The news from 91 communist websites are automatically posted here
News feed updated every 5 minutes

Source

The Left Chapter

Shrimp, pork and bok choy spicy peanut satay sauce stir fry

Photos by Julia LaxerToday we are going to look at recipe for a spicy shrimp, pork and bok choy stir fry simmered in a peanut satay sauce. This dish is perfect served atop rice or ramen noodles and topped with various garnishes.Ingredients:2 pounds of pork loin cut into strips20-30 jumbo cooked shri…

Propaganda movie? It all depends on the country

Western media like the BBC call the Chinese movie The Battle at Lake Changjin "propaganda" while unironically mentioning James Bond and Marvel movies. They don't mention the line-by-line veto power the Pentagon had over scripts for films like Iron Man and Goldeneye though. Promotional shot for the C…

Daily LIFT #560

Cover of Certain Features of the Historical Development of Marxism, first published 1913, this edition USSR 1966 -- Daily LIFT #560Excerpt from Lenin's introduction:When feudalism was overthrown, and "free" capitalist society appeared in the world, it at once became apparent that this freedom meant…

Chinese Vegetarian Cooking — Vintage Cookbook TBT

W. Hot-and-Sour Soup, Steamed Parsnips and Carrots in Hot Peanut Butter Sauce, Cauliflower Fu-Yung, Hot Mushroom and Asparagus Salad and more.Vintage Cookbook: Chinese Vegetarian Cooking, Kenneth LOPublication Details: Pantheon Books, 1974Published in 1974 this cookbook sought to popularize not only…

Amazon workers organizing in Alberta and Staten Island

Against the backdrop of the #Striketober wave of labour actions in the United States that includes John Deere and Kellogg's workers, Amazon workers are organizing in both Alberta and Staten Island, New York.On October 19 the Teamsters filed a second application for certification among Amazon workers…

Lenin and Krupskaya in Paris

An account of Lenin and Krupskaya in exile in Paris (1910-1911) by fellow Bolshevik exile Serafima Hopner.A Soviet stamp showing one of the places Lenin and Krupskaya lived during their exile in ParisIn the summer of 1910, Bolshevik Serafima Hopner, who worked in underground party groups in Ukraine…

Daily LIFT #557

Series of space stamps, USSR 1963 -- Daily LIFT #557Artist Igor Kominarets won the prize in the competition for the design of a series of space exploration commemoratives. The six stamps in the series display the seal of the Soviet Union in gold and the space probes and their orbital paths shown aga…

Striketober: Red Review #27 — International Left and Labour News

The twenty-seventh edition of our weekly review of international left and labour news with stories from the United States, the UK, Bolivia, Canada and elsewhere.John Deere workers picketing after going on strike -- photo via twitterOctober 11:Uber accused of firing drivers for refusing unsafe workA…

Thomas Sankara murdered October 15, 1987

Comrades Thomas Sankara and Fidel Castro. Castro is Awarding Sankara the Order of Jose Marti, 1984The great revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara was murdered in a coup on October 15, 1987.Sankara became the first president of Burkina Faso in 1983. His administration initiated a radical, anti-imperial…

Trudeau echoes Trump in equating “far-left” and far-right

It is utterly ridiculous to claim, as Trudeau did, that the "far-left" spreads fear, hate and white supremacy. Remember when former US president Donald Trump infamously said that there "very fine people on both sides" when asked about the Charlottesville protests that ended with the killing of anti…

Think we can’t afford free transit? Think again.

The $11 million per minute that the fossil fuel industry receives in subsidies shows that we can.A bus in Kansas City which has extended its fare free transit program to 2022 -- via Wikimedia Commons One of the very first things that anyone advocating for fare free transit will hear from most politi…

Boycott Kellogg’s calls growing

Striking Kellogg's workers in Omaha, Nebraska -- photo via twitterWith over 1,400 Kellogg's workers on strike at four plants in the United States, calls for people to boycott Kellogg's products in solidarity with the strikers are growing.As The Real News explains:Workers at the Omaha Kellogg’s pla…

Daily LIFT #554

Mao meets with Chinese students and workers living in Moscow, November 1957 -- Daily LIFT #554Mao visited the USSR for the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the revolution being held there that year.While in Moscow he met with these Chinese students and workers telling them:"The world is yours…

How to cook a perfect roast chicken

By using a high-low method you can produce a bird with crispier skin and that is much less dry.Photos by Julia LaxerOne of the problems with roasting chicken is that often the meat can come out rather dry. Especially the breast meat.But by using a high-low heat method you can get a crispier skin alo…

Red Review #26 — International Left and Labour News

The twenty-sixth edition of our weekly review of international left and labour news with stories from South Africa, Spain, India, the United States, Cuba and elsewhere.Workers of the South African National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) rally after the union called an indefinite strike for higher wag…

Daily LIFT #552

Span,applet,object,iframe,h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6,p,blockquote,pre,abbr,acronym,address,big,cite,code,del,dfn,em,ins,kbd,q,s,samp,small,strike,strong,sub,sup,tt,var,b,u,i,center,dl,dt,dd,ol,ul,li,fieldset,form,label,legend,table,caption,tbody,tfoot,thead,tr,th,td,article,aside,canvas,details,embed,figure…

Snapshots of Lenin’s chess game in Capri, 1908

Uncovered in 1969, these snapshots show a chess game between Lenin and Alexander Bogdanov at Maxim Gorky's villa on the Italian island of Capri in April 1908.In 1969 an archivist at the Gorky Museum in the USSR came upon some mostly previously unknown photographs that showed what appears to have bee…

Petition: Demand a full & independent investigation into Halifax Police actions

A petition calling for "an independent, civilian review of the Halifax Regional Police's actions on August 18, 2021" when they engaged in what the Nova Scotia Advocate called the "brutal evictions of unhoused people" has reached over 4,000 signatures and is starting to get the attention of the mains…

Whole Turkey on the Spit – Vintage Cookbook TBT

In something of a departure from our usual Vintage Cookbook TBT here we are looking at a "found recipe" that could be an alternative for the adventurous this coming holiday weekend in Canada. I came across it while leafing through the Big Boy Barbecue Book w. Pineapple Glazed Ham, Char-Grilled Rock…

Lazy Day Sirloin Roast w. Shallots and Mushrooms

Today's recipe is inspired by all the recipes I have seen over the years in various vintage community cookbooks that had names like "Easy Sunday Supper" or "Workday Quick Family Feast", etc. These were generally hearty meals that were relatively simple to make but very tasty and used a "cheat" of so…

“Stop fighting First Nation children in court”: Ontario Nurses’ Association email action campaign

Parliament buildings lit up on the eve of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 29 -- photo via TwitterThe Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) has issued an "Action Alert" email petition that people can sign and send calling on the government to finally stop fig…

“Premier Legault is making the mistake of denying the presence of systemic racism in Quebec”

"How can we effectively combat systemic racism in Quebec if the Premier of the province continues to deny it?" - Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard"Systemic racism does not claim that every individual who makes up this system is racist. Rather, it suggest…

ONDP up to its old Kafkaesque anti-democratic tricks again

In news that should come as no surprise to anyone, the Ontario NDP is up to its regular anti-democratic tricks again blocking the attempt of a young candidate to even try to run for the nomination in Etobicoke Lakeshore with no explanation given at all.How Kafkaesque (or Orwellian if you like the ri…

The Art of Mexican Cooking — Vintage Cookbook TBT

W. Huevos Rancheros, Guacamole, Cocido, Carne En Salsa Roja and more.Vintage Cookbook: The Art of Mexican Cooking, Jan Aaron & Georgine Sachs SalomPublication Details: Doubleday, 1964Published in 1964, The Art of Mexican Cooking was an attempt to present a large number of Mexican recipes and cooking…

Eggplant mozzarella and parmesan rounds

Photos by Julia LaxerThis exceptionally easy, cheesy eggplant treat works great as either a tasty side dish, first course or as a light main. It captures many of the flavours of eggplant parmesan with much less effort!The ingredient list is very short:EggplantTomatoMozzarella ballParmesan cheese (th…


« Older posts