Tag Archives: Spanish Civil War

For May Day – In Memory of Guido Picelli

Guido Pacelli – Leader of the Resistance to Fascism Guido Picelli was the leader of the last armed resistance to Italian Fascism, rousing the working men and women of Parma to defeat some 20,000 Fascists in pitched battles fought in … Continue reading

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Two Forgotten Lefties – for Black History Month

                                         Who was Oliver Law? (left).  Ever hear of him? How about Harry Haywood? (right) No clue right? Well, Oliver Law … Continue reading

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La Pasionaria

Dolores Ibarurri – 1895-1989 La Pasionaria bidding farewell to the International Brigades in Barcelona – 10/17/1938 before 13,000 foreign volunteers. “It is very difficult to say a few words in farewell to the heroes of the International Brigades, because of what they … Continue reading

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The Murder of Jean Jaures – July 31, 1914

 Jean Jaures “What will the future be like, when the billions now thrown away in preparation for war are spent on useful things to increase the well-being of people, on the construction of decent houses for workers, on improving transportation, … Continue reading

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America’s Guernica

In a dream the guns came out drowning out the voice of reason unheard the cries of little children no one cared who fired first. One side killing all the godless the other killing all the priests both were hunting … Continue reading

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