- Workers' Party (France)
The Workers' Party (French: "Parti des Travailleurs", PT) was a French socialist party. It was formed by the Trotskyist Internationalist Communist Party ("PCI") led by
Pierre Boussel, better known under his pseudonym Pierre Lambert, together with a number of other socialists with whom they worked in the Force Ouvrièreunion confederation.
Within the "PT" the former "PCI" was known as the
Internationalist Communist Current. In reality, despite including communist, socialistand anarcho-syndicalisttendenciesm the "PT" is generally regarded as little more than a front for the Trotskyist "PCI".
Its national secretary is
Daniel Gluckstein(pseudonym: Seldjouk), who got less than 0.5% in the 2002 French presidential election. Gérard Schivardi, candidate in the 2007 presidential elections under the PT, gained 0.34% of the votes. In the 10 and 17 June 2007 French National Assemblyelections, the party won no seats. Despite these low national results, the PT polled better in local elections.
The "PT" published a magazine called "Informations Ouvrières" ("Workers' News").
2008, the PT was dissolved into the new Independent Workers' Party("Parti ouvrier indépendant")
Politics of France
List of political parties in France
* [http://www.parti-des-travailleurs.org/index.php Official website]
* [http://www.informations-ouvrieres.presse.fr/ Informations Ouvrières]
* [http://contreculture.org/AT_Natrisme.html Contreculture.org]
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