This Socialist Island Has Saved the Lives of 97% of Covid-19 Patients

Kawsachun News Minister of Public Health José Angel Portal Miranda and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz visit the Celia Sánchez Manduley Provincial Hospital in Granma where they held a meeting with health workers. January 13, 2022. Photo: MINSAP 97.4% of Cubans confirmed with Covid-19 have been saved over the last two years despite the extreme…

“Mistica is One of the Principles Uniting La Via Campesina”

Resilience Our colleagues, Priscilla Claeys and Jasber Singh, are launching a new series as part of the Agroecology in Motion column to shed light on an underexplored aspect of food system transformation: the role of spirituality and religion in social movement struggles for food sovereignty. In order to deepen their inquiry, they will speak with various food…

Food Sovereignty Voices: “In Nature Everything is Connected to One Other”

Joe Parkin DanielsA rally of the Papaye Peasant Movement (MPP). Photograph: Grassroots International Haiti, the western hemisphere’s poorest country, has often been a byword for deforestation and environmental calamity. It is often said that its border with the Dominican Republic can be seen from space, so marked is the difference between the lush forests to…

The Economics of the Sandinista Revolution in 2022

Kawsachun News Minister of Economy and Finance of Nicaragua, Ivan Acosta, in interview with Kawsachun News in Managua. January 14, 2022. Nicaragua ended 2021 with extraordinary results in the economy, highly positive results in production and is leading economic growth in the region after three difficult years during which it faced a coup attempt, two…

The Long Roots of Venezuela’s Communal Tradition

Chris Gilbert Socialist communes may be new in Venezuela – officially, they began no earlier than 2009 – but, like much that is new, they also rely on old traditions and hence involve a “blast from the past.” On a certain level, it is hardly surprising that overcoming the radical atomization of capitalist society could…

LPNM: The Legal Term of the Executive and Legislative Authorities in Libya Has Expired

Libyan Position Nasser Saeed, spokesperson for the Libyan People’s National Movement The official spokesman for the Libyan National People’s Movement, Nasser Saeed, said that the executive and legislative authorities in Libya are expired, noting that all measures taken by them now are illegal, especially the elected parliament, which is no longer qualified to perform the…

Venezuela: Guacas Declaration

We, spokesmen and spokeswomen of 36 Communal Councils and 8 Communes of the Socialist Peasant Communal City Simon Bolivar of the Municipality Paez of the State of Apure, summoned by our Self-Government in an extraordinary and extended session in view of the incursion and occupation of our territory by armed men belonging to the TANCOL…

The Settler Blindness to the U.S. Empire’s Internal Violence

Rainer Shea Settler-colonialism creates a blindness among the colonizers. There’s a disconnect between what settlers see, and what’s actually happening in their surroundings. This can be the case even for settlers who consider themselves sufficiently educated on white supremacy. The colonial contradiction on this continent—and therefore the class contradiction that proletarians of all colors have…

Sandinismo For Good

Juanlu González Nicaragua joins the recent popular electoral victories in Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile and Honduras and the anticipated changes in Brazil and Colombia in 2022. January 10 saw the inauguration of President Daniel Ortega for a fifth term, as a direct consequence of the unequivocal mandate received from the Nicaraguan people in the general elections…

The Missing Chapter in Malcolm X’s Biography They Hid From You

Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza When Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965, the revolutionary flames of Black nationalism he had ignited could not be dimmed. If anything, the name ‘Malcolm X’ is indelibly engraved in the hearts of millions of not only in the United States but in the rest of the world. But here was a…