Category Archives: Vietnam War

AP article exposes active involvement of US military advisers in Syrian Civil War #Syria

The article below details the beginnings of US military training and force-building operations based in Jordan and directed against the regime of Bashar al Assad of Syria. To anyone who has followed the development of US military engagements from the … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Words on Vietnam

“and we again fell victim to the deadly Western arrogance that has poisoned the international atmosphere for so long.” As US President Barack Obama attempts to wear the mantle of the civil rights movement by commemorating the 1963 March on … Continue reading

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The Right of Nations to Self Determination

From the Right of Nations to Self Determination V.I. Lenin, 1914 What is meant by the “self-determination” of nations? Throughout the world, the period of the final victory of capitalism over feudalism has been linked up with national movements. For … Continue reading

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Terror Alert.. 2001 post from precursor to this blog. No to Terrorism and War. US Out of Afghanistan.

No to Terrorism and War, October 2001 post from the precursor to this blog. Written in the context of the start of the US invasion of Afghanistan during the US administration of GW Bush. At the time hyped “terror alerts” … Continue reading

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National Democratic Struggle: Lenin’s view

The bourgeoisie, which naturally assumes the leadership at the start of every national movement, says that support for all national aspirations is practical. However, the proletariat’s policy in the national question (as in all others) supports the bourgeoisie only in … Continue reading

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Joseph Hansen: Is Marxism-Leninism Obsolete? (July 1967)

http://marxists.org/archive/hansen/1967/07/marx-len.htm This is an interesting period piece written during the Vietnam War. It is excellently descriptive of the development of economic conditions toward the last third of the 20th century and clearly demarcates a revolutionary and working class socialist point … Continue reading

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