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Democratic Republic of Congo: Upcoming elections bring more imperialist interference

December 14, 2018

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This article was first published in Avante, the weekly newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party, on Nov. 29. Its author was formerly a member of the Secretariat of the PAIGC, the party leading the struggle for the liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. Translation by WW Managing Editor John Catalinotto. Nov. 19 — The U.S. […]

The story of Imperialism Video

January 28, 2012

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US Ambassador Echoes Cecil Rhodes

December 5, 2011

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By Stephen Gowans When in 1916 Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin expounded what historian V.G. Kiernan would later call virtually the only serious theory of imperialism, despite its shortcomings (1), Lenin cited Cecil Rhodes as among the “leading British bourgeois politicians (who) fully appreciated the connection between what might be called the purely economic and the […]