Che Guevara 50 Years After His Assassination

By James Cockcroft 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the CIA-ordered assassination of Che Guevara. In light of a recent upsurge in denunciations of Che and the Cuban Revolution, it is important to separate fact from fiction. Here are five important points to take into account, all in historical context, drawn from countless reliable sources, especially from…

A Tribute to Warrior Sisters of the Revolution

By Workers World Harriet Tubman served as a spy and a scout for the First South Carolina Volunteers, a regiment of escaped slaves in the Civil War. Transcribed from the March 22 taped message from Mumia Abu-Jamal “from inside Prison Nation,” recorded by Noel Hanrahan of prisonradio.org. March, we are told, is Women’s History Month….

How much we miss you, Chavez!

Mr. Andrés Bello, teacher of Simón Bolívar when he was a child, wrote in London many years later, a poem in homage to the Liberator, in which he compares him with Güere’s Samán, the famous tree in which Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías would swear -along with five of his comrades- to reform the Venezuelan Army…

The Honor of Being a Woman in the FARC-EP

If for the totality of combatants who are part of this movement it is an honor to belong to the FARC-EP, it is much more so for women, not only due to the symbolic value of fully committing to the cause of the happiness of the Colombian people, but also because of the meaning that…

52 Years Ago Today, Malcolm X was Murdered

Malcolm X was murdered on February 21, 1965. Born Malcolm Little and later was also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz “They think they are living in a police state, and they become hostile toward the policemen. They think that the policeman is there to be against them rather than to protect them. And these thoughts,…

The Fidel I Knew

Few people have known the glory of entering into the realm of legend and history during their lifetime. Fidel is one of these people Author: Ignacio Ramonet | internet@granma.cu december 28, 2016 Fidel Castro Ruz at the UN Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) held in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo:Estudio Revolución Fidel is dead, but he…