Sacha Llorenti: “ALBA is Fundamentally Anti-imperialist”

Peoples Dispatch Camille Chalmers of the Assembly of Caribbean Peoples speaks on a panel during the III Assembly of ALBA Movements. Photo: ALBA Movements During the III Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements, allied platforms spoke about the importance of building unity and fighting imperialism and capitalism together A central discussion throughout the III Continental Assembly…

Russian Communist Leader: The Only Resolution is the Complete Military Defeat of Ukraine

Fergie Chambers The Communist Party of the Russian Federation is the largest opposition party in Russia and has criticized detentions stemming from protests that demonstrated against Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine TF contributor Fergie Chambers got the opportunity on April 15 to conduct an in-person interview in Saint Petersburg, Russia, with Roman Kononenko, a…

Why is the Nicaraguan Government Demonized by Both Liberals and Conservatives When Nicaragua Has Seen Great Progress Under the Sandinistas?

Stansfield Smith Women Have Made Particularly Significant Gains Under the Second Sandinista Government Since 2006 Women, particularly those in the Third World, often find themselves with limited ability to participate in community organizations and political life because of the poverty and their traditional sex role imposes on them. On them falls sole responsibility to care…

Black Web, Red Tide

Apparatchik The Cold War did not begin the 1940s. The roots of the long struggle to overthrow and permanently neutralize the communist current are found not in the ruins of Europe but in Siberia and Petrograd in the bitter years following the Bolshevik Revolution. The manifold efforts to decapitate socialism and the retrenchment following their…

Seducing People with the Communal Model: A Conversation with Robert Longa

Cira Pascual Marquina A key spokesperson of the Alexis Vive Patriotic Force talks about the challenges of building an urban commune. The Alexis Vive Patriotic Force was born in the working-class barrio 23 de Enero during the 2002 counter-coup. The organization, which considers itself both Guevarist and Leninist, aims to carry out Chávez’s project of building…

The Science of Socialism and Socialism as a Science

Olga Pérez Soto The debates on contemporary national and global social issues, in our realities, become very complex. At the same time, determinations of diverse paradigms coexist in the academic, political, governmental, institutional, militant, individual and collective spheres. It is vital in the debate to achieve a dialogue that allows us to advance in the…

From U.S. to Honduras: Socialism is Vital to Black Liberation

John Parker On Jan. 27, I was fortunate to be one of a handful of delegates from the U.S. to attend the historic inauguration of President Xiomara Castro in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Representing the Socialist Unity Party, I was part of an international delegation invited by President Castro and her Libre Party, founded by the National…

Nicaragua: We Won’t Rest in Defending the Revolution

William Grigsby Vado Let us begin with the decision taken by the National Assembly at the request of the Ministry of the Interior to cancel the legal status of a handful of non-governmental organizations which in practice are fronts for European and North American interference in Nicaragua’s internal affairs. I believe that the logic that…