Dear Gillian I am accessing some very good history at the moment. These terrible stories are real but remain hidden due to Cold War disinformation.
Joseph Stalin – as the ‘elected’ General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union – was understandably ‘disappointed’ when the initial results were
During the summer of 1941 – the Hitlerites launched a vicious and murderous military invasion into the USSR through a broad-front spreading through Romania, Poland and Finland.
(Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) “I have no hope of saving my life, the training officer has told me that I am to be shot.
The British working class should work to expose Churchill’s anti-Socialist attitudes and support all non-White people in their condemnation of his racist attitudes.
This arousal of working class consciousness unfolded hand in hand with the intensification of bourgeois angst and resistance, which threatened to boil over into an all-out war between the competing bourgeois countries. This situation was reflected by the fact that the various congresses of the Second International dedicated much thinking time to the solving of the problem of what policy should be adopted by the international working class within their respective countries, should war breakout between those countries. In other words, should the developing working class regress into the old pattern of simply following the lead of the bourgeoisie in time of war, and kill one another in the name of ‘nationalism’ for their respective countries? In the 1907 Stuttgart congress, the Second International – with the help of Lenin – issued what was thought of at the time, to be a definitive statement upon the matter (see opening quote). In essence, the Second International in 1907 called upon its constituent members to use every available means to prevent a war from happening, or to shorten a war by the same means should hostilities have already broken out.