Two Victories in Cuba Shape the World Today

Cheryl LaBash Gissel Saldívar, a 19 year old chemical technician, supervises work at the Immunoassay Center’s Biosensors plant in Havana. Photo: Irene Pérez/ Cubadebate The Cuban Revolution was just two years old in 1961. Two victories won in that year, 60 years ago, laid crucial foundations for today’s resilient, rebellious and free country just 90…

Esquibo: Global Britain’s Aggressive Caribbean Colonization Strategy

María Alejandra Díaz Marín Aquatic spaces are essential. Not only for their quality as a source of life and food, but also as a means of communication, their binding role between peoples, and for the wealth and resources they contain, they made international trade possible. “The sea is the beginning of all geography,” wrote Jules…

Western Capital’s Long Chinese Mission: From Opium to COVID Vaccine Credentials

Raul Diego In “The Disarticulation of Pandemic War Propaganda,” a transparent attempt to frame China as the instigator of worldwide lockdown policies was revealed to be the work of a group of self-styled libertarian-minded individuals. Their links to the UK, the United States, and Canadian governments tie a neat Pentagon-size bow around ongoing efforts to…

Is Democracy an End or an Instrument?

Emir Sader The strategy of the left of the 21st century combines the democratic struggle of the masses with the radical democratization of the State and of all social, economic, political and cultural structures. For a long time, the left was accused of privileging the conquest of better living conditions for the population, rather than…

Neither Washington Nor Beijing?

Carlos Martinez A newcomer to politics would likely assume that members of the global left support the People’s Republic of China. It is after all led by a communist party, with Marxism as its guiding ideology. During the period since the Communist Party of China (CPC) came to power in 1949, the Chinese people have…

Texas Tragedy Wasn’t Inevitable

Stephen Millies People line up for water at a park in Houston on Feb. 18. Many Texas households are without running water due to frozen and burst pipes. Millions of people in Texas are living in misery after a winter storm hit the state. For days they have been without heat, light and water.  The…

Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat Participated in Covert UK Foreign Office-funded Programs to “Weaken Russia”

Max Blumenthal New leaked documents show Reuters’ and the BBC’s involvement in covert UK FCO programs to effect “attitudinal change” and “weaken the Russian state’s influence,” alongside intel contractors and Bellingcat. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of covert programs aimed at promoting regime…

Never Again Can US Lecture Other Countries about Censorship

Steve Lalla DC National Guard defends the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 8, 2021. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images Following the past month’s events, the US can no longer imagine they’re in a position to lecture other nations about censorship. All and sundry see that the US doesn’t possess any moral high ground from which…

New Chapters of the Permanent Cultural War against Cuba

Misión Verdad The San Isidro Movement is once again playing the leading role in color coup tactics in Cuba (Photo: Archive). More than 70% of the Cuban population was born under the U.S. blockade of Cuba, the only one of its kind in the world because of its duration but also because of the capacity…

Biden Admin Smears Nicaragua as ‘Dictatorship’ for Forcing US-Funded, Coup-Plotting NGOs to Register as Foreign Agents

Ben Norton Sandinistas at a peace rally in Managua, Nicaragua on February 1, 2020 (Photo: Ben Norton / The Grayzone) Nicaragua’s elected leftist government passed a law requiring NGOs funded by outside governments to register as foreign agents, so a CIA agent-turned-Biden State Department spokesman smeared it as “driving toward dictatorship” — despite the policy’s…

Venezuela Oil Production Rebounds as Members of US Congress Call for Sanctions Relief

Ricardo Vaz Venezuela’s crude output has recovered to reach an eight-month high. The latest OPEC monthly report placed the Caribbean nation’s January production at 487,000 barrels per day (bpd) according to secondary sources, a 72,000 bpd increase compared to December 2020. The number represents the highest output since May 2020. The figures reported directly by state…