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12. oktober 1492
“Indianerne” (beboerne på øen, i dag Haiti) opdager Christoffer Columbus og hans tre skibe.


Christoffer Columbus (Denstoredanske.dk)

Christopher Columbus (Wikipedia.org)

The real Christopher Columbus. By Howard Zinn (Jacobin: Reason in Revolt, 10 October 2016). “There was no heroic adventure, only bloodshed. Columbus Day should not be a celebration.”

The Story of Columbus. By Marley-Vincent Lindsey (Jacobin: Reason in Revolt, 10 October 2016). “Popular writers looking to add nuance to the narrative about Christopher Columbus have instead muddied the waters. Here’s a more accurate story.”

A celebration of mass murder (SocialistWorker.org, October 15, 2009). “Dahr Jamail and Jason Coppola document the real history of Christopher Columbus and the conquest of the ‘New World’.”

Columbus and the discovery of Latin America. By Stuart King (Permanent Revolution, 23 August 2008). “Mass killings, slavery and increasingly group suicides by the Arawaks themselves took a terrible toll of Hispaniola’s population.”

History not taught is history forgot: Columbus’ legacy of genocide. By Ward Churchill. Excerpted from the book Indians are Us?: Culture and Genocide in Native North America (Common Courage Press, 1994)

Columbus and the conquest of the Americas (Green Left Weekly, Issue 74, 7 October 1992). “The information here was put together by the US organisation Witness for Peace.”

Columbus & the colonial legacy (New Internationalist, Issue 226, December 1991). “Wayne Ellwood explores the myth of discovery and looks at the famous mariner’s impact on the land and people of the Americas.”

1492: The first invasion of globalization. Noam Chomsky interviewed by Heinz Dieterich (Chomsky.info, 1989/1992). Excerpted from Latin America: From Colonization to Globalization (Ocean Press, 1999). See also Noam Chomsky: Year 501: The Conquest Continues (South End Press, 1992; online at

Føderal feriedag i USA siden 1971:

Transform Columbus Day

(Source: Commn Dreams: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/10/07/time-abolish-columbus-day)


Se også:

Why do we honor genocide? By Khury Petersen-Smith (SocialistWorker.org, October 9, 2017). “The calls to end the celebration of Columbus Day have a relevance today beyond recognizing the atrocities of European colonialism.”

Kolonialisme (Leksikon.org).

Kolonialisme (Historie – Spanierne og portugiserne i Amerika) (Denstoredanske.dk)

Privileges and Prerogatives Granted by Their Catholic Majesties to Christopher Columbus: 1492 (The Avalon Project at Yale Law School)

New World Empires: Maya, Aztec, and Inca. Part 27 in: Neil Faulkner: A Marxist History of the World (Counterfire, 17 January 2011)

The new colonialism. Part 35 in: Neil Faulkner: A Marxist History of the World (Counterfire, 12 May 2011)

The conquest of the New Spain. Chapter in: Chris Harman: A People’s History of the World (pdf) (Bookmarks, 1999, p. 161-172; online at Talmidim.cz). Scroll down.

American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World. By David E. Stannard (Oxford University Press, 1992, 358 p.). See excerpts from the book at Third World Traveler

Latinamerikas åreladning. Af Eduardo Galeano (Internationalt Forum, 1971/1973, 288 sider). Online in English edition: Open Veins of Latin Amerika (pdf) (Monthly Review Press, 1973, 313 p.)


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