Social solidarity is ‘moral foundation of Cuban Revolution’

Vol. 82/No. 10 - March 12, 2018

Below is an excerpt from Marianas in Combat; the Spanish edition is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for March. In it Teté Puebla tells her story to Mary-Alice Waters, president of Pathfinder Press. Puebla joined Cuba’s revolutionary struggle…


South African revolution: Historic victory for the working people

Vol. 82/No. 9 - March 5, 2018

Below is an excerpt from a speech given in 1985 by Jack Barnes, national secretary of the Socialist Workers Party, titled, “The Coming Revolution in South Africa.” It’s published in New International magazine no. 5. Copyright © 1985 by New…


Chinatown event welcomes Chinese Cuban generals

Vol. 82/No. 8 - February 26, 2018

HAVANA — The House of Chinese Arts and Traditions in Chinatown here hosted a presentation of Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution. The Feb. 13 event drew 60 working people,…


How Lenin championed fight against national oppression

Vol. 82/No. 7 - February 19, 2018

Below is an excerpt from Lenin’s Final Fight, 1922-23, one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for February. In these speeches and writings Lenin, the central leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, waged what was to be his last political battle…


Sankara: Goal of revolution is transfer of power to the toilers

Vol. 82/No. 6 - February 12, 2018

Below is an excerpt from We Are Heirs of the World’s Revolutions by Thomas Sankara, one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for February. Sankara led the revolution in Burkina Faso (called Upper Volta until 1984) from 1983 until his assassination in…


Cuban Revolution brought millions into political action

Vol. 82/No. 5 - February 5, 2018

Below is an excerpt from The First and Second Declarations of Havana. Its Spanish-language edition is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for January. The excerpt is from the preface, written by Mary-Alice Waters, a leader of the Socialist Workers Party…


Washington eases off on Cuba travel advisory

Vol. 82/No. 4 - January 29, 2018

The U.S. State Department announced Jan. 10 that it had downgraded its warning on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens. After alleging last September that its diplomats in Havana had been the victims of mysterious covert “sonic attacks,” the U.S.…


San Juan paper under fire for promoting anti-Semitic article

Vol. 82/No. 4 - January 29, 2018

The owners and editors of El Nuevo Día — the largest circulation daily in Puerto Rico — came under fire for printing an anti-Semitic article by columnist Wilda Rodríguez Jan. 8 titled, “What Does the ‘Jew’ Want with the Colony?”…


Amnesty now! No more deportations!

Vol. 82/No. 3 - January 22, 2018

The U.S. government is taking measures to eliminate federal programs that could lead to deportation of more than a million immigrant workers and youth, many who have lived in the U.S. for decades. Over the last couple months, the Department…


To rule, the working class must master all past culture

Vol. 82/No. 2 - January 15, 2018

Below is an excerpt from “Culture and Socialism,” an essay in Art and Revolution by Leon Trotsky, one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for January. Trotsky was one of the central leaders of the 1917 Russian Revolution. The essay is based…