"None of the underlying contradictions of world capitalism that are pushing toward depression and war began with 9/11 and its consequences. Some were accelerated by those events, but all have their roots in the downward turn in the curve of capitalist development a quarter century ago and the... More Info
Nowhere are the questions of revolutionary strategy that today confront men and women on the front lines of struggles in the Americas addressed with greater truthfulness and clarity than in the First and Second Declarations of Havana, adopted by million-strong assemblies of the Cuban people in 1960... More Info
A chapter in the chronicle of the Cuban Revolution, as told by those on the front lines of that ongoing epic. Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong - three young rebels of Chinese-Cuban ancestry - threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation. They... More Info
The huge economic and cultural inequalities between imperialist and semicolonial countries, and among classes within almost every country, are produced, reproduced, and accentuated by the workings of capitalism. For vanguard workers to build parties able to lead a successful revolutionary struggle... More Info
Drawing on his experience as a central leader of the Cuban Revolution, Guevara explains why the revolutionary transformation of social relations necessarily involves the transformation of the working people organizing and leading that process. "To build communism it is necessary, simultaneous with... More Info
The foundations for the explosive rise of the Black liberation struggle in the U.S. beginning in the mid-1950s were laid by the massive migration of Blacks from the rural South to cities and factories across the continent, drawn by capital's insatiable need for labor powerżand cannon fodder for... More Info
"To think that a socialist revolution in the U.S. is not possible, you would have to believe not only that the ruling families of the imperialist countries and their economic wizards have found a way to 'manageż capitalism. You would also have to close your eyes to the spreading imperialist wars,... More Info
Reporting from Equatorial Guinea in central Africa, the authors focus on the social transformations unfolding, as revenues from offshore oil extraction are used to build infrastructure on which rising labor productivity, industry, and progress depend.
The U.S.-led invasion of Cuba in April 1961 was defeated in 66 hours by militia battalions composed of worker and peasant volunteers, along with soldiers from the Cuban armed forces. Cuban historian Juan Carlos Rodríguez explains that the failure of the attack on Playa Giron was not due to poor... More Info
Probes the principal contradiction in the jazz world: that between black artistry on the one hand and white ownership of the means of jazz distribution -- the recording companies, booking agencies, festivals, nightclubs, and magazines -- on the other.