“The revolution and women’s liberation go together. We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph. Women hold up the other half of the sky.”
“What matters to those who aspire to control our lives is not skin pigment or gender, or whether or not we are gay, but the class we serve.” John PilgerRead more "27th July 1967: Its legacy and lessons"
“Those are undeniable truths.” Ho Chi Minh on the American Declaration of IndependenceRead more "In defence of America"
The month of March saw the passing of Martin McGuinness, former deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, following a short illness. His funeral attracted illustrious and diverse figures from far and wide; from Irish folksinger Christy Moore to Basque separatist leader Arnaldo Otegi, from Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster to former US President Bill Clinton, […]Read more "Martin McGuinness (1950-2017)"
“Manchester is the belly and guts of the nation” – George OrwellRead more "Reactions to Manchester: The good, the bad and the ugly."
“He seems to immature with age” – Harold Wilson, about Tony Benn.Read more "Tony Benn: In memoriam"
“It is worth noting that Abraham Lincoln warmly welcomed the support of Karl Marx during the Civil War and corresponded with him freely.” Martin Luther King on anti-communism. / “Cabe recordar que Abraham Lincoln aceptó con beneplácito el apoyo de Karl Marx durante la Guerra Civil y mantuvo una correspondencia libre y abierta con él” – Martin Luther King sobre del anticomunismo.Read more "Lincoln and Marx: A surprising convergence / Lincoln y Marx: Una convergencia sorprendente"