Failed raid against Venezuelan gov’t shows crisis of US-backed opposition

Vol. 84/No. 21 - June 1, 2020

A failed mercenary raid that unraveled on the shores of Venezuela May 3-4 became the latest blow to efforts of U.S.-backed Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó to overthrow the country’s president Nicolás Maduro.  Launched from neighboring Colombia, the amphibious raid…


How Cuban military commander was won to the revolution

Vol. 84/No. 21 - June 1, 2020
At Bay of Pigs in April 1961, U.S. transport ship Houston, carrying counterrevolutionary invaders, was sunk by fledgling Cuban revolutionary air force. Inset, Enrique Carreras led the pilots in action.

The Spanish-language edition of   Making History: Interviews With Four Generals of Cuba’s Revolutionary Armed Forces by Enrique Carreras, Harry Villegas, José Ramón Fernández and Néstor López Cuba is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for May. The first piece…


Demand jobs! Back fights over wages, job conditions!

Support workers’ resistance against bosses, their gov’t
Vol. 84/No. 21 - June 1, 2020
May 14 strike picket at Columbia Reach Pack fruit processing in Yakima, Washington. Workers at 6 plants are demanding 40-hour workweek, clean water, wage increase and job safety.

Workplace skirmishes, strikes, public protests and other resistance by workers and farmers are growing to challenge attacks today by bosses and their government on our jobs, wages and working conditions.  They have imposed crippling lockdowns on jobs and production, laying…