Saturday, 19 October , 2019

Stalinism

A long farewell to Yugoslavia

In an interview with Martin Meyer and Andreas Breitenstein, Peter Handke discusses what happened in the break-up of the former Yugoslavia 22/06/2006 With Montenegro's declaration of...

Long-lost Holocaust-era Soviet songs in Yiddish brought to life in Israel

Grammy-nominated project reaches Tel Aviv, revives songs describing hardships of Jews being persecuted during World War II By Aron Heller 9 July 2019 In a musty...

Yellow vests: When the popular Classes defend their Nation

(read Part 1) By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 02/05/2019 This is one of the secrets behind the, up to now, remarkable success of the Yellow Vests. This is also,...

France: A new stage for the Yellow Vests Revolution

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 02/04/2019 “Smile a bit, you are not in Athens”, Stéphane tells me while preparing to take a photo of me in the hall,...

Poland: 25 years of counterrevolution – poverty, unemployment, homelessness

25/06/2014 Text below is a translation of the article "25 lat kontrrewolucji" 25 years passed since the symbolic end of the People’s Republic of Poland (PRL)...

Early Soviet Films – a portrait of revolutionary Russia

Remarkable collection of early Soviet films on DVD: The New Man—Awakening and Everyday Life in Revolutionary Russia By Bernd Reinhardt 29 December 2017 A notable...

The Russian Revolution: A Verso Reading List

One hundred years on from the Russian Revolution we look back at the events that turned the world upside down and how they resonate...