August 8, 2016

Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz

Dear Comandante,

fidel INGLES imagenOn the occasion of your 90th birthday the members of the Network of Intellectuals, Artists, and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity want to extend our most sincere congratulations and above all our deepest gratitude for everything you have done for the peoples of Our America and the rest of the world. (more…)

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…)

More than 800 Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements from all Over the World Stand Up Against the Coup in Brazil.

May 16, 2016

HumanidadContraElGolpe_en (1)The undersigned, intellectuals, artists, writers, researchers and social movement organizations from all over the world denounce the coup underway in Brazil and stand in solidarity with President Dilma Rousseff who was elected by 54 million Brazilians only one year and a half ago. (more…)

Obama in Cuba: How “Political Prisoners” Hit the Corporate International Media Headlines

By Arnold August, on March 26, 2016

obama_cuba-400x234In the course of President Obama’s visit to Cuba on March 20–22, 2016, the issue of supposed Cuban “political prisoners” took centre stage in Cuba–US relations for at least 24 hours in much of the international mainstream media. (more…)

Do the Cuban People Have the Right to Choose Their Leaders?

By Arnold August on March 14, 2016

arnold's articleIn the context of developing Cuba-US relations, on March 2, 2016 in Geneva, the Deputy secretary of State of the US State Department, Antony J. Blinken, issued the National Statement at the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. (more…)

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