Category Archives: Communism

Peak EU

..from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger In June 2016 British people decided to leave the fraudulent, undemocratic lunatic asylum, masquerading under the name of European Union; and a half a year later, in March 2017 British politicians finally got … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st March, 1927 : The victorious Nationalist Army of General Chiang Kai-shek entered the terrified and chaotic city of Shanghai today. Barely a shot was fired as the Peking army of northern warlords collapsed … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 18th March, 1921 : Lev Davidovich Bronstein a.k.a. Leon Trotsky, acclaimed by the sailors of Kronstadt as their revolutionary leader in those heady months of 1917, ordered a picked Red Army force to storm … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 11th March, 1965 : American and South Vietnamese war-planes struck at North Vietnam today, blasting two barrack-areas believed to be used as transit depots for Viet-Cong guerrillas who have been coming south to attack … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th February, 1900 : The Labour Representation Committee was born today. In the Memorial Hall, Farringdon Street, London – on the site of the old Fleet Prison – 129 delegates from 65 trade unions … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd February, 1972 : President Nixon urged China to join the United States in a “long march together” on different roads to world peace. The President spoke as a guest of the Chinese Prime … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 13th February, 1945 : The Big Three – Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin – last night announced decisions of far-reaching importance to the future of the world. They have agreed on how Germany will be … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd January, 1961 : Belgian paratroopers are flying to Stanleyville in the upper Congo to rescue over 1,000 Europeans, victims of a reign of terror imposed by supporters of deposed Premier Patrice Lumumba. Drunken … Continue reading

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Z bojů o Mistra

  Pavel Jacko Čtenářský ohlas potěší jak vážného spisovatele, tak i řezníka z Podolí, který se snaží zhumornit Babičku mezi bůčkem a krkovičkou. Také my, vědci, oceňujeme reakce čtenářů, i když chápeme, že některé perly svými rypáky neuchopí. Tak kupříkladu … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd August, 1982 : Queensland unions have declared a general strike, the first in the state in 70 years, in what union leaders say is a war against the Bjelke-Petersen Government. The dispute over … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st August, 1968 : Several hundred thousand Soviet troops, accompanied by token units of other Warsaw Pact countries, are today fighting to turn the Prague spring of freedom into a Moscow winter of oppression. … Continue reading

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Unbiased media

 

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 1st August, 1975 : Two years of negotiation between the West and the Soviet Bloc reached a climax in Helsinki today, with the leaders of 35 European countries, plus the US and Canada, signing … Continue reading

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I can’t sleep

…from the quills of the dead white poets Osip Mandelshtam 1891 -1938 I can’t sleep. Homer, and the taut white sails. I could the list of ships read only to a half: The long-long breed, the train of flying cranes … Continue reading

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Honeymoon for some – back to USSR

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Comrade Sanders may have another honeymoon, a late honeymoon perhaps, but if you want to screw the whole country it is never too late. Malice replaces testosterone. After all, Lenin was a … Continue reading

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A worn-out record

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The New York Times, perhaps you have heard of it, claims to be a newspaper of the record, and so had, perhaps still has, the Down Under extreme Left rag, called The Age. … Continue reading

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The Sandman on the roll

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger That was a slip of a keyboard, I meant comrade Sandowski a.k.a. Sanders. Who would have believed that the American voters would be stupid enough to consider a geriatric hard-core socialist for … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 15th February, 1950 : Russia and China, the two great Communist nations, today announced they had formed a common, united front against the world. After three months of negotiations Stalin and Mao Tse-tung concluded … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 10th February, 1978 : Somalia is reported to be preparing to send regular forces into the Ogaden, a Somali-speaking province of Ethiopia, after peasant guerrillas have begun inflicting defeats on Ethiopian units. Behind this … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 3rd February, 1950 : Top nuclear scientist Dr Klaus Fuchs was today charged with giving Russian agents secret information how to build atomic bombs. If convicted, he faces up to 14 years in prison. … Continue reading

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