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Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Roots: Formed in 1967 in Lahore by 39-year-old Sindhi politician, Z A. Bhutto, ...
Vladimir Nevsky (1876-1937) lived the life (in the words of an autobiographical sketch written in ...
If the Congress-led coalition government has been a disaster, a BJP-led government will be an ...
  What is it about the nation in Libya and Egypt
Blood money: an Afghan man displaying cash offered as compensation for the death of two ...
Abbas remains based in the West Bank, but several of his senior advisers attended march ...
Violence in Cairo pits police against protesters demanding Egypt's military announce date to hand ...
Several factors contributed to the demise of apartheid in the land where that term originated, ...
Before the crisis, Spain had budget surpluses and low debt, but now has large deficits ...
Through modern history Kurdish nationalism has constantly posed challenges to Iraqi national unity but it ...

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy-MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy Source: Getty MICHAEL D. SWAINE ArticleOctober 16, 2017 Summary:  Comparing Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th Party Congress to earlier such documents provides an excellent indicator of continuities and recent changes in Chinese foreign policy. Chinese Communist ...

U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: Changing Strategies, Gains-ASHLEY J. TELLIS,  JEFF EGGERS

To protect the integrity of the Afghan state, U.S. policy should aim to end the conflict in ways that mitigate the threats of terrorism, instability, and regional conflict. Although considerable security, political, and economic progress has been made in Afghanistan, much ...

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange ‘We Believe in What We’re Doing’-Interview Conducted by Michael Sontheimer

[caption id="attachment_7458" align="alignnone" width="300"] (FILES) This file photo taken on February 05, 2016 shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (C) addressing the media and supporters from the balcony of Ecuador's embassy in central London.WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faced another setback in ...

India tries to hasten US defense deals amid election uncertainty-Sanjeev Miglani and Rupam Jain

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi following a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington June 7. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is trying to hasten a ...

Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military-Cyril Almeida

ISLAMABAD: In a blunt, orchestrated and unprecedented warning, the civilian government has informed the military leadership of a growing international isolation of Pakistan and sought consensus on several key actions by the state. As a result of the most recent meeting, ...

China is the winner in India’s surgical strikes at Pakistan-M.K. BHADRAKUMAR

An Indian army soldier keeps guard from a bunker near the border with Pakistan in Abdullian, southwest of Jammu, September 30. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta In the current Indo-Pak flare-up, China has taken a mature stance. Also Beijing has begun replacing Washington as ...

Abdur Rahman I: The beginning of the glory of Muslim Spain-Akbar Ahmed

The story of the origin of the greatest of the dynasties of Andalusia, Spain is as fantastic as if it were taken from the pages of The Thousand and One Nights. Abdur Rahman, a dashing young Arab prince, barely escapes ...
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One hundred years on, the Great October Revolution is alive and calls for a revolutionary proletarian international!

by The 4th Euro-Mediterranean Conference June 23, 2017 This year being the centenary of the Great October Revolution, the 4th Emergency Euro-Mediterranean Conference, held in Athens on 26-28 May 2017, adopted a declaration on this so far the most significant socialist revolution ...
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The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy-MICHAEL D. SWAINE

The 19th Party Congress and Chinese Foreign Policy Source: Getty MICHAEL D. SWAINE ArticleOctober 16, 2017 Summary:  Comparing Xi Jinping’s report at the 19th Party Congress to earlier such documents provides an excellent indicator of continuities and recent changes in Chinese foreign policy. Chinese Communist ...
7 November 2017 I Read the full story

New Eugene Debs Film Does the Socialist Proud-Michael Hirsch

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A charismatic and militant labor leader, five-time Socialist Party presidential candidate, class-war prisoner jailed by the ostensibly liberal Woodrow Wilson administration for opposing U.S entry into World War I and a fiery, moral force in a corrupted era — Eugene Victor Debs was among the greatest orators this nation ever produced, yet no recording of his […]

Appeal of the 22 : “To Members of the International Conference of the Communist International”

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Copy to the CC RCP(b) Dear comrades! From our newspapers we have learned that the Executive Committee of the Communist International is discussing the “united workers’ front,” and we consider it our communist duty to inform you that in our country the “united front” is in bad shape not only in the broad sense of […]

Theses of the Workers Opposition.

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General Tenets 1. The role and tasks of trade unions in the transitional period have been precisely and clearly defined by recommendations of the All-Russian congresses of trade unions. The first All-Russian congress of trade unions in January 1918 defined the tasks of trade unions thus: “the center of gravity of unions’ work at the […]

“On the relations between the Russian Communist Party, the soviets, and production unions.”-Alexander Shliapnikov 1920 Theses to the Ninth Party Congress

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1. The three-year experience of the Russian Revolution shows that the single force consciously fighting for the organization of society on communist foundations is the Proletariat. 2. The rural commodity producer, likewise the poor peasants and middle peasants, and also the urban artisan have supported the proletariat in its struggle against the landowner and the […]

‘Audacious movements have to start’-Interview with Samir Amin

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Interview with Samir Amin. By JIPSON JOHN and JITHEESH P.M. THE following is the second part of the interview with Samir Amin. The first part was published in the Frontline issue dated May 11, 2018. Along with the emergence and growth of neofascist forces, there are glimpses of a growing popular support for Left politics […]

Karl Marx, 200 years later-Ramin Jahanbegloo

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To ignore Marx the philosopher is to remain impoverished in a market-driven world Today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the author of Das Kapital and the leading spirit of the International Workingmen’s Association (known as the First International). In the words of Oscar Wilde, the Irish playwright and writer, “An […]

What Happened to the Nicaraguan Revolution?-Dan La Botz

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The upheaval in Nicaragua that lasted from April 18 to April 21 and the repression that reportedly left 63 dead, 15 missing and 160 injured by gunfire, have both subsided for the moment. The protests halted after President Daniel Ortega announced the cancellation of his proposed changes in the social security pension law. Photographers were […]

Afghanistan’s Saur Revolution 40 years on-Lal Khan

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On April 27,1978, Radio Kabul was broadcasting that the radical Khalq faction of Afghanistan’s Peoples Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) were leading the overthrow of the Daoud regime and storming the presidential palace. Daoud himself took power five years earlier through a coup in 1973.A few days earlier on 17 April 1978, a prominent member […]

Challenging capitalism through workers’ control – interview with Dario Azzellini-

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April 26, 2018 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from Investig’Action   — A common feature in every crisis situation, from the upheavals of the early 20th century to the neo-liberal re-structurings of the late 20th century, is the emergence of workers’ control – workers organising to take over their workplaces in order to defend their […]

Chris Harman, 1968 and the historic Open Letter to the Polish Communist Party-John Rose

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(Harman, 1968 and the historic Open Letter to the Polish Communist Party Issue: 158) 1968—a year, but also a mood, an expectation, a world ­bursting with a promise of revolutionary possibility: a shimmering slice of historical time that precedes 1968 and outlasts it. Commemorating its 50th anniversary properly this year, 2018, must itself be an […]

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