Paretian Section of the Workers' International
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|Luzelese name||Seção Paretiana da Internacional dos Trabalhadores|
|Esmeiran name||Sección Paretiana del Internacional de los Trabajadores|
|Vicisan name||Sección Paretiana do Internacional dos Traballadores|
|Tosuton name||Secció Paretiana del Internaionale dels Treballadores|
|Deputy Leaders||Josefina Esteller|
|Founded||8 August 1913|
|Newspaper||Voz dos Trabalhadores|
|Student wing||Student's Leftist Revolutionary Movement|
|Youth wing||Paretian Socialist Youth Front|
|Political position||Left-wing to Far-left|
|Euclean Affiliation||Mixed Radical Left|
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|Câmara do Congresso|
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The Paretian Section of the Workers' International (Luzelese: Seção Paretiana da Internacional dos Trabalhadores; Esmeiran: Sección Paretiana del Internacional de los Trabajadores; Vicisan: Sección Paretiana do Internacional dos Traballadores; Tosuton: Secció Paretiana del Internaionale dels Treballadores), or the SPIT is a left-wing political party in Paretia. It was founded in 1913 in secret by leftists, union leaders and socailists in Sigolus, Tosutonia. Leftist parties of the sort were banned in 1902. The party was originally an underground organization until legalization in 1919. The party would gain popularity as the third most popular party in the country at the time, behind the functionalists and democrats.
During the 1920s they went into opposition against the rising New Nation of Paretia Party, a radical functionalist movement headed by Carlito Palmeira. This turbulent era in Paretia was marked by street brawls and riots between the SPIT and PNNP. The later functionalist takeover in 1925 would see the banning of the SPIT by Palmeira and many of it's top members arrested. Lower profile members formed a resistance and allied with the liberal-centrist Democrat Freedom Organization in doing resistance operations against the functionalist government.
-WIP HISTORY OVERVIEW-
The party was for along time one the smallest parties in the Senado da Paretia, as the Social Democrats and Greens have taken many of the more moderate members. It remains today led by Salomão Andrade, who has been the leader since 2019. It is a member of the opposition to the government, alongside the other, mostly left-leaning parties. Despite being a far-right victory, the SPIT saw massive gains in the 2021 Paretian general election, and formed an alliance with the SD, Greens, and others to try and counter the far-right O Povo government.
The Party historically was considerred far-left, Anti-EC, anti-establishment, and anti-globalist. It historically was very radical and once was had armed wings of the party. Since the 70's the party has become less radical and moderate in an attempt to sway supporters of the Social Democrats. Since Andrade's takeover as the leader the party has undergone a massive overhaul on it's messaging and has taken a more civil approach.