Quantcast

Latest Marxism Stories

2009-04-15 17:00:02

A British book dealer accused of stealing a Shakespeare first edition arrived in court dressed as Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Raymond Scott, 52, faces six charges of theft and handling stolen goods after he allegedly stole the 1623 collection of William Shakespeare's works, valued at

2009-02-02 13:49:29

A Swedish library said it received an anonymous package containing a book that went missing from the library more than 37 years ago. The Gavle library said An Essay on Liberation, a Marxist tome by German philosopher Herbert Marcuse, was returned to the shelves Thursday after the anonymous borrower returned it, The Local reported Monday. The last return date stamped inside the book was Nov.

2008-12-14 16:14:50

Puerto Rican actor Benicio Del Toro said his new movie, Che, should find an audience despite being 4 1/2 hours long and in Spanish. Del Toro said he is hopeful moviegoers will be drawn to its faithful take on executed Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara, the New York Post reported Sunday. I know people will see it eventually because it's done honestly and it will find a way, even if it takes a while on DVD and Blu-ray, Del Toro told the newspaper. Del Toro and director Steven Soderbergh have...

2008-10-12 12:00:14

By Associated Press TORONTO -- Steven Soderbergh's Che Guevara film biography "Che" has found a U.S. distributor that will release it in theaters this December to qualify for the Academy Awards.

2008-08-14 06:00:29

By Tim Cornwell Morgan's boxed in his office FRINGE director Jon Morgan's grand total of shows seen still stands at - two, says his spokesman, adding sniffily: "We don't all get free tickets." Seems he's still boxed in his office.

2006-07-22 15:21:06

By Cesar Illiano ALTA GRACIA, Argentina (Reuters) - Cuban President Fidel Castro took his Venezuelan protege on a pilgrimage on Saturday to the childhood home of his one-time revolutionary comrade, communist icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

2006-07-05 08:09:08

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - After writing "The Motorcycle Diaries" screenplay, Jose Rivera felt he had more to say about Ernesto "Che" Guevara so he wrote a play he says shows the Latin American revolutionary would have had plenty to say about the war in Iraq.

2006-06-14 19:33:30

LA HIGUERA, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales pledged solidarity with Cuba and Venezuela on Wednesday as he paid homage to Ernesto "Che" Guevara at the spot where the legendary leftist guerrilla was killed in 1967.

2006-01-29 22:54:22

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's left-wing president, Hugo Chavez, joined U.S. anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan on Sunday to assail President George W. Bush and promised to back her protest against the Iraq war.

2005-10-27 22:35:08

HAVANA (Reuters) - Argentine soccer hero Diego Maradona promised Cuban President Fidel Castro on Thursday he would be at the front of an anti-Bush march in Argentina next week. U.S. President George W.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.