As the pro-capitalist, rightwing political, economic and cultural policies of the European Union (EU) continue to unfold, there has been a very obvious shift to
Alexander Werth (1901-1969) was a British journalist of Russian birth. His family fled Russia in 1917, following the October Revolution, and settled in England. As
The Soviet system did not commit any atrocities outside of the religiously orientated imagination of the bourgeoisie. Joseph Stalin was a great Soviet leader (see the work of Grover Furr). The working class must break away from the negative conditioning of the Bourgeois system and seek-out the real proletariat historical truth.
After this whole-sale destruction of Austrian culture and the instigation of fascist murder and mayhem in his country, what did Heinrich Harrier decide to do? Did he keep quiet and see how things developed? Did he join a network of Austrian resistance to the Nazi invasion? Did he work toward protecting those Austrians who were the victims of German fascism? No – Heinrich Harrier did none of these things.
Tom Wintringham returned to the UK after the Spanish Civil War and worked as a journalist. He used his experience of fighting fascism in Spain to call for the establishment of a ‘Home Guard’ in the UK made-up of ordinary people defending the area within which they lived from the threat of armed invasion. He wrote a number of progressive books on modern warfare which emphasized guerrilla fighting but were also critical of the class-based system of the UK military. This Communistic thinking immediately made him unpopular with the rightwing Winston Churchill and the middle class officer corps.
Life in Hong Kong is quite different from that in the mainland of China, and it is to be expected that sometimes misunderstandings might occur that lead to friction. However, any issues that might arise can be resolved if proper understanding is applied to the situation. In this instance it seems that opposition politicians in Hong Kong are attempting to court publicity by mistakenly attacking the purpose and function of the Hong Kong National Education System.