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VIDEOS: A Tribute to Che Guevara on the 82nd Anniversary of His Birth

June 14, 2010

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Today, June 14, is  the 82nd anniversary of Che Guevara’s birth and it is a good occasion to review various parts of his life and missions.  I prepared the following last year on the occasion of Che’s birthday and it seems like a good idea to re-issue it as is. In late 1964, after making […]

AFRICOM and the Recolonization of Africa: The Legacy of the Berlin Conference of 1884

April 18, 2010

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  AFRICOM and the Recolonization of Africa The Legacy of the Berlin Conference of 1884 by Itai Muchena  Global Research, April 15, 2010 The Herald (Zimbabwe) – 2010-04-07 The hodgepodge of geometric boundaries that today divide Africa into 50 plus irregular nations under Eurocentric subjugation all started in Berlin, Germany on November 15, 1884. The […]

Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should Go to Haitian Popular Orgs, Not Contractors or NGOs

March 5, 2010

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  Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should go to Haitian Popular Organizations, not to Contractors or NGOs Keane Bhatt For decades, Noam Chomsky has been an analyst and activist working in support of the Haitian people. In addition to his revolutionary linguistics career at MIT, he has written, lectured and protested against injustice for 40 years. He […]

The Africa for Haiti Campaign: Africa Mobilizes Assistance

January 26, 2010

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Africa Mobilizes Assistance for Haiti Continent expresses sympathy and solidarity with the earthquake victims By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Various organizations and governments throughout Africa are working to provide relief to the people of Haiti in the aftermath of the January 12 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. In South Africa, which is leading the […]

CUBA (video): Raul Castro Speech to the Non-Aligned Movement

April 30, 2009

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Cuba is currently the president of the Non-Aligned Movement which is holding a ministerial meeting in Havana this week in preparation for a heads of state NAM meeting in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt,  July 11-16, 2009.  Raul Castro gave an excellent speech at the ministerial meeting.  Since not everyone may be familiar with the NAM […]

CUBA: Che Guevara’s Legacy Upon the Occasion of His 80th Birthday

June 13, 2008

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This June 14 is the 80th anniversary of Che Guevara’s birth and it is a good occasion to review various parts of his life. In late 1964, after making a speech before the UN General Assembly, Che Guevara embarked on a lengthy tour of Africa that began and ended in Algeria. He visited Mali, Congo […]

AFRICA: Adios political activism, revolutionary thinking is needed!

October 11, 2007

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For the past few days, I have been trying to figure out how to characterize conversations I have been having with friends about curing liberals of their liberalism. No matter how you cut it, liberals are treacherous. The treachery is partly due to their inconsistency on issues but mostly results from thinking the solution to […]

CUBA: Che Speaks – 1965, Algeria, Organization of Afro-Asian Solidarity

October 4, 2007

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In late 1964, after his speech before the UN General Assembly, Che Guevara embarked on a lengthy tour of Africa that began and ended in Algeria. He visited Mali, Congo (Brazzaville), Guinea, Ghana, Dahomey, Tanzania, and the United Arab Republic. He returned to Algiers to participate in the Second Economic Seminar of the Organization of […]