ALBA-TCP Revitalizes Fight Against Patriarchy and Imperialism

Kawsachun News Venezuela’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality, Carolys Pérez intervenes in the ALBA-TCP meeting on Women and Gender, accompanied by the Vice Minister for Multilateral Affairs, Daniela Rodríguez on April 7, 2021. “It is not possible to separate the struggle against patriarchy from the struggle against imperialism and the hegemonic policies of domination,”…

Capitalism is the Problem: Social Movements Denounce on World Health Day

Michele de Mello On March 30th, social movements, student organizations and labor unions organized demonstrations demanding vaccines, food and education – UBES Hundreds of organizations around the world publish a manifesto in defense of vaccination and universal basic income Michele de Mello On April 7th, World Health Day, hundreds of social movements from around the…

Revolutionizing Humanism

Fernando Buen Abad Mapuche protest in Chile. The law is not the same for peoples who have never experienced social justice. In each territory, it is the objective conditions that determine the awareness and practice of human rights, no matter how many specialized organizations are active. Where illiteracy, hunger, unemployment and insalubrity reign, what does…

Canadian Economist Dispels 4 Myths About Socialism

Steve Lalla The Cuban interior ministry building in Havana’s Revolution Square,Havana. “The word ‘socialism’ sounds very scary to many people,” said Canadian political economist Radhika Desai in a recent interview. “Because of the propaganda against the idea of socialism, we’ve been made to fear socialism,” she added. Desai is a professor with the Department of…

Cuban Socialist Internationalist Medicine Puts Capitalist Countries to Shame

So few of its own citizens have contracted Covid-19 – less than 300 — that Cuba must test its vaccines in other countries, said Dr Layla Brown-Vincent, professor of Africana Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and author of “The Pandemic of Racial Capitalism: Another World is Possible.” Cuba “is helping control this…

Struggling for a Life Free from Violence: A Conversation with Virginia Martínez

Cira Pascual Marquina Since 1992 the feminist organization A grassroots organization helps victims of machista violence and promotes sexual and reproductive rights. Mujeres por la Vida [Women for Life] has been working out of what we now know as the Ataroa Commune in Barquisimeto, Lara state. The organization carries out popular feminist education and promotes…

Marxism-Leninism is the Greatest Threat to Imperialism’s Ideological Hegemony

Rainer Shea Why is Marxism-Leninism the greatest threat to U.S./NATO imperialism’s ideological domination over the masses? Because it provides a standard of comparison for our living standards. Because it gives us a sense of what our society would be like if we were to undergo a proletarian revolution and establish a workers democracy. At least…

The Struggle for Human Dignity

Marcos Roitman Rosenmann What has been achieved by the exploited classes was preceded by the conscious sacrifice of thousands of lives. It does not matter if it has been under bullets, in concentration camps, prisons or torture. Dignity has been the benchmark. Courage, integrity, defense of the common good and effort. Peter Bieri, in his…

In-depth Analysis of Chavismo’s Communitarian Commitment

Franco Vielma Following the discussions and proposals that emerged after the closing of the National Congress of Communes 2.0 on February 10, President Nicolás Maduro, who was very involved in the development of the event, handed over to Jorge Rodríguez, President of the Parliament, two bills that will be key for the coming political cycle:…

Pan-Africanism and the Pitfalls of National Citizenship

The Black Agenda Review The Review interrogates the thought of academic and activist Layla Brown-Vincent, who says she was “reared and steeped in Pan-Africanist thought and organization” from birth. For the second post in the Black Citizenship Forum we feature an interview with cultural anthropologist Dr. Layla Brown-Vincent. Brown-Vincent teaches Africana Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston….

For the Ruthless Abolition of the Caste System

Vijay Prashad and Brinda Karat Mallu Swarajyam (left) and other members of an armed squad during the Telangana armed struggle (1946-1951). Sunil Janah / Prajasakti Publishing House. Source: “One Hundred Years of the Communist Movement in India,” Tricontinental, September 1, 2020. An Interview with Brinda Karat, Politburo Member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) The…