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BRIGADISTAS!: A Review

Harry Targ Diary of a Heartland Radical
40,000 mostly young leftists from 50 countries joined in the military effort to defend democracy. Some 3,000 Americans traveled to Spain to fight fascism. They became known as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

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One Woman’s Spanish Civil War

Eleanor J. Bader The Indypendent
Judith Berlowitz’s historical novel offers readers a peek into the Spanish Civil War and the idealism that brought people from across the globe together to fight for democratic governance and human rights.

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The International Brigades: Fighting Fascism in Spain

Dan Hancox The Guardian
Hemingway, Orwell and a host of others have written gainfully on the International Brigades’ resistance to Spanish Fascism. The book under review, based on extensive interviews and deep research, is considered by the reviewer to be the masterwork.

Tidbits - Sept. 10, 2020 - Reader Comments: Trump Calls Out White Supremacists; Trump and Military Veterans; Billionaires Plunder Working Folks; Allende Remembered - the Other 9/11; Congress Must Act - COVID Jobs Losses Continues; Lots of Announcements;

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Reader Comments: Trump Calls Out White Supremacists; Trump and Military Veterans; Billionaires Plunder Working Folks; Allende Remembered - the Other 9/11; Why Congress Must Act - COVID Jobs Losses Continues; Lots of Announcements; and more...

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Abe & Jack, Milt, Moe, Dave...

Peter Neil Carroll Chiron Review
Marking re-dedication of the San Francisco monument to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade on Saturday 9/12/20, poet Peter Neil Carroll reflects on his friendship with the US veterans who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War.

Tidbits - Mar. 12, 2020 - Reader Comments: Coronavirus Pandemic and GOP Attack on Social Security, Medicare, CDC; Three-Fourths of Democratic Delegates Still to be Voted On; Sanders, Biden, Warren; Coronavirus Factsheet in 20 Languages; more....

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Reader Comments: Coronavirus Pandemic and GOP Attack on Social Security, Medicare, CDC; Three-Fourths of Democratic Delegates Still to be Voted On; Sanders, Biden, Warren; Coronavirus Factsheet in 20 Languages; more resources, announcements;

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Abe & Jack, Milt, Moe, Dave…

Peter Neil Carroll Chiron Review
Peter Neil Carroll's poetry pays homage to the veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade who left a legacy of fighting fascism.

John McCain's Salute to a Communist

Chip Gibbons, John McCain The Volunteer, The New York Times
In 2012 Del Berg, the last surviving American to fight with the International Brigades in Spain, died. Here is John McCain's public tribute to Berg, and what Berg's FBI files show about the cold war persecution of Berg and his comrades.
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