Day of the people: Gracchus Babeuf and the communist idea By Doug Enaa Greene

20 February 2013Links International

“We Communists, united in the Third International, consider ourselves the direct continuators of the heroic endeavors and martyrdom of a long line of revolutionary generations from Babeuf – to Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg.”[1]

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February 20, 2013 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — The above words were spoken by Leon Trotsky during the opening session of the Third International in Moscow in March 1919. While Trotsky was speaking, the young Soviet Republic was fighting desperately for its life against counter-revolutionary White Armies and foreign intervention. The Soviet Republic was also struggling to maintain itself in the midst of economic breakdown and famine.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 19 February 2013: Racism and the hypocrisy of Israel’s advocates

19 February 2013 — VTJP


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Several College Students Injured By Army Fire Near Ramallah
IMEMC – Ramallah – Tuesday February 19; Palestinian medical sources reported that several students of the Birzeit University, near Ramallah, were mildly injured after Israeli soldiers attacked a nonviolent protest held in support of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel. …

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UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay: “Pretext-maker” for Western Military Aggression By Ken Stone

20 February, 2013Global Research

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013, she repeated her call for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to be referred for investigation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the actions of his forces in trying to repel the western-back mercenary war against his country, which the UN says has killed almost 70000 in 22 months of fighting.1  

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Secret Memo by Donald Rumsfeld Proves Iraq War Started On False Pretenses

20 February 2013 — Washington’s Blog


 Everyone Knew Iraq Had No WMD … and Was Not Behind Anthrax Attacks or 9/11

Everyone knew that Iraq didn’t have weapons of mass destruction.

Indeed, Secretary of State Colin Powell’s chief of staff – Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson – just said that Powell knew that there were no WMDs: I wonder what will happen when we put 500,000 troops into Iraq and comb the country from one end to the other and find nothing

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Imperial Jockeying in Africa: U.S. Intervention Sets to Deepen By Ben Schreiner

20 February, 2013 — Global Research


As “the peril of guerrilla war looms” for the French in Mali, the United States prepares to step-up its intervention across Africa.

Speaking in Bamako on Tuesday, U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, stated that direct U.S. military support of the Malian government is likely to resume after the country’s July elections.

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