It’s Time to Give Cuba the Credit It Deserves for Its Global Medical Accomplishments

By Stephen Bartlett on January 3, 2017

Many people will never hear about how at the end of 2016, 38 medical professionals from Cuba’s Henry Reeve Brigade returned home after more than two tireless months of treating Haitians. (more…)

Why Palestinian Children Throw Stones

By Jonathan Cook on January 16, 2017

Forget the empty posturing of world leaders in Paris yesterday. This photo tells us what the Israel-Palestine “conflict” is really about. (more…)

The Relevance of Martin Luther King on his 2017 Birthday

MLK statue, Washington DC, Photo: Bill Hackwell

…there are some things in my own nation, and there are some things in the world, to which I am proud to be maladjusted to and to which I call upon all men of goodwill to be maladjusted until the good society is realized. (more…)

The 10 Victories of President Maduro in 2016

By Ignacio Ramonet on January 9, 2017

Ignacio Ramonet Photo: Bill Hackwell

In early 2016, Venezuela’s authorities had very difficult problems to solve. Namely, 1) the neoliberal opposition had won the legislative elections of 2015 and controlled the National Assembly, 2) the price of oil, the main export of Venezuela, (more…)

The Legacy of Fidel in the Coming Period

January 14, 2017 – Talk given by Alicia Jrapko, U.S. coordinator of the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity at event in Berkeley California commemorating the life and impact of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution.

Over flow crowd at Berkeley California event commemorating the life and legacy of Fidel Castro. Photo: Bill Hackwell

In thinking about our work in the progressive movement there can be no denying the influence that Fidel’s life and legacy has had on our efforts over the years. (more…)

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