Fidel: China Is Most Promising Hope for Third World

Ajit Singh Fidel always firmly maintained his support for China and believed that the Communist Party was genuinely and capably pursuing revolutionary socialism. This Saturday marked the first year anniversary of the death of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Around the world, progressives and revolutionaries commemorate his life and continue to be inspired by his…

The Russian Revolution and the Caribbean

The Bolshevik Revolution had the effect of convincing other early agitators for mass change that their efforts were not in vain. Earl Bousquet Grenada’s Maurice Bishop (C) with Daniel Ortega from Nicaragua and Cuba’s Fidel Castro. The Russian Revolution did get support from the Caribbean, then called the “West Indies,” when it shook the world…

Chile: The Revolutionaries and Elections

Reinaldo Vives Translation by Internationalist 360° For weeks, members of the political caste that serve the elite and their mass media have focused on the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections. The calls to vote in manipulated polls multiply, to coerce unsuspecting voters to support capitalist interests. The great majority of people remain marginalized from the electoral…

Capitalism vs Socialism and the Absurd Logic of Political Centrism

Enrique Ubieta, editor of the journals Cuba Socialista and La Calle del medio, talked with Cubadebate about political centrism, neo-annexation, and the permanent clash between socialism and capitalism, as conflicting systems – all important issues in the ideological struggle underway around the world today. José Raúl Concepción | nacionales@granma.cu When the world had two political…

Marta Harnecker: “A New Revolutionary Subject has Been Created in Venezuela”

Chilean scholar Marta Harnecker talks Marxism, Venezuela and the Latin American left with Greek journalist Tassos Tsakiroglou during her recent visit to Athens. You are coming to Greece for a Conference on the actuality of Marx’s theoretical system. In the midst of a severe international financial crisis, what lessons can we draw from Marx’s critique of…

Franz Fanon: The Psychopathology of Colonization

“Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions” ― Frantz Fanon “Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong….