Marx and Engels on Islam

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” Both Marx and Engels wrote only in passing on Islam. However they provide some insights. Their view can be summarised briefly, in three main points: (i) That the relationship between Jews and the Arabs (Bedouin) wasContinue reading “Marx and Engels on Islam”

Grover Furr: New Light On Old Stories About Marshal Tukhachevskii : Some Documents Reconsidered

Grover Furr Montclair State University Originally published in RUSSIAN HISTORY/HISTOIRE RUSSE, 13, Nos 2-3 (Summer-Fall 1986), 293-308. The innocence of Marshal Tukhachevskii and the other military commanders condemned with him in 1937 has become firmly accepted by both Soviet and Western historians. [1] The current scholarly consensus also includes the view that “the nazi secret archives containContinue reading “Grover Furr: New Light On Old Stories About Marshal Tukhachevskii : Some Documents Reconsidered”

Mikhail Tukhachevsky on Communists and the Jews

“Also in the camp [Ingolstadt] was a Russian officer, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, son of tsarist nobility, who also made repeated attempts to escape and with whom, according to a fellow prisoner, de Gaulle shared a cell for a time. Tukhachevsky played mournful airs on his violin, spouted nihilist beliefs and inveighed against Jews as dogs whoContinue reading “Mikhail Tukhachevsky on Communists and the Jews”

V.I. Lenin on Anti-Semitism

“Anti-Semitism means spreading enmity towards the Jews. When the accursed tsarist monarchy was living its last days it tried to incite ignorant workers and peasants against the Jews. The tsarist police, in alliance with the landowners and the capitalists, organised pogroms against the Jews. The landowners and capitalists tried to divert the hatred of theContinue reading “V.I. Lenin on Anti-Semitism”

Grover Furr: Israeli Rule over Palestinians is Fascist

Originally published in The Montclarion, student newspaper at Montclair State College (now University), Thursday, May 5, 1988, p. 13. To the editor: Professor Edward Aronow’s letter of April 21 on Israeli treatment of Palestinians is so filled with error and distortion that one short response can only begin to correct it. Israeli rule over Palestinians isContinue reading “Grover Furr: Israeli Rule over Palestinians is Fascist”

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”

The dirty dozen: Israel’s racist ringleaders

Israelis chant “Sudanese Back To Sudan” during a right-wing demonstration against African refugees in south Tel Aviv, 30 May 2012. (Oren Ziv / ActiveStills) David Sheen Does Israel refuse to grant equal rights to Palestinian citizens of the state because it is based on an ideology of racism towards people who are not Jewish? Or does IsraelContinue reading “The dirty dozen: Israel’s racist ringleaders”

Going commando: IDF ‘hitman/assassin’ posts disturbing pictures on FB, Instagram

image from http://electronicintifada.net IDF is yet again on the defensive over its troops’ use of social media, after an elite regiment soldier posted pictures of himself half-naked, and smoking drugs on his Instagram, and boasted about killing an Arab on Twitter. The pro-Palestinian news resource Electronic Intifada mined publicly available images and comments of OsherContinue reading “Going commando: IDF ‘hitman/assassin’ posts disturbing pictures on FB, Instagram”

V.I. Lenin on Religion

“Religion is the opium of the people—this dictum by Marx is the corner-stone of the whole Marxist outlook on religion. Marxism has always regarded all modern religions and churches, and each and every religious organisation, as instruments of bourgeois reaction that serve to defend exploitation and to befuddle the working class.” – V.I. Lenin, “TheContinue reading “V.I. Lenin on Religion”

30 Years since Sabra and Shatila

The Sabra and Shatila massacre was carried out on September 16, 1982, in the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila and lasted for three days at the hands of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the Lebanese Phalange Party and the South Lebanon Army (SLA). The death toll in the massacres is not clearly defined.Continue reading “30 Years since Sabra and Shatila”

The Massacre at Sabra and Shatila, Thirty Years Later

A Never-Ending Horror Story by SONJA KARKAR It happened thirty years ago – 16 September 1982. A massacre so awful that people who know about it cannot forget it. The photos are gruesome reminders – charred, decapitated, indecently violated corpses, the smell of rotting flesh, still as foul to those who remember it as whenContinue reading “The Massacre at Sabra and Shatila, Thirty Years Later”

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”

‘This is like apartheid’: ANC veterans visit West Bank

By Donald Macintyre in Hebron Friday, 11 July 2008 Veterans of the anti-apartheid struggle said last night that the restrictions endured by Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied territories was in some respects worse than that imposed on the black majority under white rule in South Africa. Members of a 23-strong human-rights team of prominent South AfricansContinue reading “‘This is like apartheid’: ANC veterans visit West Bank”

Revolutionary Communist Party (PCR) of Brazil: In Defense of the Palestinian Homeland

In recent years, Israel intensified its offensive against the militant Palestinian people, trying by all means, economic, political and military subject him or destroy him, if possible and appropriate to control the rich oil and mineral resources of the entire region the Middle East. The military aggression, by continually bombing Palestinian people, border control, theContinue reading “Revolutionary Communist Party (PCR) of Brazil: In Defense of the Palestinian Homeland”