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”

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”

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”

1986: The Iran-Contra Affair

Chomsky’s brief account of the US selling arms to Iran via Israel in order to fund far-right paramilitary contras in Nicaragua. The major elements of the Iran/contra story were well known long before the 1986 exposures, apart from one fact: that the sale of arms to Iran via Israel and the illegal contra war runContinue reading “1986: The Iran-Contra Affair”

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”

Bolstering Contras Was A Top Priority

January 18, 1987 By GEORGE de LAMA, Chicago Tribune Correspondent Michael Tackett of the Chicago Tribune contributed to this story. WASHINGTON — Months before Congress cut off support for the Nicaraguan rebels in October 1984, President Reagan approved an ambitious campaign to encourage private American donors and foreign governments to finance the war against Managua`sContinue reading “Bolstering Contras Was A Top Priority”

Iran-Contra and the Religious Right

Oliver North worshipped in a charismatic Episcopal Church in Virginia called Church of the Apostles. It turn out to be one of those Shepherding churches, a cult movement within the charismatic movement. North’s pastor was Rev. Brian Cox, a National Coordinator of Sharing of Ministries Abroad (SOMA), a right-wing political orgainization in guise of ofContinue reading “Iran-Contra and the Religious Right”

Reagan’s Hand in Guatemala’s Genocide

By Robert Parry Guatemala is taking steps to hold an ex-dictator accountable for genocide committed against Maya-Ixil Indians in the 1980s, even as the United States continues to honor the American president — Ronald Reagan — who helped make that genocide possible. A Guatemalan judge ordered Efraín Ríos Montt to appear in court on ThursdayContinue reading “Reagan’s Hand in Guatemala’s Genocide”

Video – CIA Archives: Apartheid in South Africa – Raw Documentary Footage

Radio Broadcast of J.V. Stalin, July 3, 1941

COMRADES, citizens, brothers and sisters, men of our Army and Navy! My words are addressed to you, dear friends! The perfidious military attack by Hitlerite Germany on our Fatherland, begun on June 22, is continuing. In spite of the heroic resistance of the Red Army, and although the enemy’s finest divisions and finest air forceContinue reading “Radio Broadcast of J.V. Stalin, July 3, 1941”

Retrospect: A Nervous China Invades Vietnam

By TERRY MCCARTHY Monday, Sept. 27, 1999 Early in the morning of Feb. 17, 1979, Chinese artillery batteries and multiple rocket launchers opened fire all along the Vietnamese border with protracted barrages that shook the earth for miles around. Then 85,000 troops surged across the frontier in human-wave attacks like those China had used inContinue reading “Retrospect: A Nervous China Invades Vietnam”

The Corporate Roots of Auschwitz

Holocaust Survivor gets PhD for Thesis on Roots of Auschwitz By Cnaan Liphshiz, Haaretz Correspondent 14/07/2009 At the ripe age of 81, a Holocaust survivor from Haifa has received a PhD for a thesis showing how Auschwitz-Birkenau began as a camp for coerced laborers working for a mismanaged Nazi industrial project. “My life never hadContinue reading “The Corporate Roots of Auschwitz”

Black Panthers: Omaha Two were Targets of a Secret Police Task Force Codenamed “Domino”

Added emphases in boldface. Michael Richardson Progressive Examiner | November 24, 2009 The Omaha Two, Ed Poindexter and Mondo we Langa (formerly David Rice), were leaders of the Black Panther Party chapter in Omaha, Nebraska. Today both men are serving life sentences for the 1970 bombing murder of an Omaha police officer, Larry Minard, andContinue reading “Black Panthers: Omaha Two were Targets of a Secret Police Task Force Codenamed “Domino””

French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide

By Maryam Newly evidence documents the role of the French regime in the 1994 Rwanda genocide — and has, once again, put the spotlight on this tragic event and the role of foreign imperialists in it. In early August 2008, the Rwandan government released a report based on eyewitness accounts that the direct cooperation betweenContinue reading “French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide”

EMEP: Turkish planes killed 36 civilians

36 civilians have been killed by the bombardment of Turkish F-16 warplanes in Ortasu (Roboski) of Uludere district of Şırnak last night. Among 50 people whose ages range between 15 and 30, 36 have been confirmed dead so far. 15 others are reported missing. Relatives of victims are trying to find the scattered parts ofContinue reading “EMEP: Turkish planes killed 36 civilians”