Moncada Attack: Lessons from the Birth of the Cuban Revolution

By Arnold August on July 24, 2016

Today, progressives throughout the world could learn many lessons from the July 26, 1953, Moncada attack led by Fidel Castro.

The Moncada, Photo: Bill Hackwell

The Moncada, Photo: Bill Hackwell

In 1953, when virtually all the progressive and revolutionary forces in Cuba offered no viable solution to oppose the U.S.-backed Batista dictatorship, Fidel Castro and his comrades did indeed work out a path. (more…)

“Collateral Damage” of the War on Terrorism: US Airstrikes Kill Civilians in Syria

Press TV on July 23, 2016

SyriaMore than a dozen civilians are dead or injured after US warplanes launched fresh airstrikes in Syria’s northern province of Aleppo. Local sources said warplanes hit targets in al-Nawajah village east of of Manbij on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead or injured. (more…)

RNC Protesters “Wall Off Trump” and Confront Police Violence

By Britney Schultz and Candice Bernd on 21 July 2016

Photo: Candice Bernd

Photo: Candice Bernd

Throughout the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, protesters have kept issues of poverty, racism and systemic police violence in the spotlight, even as Republicans attending the convention attempted to swerve the national debate on these issues toward the right. (more…)

Massive Demonstration on the Streets of Argentina against Hunger and for Dignified Work

By Carlos Aznárez on July 20, 2016

Argentina 2Last Tuesday, people gathered on the streets to cook dinner in a common cooking pot and to give it out, in a hundred different places around the city of Buenos Aires. It was a political act of resistance of the Confederation of Workers of Popular Economy (CTEP) and Barrios de Pie (Neighborhoods Rising), (more…)

The Blockade is an Outdated Policy and Must End

By Sergio Alejandro Gómez on July 20, 2016

Photo: Juvenal Balan

Photo: Juvenal Balan

A year after diplomatic relations between the two countries were reestablished on July 20, 2015, Granma International spoke with Josefina Vidal, director general for the United States at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations, to discuss Cuba-U.S. relations as they stand today. (more…)

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