teleSUR | October 19, 2018
One often overlooked imperialist adventure was the 1983 U.S. invasion of the small Caribbean nation of Grenada.
The objective of the invasion was the consolidation of a pro-U.S. regime after the assassination of the charismatic Prime Minister Maurice Bishop.Read More »
by Jim Jump
THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES: (top left) Emily Thornberry unveiling the Battle of the Ebro plaque at Marx Memorial Library in 2016 and the memorial to the British volunteers in the International Brigades in London. Photo: Monument Pic by Carlesmari / Creative Commons
JULY 25 this year marks the 80th anniversary of the start of the last great battle of the Spanish civil war — and what many now regard as the first battle of the second world war.
The Battle of the Ebro saw International Brigades, that great anti-fascist army of volunteers from around the world, “cover itself in glory,” as Ay Carmela, the famous battle-song declares.Read More »
Lenin yet, about 150 years since his birth, creates controversy. Funny figures make funnier statements while a group of scholars, white, pink and “red” in color, continue condemning the Bolshevik leader – a bold show of class conflict in the areas of ideology and politics. This reality makes it an imperative to reiterate Lenin’s analysis and class position on his birthday – April 22 (1870) – as yet those have not been proven erroneous.Read More »