NOVGOROD VELIKY: HANSEATIC LEAGUE AND FIRST RUSSIAN DEMOCRACY(Travelling around Russia, p.9)

Hello, everyone, welcome to Weekendr Girl channel. It’s another weekend, it’s freezingly cold, only plus 8 degrees Celsius in June, so if you ever had any disagreements with British weather, welcome to Russia, but, to be precise, welcome to Novgorod. We’re exploring a bit of Russia’s European north, so if Continue Reading

Uri Avnery – Were the Oslo Accords good for the Palestinians? (278/315)

There should be a historical debate about whether, with hindsight, this entire Oslo policy was right from the Palestinian point of view. I think this debate has not yet ended. It reminds me personally of the debate between Karl Marx and Ferdinand Lassalle. Ferdinand Lassalle was the father of the Continue Reading

The Constitution of Athens

In the 6th century B.C.E., the city of Athens implemented some of the most significant political reforms in world history. These reforms eventually produced a system called Democracy, and this innovation forever changed political theory. But before we get there, we need a bit of context. The constitutional history of Continue Reading

Uri Avnery – Henri Curiel and the communists (221/315)

Communists, as you know, started from 1949, I think… Brezhnev began to raise the banner of the two-state solution. [AS] I think they supported the partition plan beforehand The Soviet Union supported the partition, yes. [AS] The Israeli communist party were the only Arabs who supported the partition. They supported Continue Reading

People’s Republic of Benin | Wikipedia audio article

The People’s Republic of Benin (French: République populaire du Bénin; sometimes translated as Benin Popular Republic or Popular Republic of Benin) was a socialist state located in the Gulf of Guinea on the African continent, which would become present-day Benin. The People’s Republic was established on 30 November 1975, after Continue Reading

Why was Marxism created as Socialism clone? (Valeriy Pyakin 2019.07.29)

Presenter: The next is the message from Daniil: “Marxism is an ideology of enslavement, created by the Global Predictor to reduce the consumption by Humanity. The Сommunist movement in Russia originated from Marxism because it had ideas akin to people: social order without worker’s exploitation. Later, Lenin improved Marxism. Then Continue Reading

French Left | Wikipedia audio article

The Left in France (French: gauche française) was represented at the beginning of the 20th century by two main political parties: the Republican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party and the French Section of the Workers’ International (SFIO), created in 1905 as a merger of various Marxist parties. But in 1914, after Continue Reading

Oktobersong! Октябрьская песня! Song of October! (English Lyrics)

The workers have been told the “End” is here, and the farmers are told, “It’s time”! They drove Kerensky off his throne, and the traditions of the past! And that was in October, that was how it was, in Petrograd, in Russia, in the seventeenth year! The soldier had handed Continue Reading