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The first Joint Plenum of the Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies issues “Order No. 1to the Petrograd Garrison”. The order played a very big part in revolutionizing the army. Henceforth, all military units were to be guided in their political actions solely by the Soviet, all weapons were to be placed at the disposal and under the control of company and battalion soldiers’ committees, orders issued by the Provisional Committee of the State Duma were to be obeyed only if they did not conflict with the orders of the Soviet. All soldiers’ units will elect Soldiers’ Committees. The decree stipulates that soldiers will now accept orders from the Soldiers’ Soviet and their locally elected committees. The Soviet also forbids its members from joining the soon to form government, but recognizes the authority of the Duma.Read More »
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Ex-CIA Chief Hayden Blames ‘Millennial’ Culture For Intel Leaks. Source: Internet
A former chief of CIA said millennials and related groups have different understandings of the words loyalty, secrecy and transparency than certainly my generation did.
Michael Hayden, a former chief of CIA, claimed the US federal government may be suffering due to cultural differences between old spymasters and fresh-faced “millennials”.Read More »
2016 US election was full of “lies & farces”, says China
Wall Street spent $2bn to influence US elections, says a report from US
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The 2016 US presidential election was full of “lies and farces” and was driven by “power-for-money deals,” which in itself was sign of “hypocritical nature of US democracy,” said a report by a Chinese government agency. The China government report is on human rights in the United States.
The annual report released by the China’s State Council Information Office said:
“In 2016, money politics and power-for-money deals controlled the presidential election, which was full of lies and farces.”
The report has been circulated by China’s news agency Xinhua. Read More »
telesur | 11 March, 2017
More than 1,000 miners at a U.S.-owned copper mine in southern Peru put down their tools on Friday morning over pay disputes, mirroring ongoing strikes in neighboring Chile.
The indefinite strike at the Cerro Verde mine, Peru’s largest copper mine, started at at 7:30 a.m. local time. Around 1,200 miners are involved in the action which has halted 95 percent of the site’s production, equivalent to about 40,000 tons per month, the union said.
Miners are demanding special benefit payments to give them protection against the potential fall in copper prices. They are also asking for better working conditions and family health benefits. Initially, the strike was planned to last five days, but the union then decided to stop work indefinitely.Read More »
By the 1880s the post-slavery institutionalization of national oppression and economic exploitation of people of African descent was well underway in the United States.
Although a series of presidential orders, constitutional amendments and legislative measures enacted during 1862-1875 sought to breakdown the legal basis for the enslavement of African people, these actions were restricted by the entrenched interests of both the militarily defeated Southern planters and the emerging Northern industrialists, the two factions of the American ruling class which fought bitterly between 1861-65 for dominance over the economic system which would determine the future of society for the remaining decades of the 19th century.Read More »