T oday there are about 75 million people in Vietnam. Eighty percent of these are ethnic Vietnamese, while the remaining twenty percent comprises more than fifty separate ethnic groups. About seven million of these ethnic minorities are members of the hill tribes or montagnards (French for mountain people), making their homes and livelihoods in the spectacular mountains of the north and central highlands. Among the many languages spoken in Vietnam are Vietnamese, Chinese, English, French, and Russian.
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Poster for a Shostakovich centenary concert, Amsterdam 2006. Source: Stephen Harris 2006
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Finally we hope that the construction of such a site on the Internet will give an example to other currents of the non-leninist and non-trotzkyist communist left to express themselves. The groups or interested individuals could - in creating their own site devoted to this Left - by their practise stimulate the political, theoretical reflexion on present capitalist society, and on the means to find in time a way-out from a world that goes to the abyss.