American Party of Labor: Who Started the War?

Anti-Communist Hysteria on the Rise It seems that once again a specter is haunting Europe, if not the world. Yes, the specter of communism, which was supposedly totally discredited, debunked and rendered wholly irrelevant since 1989. The ruling classes of Europe and the industrialized imperialist world are again putting all their efforts into exorcising thisContinue reading “American Party of Labor: Who Started the War?”

Thoughts on the George Zimmerman Verdict

“Only in America can a dead black boy go on trial for his own murder.”  ― Syreeta McFadden I am deeply saddened and enraged beyond words at the news that Zimmerman has been acquitted of all charges and has therefore gotten away with murder, or rather a lynching. I am far too upset to giveContinue reading “Thoughts on the George Zimmerman Verdict”

The Spanish Gold and Financing Soviet Military Aid

The following text is from Daniel Kowalsky’s book Stalin and the Spanish Civil War. The selected excerpt is from chapter 11 of the book, “The Spanish Gold and Financing Soviet Military Aid.”  – E.S. The gold transfer is the best-documented aspect of Soviet-Spanish relations during the civil war, and thus need only be rapidly summarized here. AccordingContinue reading “The Spanish Gold and Financing Soviet Military Aid”

Wooten Gone Wild!

Original post from the blog maosoleum. Prior to the merger of Red Banner (M-L-M) and Maosoleum, the Little Red Blog had been blessed by the presence of the infamous tankie, career cop-jacketeer, and creepy ass cracker stalker: Justin Wooten who decided to leave five nice little comments ranging anywhere from blatant homophobia, to classical tankie conspiracy theories against Hoxhaists, AnarchistsContinue reading “Wooten Gone Wild!”

Bruce Franklin’s Introduction to “The Essential Stalin”

Please note the posting of this introduction to the book “The Essential Stalin” does not necessarily imply support of Franklin’s political line.  — E.S. I used to think of Joseph Stalin as a tyrant and butcher who jailed and killed millions, betrayed the Russian revolution, sold out liberation struggles around the world, and ended upContinue reading “Bruce Franklin’s Introduction to “The Essential Stalin””

The Communist League: The Soviet Union and the Spanish Civil War

‘Non-Intervention’? Between ourselves, it’s the same thing as profitable intervention – but profitable only for the other side’. Charles-Maurice Talleyrand (1754-1838) INTRODUCTION In January 1996, the Association of Communist Workers and the Association of Indian Communists held an extremely interesting meeting in the Conway Hall, London, devoted to exposing the slanderous misrepresentation of the Republican forcesContinue reading “The Communist League: The Soviet Union and the Spanish Civil War”

Communiqué of the Meeting of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations of Europe

June 25, 2013 by PCE (m-l) Published in: Comunicados The crisis of the capitalist system on the world level is getting still worse, and in Europe it is taking the form of a recession. At the same time, the rejection of the austerity policy is stronger and more massive than ever before; tens of millionsContinue reading “Communiqué of the Meeting of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations of Europe”

Statement of Eduardo Artes, First Secretary of the Chilean Communist Party (Proletarian Action) on the demonstrations in Brazil

DISCONTENT IN BRAZIL Eduardo Artes First Secretary of the Chilean Communist Party (Proletarian Action) PC (AP) June 21, 2013 General Aspects The media shows us large demonstrations, bonfires and confrontations in Brazil. These are caused by the popular discontent; rejecting announced increases in public transport fares — the effects of capitalist politics in its neoliberalContinue reading “Statement of Eduardo Artes, First Secretary of the Chilean Communist Party (Proletarian Action) on the demonstrations in Brazil”

White Power and apocalyptic cults: Pro-DPRK Americans revealed

American homegrown terrorist groups are the chosen favorites of Pyongyang BY NATE THAYER , MAY 6, 2013 WASHINGTON D.C. – In September 2003, John Paul Cupp, the 22 year old son of a fundamentalist Christian preacher from Indiana received a message from the government of North Korea. “Upon the authorization of the Central Committee” it read, Pyongyang “extendsContinue reading “White Power and apocalyptic cults: Pro-DPRK Americans revealed”

Enver Hoxha on Earl Browder

“The first current which preceded the modern revisionism in power was Browderism. This current was born in the United States of America and took its name from the former general secretary of the Communist Party of the USA, Earl Browder. In 1944, when the victory of the peoples over fascism was clearly on the horizon,Continue reading “Enver Hoxha on Earl Browder”

Tribute to Stjepan Filipović

Filipović was a Croatian Partisan who was executed during World War II. He was the commander of the Yugoslav Partisans’ Tamnavsko-Kolubarski unit in Valjevo. He was captured on February 24th, 1942 and subsequently hanged on May 22. As the rope was put around his neck, Filipović defiantly thrust his hands out and denounced the AxisContinue reading “Tribute to Stjepan Filipović”

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”

May 2, 1945 – The Red Army captures the German Reichstag

Today in history: May 2, 1945 – The Red Army captures the German Reichstag, after fierce fighting to take the highly symbolic Berlin building. The red flag was first raised on the Reichstag on April 30 as the Red Army and the Nazis were still fighting for control of the building, and the Germans tookContinue reading “May 2, 1945 – The Red Army captures the German Reichstag”

Anna Louise Strong: “Stalin”

by Anna Louise Strong The Soviets Expected It, The Dial Press, New York, 1941, pp. 46-64 YEARS AGO, when I first lunched with President Roosevelt just after he had seen H. G. Wells, I found that of all the subjects in the Soviet Union the one that interested him the most was the personality ofContinue reading “Anna Louise Strong: “Stalin””