How the Russian Revolution Inspired and Assisted National Liberation Struggles

By Rebeca Toledo This article was originally published on the Telesur website. When the Russian Revolution triumphed in October 1917, most of the rest of the world was colonized by the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United States. But under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin, the revolution became the inspiration for …

BLF holds successful Russian revolution event

By BO Staff Writer Last night, the radical black consciousness movement, Black First Land First (BLF), commemorated the Russian revolution with a night of talks, intellectual engagement and a film screening. The event was held at Mthubi The Hub in Hatfield in Pretoria, where a group of black artists have occupied a house and hold …

Love and Revolution

By BO Staff Wriiter Black Opinion is featuring an excerpt from the article “Love and Revolution: an interview with Srećko Horvat” which strikes at the core of the subject matter. The article has been accessed from the roarmag website. “It is a curious fact that with every great revolutionary moment the question of ‘free love’ …

“State Capture” – Myth or Reality?

By BO Staff Writer What is “State Capture?” There is an assumption that we all know what these words mean. We all repeat these words and the media uses them as short hand to refer to the controversial relationship between the State President, Preasident Jacob Zuma, and the Gupta family. It has come to pass that, “State …