BRITAIN’S FORGOTTEN WAR FOR RUBBER

70 years ago the UK stepped up a brutal colonial intervention in Malaya, presenting it as a war against Chinese communism. British forces herded hundreds of thousands of people into fortified camps, heavily bombed rural areas and resorted to extensive propaganda to win the conflict. MARK CURTIS 13 SEPTEMBER 2022 The so-called “emergency” in Malaya […]

Italian Anarchist Federation Statement on the War in Ukraine

August 13, 2022 ACG comments: Whilst the ACG approves of this Manifesto overall, internal discussions have highlighted some concerns over the use of the term “revolutionary defeatism”. We feel that the document would benefit from either clearer definition of what is meant by the term, or possibly the use of a different term. For us […]

Mario Fiorentini (1918–2022): The Last Partisan

BYDAVID BRODERMario Fiorentini was the last surviving militant of Rome’s Communist-led Gruppi d’Azione Patriottica partisan units. With his passing last night, we lost a powerful witness to the fight against Italian Fascism and German occupation. 08.09.2022ItalyWar and Imperialism HistoryMario Fiorentini (1918–2022): The Last PartisanBYDAVID BRODERMario Fiorentini was the last surviving militant of Rome’s Communist-led Gruppi […]

REVEALED: AUSTRALIA’S SECRET PROPAGANDA UNIT

Britain assisted Australia in setting up a team modelled on the UK’s notorious Information Research Department to run influence operations in the Asia-Pacific in the 1970s, recently declassified files reveal. JOHN MCEVOY AND PETER CRONAU 16 JUNE 2022 https://declassifieduk.org/revealed-australias-secret-propaganda-unit/ In the early 1970s, officials from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) visited Britain for propaganda training. This […]

Abdullah Öcalan :The Revolution is Female

Thinking and writing about the issue of women, means calling into question all of history and society. The reason for this is the unprecedented scale of the systematic exploitation of women. From this viewpoint, the history of civilisation can be defined as the history of women’s losses. During the course of this history – the […]

Hedges: No Way Out but War

By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost The United States, as the near unanimous vote to provide nearly $40 billion in aid to Ukraine illustrates, is trapped in the death spiral of unchecked militarism. No high speed trains. No universal health care. No viable Covid relief program. No respite from 8.3 percent inflation. No infrastructure […]

HOW BRITAIN’S LABOUR GOVERNMENT FACILITATED THE MASSACRE OF BIAFRANS IN NIGERIA – TO PROTECT ITS OIL INTERESTS

On the 50th anniversary of the end of the Biafran war, the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in the late 1960s, declassified British files show that Harold Wilson’s government secretly armed and backed Nigeria’s aggression against the secessionist region. MARK CURTIS 29 APRIL 2020 The then Labour government secretly provided large quantities of arms to the […]