Ex-USSR

Anti-Islamophobia, genuine and cynical: a reply to Aaron Kiely on Kurdistan (and Bosnia and Kosova and Afghanistan and Chechnya)

Author: 

Sacha Ismail

During the recent row in the student movement about Kurdistan, five members of NUS national executive who are active in NUS’s Black Students’ Campaign issued a statement.

The Socialist Action group claim to defend Muslim peoples against imperialist violence. In fact they support such violence, as long as it is wielded by forces that are anti-US.

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Trotsky's Last Letter to the Russian Workers

Author: 

Leon Trotsky

Greetings to the Soviet workers, collective farmers, soldiers of the Red Army and sailors of the Red Navy! Greetings from distant Mexico where I found refuge after the Stalinist clique had exiled me to Turkey and after the bourgeoisie had hounded me from country to country!

Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR

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Last Letter to the Russian Workers

Author: 

Leon Trotsky

Greetings to the Soviet workers, collective farmers, soldiers of the Red Army and sailors of the Red Navy! Greetings from distant Mexico where I found refuge after the Stalinist clique had exiled me to Turkey and after the bourgeoisie had hounded me from country to country!

Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR

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Last Letter to the Russian Workers

Author: 

Leon Trotsky

Greetings to the Soviet workers, collective farmers, soldiers of the Red Army and sailors of the Red Navy! Greetings from distant Mexico where I found refuge after the Stalinist clique had exiled me to Turkey and after the bourgeoisie had hounded me from country to country!

Letter written in May 1940 to be smuggled into Stalin's USSR

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CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1968 (1968)

1: April 1968: A "Cultural Revolution"?

The attempt in Czechoslovakia in 1968 to create a "Socialism With a Human Face" was snuffed out by an invasion by the armies of the USSR and its other East European satellites. Where did the reforming regime come from? Two articles from Workers Fight, 1968

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Where Were Lenin's Children?

It will be a good day for Lenin's cause when they burn or bury the great iconoclast's poor patched-up mummy, and shut his mausoleum forever.

What is happening in the USSR now was symbolised in one scene in a Moscow street last weekend.

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Leon Trotsky: Marxism and Ukrainian independence

In Mid-1939 Trotsky came out for Ukrainian national independence from the oppressive Stalinist Russian state. His proposal was rejected both by the Russian bourgeois-democratic exile press and Trotskyist sectarians who accused him of abandoning the defence of the USSR. He replies to his critics.

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Leon Trotsky: Marxism and Ukrainian independence

In Mid-1939 Trotsky came out for Ukrainian national independence from the oppressive Stalinist Russian state. His proposal was rejected both by the Russian bourgeois-democratic exile press and Trotskyist sectarians who accused him of abandoning the defence of the USSR. He replies to his critics.

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