Sites of Interest
(courtesy Empire Burlesque)
A Tiny Revolution
William Blum/Killing Hope
The Distant Ocean
Welcome to the Sideshow
Mark Crispin Miller
Crooks and Liars
Black Agenda Report
The Raw Story
Iraq Vets Against the War
Blues and Dreams
Bright Terrible Spirit
The privilege of having known persons, even the locations where
some of the events related to the historic battle took place,
augmented the interest with which I awaited the anniversary this
The colossal deed was fruit of the heroism of a group of peoples that the revolution and socialism had united and intertwined to put an end to the brutal exploitation that the world had been putting up with throughout the millennia. The Russians were always proud of having headed that revolution and of the sacrifices they were capable of in bringing it to fruition.
The Yankees and the blood-thirsty NATO armies could not imagine
that the crimes committed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, the
attacks on Pakistan and Syria, the threats against Iran and
other Middle Eastern countries, the military bases in Latin
America, Africa and Asia could take place with absolute
impunity, without the world becoming aware of the unusual and
How soon do empires forget the lessons of history!
The military technology exhibited in Moscow on May 9th demonstrated the impressive capacity of the Russian Federation to provide a proper and varied response to the conventional and nuclear resources of imperialism.
It was just the ceremony we were waiting for on the glorious anniversary of the Soviet victory over fascism.
Fidel Castro Ruz - May 10, 2012