MIDDLE CADRES: Heart of the Revolution
by Liberation Support Movement
with Selma Waldman, Augusta Conchiglia, Uliano Lucas, Angola Comité
Richmond, Canada
Fall 1972
16 pages
Type: Calendar
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Canada
Language: English
All proceeds from the sale of this calendar go toward material and propagandistic support for genuine anti-imperialist liberation struggles. The calendar includes SUMMARY OF LIBERATION SUPPORT MOVEMENT'S PRINCIPLES OF ANTI-IMPERIALIST WORK. The calendar includes photos and drawings by Selma Waldman. Each month has a theme: • Sons and Daughters of the People • Confronting the oppressors of the people • Within the Context of the Peoples struggle • "We Wish to Become the True Militants of Our Party" • Liberating the Intelligence of the People • We are Building a Nation that is Solid, Conscious of Itself • Harvest Begins Despite Bombings and Terrorism • Our Struggle Grows by Day • "The Portuguese Provided Absolutely Nothing for Our People in the way of Medical Services" • Armed Militants, not Militarist: Building the Revolution as the Fight • Communications and Logistics: transport, supplies and distribution • In Solidarity With Every Just Struggle. The calendar mentions the African National Congress (ANC), the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO), the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), the African Party for the Independence of Guiné and Cape Verde (PAIGC), the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU), Organization of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America (OSPAAAL), Samora Machel, International Women’s Day, the Portuguese secret police (PIDE - now called DGS), the People's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARP), Patrice Lumumba, imperialist wars, Como Island, Angola Youth Day, International Day of Solidarity, International Labor Day, the Pearce Commission, Africa Freedom Day, the Smith regime, the African National Council, the Mueda Massacre, South Africa Freedom Day, a National Day of Protest, the Congress of the People, the Liberation Committee of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), Holden Roberto, GRAE (Revolutionary Government of Angola in Exile), Chief Albert Lutuli, the Nobel Peace Prize, the massacre of striking dock workers of Pidjiguiti, armed struggle, South Africa Women's Day, Candido Mondlane, Dr. Americo Boavida, the Medical Assistance Services (SAM), the Conference of Nationalist Organizations from the Portuguese Colonies (CONCP), President Sékou Touré, a Portuguese mercenary force, Amilcar Cabral, and Umkonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation).
Used by permission of former members of Liberation Support Movement.
Collection: Selma Waldman collection on the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid (SCCA), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections