Cuba Creates and Reinvents Itself

by Angel Guerra Cabrera, published on Resumen, September 2, 2021 The Cuban Revolution has emerged strengthened once again from another ferocious onslaught by the United States, which sought to provoke a social explosion and the overthrow of the revolutionary project by force.   The media scoundrels have spoken of peaceful protests but many videos show scenes of violence and looting against[…]

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Hands off Cuba!

Statement from The U.S. Peace Council, July 14, 2021 The recent protests in Cuba over deteriorating conditions have a material basis that cannot be dismissed. No matter how heroic a people may be, socialism must provide for people’s material needs. The U.S. blockade of Cuba is designed precisely to thwart that and to discredit socialism in Cuba and anywhere else[…]

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Let the Cuban People Live! End the Blockade and Sanctions!

by Barry Shepphard, published on Socialist Action, July 24, 2021 President Biden has not only kept all of Trump’s sanctions designed to severely harm the Cuban people, he has added two more. His response to the July 11 protests in Cuba was to call for the overthrow of the socialist Cuban Revolution. The July 11 protests of the Cuban government[…]

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In Nobody’s Backyard: Rejecting Geo-Political and Historical Fatalism

By Gerard Perierra, published on Tortilla Con Sal,  July 29, 2021 Except for the hum of US helicopters flying overhead, there was a deafening silence throughout the Caribbean region, during the recent Operation Tradewinds, Progressive and Pan-African forces did not utter a word, as soldiers from Guyana, Brazil, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago participated[…]

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Cuba’s Streets Belong to Revolutionaries

Prepared for en.granma.cu by Juan Diego Nusa Peñalver, Yudy Castro Morales and Milagros Pichardo Pérez, published on Workers World, July 13, 2021 “We are here because the streets belong to Fidel, because the streets of Cuba belong to revolutionaries.” This was the phrase we heard the loudest walking along several Havana avenues Sunday afternoon, July 11, when an entire people[…]

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Standing With the Cuban People

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, July 23, 2021 The current Black-centered Cuban protest operation is very well orchestrated and if Black people in this country are not careful, they will end up amplifying the dictates of U.S. imperialism. “The same people who claim concern for the Cuban people are also in favor of continuing their suffering.” The Movement[…]

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The Hidden Hand of the US Blockade Sparks Cuba Protests

by Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores,  published on CommonDreams, July 13, 2021 Protests erupted in various Cuban cities the weekend of July 11 over dire economic conditions and a surge in Covid-19 cases. They are the biggest protests to hit Cuba in three decades, and they may well continue in the coming weeks. They come on the heels of artists’[…]

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Defend the Cuban Revolution and Struggle for More Socialism Not Less

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, July 15, 2021 Millions have turned away from the illusions and corruption of capitalism toward the possibility of organizing a society informed by the values of cooperation, equality, community, peace, and life. “Capitalism transforms water into a commodity, food into a luxury, education into an impossibility and basic healthcare into a distant[…]

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Hands off Cuba! End the Blockade!

Statement by the United National Antiwar Coalition The United National Antiwar Coalition stands firmly with the Cuban people and their revolutionary government against any US intervention in Cuba’s affairs. We continue our calls to lift the punitive US blockade of Cuba that has caused humanitarian shortages [and been tightened] during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The recent disruptions inside Cuba have[…]

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