Workers' Party
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Workers' Party

Workers' Party is a name used by a number of political parties throughout the world. The name has been used by both organisations on the left and right of the political spectrum. It is currently used by followers of communism, Marxism, Marxism-Leninism, Maoism, social democracy, socialism and Trotskyism.

Current Workers' Parties

Defunct Workers' Parties

Defunct Workers' parties include:

Country Party Political orientation Reason defunct
Australia Workers Party Libertarian
Bahamas Workers' Party
Barbados Workers Party of Barbados Marxist Defunct due to unpopularity
Canada Workers' Party of Canada (1922-1924) Communist Legal face of the illegal Communist Party until the government's ban was lifted.
Canada Workers' Party of Canada (1934-1937) Trotskyist Dissolved upon entry into the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. Reformed in 1939 as the Socialist Workers League.
Canada Revolutionary Workers Party (1946-1952) Trotskyist Entered the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.
Croatia Croatian Workers Party (1906-1918) Left-wing populism
Czech Republic Workers' Party National Socialist Banned in 2010 by the Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic
Estonia Estonian Workers' Party Communist
Ethiopia Workers' Party of Ethiopia Marxist-Leninist Overthrown in 1991
Finland Workers' Party of Finland Marxist Banned in 1923
France Workers' Party Trotskyist
Germany German Workers' Party Nationalist Renamed the National Socialist German Workers' Party in 1920
Germany National Socialist German Workers' Party National Socialist Dissolved and banned in 1945
Hungary Hungarian Workers' Party National Socialist Dissolved and regrouped
Ireland Irish Workers Party Communist Merged with the Communist Party of Northern Ireland to reconstitute the all-Ireland Communist Party of Ireland in 1962
Israel Workers Party of Eretz Israel (Mapai) Merged into the Israeli Labor Party Labor Zionism
Israel United Workers Party (Mapam) Merged into Meretz Labor Zionism
Israel workers of Agudat Yisrael Haredi Judaism
Korea Workers' Party of North Korea
Workers' Party of South Korea
Merged to form the Workers' Party of Korea in 1949
Latvia Workers' Party Left-wing politics
Macedonia Workers Party Left-wing politics
Mexico Mexican Workers' Party Social democratic Merged with the Unified Socialist Party of Mexico to form the Mexican Socialist Party in 1987
New Zealand Workers Party of New Zealand Marxist Renamed to Fightback in 2013
Poland Polish Workers' Party Communist Merged to form the Polish United Workers' Party in 1948
Poland Polish United Workers' Party Marxist-Leninist Self-dissolved in 1990
Poland Zionist Workers Party
Romania Romanian Workers' Party Communist Renamed the Romanian Communist Party in 1965
South Africa Workers Party of South Africa Trotskyist Banned in 1953
Spain Workers' Party of Marxist Unification Marxist Dissolved in 1980
Turkey Workers' Party Scientific socialist Renamed the Patriotic Party in 2015
United Kingdom International Leninist Workers Party Marxist-Leninist Dissolved into the Socialist Labour Party in 1996
United Kingdom Workers Party of Scotland Marxist-Leninist
United States Democratic Workers Party Marxist-Leninist Dissolved in 1986
United States Workers Party Trotskyist Renamed the Independent Socialist League in 1949
United States American Workers Party Musteite Merged into Workers' Party of the United States
United States Workers Party of America Communist Became Communist Party USA in 1929.
United States Workers' Party of the United States Trotskyist Absorbed into the Socialist Party of America in 1936

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