Cuban Five ‘defended revolution against colossal injustice’

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021
Above right, “The Jury’s Verdict” by Antonio Guerrero depicts fellow prisoners loudly applauding Cuban Five on their return after they were convicted, which he called “the first act of solidarity with our cause.” Above left, Cubans in Holguín celebrate release of remaining members of the Five. Below, from left, Fernando González, Ramón Labañino, Gerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero and René González reunited in Havana, Dec. 17, 2014.

 One of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for January is Absolved by Solidarity: 16 Watercolors for 16 Years of Unjust Imprisonment of the Cuban Five, a bilingual edition in English and Spanish, by Antonio Guerrero. The Cuban revolutionaries had been…


Working people need to build our own party, a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 3 - January 25, 2021

As the social, political and moral crisis of capitalism continues to unfold, workers need to organize together to fight for our own class interests against the bosses and their government. We can stand up to their assaults on our jobs,…



Why did workers state in Yugoslavia come apart in 1990?

Vol. 85/No. 3 - January 25, 2021
People in Zagreb, Croatia, greet liberation by Yugoslav partisans in 1945. Yugoslav Revolution forged unity of workers, peasants across ethnic and religious lines, defeating Nazi German occupation. This marked the initial years of the united workers state forged in Yugoslavia.

The Truth About Yugoslavia: Why Working People Should Oppose Intervention by George Fyson, Argiris Malapanis and Jonathan Silberman is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for January. The contents first appeared as articles in the Militantbetween April and October…


Working people can chart a road to take political power

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021

Cuba’s revolutionary government is capable of standing up to the economic war waged against workers and farmers there by U.S. imperialism because it has “the participation of the entire people,” Gerardo Hernández, national coordinator of the country’s Committees for the…


Protests in LA, NY demand: ‘End US economic war against Cuba!’

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021
Protesters gather in New York at statue of José Martí Dec. 27 demanding end to U.S. economic war on Cuba.

LOS ANGELES — A car caravan and protest opposing Washington’s decadeslong economic war against Cuba and its revolution took place here Dec. 27 as part of a series of actions around the country. Some 40 people in 18 cars drove…


‘Resistance by Cuba is the participation of the entire people’

Interview with Gerardo Hernández, leader of Cuba’s Committees for the Defense of the Revolution
Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021
Committees for the Defense of the Revolution, together with other mass organizations, are organizing working people to increase food production through “From your neighborhood, plant your little plot” program. Third from right, Gerardo Hernández, CDR national coordinator.

Below are major excerpts from remarks made by Gerardo Hernández during a program sponsored by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the United Kingdom. It was streamed live on Dec. 14, to mark the sixth anniversary of the release of the…




Cuban Revolution points road forward for working people

Vol. 85/No. 1 - January 4, 2021

Millions of working people in the U.S. — and throughout the capitalist world — are being thrown out of work. The bosses and their government are intensifying layoffs and shutdowns of small businesses that isolate workers. The for-profit hospital industry…