Who Killed Yasser Arafat?

Now we know he was poisoned – but by whom? by Justin Raimondo Yasser Arafat died on November 11, 2004, of a mysterious ailment. His enemies spread the rumor he had AIDS: David Frum, with typical classiness, claimed he had contracted AIDS as a consequence of having sex with his bodyguards. Now, however, it hasContinue reading “Who Killed Yasser Arafat?”

On the Day of American Independence

Today is the 4th of July, a holiday celebrated all over the nation as the date of American Independence from the British crown. I was considering burning an American flag to protest US foreign policy, imperial aggression, indigenous holocaust, sponsorship of terrorism, slavery and discrimination of minorities, etc., and promptly began wondering if flag-burning onContinue reading “On the Day of American Independence”

Video: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

White King, Red Rubber, Black Death 1:49:34 The story of King Leopold II of Belgium’s brutal colonisation of central Africa, turning it into a vast rubber-harvesting labour camp in which millions died.

Successful Conclusion to the Celebration of Victory over Nazi-Fascism Day!

Santiago, Chile, May 7, 2011 May 7, 2011 successfully concluded the series of events that the Communist Party of Chile (Proletarian Action) held in commemoration of the 66th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazi-Fascism. As part of the cultural celebrations, Party musicians and singers gave performances of high quality and interpretative content. We especially saluteContinue reading “Successful Conclusion to the Celebration of Victory over Nazi-Fascism Day!”

Reagan’s embrace of apartheid South Africa

His foreign policy legacy includes an alliance with a racist government By Justin Elliott The regime of apartheid in South Africa, under which nonwhites were systematically oppressed and deprived of their rights, is remembered as one of the worst crimes against humanity of the 20th century. Despite a growing international movement to topple apartheid inContinue reading “Reagan’s embrace of apartheid South Africa”

The Butcher of Congo

By Baffour Ankomah, New African, October 1999 Only 90 years ago, the agents of King Leopold II of Belgium massacred 10 million Africans in the Congo. Cutting off hands as we see in Sierra Leone today, was very much part of Leopold’s repertoire. Today, Leopold’s “rubber terror” has all been swept under the carpet. AdamContinue reading “The Butcher of Congo”

Why Yugoslavia Was Expelled from the Cominform

Below is a commonly-reprinted argument, the idea that the Titoites broke with the USSR over the question of not helping the Greek Communists enough. Is this true? Not according to Nikos Zahariadis, General Secretary of the KKE and the symbol of Marxism-Leninism in Greece. This Yugoslav-leaning article will be followed by his essay. — EspressoContinue reading “Why Yugoslavia Was Expelled from the Cominform”

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”

Kwame Nkrumah: “I Speak of Freedom”

I Speak of Freedom 1961 For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent. The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyed by the non-white; his mission, he claimed, was to “civilise”Africa. Under this cloak, the Europeans robbed the continent of vast riches and inflicted unimaginable suffering on the African people.Continue reading “Kwame Nkrumah: “I Speak of Freedom””

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”

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?”