Prelude to Genocide: How Capitalism Caused the Balkan Wars

The U.S. claims that the Balkan people are gripped by irrational hatreds. And that the U.S. (the self-appointed “cop of the world”) and their allies have no choice but to step in, bomb, impose, threaten and dictate. The imperialists insist that the people of the Balkans need outside forces to dominate them–to save them fromContinue reading “Prelude to Genocide: How Capitalism Caused the Balkan Wars”

Free Libya is Green Libya: Supporting the Real Libyan Revolution

by W. Yusef Doucet “Will they now stand up and assume the real leadership necessary to make themselves relevant, or is overcoming their class allegiance to the Western bourgeoisie just too much to fathom? That’s probably too much to expect from a class trained to protect the interests of its benefactors in order to protectContinue reading “Free Libya is Green Libya: Supporting the Real Libyan Revolution”

U.S. Resumes its Dirty War against Nicaragua

BY LIDICE VALENZUELA Special for Granma International September 3, 2007 EIGHT months since taking power, the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is facing fierce opposition from reactionary sectors – both national and international – led by the United States, who are persisting in ignoring the structural changes that have been embarked on in thisContinue reading “U.S. Resumes its Dirty War against Nicaragua”

The Assassination of Jaime Hurtado

April 1999, Ecuador The Democratic Popular Movement (DPM), the Communist Party Marxist Leninist of Ecuador (CPMLE), the Popular Front and other organizations that make up the organization Popular Unity, express their sorrow and indignation and assure to all members of these organizations, of other popular and leftist organizations and to all freedom fighters all overContinue reading “The Assassination of Jaime Hurtado”

Forbidding the “G-Word”: Holocaust Denial as Judicial Doctrine in Canada by Ward Churchill

“Where scholars deny genocide, [they] contribute to the deadly psychohistorical dynamic in which unopposed genocide begets new genocides.” —Roger W. Smith, Eric Markusen and Robert Jay Lifton, “Professional Ethics and Denial of the Armenian Genocide” (1995) Denial of genocide has become a matter of increasing concern in recent years, primarily as a result of effortsContinue reading “Forbidding the “G-Word”: Holocaust Denial as Judicial Doctrine in Canada by Ward Churchill”

Hath not a Palestinian eyes?

I am a Palestinian. Hath not a Palestinian eyes? hath not a Palestinian hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Jew is? If you prickContinue reading “Hath not a Palestinian eyes?”

Liberal Holocaust: Imperialism and the Democratic Party

This is a good article from a website that is now down. I disagree with several parts, particularly the labeling of North Korea as a “Stalinist dictatorship,” referring to the Soviet Union as an “empire,” saying that Titoite Yugoslavia was a “Leninist revolution” and denying the genocidal actions of the Milošević government. Regardless, this article makesContinue reading “Liberal Holocaust: Imperialism and the Democratic Party”

San Francisco Bay Area man tangled in drug web

The following are a series of revealing articles on the connection between the CIA-backed Nicaraguan Contras and the smuggling of illegal drugs, particularly cocaine. They are among the first exposés about Contra drug smuggling published in the United States. They were written by journalist Gary Webb for the San Jose Mercury News in 1996 underContinue reading “San Francisco Bay Area man tangled in drug web”

Enver Hoxha: On Palestine, Zionism and Arab Liberation

WEDNESDAY JULY 29, 1970 We Have Sympathy & Respect for the Arab People of Palestine A delegation of «Al-Fatah», Movement for the National Liberation of Palestine, is coming to our country these days for an official visit. Yasser Arafat personally asked our embassy in Cairo for permission to send a delegation. We have sympathy andContinue reading “Enver Hoxha: On Palestine, Zionism and Arab Liberation”

Stop Killer Coke!

Death squads have assassinated eight trade union leaders in Coca-Cola bottling plants in Colombia. The Stop Killer Coke campaign holds the beverage giant responsible. MADELEINE BARAN This article is from the November/December 2003 issue of Dollars & Sense magazine. On the morning of December 5, 1996, two members of a paramilitary gang drove a motorcycleContinue reading “Stop Killer Coke!”

Georgi Dimitrov in Nazi Court

From Dimitrov vs. Göbbels – Minutes of Speech before the Court: “I admit that my tone is hard and grim. The struggle of my life has always been hard and grim. My tone is frank and open. I am used to calling a spade a spade. I am no lawyer appearing before this Court inContinue reading “Georgi Dimitrov in Nazi Court”

Obituary: Jonas Savimbi, UNITA’s local boy

By Chris Simpson Former BBC correspondent in Angola Jonas Savimbi founded his Unita movement in March 1966 in Muangai, in Angola’s eastern province, Moxico. According to Unita’s own official history, 200 delegates, including dozens of local chiefs, attended. Muangai supposedly marked the beginning of Savimbi’s career as a guerrilla leader. Thirty-six years later his corpseContinue reading “Obituary: Jonas Savimbi, UNITA’s local boy”

1970-1987: The contra war in Nicaragua

Noam Chomsky’s account of the US-backed “contra” counter-insurgency in Nicaragua against the left-wing government. It wasn’t just the events in El Salvador that were ignored by the mainstream US media during the 1970s. In the ten years prior to the overthrow of the Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza in 1979, US television – all networks –Continue reading “1970-1987: The contra war in Nicaragua”