- Workers' Cause Party
Workers Cause Party (in Portuguese: "Partido da Causa Operária", PCO) is a
political partyin Brazil. Its origins can be traced back to 1978. On that year, several Trotskyist militants who were not satisfied with the Socialist Internationalunited under the name "Tendência Trotskista do Brasil" ("Brazilian Trotskyist Tendency, TTB"). In 1980, this organizationunited itself with the newly formed Worker's Party (PT), becoming very involved in that decade's municipal and state elections, with several mayors and state representatives elected.
1990and 1991, however, several TTB members were expelled from the PT due to their non-commitment to the Party's statutes. After that, the PCO was officially organized and founded in the year 1995.
Currently, the PCO maintains the same Trotskyist policies of its .
The youth wing of the party is the
Revolutionary Youth Alliance(AJR).
* [http://www.pco.org.br Partido da Causa Operária (in Portuguese)]
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