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King Leopold’s Soliloquy: A Defense of His Congo Rule

January 29, 2012

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By Mark Twain Boston: The P. R. Warren Co., 1905. Second Edition.

Famine in Africa or denial of food?

January 18, 2012

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This article appeared in EN Marcha, the central organ of Partido Comunista Marxista Leninista del Ecuador (Marxist–Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador. It analyses the  grabbing of rich fertile lands by the agro multi nationals and rich countries in Africa. Another article dealing with the same aspect of imperialism referred to as Agri-colonialism was published in the […]

French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide

January 7, 2012

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By Maryam Newly evidence documents the role of the French regime in the 1994 Rwanda genocide — and has, once again, put the spotlight on this tragic event and the role of foreign imperialists in it. In early August 2008, the Rwandan government released a report based on eyewitness accounts that the direct cooperation between […]

US Ambassador Echoes Cecil Rhodes

December 5, 2011

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By Stephen Gowans When in 1916 Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin expounded what historian V.G. Kiernan would later call virtually the only serious theory of imperialism, despite its shortcomings (1), Lenin cited Cecil Rhodes as among the “leading British bourgeois politicians (who) fully appreciated the connection between what might be called the purely economic and the […]