Anasintaxi KKE (1918-55) – Socialism – class struggle in the Soviet Union (1936-1953). The revolutionary trials of the 1930’s as the continuation and escalation of the class struggle

The revolutionary changes that took place in the economy of the Soviet Union during the first two decades led, in the mid ‘30s, to the building of the economic foundation of socialism and the elimination of all exploiting classes; these changes were expressed in the new country’s Constitution (1936). Analyzing the economic, social, class situation inContinue reading “Anasintaxi KKE (1918-55) – Socialism – class struggle in the Soviet Union (1936-1953). The revolutionary trials of the 1930’s as the continuation and escalation of the class struggle”

Biography of Bill Bland

Biography Bland, William “Bill” (1916-2001) Bill Bland was born in the North of England, into a middle class home. He spent his politically formative years in the army of New Zealand, where he was active in the Communist Party as an educator. He returned to Britain in the post-war years as an ophthalmic optician. InContinue reading “Biography of Bill Bland”

Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 5): The capitalist reforms in the Soviet Union and the bourgeois theories of “socialism”

The capitalist reforms in the Soviet Union and the bourgeois theories of “socialism” The character of capitalist economic reforms in the Soviet Union and the other Eastern countries during the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period (1953-1965) – that completely restored by mid-late 60’s, capitalism in these countries – were based on the theories of “socialism” promulgated by theContinue reading “Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 5): The capitalist reforms in the Soviet Union and the bourgeois theories of “socialism””

Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 4): The capitalist economy of the Soviet Union in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period in prolonged stagnation and deep crisis

The capitalist economy of the Soviet Union in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period in prolonged stagnation and deep crisis The restoration of capitalism in the Soviet Union did not only bring about the emergence of all the characteristic features of capitalism in the country’s economy but it paved the way for a prolonged economic stagnation, especially duringContinue reading “Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 4): The capitalist economy of the Soviet Union in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period in prolonged stagnation and deep crisis”

Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 3): The commodity economy of the Soviet Union in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period: a complete and permanent capitalist economy

The commodity economy of the Soviet Union in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period: a complete and permanent capitalist economy The reactionary process of capitalist restoration in the Soviet Union that commenced, right after the death-murder of Joseph Stalin, with the overthrow of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat from the renegade social-democratic clique of Khrushchev-Brezhnev, was a veryContinue reading “Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 3): The commodity economy of the Soviet Union in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period: a complete and permanent capitalist economy”

Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 2): In the commodity economy of the Soviet Union, labor power had been anew converted to commodity

In the commodity economy of the Soviet Union, labor power had been anew converted to commodity. The economic category “labor power” is the fundamental and most central for understanding scientifically the nature of the two diametrically opposite social-economic systems of the 20thcentury: capitalism-imperialism and socialism-communism. It is this historical-economic category that is related to bothContinue reading “Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 2): In the commodity economy of the Soviet Union, labor power had been anew converted to commodity”

Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 1): The working class in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period was no longer the owner of the means of production

The working class in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period was no longer the owner of the means of production a. Socialist production relations were replaced with capitalist production relations It is known that “no matter what the economic forms of production are, the workers and the means of production remain always its factors” and that “for production to takeContinue reading “Anasintaxi on the Restoration of Capitalism in the Soviet Union (Part 1): The working class in the Khrushchev-Brezhnev period was no longer the owner of the means of production”

Book Review: Bruce Cumings’ North Korea: Another Country

BY SOPHIA SOLIVIO Bruce Cumings is the Chairperson of the History Department and Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College at the University of Chicago. In 1975, he received his PhD from Columbia University. Cumings’ professional and academic credentials make his compilation of complaints primarily in regard to theContinue reading “Book Review: Bruce Cumings’ North Korea: Another Country”

JFK secretly freed rapists, drug dealers and Mafia hitmen to kill Castro and curb threat of Communism, claims explosive new book

Revelations made by journalist Bill Deane in new book ‘Smooth Criminal’ It tells story of alleged CIA spy and ‘one-man crime wave’ Dave Riley Claims criminals allowed on ‘crime sprees’ in US when not working for CIA Deane: ‘Riley was typical recruit: Intelligent, ambitious and without morals’ While JFK did not order the programme, Deane says heContinue reading “JFK secretly freed rapists, drug dealers and Mafia hitmen to kill Castro and curb threat of Communism, claims explosive new book”

Leave it to the Market?

For more than twenty years now, the “free market” has been the rallying cry of American politics. Conservatives sing its praises while occasionally betraying it when it suits their constituency, liberals won’t criticize it but claim that it needs to be fixed, and then you have the libertarians, for which the market is, for allContinue reading “Leave it to the Market?”

PFLP condemns Zionist attack on Syria

Statement by Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Commenting on the Zionist aggression on Syria, the official spokesperson of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Comrade Abu Ahmad Fouad of the Political Bureau of the PFLP, made a statement denouncing the brutal aggression on Syria as a heinous crime and aContinue reading “PFLP condemns Zionist attack on Syria”

KCNA on the Korean War

Pyongyang, March 29 (KCNA) — The Fatherland Liberation War (1950-1953) ended in a victory of the Korean people. But, its consequences were very devastating and disastrous. The U.S. bombing in the war left more than 8 700 factories destroyed and 90 000 hectares of farmland spoiled. Power stations and reservoirs were severely damaged and townsContinue reading “KCNA on the Korean War”

Syria’s Rebels Hype Their Child Soldier Training

‘Children Are the Best Soldiers I Know,’ Military Defector Insists It’s one of those things you’re not supposed to brag about, but Syrian rebels are praising their ability to attract child soldiers and turn them into “killing machines” to use against the Assad government. “Children are the best soldiers I know,” declared former Syrian Sgt.Continue reading “Syria’s Rebels Hype Their Child Soldier Training”

Pope Francis and General Videla

Pope Francis giving communion to General Videla, the leader of the fascist generals who ruled Argentina in the late 1970s (and disappeared more than 20,000).

Dirty Wars: Pope Francis’ Ties to Argentina’s Right-wing Junta

Democracy Now! reports this morning: While praised for his work with the poor, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio — now Pope Francis — has long been dogged by accusations of his role during Argentina’s military dictatorship. We speak to Horacio Verbitsky, a leading Argentine journalist who exposed Francis’ connection to the abduction of two Jesuit priests.Continue reading “Dirty Wars: Pope Francis’ Ties to Argentina’s Right-wing Junta”