Remembering Maurice Bishop and the revolution in Grenada / by Owen Schalk

May Day 1980: Grenada’s Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, center, is flanked by Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro, right, and Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega in Havana, Cuba. | AP nearly ten years laterlook at me here analyzingstill distraught and debatingsympathizing synthesizingregretting and rememberingand timejust passing ~ “Nearly Ten Years Later (For Grenada)” by Merle Collins Oct. 16Continue reading “Remembering Maurice Bishop and the revolution in Grenada / by Owen Schalk”

AFRICOM: An Extension of U.S.-European Colonialism and Genocide / by Gloria Verdieu and John Parker

Protesters in Accra, Ghana, demonstrated against AFRICOM expansion in 2018. In 2007, the George W. Bush administration inaugurated the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) to further the influence of the U.S. and extend its military reach directly into Africa. AFRICOM, however, wasn’t officially established in Africa, with its expanded troop presence and unprecedented use ofContinue reading “AFRICOM: An Extension of U.S.-European Colonialism and Genocide / by Gloria Verdieu and John Parker”

What is imperialism? / by Anti-Imperialist Network

What is imperialism and why is it important to have a precise definition? Let’s stop for a moment and think how we would answer the question: what is imperialism? We are an anti-imperialist movement, we are fighting against imperialism, and if we are stopped on the street and asked what are we trying to fightContinue reading “What is imperialism? / by Anti-Imperialist Network”

Cuba blocks U.S.-sponsored regime-change ‘protests’ aimed at overthrowing government / Steve Sweeney

Washington-backed Cuban exiles are plotting the overthrow of the island’s socialist government, but authorities there are taking moves to block their shcemes. Here, Cubans in support of their revolution march in the 2018 May Day parade in Havana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa Cuban authorities have banned a series of marches that were aimed at destabilizing theContinue reading “Cuba blocks U.S.-sponsored regime-change ‘protests’ aimed at overthrowing government / Steve Sweeney”

U.S. intervention and capitalism have created a monster in Honduras / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

In this Oct. 24 2019, file photo, a man holds a sign that reads in Spanish “Hurray for those who fight” as he sits in front of a street blocked by a burning barricade, during a protest to demand the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernández, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. | Elmer Martinez / AP ChileanContinue reading “U.S. intervention and capitalism have created a monster in Honduras / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”

Cuban intelligence chief says ‘U.S. government preparing final blow’ to revolution / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Anti-communist Cuban-Americans ask for U.S. military intervention in against Cuba, July 26, 2021, at Lafayette Park near the White House in Washington. | Jacquelyn Martin / AP 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 afterContinue reading “Cuban intelligence chief says ‘U.S. government preparing final blow’ to revolution / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”

Solely Because of the Increasing Disorder / by Vijay Prashad

Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu, DRC, “The Martyrs of the Union Minière du Haut Katanga at the Stadium Formerly Called ‘Albert I’, now ‘Mobutu’, Kenia Township, Lubumbashi, 1975.” Poverty, war, social despair and climate change: Vijay Prashad says this system has no solution to the problems it creates. A few days ago, I spoke to a senior official at theContinue reading “Solely Because of the Increasing Disorder / by Vijay Prashad”

US Unionists and Their Cuba Problem / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Longshore union backs Cuba’s fight against U.S. blockade / Carlos Latuff, Mint Press News Marx and Engels asked workers to unite and thereby lose their chains. (Communist Manifesto) Nevertheless, according to a People’s World commentator in 2017, “organized labor in the U.S. has … steered clear of the issue of improved relations with Cuba.” On the whole, U.S. labor has remainedContinue reading “US Unionists and Their Cuba Problem / by W.T. Whitney, Jr.”