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”
For a certain segment of the Ron Paul fanbase, no evidence of his disseminating hateful, paranoid material will ever be enough. Citing James Kirchick’s piece in The New Republic wasn’t sufficient, because Kirchick could have just been “making everything up.” Then, when I and others posted copies of “The Ron Paul Political Report Special IssueContinue reading “Game Over: Scans of Over 50 Ron Paul Newsletters”
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.
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!”
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”
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”
As some of you may know there is a young woman out there claiming to be a Marxist-Leninist of the Pro-Enver Hoxha tendency with a bombastic and abrasive attitude towards anything in contrast to her views. This young woman goes by the name of “Ryan Towne” and some of you may well be FB friendsContinue reading “Expose Ryan Towne for the Racist Fascist That She Is”
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”
If Africa’s multiple resources were used in her own development, they could place her among the modernised continents of the world. But her resources have been, and still are being used for the greater development of overseas interests. — Kwame Nkrumah, Axioms of Kwame Nkrumah (NY: International Publishers, 1969), p. 22.
“There can be no co-existence between African independence and imperialist and neo-colonialist domination; between independent Africa and racist, minority, settler governments.” “Until colonialism and imperialism in all their various forms and manifestations have been completely eradicated from Africa, it would be inconsistent for the African Revolution to co-exist with imperialism.” — Kwame Nkrumah, AxiomsContinue reading “Kwame Nkrumah on African Revolution”
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””
“In answer to your inquiry: National and racial chauvinism is a vestige of the misanthropic customs characteristic of the period of cannibalism. Anti-semitism, as an extreme form of racial chauvinism, is the most dangerous vestige of cannibalism. Anti-semitism is of advantage to the exploiters as a lightning conductor that deflects the blows aimed by theContinue reading “J.V. Stalin on Anti-Semitism”
“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”
“The profound hypocrisy and inherent barbarism of bourgeois civilization lies unveiled before our eyes, turning from its home, where it assumes respectable forms, to the colonies, where it goes naked” The Future Results of the British Rule in India New-York Daily Tribune, August 8, 1853 “However infamous the conduct of the sepoys [the native IndianContinue reading “Marx & Engels on Colonialism in India”