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Vietnam War

april 12, 2013

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At the library today I found this book on the wars in Vietnam. Given my time in the country and extensive travelling I could not resist offering it half an hour, although it was far beyond the purpose of my library visit. This bibliographic guide is a must for any person who is involved in […]

MUHAMMED ALI – REFUSING TO GO TO VIETNAM

februari 18, 2013

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1967 Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I’m not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn […]

Palme – anförande vid Broderskaps-konferens i Gävle sommaren 1965

februari 17, 2013

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Joe McDonnell

oktober 28, 2012

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by Brian Warfield Oh my name is Joe McDonnell From Belfast town I came That city I will never see again For in the town of Belfast I spent many happy days And I loved that town in oh so many ways For it’s there I spent my childhood And found for me a wife I […]

Chomsky on Chavez and Venezuela

oktober 5, 2012

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Jag har fortsatt titta på källor med kommentarer om Venezuelas samtidshistoria. Här nedtecknar jag lite länkar och stycken från chomsky.info. Chomsky on Chavez | 2007 ‘Extreme Dishonesty’ — The Guardian, Noam Chomsky and Venezuela The headline of last Sunday’s Observer article on Venezuela set the tone for the slanted and opportunistic piece of political ‘reporting’ that followed: […]

Syria’s revolution is being branded – FSA

september 8, 2012

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Even as the bullets fly, this very 21st century rebel group appears to understand the power of branding and the media. By building a unified image, the commander told Sedat, the FSA is seeking to present itself as a force with the trappings of statehood, capable of not only looking to the future with confidence, […]

Kurds and (the Turkish) Way

september 5, 2012

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  September 5, 2012, 11:06 AMComment Kurds and (the Turkish) Way By ANDREW FINKEL   ISTANBUL — When I first started covering Turkey in the early 1990s, my foreign colleagues and I were sometimes mocked for referring to the brewing resentment in southeastern Turkey as “the Kurdish problem.” There was no sectarian or ethnic discrimination, we were […]