Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Russia | The Relevance of the Russian Revolution Today

Leon Trotsky, co-leader with Vladimir Lenin of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia, famously argued that the “Russian Question” was key to the standing of every party on earth that claimed allegiance to the heritage of revolutionary socialist politics.

UN climate conference aims for greater ambition as 2017 set to be among top three hottest years

The United Nations Climate Conference opened on Monday in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of a greater ambition for climate action, as the world body’s weather agency issued a stark warning that 2017 is set to be among the three hottest years on record.

The Bonn Conference of the State Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNTCC), informally known as COP 23 and which runs until 17 November, is chaired by Fiji, an island State particularly affected by the impacts of our warming climate.

Germany | Kommunisten rollen mit russischem Panzer durch Berlin

BERLIN. Eine Gruppe von Kommunisten ist am Sonntag mit DDR-Militärlastwagen, einem alten russischen Panzer und Sowjetfahnen durch Berlin gezogen. Nach Angaben der Berliner Polizei wurde die Demonstration vom „Verein für die unliteratische Verwendung der Literatur und außergewöhnliche Brechtvorhaben“ angemeldet, berichtete die Bild-Zeitung. Die Kommunismusparade führte durch die Bezirke Friedrichshain und Moabit.