Testimony links U.S. to drugs-guns trade

 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 “Testimony links U.S. to drugs-guns trade”

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!”

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”

Video: the Nicaraguan Contras

  “But despite the efforts of the White House PR machine, the Contras increasingly appeared to be a particularly ruthless and bloodthirsty bunch. Stories of atrocities against civilian noncombatants certainly didn’t help. In the words of human rights group Americas Watch, ‘the Contras systematically engage in violent abuses … so prevalent that these may beContinue reading “Video: the Nicaraguan Contras”

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”

The Moscow Trial was Fair

1 By D. N. PRITT, K.C., M.P. I STUDIED the legal procedure in criminal cases in Soviet Russia somewhat carefully in 1932, and concluded (as published at the time in “Twelve Studies in Soviet Russia”) that the procedure gave the ordinal accused a very fair trial. Having learnt from my legal friends in Moscow onContinue reading “The Moscow Trial was Fair”

Communist League: The Influence Of Rosa Luxemburg on the CPG

Appendix to Revisionism In Germany: to 1922 by the Communist League; January 1977. The dominant theoretical influence on the Communist Party of Germany in its early years was that of Polish-born Rosa Luxemburg, who moved to Germany in 1897: “Rosa Luxemburg has left behind deep traces in the German and Polish Communist movement. One can sayContinue reading “Communist League: The Influence Of Rosa Luxemburg on the CPG”

Georgi Dimitrov Quote

 “Comrades, our Party leaders often complain that there are no people, that they are short of people for agitational and propaganda work, for the newspapers, the trade unions, for work among the youth, among women. Not enough, not enough – that is the cry. We simply haven’t got the people. To this we could replyContinue reading “Georgi Dimitrov Quote”

The Katyn Massacre

by Ella Rule July 2002 At the end of the First World War, the boundary between Russia and Poland was settled as being along a line which became known as the Curzon line – Lord Curzon being the British statesman who had proposed it. This demarcation line was not to the liking of the Poles,Continue reading “The Katyn Massacre”

VI Congress of Emek Partisi

From En Marcha # 1562 January 5 to 13, 2012 Resolution We support the peoples who have rebelled for their rights and their freedom; we condemn the imperialist conspiracies against Syria and Iran. Throughout 2011, the Arab peoples of North Africa and the Near East have risen one after another. They do not want toContinue reading “VI Congress of Emek Partisi”

PCMLE: Fidel Castro Ruz, the most outstanding soldier of the Cuban revolutionary process

En Marcha, February 27, 2008 The history of peoples is written with the creative action of people and, by driving visionary, honest leaders. For nearly 50 years, Cuba and Fidel as his most outstanding soldier, wrote one of the most glorious pages of contemporary history of our America, the triumph of the Cuban Revolution inContinue reading “PCMLE: Fidel Castro Ruz, the most outstanding soldier of the Cuban revolutionary process”

“My Life With Enver” Nexhmije Hoxha’s Memoirs (Part 4)

12. Towards a free life – in the mountains After being on duty with the partisans in the mountains, I left Tirana on March 20th; the city I would not return to until its liberation. Along with my joy, I also felt an emptiness in my soul. I was leaving the city in which IContinue reading ““My Life With Enver” Nexhmije Hoxha’s Memoirs (Part 4)”

“My Life With Enver” Nexhmije Hoxha’s Memoirs (Part 3)

(Above) Anti-fascist demonstration in Tirana where Nexhmije saw Enver for the first time. They would later meet in a Partisan safehouse. 9. In Kucaka. Another Yugoslav emissary In Kucaka, near Korca, I met-up again with Enver. It had been a long time we had seen each other and we spent some time talking. He toldContinue reading ““My Life With Enver” Nexhmije Hoxha’s Memoirs (Part 3)”

“My Life With Enver” Nexhmije Hoxha’s Memoirs (Part 2)

5. A love born and brought up in war On May 22nd, I went to Enver’s base, which was in the house next to the Electric Power Plant of Tirana. (Today an Embassy has been built on this site). It was nearly ten o’clock. There I found Enver. He was happy at seeing me andContinue reading ““My Life With Enver” Nexhmije Hoxha’s Memoirs (Part 2)”