Fidel Castro: Our principles are key to Cuban Revolution

Excerpt from book by Cuban leader Armando Hart underscores moral strength of July 26 Movement
Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018

Below is an excerpt from Aldabonazo: Inside the Cuban Revolutionary Underground, 1952-58, a Participant’s Account by Armando Hart. Hart, who helped found the July 26 Movement and led its urban underground, died in Havana Nov. 26. After the overthrow of…

Rail workers fight bosses’ plan for driver-only trains

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018
Members of Rail and Maritime Transport Union picket Papakura Train Station in Auckland, New Zealand, during one-day strike Dec. 8 to protest plans to cut train crew to one worker.

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Some 500 members of the Rail and Maritime Transport Union held a one-day strike and picketed stations here Dec. 8 to protest company plans to introduce one-person passenger train “crews.” “Safety of staff and the public…

Migrant workers in Beijing mobilize to protest evictions

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018

Thousands of migrant workers in Beijing are fighting back against a stepped-up campaign by city officials seeking to force tens of thousands of them out of the area. City officials have demolished whole neighborhoods, in some instances ordering residents to…

Kazakh miners organize sit-in to fight for wages, safety

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018

Some 680 coal miners in north-central Kazakhstan stayed underground Dec. 11-14, halting production and occupying the ArcelorMittal mine in Shakhtinsk to press their fight for wages, safety and other demands. The miners, members of the Trade Union of Mining and…

Che: Fidel spoke for all of us

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018

In Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War, 1956-58, Cuban revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara describes the broad support in both wings of the July 26 Movement for Fidel Castro’s principled, revolutionary response to the Miami Pact. Copyright © 1996 by…

Millions of workers saddled with unpayable student loan debts

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018

Millions of working people in the U.S. are saddled with huge student loan debts, now at a record level of $1.37 trillion. That’s higher than any other component of the household debt that is strangling growing numbers of working people,…

Communist League in UK holds congress

Vol. 82/No. 1 - January 1, 2018
Communist League in UK holds congress

MANCHESTER, England — The 10th National Congress of the Communist League in the U.K. met here Dec. 16-17. The elected delegates, above, discussed and adopted a Political Resolution outlining a course to build the League and the international communist movement…