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system of slavery wich [[which]] would remove us further away from peace and any of so-called democracy. All this was possible because the majority of workers did not realize as yet that the interests of the bosses and their politicians were not and could never be the interests of the working class. In 1914, the Russian worker and peasants, groaning under the heavy lash of capitalism, like all other workers, were ordered to the front to <
>. Back home, misery and starvation was their only reward. The Russian toilers could bear it no longer. Workers' leaders began to show these toilers that they were shooting down fellow workers of foreign lands, who, like themselves, had nothing to do with the preparation of the War. They soon realized that the war was for the benefit of the imperialists and the only hope of the working class was to wipe out this exploitation forever. Guided by Lenin, the toilers established a Workers and Farmers Government in 1917. Today, workers see that real peace and democracy is possible only through a workers' revolution and the socialist organisation of society. This workers' government has no imperialist designs on colonies. The Soviet government declares that it wants not an inch of foreign territory, nor does it want to rule colonial peoples. This has demonstrated by the freeing of all the formerly enslaved colonies of Czarist Russia. The Soviet Government has repeatedly proposed to the imperialists nations a policy of complete and universal disarmament which would ensure world peace and strike a blow at war. But the Soviet proposal of universal disarmament is not accepted by the imperialist robbers. The rivalry and struggle between them for world domination grows daily despite their hypocritical peace talk. Today, we stand as near to another world catastrophe as we faced in August, 1914. The existence of the Soviet Union, ruled by te [[the]] working-class, where there is no unemployment and starvation and where the imperialists and parasites have no opportunity to exploit human beings for profits is a source of annoyance to the capitalists. They would like to turn the Soviet Union into a colony, where they can extend their system of unbridled exploitation and oppression of the masses, They fear and hate the Soviet Union which through its successful socialist construction has show the rest of the workingclass the way out of the capitalist exploitation and slavery. Down with imperialist war! For the freedom of the colonial and all oppressed toilers! For the unity of the international working class! Long live the Soviet Union, guide post to working class freedom! 12 [[image]] Papanese [[Japanese]] Imperialists on the War Path in China Greetings to the < >. The Liberator, that fighting revolutionary American Negro paper, has changed its name to that of the < >. Under its new fighting editor, Ben Davis, Jr., who has proved his mettle in the splendid fight he waged in the lynch courts of Atlanta, Georgia, on behalf of Angelo Herndon, the Liberator will continue its place in the forefront of the struggle of the Negro people for liberation from the chain of oppression and slavery. The Liberator, in the past, has waged a relentless fight against the whole vile system of lynching, peonage, jim-crowism, the methods used by American Imperialism to keep the Negro toilers in subjection. Through its columns it has carried on a determined struggle against white chauvinism — the Imperialist ideology of white superiority spread among the white workers, in order to divide the workingclasse and prevent a united struggle against capitalist exploitation. The struggles waged by the Liberator for Negro Rights and for self-determination of the Negro people in the Black Belt of the South, has made it the real mouthpiece of the Negro toilers in their fight for freedom and emancipation. 13
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