Archive for April, 2007

Ave atque vale

April 19th, 2007

Hero of the Stoa.

La marche de l’empereur

April 18th, 2007

Over here [thanks , NB]

Dead Socialist Watch, #269

April 14th, 2007

Hubert Bland, born in Woolwich, early Fabian, SDFer, ILPer, anti-feminist, pro-Boer-War, etc., 3 January 1855, died 14 April 1914.

DSW, #24

April 14th, 2007

Vladimir Mayakovsky, futurist poet, born 19 July 1893, died 14 April 1930.

I want the pen to be on a par
with the bayonet; And Stalin
to deliver his Politburo
about verse in the making
as he would about pig iron and the smelting of steel.

DSW, #23

April 14th, 2007

Simone de Beauvoir, born 9 January 1908, died 14 April 1986. Socialist, feminist and existentialist philosopher.

DSW, #85

April 14th, 2007

Ernest Bevin, trade unionist and Foreign Secretary; born 9 March 1881, died 14 April 1951.

DSW, #209

April 13th, 2007

Willi Stoph, German Communist and leading politician in the DDR; born in Berlin, 9 July 1914, died in Berlin, 13 April 1999.