Cuba’s int’l solidarity vs. US bosses’ drive for vaccine profits

Vol. 85/No. 15 - April 19, 2021

There are two different class approaches to the vaccination efforts against COVID-19 confronting workers and farmers around the world today. One ensures the profits of the ruling capitalist families, who own the giant for-profit pharmaceutical and medical insurance monopolies. The…


Cuban farmers, students expand support to medical centers

Vol. 85/No. 13 - April 5, 2021

Many farmers in Cuba are organizing to donate fresh produce to social institutions as part of the battle by the Cuban people and their revolutionary government against the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. rulers’ embargo. It’s a reaffirmation both of…



Cuban Revolution advances food production despite US embargo

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

Stepped-up measures imposed by the U.S. imperialist rulers as part of its economic war against the Cuban people and their socialist revolution are having a serious impact on the country’s agricultural production. Sanctions on Venezuelan shipments of oil to Cuba,…


Venezuelan elections deal blow to US rulers’ attacks

Vol. 84/No. 51 - December 28, 2020
Volunteer Cuban doctors treat working people for symptoms of COVID-19 in Caracas in April. Revolutionary Cuba defends Venezuelan sovereignty against U.S. sanctions, attacks.

The pro-imperialist opposition led by Juan Guaidó that’s seeking to overthrow the government of Nicolás Maduro lost control of the legislature in elections held Dec. 6. Guaidó, with the backing of U.S. imperialism, had declared himself president in January 2019.…


Cuba exposes ‘San Isidro’ smear, defends record on art and culture

Vol. 84/No. 50 - December 21, 2020
In Cuban 1961 literacy campaign 250,000 mostly young people taught workers and peasants to read and write, including in the remotest regions. “Although the aggressiveness of the U.S. began very early ­— through pressure and threats, attacks, bombings, financing armed gangs, and a fierce media campaign ­— the revolutionary government did not neglect to advance Cuban culture,” Abel Prieto, former Minister of Culture, wrote in Granma Dec. 4.

U.S. government officials and the big-business media are once again resorting to timeworn slanders that the Cuban government is a “dictatorship” following Cuban authorities stopping a Nov. 26 protest action in Havana by opponents of the Cuban Revolution who call…


Join fight to end US rulers’ economic war against Cuba!

Vol. 84/No. 48 - December 7, 2020
In 1960, workers’ initiatives nationalizing U.S. and other capitalist firms were backed by Cuban revolutionary government. Havana May Day banner in 1961 declared “Workers in power.”

“We’ve had 12 U.S. presidents enforcing the blockade,” said José Ramón Cabañas, Cuba’s ambassador to the United States. “This is a state policy,” not one associated “with a particular president,” as is sometimes said. “Its main purpose is to overthrow…


Cuba celebrates 60 years of Committees to Defend Revolution

Vol. 84/No. 44 - November 9, 2020
Members of Cuba’s Committees for Defense of the Revolution do voluntary work on vegetable farm, June 7. CDRs have helped mobilize masses to counter U.S. rulers’ economic and military efforts to overturn Cuban Revolution, while providing vital supplies like food, medicines.

Working people in Cuba in September celebrated the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDRs), the country’s largest mass organization with more than 8 million members in neighborhoods in cities and countryside.…


Fight for health care to treat everyone, not to make profit

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

The big-business press tells us COVID-19 is “the great equalizer,” that it strikes without regard to “wealth, fame, and prestige.” And, most importantly, they tell us, “We’re all in this together.” But these claims are lies that clash with the…


US rulers step up assault on Venezuela’s sovereignty

Vol. 84/No. 28 - July 20, 2020
Gas line in Caracas June 1 after government cut back subsidy, ended state monopoly on fuel sales. U.S. rulers’ stifling economic sanctions are effort to bring down Maduro government.

The imperialist rulers in Washington continue to step up their efforts to choke off Venezuela’s oil trade, part of their relentless drive to force the government of President Nicolás Maduro out of power and to deal blows to the Cuban…