Women’s Federation for World Peace | Wikipedia audio article

The Unification movement, also known as the Unification Church (UC), is a worldwide new religious movement whose members are sometimes colloquially called “Moonies”. It was officially founded in 1954 under the name Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity (HSA-UWC) in Seoul, South Korea by Sun Myung Moon, Continue Reading

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification | Wikipedia audio article

The Unification movement, also known as the Unification Church (UC), is a worldwide new religious movement whose members are sometimes colloquially called “Moonies”. It was officially founded in 1954 under the name Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity (HSA-UWC) in Seoul, South Korea by Sun Myung Moon, Continue Reading

Spanish Civil War | Wikipedia audio article

The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra Civil Española) took place from 1936 to 1939. Republicans loyal to the left-leaning Second Spanish Republic, in alliance with the Anarchists and Communists, fought against the Nationalists, a Falangist, Carlist, Catholic, and largely aristocratic group led by General Francisco Franco. The war has often Continue Reading

End of Communism in Bulgaria (1989) | Wikipedia audio article

The People’s Republic of Bulgaria (PRB; Bulgarian: Народна република България (НРБ) Narodna republika Bǎlgariya (NRB)) was the official name of Bulgaria when it was a socialist republic. The People’s Republic of Bulgaria existed from 1946 to 1990 and it was ruled by the Bulgarian Communist Party (BCP), which in turn Continue Reading

Socialism in Iran | Wikipedia audio article

Socialism in Iran or Iranian socialism is a political ideology that traces its beginnings to the 20th century and encompasses various political parties in the country. Iran experienced a short Third World Socialism period at the zenith of the Tudeh Party after the abdication of Reza Shah and his replacement Continue Reading

Propaganda in Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II | Wikipedia audio article

Propaganda in imperial Japan, in the period just before and during World War II, was designed to assist the ruling government of Japan during that time. Many of its elements were continuous with pre-war elements of Shōwa statism, including the principles of kokutai, hakkō ichiu, and bushido. New forms of Continue Reading

World War II in Yugoslav Macedonia | Wikipedia audio article

World War II in Yugoslav Macedonia started with the Axis occupation of Yugoslavia. Macedonian communist Partisans of the People’s Liberation Army of Macedonia, part of the Yugoslav Partisan movement, started a political and military campaign on 11 October 1941 to resist the occupation of Vardar Macedonia by Bulgarian, German, Italian, Continue Reading

World Congress of the Partisans of Peace | Wikipedia audio article

The World Peace Council (WPC) is an international organization that advocates universal disarmament, sovereignty and independence and peaceful co-existence, and campaigns against imperialism, weapons of mass destruction and all forms of discrimination. It was founded in 1950, emerging from the policy of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union to Continue Reading

Vichy France | Wikipedia audio article

Vichy France (French: Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War II. Evacuated from Paris to Vichy in the unoccupied “Free Zone” (zone libre) in the southern part of metropolitan France which included French Algeria, it remained Continue Reading

World socialism | Wikipedia audio article

Proletarian internationalism, sometimes referred to as international socialism, is the perception of all communist revolutions as being part of a single global class struggle rather than separate localized events. It is based on the theory that capitalism is a world-system and therefore the working classes of all nations must act Continue Reading