Martinique and Algeria’s Fanon Remembered

“When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe.” Frantz Omar Fanon was born July 20, 1925 in the Caribbean nation of Martinique. He was a revolutionary philosopher, writer and psychiatrist who participated and influenced political processes for liberation across the world. His…

The Legacy of Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Ernesto Che Guevara was executed by a Bolivian soldier in the village of La Higuera, Bolivia, on Oct. 9, 1967. The soldier was acting on orders that emanated directly from the President of Bolivia at the time, Rene Barrientos. Guevara was summarily executed for fear that his trial would become a public spectacle that would…

Fidel Castro: Absolved by History!

Fidel Castro: “History Will Absolve Me” Comrade Fidel Castro made a rare appearance at the closing of the VII Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba. A great revolutionary, an incredible human being, Fidel deserves the full respect of every communist, of everyone who believes in the ideals of Marxism-Leninism. By Nikos Mottas “Socialism is…

Remembering Berta Cáceres

‘Why Did She Not Get Out?’ By Tortilla Con Sal For Honduras, the question is how long this dark nightmare of violence and repression will continue. Today we learned of the savage murder of Berta Caceres, the outstanding Indigenous people’s leader from western Honduras. The first words I heard in response to the news were…

Tribute to Amilcar Cabral by Poet Alda Do Espirito Santo

‘If I should die tomorrow, nothing will change in the inevitable evolution of the struggle of our people and our victory’. Amílcar Cabral. (1) By Dr. Kwame Opoku We commemorate this year the forty-third anniversary of the death of the valiant founder and combatant of the PAIGC (Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo…

Claudia Jones : Revolutionary Pan-Africanist

Claudia Jones used the organizational space of the Communist Party to advance the cause of anti-racism, world peace, decolonization and the class struggle. By Ajamu Nangwaya Claudia Jones was a revolutionary whose activism spanned two continents, North America and Europe. Claudia Vera Cumberbatch was born on February 21, 1915 in Belmont, Trinidad and Tobago, the…

13th Annual Detroit MLK Day Rally and March Highlighted Critical Struggles

Event brings together various organizations fighting for housing, water, against police violence and national oppression By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° On Monday January 18, the MLK Day rally and march took place in downtown Detroit where a host of speakers and organizations participated. Despite a wind chill factor below zero, the sanctuary at Central United…

The Revolutionary Thought of Samora Machel

By Carlos Martinez Samora Machel is the name most closely associated with the liberation of Mozambique from Portuguese colonialism and the construction of an independent post-colonial state. Born on 29 September 1933, he would today be celebrating his 82nd birthday had he not died in a plane crash in 1986, almost certainly engineered by the…