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Advisor to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Speaks in 3 Wisconsin Cities

by Ryan Hamann, published on FightBack News, November 7, 2022 Milwaukee, WI – Dozthor Zurlent, a lifelong political activist and one-time advisor to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, has been touring the U.S. since mid-October talking about the achievements and the struggles of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. His trip has also raised the call to free Alex Saab,[…]

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The Anti-Racist Manifesto of Colectiva Feminista En Construcción, 2020

by Editors, The Black Agenda Review, September 21, 2022 The Anti-Racist Manifesto of Puerto Rico’s Colectiva Feminista en Construcción (La Cole) outlines a radical solution to capitalism, colonialism, and climate change. Natural disasters are also catastrophes of colonialism and neoliberalism. Take, for instance, Hurricane Fiona. A category 1 hurricane that made landfall on Puerto Rico on September 18th, Fiona knocked[…]

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What does Cuba Have to Do With the International Movement Against the Climate Crisis?

by Alison Bodine, published in Fire This Time, Volume 16, Issues 5, 6, August 2022 The fight for climate justice It has been yet another difficult week of the climate crisis for mother earth and humanity. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released yet another report. This 6th report highlights how governments lie about the[…]

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The Ongoing Infowar Against Cuba: From the Moncada Assault to the Embargo

by Nino Pagliccia, published on CounterPunch, July 26, 2022 Cuba has a harsh and long history from the days of the Spanish colonisation, the killings of indigenous people, slavery, etc. that finally took a major turn for socialist gains in the mid-20th century. Cubans fought two wars to become independent from Spain in the 19th century. Those wars were the[…]

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Nicaragua Celebrates 43 Years of Revolution:A Clash Between Reality and Media Misrepresentation

by John Perry, published on Council on Hemospheric Affairs Website, July 19, 2022 July 19th is a day of celebration in Nicaragua: the anniversary of the overthrow of the Somoza dictatorship. But the international media will have it penciled in their diaries for another reason: it’s yet another opportunity to pour scorn on Nicaragua’s Sandinista government. We’ll hear again about[…]

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The Pink Tide Surges in Latin America

by Roger D. Harris, published on Resumen English, July 13, 2022 While the political balance between progressive and reactionary states south of the Rio Grande continues to tip to the left, even the corporate press pronounced Biden’s June Summit of the Americas meeting in Los Angeles a flop. Most recently, Colombia elected its first left-leaning president, following similar victories in[…]

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Cuba’s Nonalignment: A Foreign Policy of Peace and Socialism

by Manolo De Los Santos, published on People’s Dispatch, May 31, 2022 Though Bandung in Indonesia and Havana in Cuba couldn’t be farther apart geographically—with each city located on two distant islands in their respective countries and separated by more than 17,000 km—they have been ideologically close in the imaginations of many people across the Global South. The Third World[…]

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The Working Class and the Global Capitalist Crisis

by Larry Holmes, published on Workers World, May 23, 2022 The following excerpts are from remarks by Larry Holmes, Workers World Party First Secretary, at a May 19 New York City branch meeting.  Most bourgeois economists are now predicting a recession, which is a sharp downturn in the economy. A recession used to be considered cyclical, but this has changed,[…]

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Why is the Nicaraguan Government Demonized by both Liberals and Conservatives When Nicaragua Has Seen Great Progress Under the Sandinistas?

by Stansfield Smith, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 28, 2022 Women Have Made Particularly Significant Gains Under the Second Sandinista Government Since 2006 Women, particularly those in the Third World, often find themselves with limited ability to participate in community organizations and political life because of the poverty and their traditional sex role imposes on them. On them falls[…]

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Cuba Prepares for Disaster

by Don Fitz, published on MLToday, March 24, 2022 The September 2021 Scientific American included a description by the editors of the deplorable state of disaster relief in the US. They traced the root cause of problems with relief programs as their “focus on restoring private property,” which results in little attention to those “with the least capacity to deal[…]

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