman, trans. [March 1931]

Leon Trotsky: Problems of the Development of the USSR: Draft of the Thesis of the International Left Opposition on the Russian Question. [June 1931]

Leon Trotsky: The Spanish Revolution in Danger! [June 1931]

Leon Trotsky: Germany: The Key to the International Situation. [1931]

Arne Swabeck: Unemployment and the American Working Class. [1932?]

Max Shachtman: The Left Opposition of the Comintern: Its History and Its Principles. [1932?]

Leon Trotsky: In Defense of the Russian Revolution: Speech Delivered at Copenhagen, December 1931. [Feb. 1933]

Leon Trotsky: Soviet Economy in Danger: The Expulsion of Zinoviev. [Feb. 1933]

Max Shachtman: Ten Years: History and Principles of the Left Opposition. [Nov. 1933]

Leon Trotsky: The Soviet Union and the 4th International: The Class Nature of the Soviet State. [Feb. 1934]

War and the 4th International: Draft Theses Adopted by the International Secretariat of the International Communist League. [July 1934]



Leon Trotsky: The Permanent Revolution. Max Shachtman, trans. [May 1931] -- hc and paper

Leon Trotsky: Problems of the Chinese Revolution. Introduction and trans. by Max Shachtman. [June 1932] -- hc and paper

Leon Trotsky: What Next? Vital Questions for the German Proletariat. Joseph Vanzler, trans. [Sept. 1932] -- hc and paper

Leon Trotsky: The Only Road for Germany. [April 1933] -- hc and paper



For a New Communist International! A New Communist Party for America! [Sept. 30, 1933 Cannon and Shachtman speeches at Irving Plaza Hall, New York].

May Day ... Mass Meeting: Tuesday, May 1, 1934, at 8 pm. [Meeting at Irving Plaza Hall, New York]