Source: Assata Shakur Speaks! Assata Shakur: The government’s terrorist is our community’s heroine by Mos Def Early in May, the federal government issued a statement in which they labeled Joanne Chesimard, known to most in the Black community as Assata Shakur, as a domestic terrorist. In so doing, they also increased the bounty on her […]Read more "Assata Shakur Speaks!"
I had always doubted that the word, slave, was the root of the ethnic origin, slavic. It seemed unlikely to me that even a conquered people would refer to their culture with the word. Turns out I was looking at it backwards. The whites used the word slavic in reference to their slaves. Actually, the […]Read more "The origin of the word – Slave – Online Etymology Dictionary"
I have been struggling with the idea of “partisans” ever since I first heard the term used to dismiss the Makhnovshchina. Calling the insurgents of Ukraine simply partisans is so imprecise. What kind of army tries to comfort and reconcile with enemy combatants as soon as the shooting stops? The Soviet authorities and their agents […]Read more "History of the Makhnovist Movement (1918-1921): Chapter 8"
The Holodomor caused an extremely high mortality rate; in some regions it reached 20 to 25 percent of the population. Some villages in Poltava oblast, Kharkiv oblast, and Kyiv oblast were completely deserted by the spring of 1933. Most of their inhabitants perished, but some did manage to escape. In the fall of 1933 the […]Read more "Famine-Genocide of 1932–3"
The only thing of any interest is a fund to neutralise the legacy of ex-Soviet radioactive sites – which pales in significants to the highly toxic environmental and ecological legacy of ex-Soviet industry still to be dealt with. via From the NATO website….. | Odessablog’s Blog.Read more "From the NATO website….. | Odessablog’s Blog"
The Ukrainian Austrian internment was part of the confinement of enemy aliens in Austria during World War I. Central Camp Talerhof (German: Thalerhof) was a concentration camp operated by the Austro-Hungarian imperial government between 1914 and 1917 in the Austrian state of Styria. Central Camp Talerhof 1914-1917 Over twenty thousand Ukrainian Moscophiles were arrested and […]Read more "Ukrainian Austrian internment – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia"
Many of these internees were used for forced labour in internment camps. Conditions at the camps varied, and the Castle Mountain Internment Camp – where labour contributed to the creation of Banff National Park – was considered exceptionally harsh and abusive. The internment continued for two more years after the war had ended, although most […]Read more "Ukrainian Canadian internment – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia"