Workers' Socialist Party (Spain)
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Workers' Socialist Party Spain
Socialist Workers' Party

Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores
Enrique del Olmo, Ángel Luis Parras and Enrique Mosquera
Founded1979 (1979)
Dissolved1993 (1993)
Merger ofSocialist Revolutionary League and a sector of the LCR
HeadquartersMadrid
NewspaperLa Verdad Socialista
IdeologyMarxism-Leninism
Trotskyism
Political positionFar-left
International affiliationInternational Workers League - Fourth International

Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores (PST) was a trotskyist Spanish political party founded in 1979 and dissolved in 1993.[1] The PST presented lists in coalition with the Revolutionary Workers' Party (PORE), but despite being one of the parties of the Spanish radical left with better election results it was always an extra-parliamentary party.

History

On February 1, 1980 Yolanda González Martín, a prominent student leader and member of the PST, was kidnapped and murdered in Madrid by members of a right-wing terrorist group.[2] Her murderer today works for the Ministry of the Interior.[3][4]

In 1993 it was divided into two sectors: PST (Verdad Socialista), which in 1994 merged with the Group for the construction of a Revolutionary Workers Party (GPOR) to create the Workers' Revolutionary Party (PRT), that in 1998 joined United Left; and PST (Contra Corriente) that was dissolved a few months later.

Election results

References

  1. ^ Juan José Fernández Muñoz Las Elecciones al Parlamento Europeo (1979-2004): un análisis - 2006 Page 158 "Elecciones Europeas en España 1989 Las Elecciones al Parlamento Europeo 158 Las Elecciones al Parlamento ... Independientes de Canarias AIC 96.895 0,51 Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores PST "
  2. ^ http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2013/03/01/actualidad/1362169988_821723.html
  3. ^ http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2013/02/22/actualidad/1361550092_846511.html
  4. ^ http://www.naiz.eus/yolanda



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