Birthday Celebration – “Fidel is a country, is this people.” / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Credit: rebelión.org Many people here in Maine have traveled to Cuba. Together with our Cuba solidarity group Let Cuba Live, some of them celebrate on August 13. That’s today; it’s the 96th anniversary of Fidel Castro’s birth. But we hear you saying: “isn’t a social revolution supposed be to something collective and not a cult of personality?”Continue reading “Birthday Celebration – “Fidel is a country, is this people.” / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

How Global McCarthyism Shaped the World / by Peter Hogart

Members of the Youth Wing of the Indonesian Communist Party (Pemuda Rakjat) are watched by soldiers in Jakarta during attacks on communists in 1965. (Photo: AP) This article was originally published in Orinoco Tribune . Military coups are a CIA tool used to control the Global South and ensure U.S. hegemony in many parts of the world. AsContinue reading “How Global McCarthyism Shaped the World / by Peter Hogart”

The U.S. proxy war in Ukraine / by John Bellamy Foster

Olga Chernysheva (Russia) Kind People, 2004. The following is the text of a presentation by John Bellamy Foster given on March 31, 2022 to the advisory board of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. —Eds Thanks for inviting me to make this presentation. In talking about the Ukraine war, the essential thing to recognize at the outsetContinue reading “The U.S. proxy war in Ukraine / by John Bellamy Foster”