The “November revolution” in Georgia culminated in the overthrow of
Eduard Shevardnadze. It was carried out under the flag of St George,
first used in the 12th and 13th Century, when the then feudal country
joined the struggle led by the crusader knights. The movement at that
time was crushed by Genghis...
SINCE THE collapse of negotiations in late August, over 1,000 have died
in clashes between Nepal’s military and Maoist rebels. A weak ruling
monarchy represses the masses in this impoverished and largely rural
country of 25 million people. As HUGH CAFFREY explains, under
capitalism, this beautiful part of the...