Nelson Mandela

‘Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.’ Nelson Mandela

June 27, 2009 · 1 min read

‘Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.’ Nelson Mandela


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An illustration featuring French Black Lives Matter activist Assa Traoré

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