A reply to Heinz Dietrich in the context of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela, concerning the nature of the socialist transformation of society. Alan Woods uses the ideas of Marxism to explain the revolutionary road to socialism and answer Dietrich's arguments for a "new alternative".
Ted Grant was a well-known figure in the international Marxist movement. The book covers the development of his life from his birth 100 years ago to his death in 2006. It explains the important theoretical questions and debates within Trotskyism of this period and it outlines Ted Grant's important theoretical contribution.