Albania

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The Absurdity of "Independent" Kosovo: A Saga of Injustice and Hypocrisy
Szamuely, George
Article
2008
The West's entire approach to Kosovo has been marked by sordid dishonesty and bad faith, supporting national self-determination and the right to secession in one place and territorial integrity in ano...
Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century 1914 - 1991
Hobsbawm, Eric
Book
1994
A overview of the history of the years 1914 - 1991.
Bulgaria 1990/Albania 1991: Teaching Communists What Democracy is All About
Blum, William
Article
An account of American intervention in the Bulgarian and Albanian elections of 1990-1991
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Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Not a Carwash
Ko├ži, Gentian
Film/Video
2012
In the Albanian capital of Tirana, students, professors, activists and film lovers take to the streets when authorities attempt to redevelop the property of the city's only art house theatre for profi...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000

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Choosing to be the man of the house
An ancient tradition of the sworn virgin living as a male still survives in Albania
Zumbrun, Joshua
2007
In Albania, biological women take an oath of virginity to have the freedom to live as men. They wear men's clothes and their hair is shorn. The tradition has persisted since the 15th century, in a reg...

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Embassy Row Online
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Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
The International Situation
World United Front & Proletarian Revolution
Article
1977
These Canadian Marxist-Leninists distinguish themselves from those who they perceive as betrayers of the working class -- namely the Communist Party of Canada and other "phoney" communists. In this p...