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The Federacion Anarquista Uruguaya (FAU) in July 1957 reported that "never before in the history of the world have prospects for the people been so gloomy. In Latin America especially there is a... [Item of the Day]
In the 1920s a large group of Ukrainians lived in Berlin. From 1929 onwards the Ukrainska Gazeta, or Ukrainische Zeitung appeared in Berlin. The subscription list indicates that the newspaper sold as... [Item of the Day]
Pacifists in New Zealand were forced to lead an illegal underground existence during the Second World War. The first legal issue of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist appeared in October 1945 and it... [Item of the Day]
The Dutch writer Karel van het Reve established the Alexander Herzen Foundation in 1969 to publish manuscripts from dissident Russian writers in the West. This led to the publication of work by... [Item of the Day]
The Pravda "Workers paper" started in Petersburg in 1912, and following many name changes developed into the central organ of the Bolsheviks. This issue, dated May 8, 1912, has news items of a mixed... [Item of the Day]
Dutch Prime Minister Abraham Kuyper was born in Maassluis (1837) and paid an official visit to this town on 28 July 1906. In one of his speeches he recalled some nostalgic memories from his childhood... [Item of the Day]
Anarchists in Catalonia in 1881 founded the satirical magazine La Tramontana, named after a local wind. This wind, according to the picture on the masthead, blows away all institutions and... [Item of the Day]
On 17 July 1985 the Australian Socialist Workers Party responds to a speech by President Reagan about an international terrorist syndicate that includes Cuba, Nicaragua, North Korea, Libya, and Iran... [Item of the Day]
10 October 1957 was a fine day for the Dutch daily De Telegraaf.  Jayne Mansfield paid the newspaper a visit. The rising star continued her publicity strategy that had previously been so successful... [Item of the Day]
The Italian leftist daily Lotta Continua covers the official celebration on the death of Aldo Moro on May 13, 1978. After 55 days of incarceration the leader of the Christian-democrats was executed... [Item of the Day]