Colombia says Chavez helpful against FARC

BOGOTA, April 19, 2011 (AFP) – Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos said left-wing FARC guerrillas are probably operating in neighboring Venezuela but that leftist President Hugo Chavez was helping to battle them. “It is likely that the guerrillas are also present in Venezuela, but I am confident that they are not under the protection ofContinue reading “Colombia says Chavez helpful against FARC”

Jello Biafra Cancels Israel Show, Attacks Boycotters

The former lead singer of the Dead Kennedys has pulled out of a planned concert in Tel Aviv this weekend, but says he will still go to Israel. Jello Biafra, who was set to play in Tel Aviv for the first time on July 2 with his band the Guantanamo School of Medicine, said theContinue reading “Jello Biafra Cancels Israel Show, Attacks Boycotters”

Nepal Maoists Surrender Last of Weapons; Prepare for Integration with Reactionary Army Forces

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Maoists today were in the final stages of handing over their weapons as part of a deal to end the dual security system for the top leaders of the former rebels. “We have begun collecting weapons and have kept them at the Nayabazaar-based residence of Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and theContinue reading “Nepal Maoists Surrender Last of Weapons; Prepare for Integration with Reactionary Army Forces”

China’s Free Trade Zone in DPRK set to open soon

A free-trade area and a tax-free zone will be set up as part of the first special economic zone straddling the mainland and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a Chinese government official told China Daily. Dai Yulin, secretary of the Dandong committee of the Communist Party of China, said the area will helpContinue reading “China’s Free Trade Zone in DPRK set to open soon”

The Revisionists of “K”KE – Social-democrat Papariga: Prima Ballerina of the Greek capital and the EU monopolies

From KKE (1918-55) “the ideas of perestroika correspond to the requirements of the reorganization of socialism, and contribute significantly to the development of the modern… theory of socialism, socialism has never been more attractive” (A. Papariga, “Pravda” June 25, 1991) (p. 8-9). “As a concept, perestroika rendered invaluable services to the international movement. Of course,Continue reading “The Revisionists of “K”KE – Social-democrat Papariga: Prima Ballerina of the Greek capital and the EU monopolies”

TS Eliot rejected George Orwell’s Animal Farm because of its ‘Trotskyite’ politics

TS Eliot refused to publish Animal Farm by George Orwell because of its “Trotskyite” politics, it has been claimed. By Stephen Adams The poet, a former director of the publisher Faber & Faber, made his feelings clear in a rejection letter to Orwell in 1944. Orwell succeeded in having Animal Farm, an allegory on StalinistContinue reading “TS Eliot rejected George Orwell’s Animal Farm because of its ‘Trotskyite’ politics”

Why China is Trying to Colonize Africa

Chinese social-imperialism continues its rise as Enver Hoxha predicted – ES. By David Blair No one alive at the close of the 19th century could have missed the “scramble for Africa”. A motley collection of robber barons, imperialist ideologues, explorers, rogues and adventurers – the likes of Cecil Rhodes and the appalling Leopold II, KingContinue reading “Why China is Trying to Colonize Africa”

Communist League Book Review: “Molotov Remembers”

COMPASS For Communist League (UK) No 108: October 1993 Book Review: MOLOTOV’S MEMOIRS Albert Resis (Ed.): ‘MOLOTOV REMEMBERS: INSIDE KREMLIN POLITICS’; Chicago; 1993 Vyacheslav Molotov was Stalin’s closest comrade-in-arms, and held for many years very important positions in the Soviet Union. One might have hoped, therefore, that his memoirs would have contained valuable information onContinue reading “Communist League Book Review: “Molotov Remembers””

Resolution of Partija Rada on the National Question in Yugoslavia

Partija Rada (Party of Labour) is a Marxist-Leninist Party in Serbia. The party was founded in March 1992 by Vlado Dapčević, an anti-revisionist Marxist-Leninist who was a long-time political prisoner in SFR Yugoslavia. He formed it after splitting from the Communist Party of Yugoslavia over what he saw to be its soft stance against nationalism.Continue reading “Resolution of Partija Rada on the National Question in Yugoslavia”

Cuba says 310,000 people licensed to work in nascent private sector

HAVANA — Cuba says 310,000 people have become licensed independent workers as the government tries to lift a foundering economy by allowing some private-sector activity. An article in Communist Party newspaper Granma says 222,000 of those are new licenses issued since October. It cites Labor Ministry statistics through April 30. The largest group of newContinue reading “Cuba says 310,000 people licensed to work in nascent private sector”

Why I Resigned From the Trotsky defense Committee, by Mauritz A. Hallgren

Why I Resigned From the Trotsky Defense Committee Mr. Felix Morrow, Acting Secretary American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky, Room 511, 22 East 17th Street New York, N. Y. Dear Sir: It has become necessary for me to clarify my position with respect to the Moscow trials and particularly with respect to Trotsky’sContinue reading “Why I Resigned From the Trotsky defense Committee, by Mauritz A. Hallgren”

Kasama’s Anti-Stalinism: Furr on Bukharin

Carl: You wrote: “But for Bukharin, GF, someone I and many others think highly of (although perhaps not so many in this forum), it was indeed a capital case.” You ought not to “think highly of” this truly revolting person, Bukharin. Bukharin is not worthy of your respect, or that of any decent person. ReadContinue reading “Kasama’s Anti-Stalinism: Furr on Bukharin”

Grover Furr stomps Kasama Liberals

Thanks for all the remarks! Here are a few replies. I’ll be brief. Mike Ely wrote: “Give us a short, simple list of your evidence for this global Trotsky-Bukharin-Nazi conspiracy. You can’t because it didn’t exist.” Either you have not studied the materials or you don’t remember them. There were a series of inter-related conspiracies.Continue reading “Grover Furr stomps Kasama Liberals”

Grover Furr defends research on Moscow Trials from Charlatan Mike Ely

-The following is a response written by Grover Furr on the Kasama Project website- Someone brought to my attention that my research is being discussed here. I asked Mike Ely if I could respond, and he agreed that I could. I welcome criticism! But to be valuable, it has to be accurate. Here are someContinue reading “Grover Furr defends research on Moscow Trials from Charlatan Mike Ely”

Why was Bukharin Executed?

Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich (1888-1938): Publicist and economist, member of the Bolshevik Party since 1906. In the years of World War I (1914-1918) adopted an anti-Leninist position on the issues of the proletarian dictatorship, the State, the right of nations to self-determination and others. In 1917 he denied the possibility of the triumph of socialist revolutionContinue reading “Why was Bukharin Executed?”