Cuban Intelligence Chief Says ‘US Government Preparing Final Blow’

By W. T. Whitney Jr., People's World. -

Fabián Escalante helped establish Cuba’s state security services. He headed Cuba’s Department of State Security from 1976 to 1996, served as vice minister of the Interior Ministry, and after 1993 [...]

On Rituals And Revolutions In The Mines Of Bolivia

By Ben Dangl, ROAR Magazine. -

The small K’illi K’illi park sits at the top of one of the hillsides cradling the valley that is home to Bolivia’s administrative capital La Paz, providing a striking view of the city below. To [...]

The Sound Of His Approaching Step Wakes Me And I See My Land’s Deprivation

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On Wednesday, 8 September, party workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), India’s ruling political party, attacked three buildings in the Melarmath area of Agartala (Tripura). These attacks [...]

My Friend Michael Ratner

By Michael Steven Smith, Popular Resistance. -

Michael admired courageous people who live their lives without contradictions.  John Brown was one such person. Brown and his band of 19 men captured the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, [...]

How Amilcar Cabral Shaped Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy

By Curry Mallott, Black Agenda Report. -

Amílcar L Cabral was born 12 September 1924 in Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau, one of Portugal’s African colonies. He was murdered on 20 January 1973 by fascist Portuguese assassins just months before the [...]

A Meeting With Historical Combatants

By Yorlis Luna Delgado, Tortilla con Sal. -

A few days ago I had the honor of participating in a meeting of historical combatants of the Southern Front, in a community in the department of Rivas. There is so much to tell that the words [...]

What They Don’t Say About Cuba

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde, People's Dispatch. -

The old-style information war that we have been experiencing for this last week against Cuba, did not start with Biden. Since 2017, the US has been incessantly and inaccurately talking about a [...]

Cuban Leader Warns Of US-Backed Opportunists Seeking To Destabilise

By Steven Sweeney, . -

Mr Diaz-Canel, who spoke to protesters in the municipality of San Antonio de los Banos, said that US-backed opposition figures are using the situation to destabilise the country. "The protests [...]

Preventing A Return To Normal Amidst The Current Catastrophe

By A.M. Gittlitz and Matt Peterson, ROAR Magazine. -

Towards the beginning of our most recent global catastrophe, writer A.M. Gittlitz published I Want to Believe: Posadism, UFOs and Apocalypse Communism, the result of his years-long research on [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Second American Revolution

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Revolutions are traditionally marked by the year they began ― 1776, 1789, 1917, 1949 ― which elides the truth that it takes decades, sometimes centuries, for a radical break from the past to [...]

Gabriel García Márquez And Magical Internationalism

By Laura Capote, Peoples Dispatch. -

Sometimes what is obvious hides what is important. Gabriel García Márquez is best known as the craftsman par excellence of the genre ‘magical realism’, rather than his profound passion for the [...]

Book Review: The Revolution Won’t Be Stopped

By Roger Stoll, Alliance for Global Justice. -

Republican strategist Karl Rove often advised his clients to attack not the enemy’s weaknesses but its strengths. The bipartisan US foreign policy disinformation machine has taken Rove’s advice [...]

Sudan: The Second Wave Of Revolt

By Sara Abbas, Red Pepper. -

The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the ‘MENA’ region) began in Sudan, in December 2018. This is interesting when looked at in the context of a decade of dissent in [...]

The Right To Live In Peace

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On a warm late February day in Santiago, I went to the grave of Victor Jara to pay homage to the man who was brutally killed on 16 September 1973. A theatre director, songwriter, and communist, [...]

Ecuador’s Elections Are Being Undermined By Foreign And Domestic Interference

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

Before the votes were fully counted in Ecuador's latest elections, one candidate received a phone call from the US embassy assuring him that he would be in the second round. Fidel Narvaez, a [...]