Cuba’s fight against Ebola in Africa is ‘a beacon of light’

Vol. 84/No. 7 - February 24, 2020
Cuban doctors and Guinean staff at shift change at the Coyah treatment center in Guinea, January 2015. “As they reported for duty, Cubans always made jokes,” writes Ubieta. “It lifted their spirits and those of patients and colleagues.”

During a winter when a new epidemic, the coronavirus, is spreading rapidly in China and beyond, when more traditional influenzas have killed some 20,000 people in the U.S. alone, and at a time when Washington is escalating its economic war…


‘Teamster Bureaucracy’ is a must read for workers today

SWP, Teamster militants fought bosses, FBI frame-up
Vol. 82/No. 33 - September 3, 2018

Teamster Bureaucracy by Farrell Dobbs, 440 pages, Pathfinder Press, second edition, 2018. BY ALYSON KENNEDY The wealth of lessons in the four-volume Teamsters series by Farrell Dobbs is essential for workers who are beginning to see the need to fight…


‘Sankara’: a vivid portrayal of Burkina Faso Revolution

London performance depicts how communist leadership of 1983-87 revolution resonates today
Vol. 82/No. 17 - April 30, 2018

Sankara, a play written and directed by Ricky Dujany, 2018, ran at London’s Cockpit Theatre from March 20 to April 14. BY JONATHAN SILBERMAN AND ÖGMUNDUR JÓNSSON LONDON — Our congratulations to Ricky Dujany, who wrote and directed the play…


Marx, Engels, fighting workers converge, form communist party

Vol. 82/No. 16 - April 23, 2018

The Young Karl Marx, 2017 film, directed by Raoul Peck. The development of the first revolutionary international workers association, the Communist League, and The Communist Manifesto, the program it adopted in 1847, are a rich treasure for study by workers…