The Global Struggle of Poor Women against Hunger and the Pandemic

October 22, 2021

photo: Marek Studzinski – Pixabay

Without any doubt, the global pandemic of COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the economy, and, as a consequence, on the population as a whole.  Its appearance accelerated a systemic crisis that was already underway and allowed us to perceive the urgent need of change in the dynamics of the relationships imposed by capitalism. (more…)

Cuban Culture: Our Shield and Sword

By Alejandra Garcia on October 20, 2021 from Havana

Cuban youth performing Peter and the Wolf. photo: Bill Hackwell

Every October 20, for almost four decades, Cuba has been marking its National Culture Day as a tribute to the date on which La Bayamesa, our National Anthem, was sung for the first time in Bayamo city, Granma Province. (more…)

Why Defending Nicaragua is Important

By Stephen Sefton on October 21, 2021

Since at least the start of the 21st century, if not earlier, two global trends have emerged very clearly. Firstly, increased North American and European aggression overseas has been accompanied by increased economic and political domestic repression in the US itself and its allied countries. (more…)

The Chilean People Remember the Reasons for October 2019 by Returning to the Streets

By Marcos Maranges on October 21, 2021

photo: Mario Aguirre Montaldo

This week the Chilean People have been demonstrating in the main cities of the county to demand freedom for those who are still in jail, for the crime of exercising their right to fight for a better country. (more…)

Alex Saab: A Serious Violation by the US

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on October 21, 2021

Venezuelans call for Alex Saab’s freedom. photo: UM

The arbitrary extradition to the United States by the government of Cape Verde of Venezuelan businessman and diplomat Alex Saab, on October 16, is actually a kidnapping, as accused by the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro. (more…)

Cuba: A Semiotic War must also Be Waged Here 

By Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez on October 18, 2021

All the offensives prepared against Cuba by the Yankee empire, disguised as “free men and women”, is an ambush of provocations infested with rancid coupism and criminal preaching. Nothing new. Old poison in new bottles. (more…)

Argentina: Conflict in Río Negro Intensifies as Police Surround Mapuche Quemquemtrew Community

By Adriana Meyer on October 20, 2021

photo: Denali DeGraf

Known personalities Nora Cortiñas, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, María Elena Naddeo and Juan Grabois, among other representatives of social and human rights organizations, are on alert because of the hardening of the position of Río Negro govenor, Arabela Carreras, regarding the conflict for the territorial recovery of the Mapuche Quemquemtrew community, and they will travel to Viedma to raise their concerns in a meeting with the governor. (more…)

Mauricio Macri and the Old Wedge of Power in the Universities

By Jorge Majfud on October 15, 2021

Mauricio Macri, photo: EFE

Mauricio Macri, ex-President of Argentina, announced, “I have been called upon by the Adam Smith Center for Economic Freedom of Florida International University to be part of their program of academic leadership.”  Since they love that word “leadership” they string it together with this business of “academic.” (more…)

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