Tuesday, 26 December 2006

Festive Fun!

proudly presenting the one and only SLLU Christmas quiz! Prizes - L$300; Bling from bling a clothes and jewellry designer Meekal; L$300 coupon from Solidad to spend in her store and the much saught lefie beret by Higs.

Answers should be emailed to nwsocialist@yahoo.co.uk - state your avatars name please.

Merry Lefty Christmas!

A Who said, “I am not here, then, as the accused; I am here as the accuser of capitalism dripping with blood from head to foot.”?
B When was he born?
C What title did he receive from the Soviet Union?

2Who wrote, “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”?

3 What famous Marx quote was inspired in part by Acts 2:44-45?
4 Who became the interim President of Venezuela in April 2002during the failed coup and kidnapping of Hugo Chavez?
5 Who said, “If you tremble indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.?
6 Who, in order to become a Parliamentarian subverted their country’s required oath to royalty by writing on her hand and holding it up during the swearing ceremony, “My oath is to the people”?
7 Who wrote in a homage to North American man and a criticism of North American politics, “You’re beautiful and spacious, North America. You’re of humble stock like a washerwoman beside your rivers, white.”
8 Who said, “We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values.”
9 What short lived Government in the 19th century implemented:
the separation of church and state
the right of vote for women
the abolition of night work in the hundreds of bakeries
the granting of pensions to the unmarried companions of National Guards killed on active service, as well as to the children if any
the free return, by the city pawnshops, of all workmen's tools and household items up to 20 francs in value, pledged during the siege as they were concerned that skilled workers had been forced to pawn their tools during the war (big clue!)
the postponement of commercial debt obligations, and abolition of interest on the debts and, the right of employees to take over and run an enterprise if it were deserted by its owner, who was to receive compensation.
10 Who said, “it was starting work as a half-timer (at the age of twelve) with Mother that really opened my eyes to the kind of world we live in. "Every time she put her shawl round me before going to the mill on wet or very cold mornings I swore that when I grew up I would pay the bosses out for the hardships she suffered."

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