International Workers' Unity (Fourth International)
International Workers' Unity (Fourth International) is a Trotskyist international organisation. It has members in Latin America, Western Europe and the CIS
Commonwealth of Independent States
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, including Izquierda Socialista in Argentina
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, Unidad Socialista de Izquierda in Venezuela
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, Corrente Socialista dos Trabalhadores in Brazil
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 and Movimiento pelo Socialismo in Portugal
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It was formed in 1995 by the merger of the Revolutionary International Current, consisting of a breakaway faction of the International Workers League (Fourth International) (LIT-CI); and the International League for the Reconstruction of the Fourth International
International League for the Reconstruction of the Fourth International
The International League for the Reconstruction of the Fourth International, usually known as the Fourth International, was a Trotskyist political international led by Michel Varga....

. Both the LIT and UIT claim to stand in the political tradition of Nahuel Moreno
Nahuel Moreno
Nahuel Moreno was a Trotskyist leader from Argentina. Moreno was active in the Trotskyist movement from before World War II until his death....


Fusion talks with the Committee for a Workers' International
Committee for a Workers' International
The Committee for a Workers' International is an international association of Trotskyist parties. Members include the Socialist Party of England and Wales, the Socialist Party , the Socialist Party the Democratic Socialist Movement in South Africa and Nigeria and groups using the name Socialist...

 were held in 1997, but quickly failed, some German CWI members joined the UIT in the process, creating a short-lived German section called Sozialistische Initiative/Sozialistische Liga (SI/SL).

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See also: List of Trotskyist internationals
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