Moncada: A victory of ideas


Photo: Marcelino Vázquez (AIN)

History cannot be forgotten. At a time when U.S. imperialism and its regional allies are intent upon eliminating the idea that “a better world is possible,” the Cuban Revolution and its heroic people are resisting at all costs, convinced of the justness of their ideals, and celebrating the 66th anniversary of the assaults on the Moncada in Santiago de Cuba, and the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrison in Bayamo.

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Nicaragua’s success pains imperialism


Granma | July 22, 2019


Cuban First Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa, participated July 19 in the national commemoration of the Sandinista Revolution’s 40th anniversary, in Managua, Nicaragua, stating that the triumph of the Sandinistas represents a victory against foreign intervention in the nation, and reaffirming the willingness of our peoples to struggle and resist imperialism.Read More »

Eton wins again: Nearly two-thirds of Boris Johnson’s cabinet went to private school

by Phil Miller

Morning Star | July 26, 2019

Boris Johnson sits with his cabinet, two-thirds of which were privately educated

ALMOST two-thirds of Boris Johnson’s Cabinet ministers are privately educated, making it even posher than David Cameron’s austerity hit squad in 2010.

A study by social mobility campaign group the Sutton Trust warns that we have to go back to John Major’s team in the 1990s to find a more elite group running Britain.Read More »

“The walls are the publishers of the poor”: JNU fights back

Peoples Dispatch | July 25, 2019

In the latest attack against progressive campus politics in the New Delhi based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the university administration’s forceful removed wall graffiti, a significant part of JNU’s political, academic and pedagogic discourse.Resisting the move, on Tuesday, July 23rd, students from across the progressive political spectrum went on a protest and pasted posters on the university walls, reiterating revolutionary Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano’s words, that “the walls are the publishers of the poor”.

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“NATO get out from the Balkans, the Balkans belong to the people!”

by Muhammed Shabeer

People’s Dispatch | July 24, 2019

The opposition parties in Serbia have been protesting in the country since late 2018 against the rule of Serbian president Aleksandar Vučić and his governing Serbian Progressive Party (SNS). Peoples Dispatch spoke to Aleksandar Ðenić, first secretary of the League of Yugoslav Communist Youth (SKOJ), regarding the nature of the ongoing protests and the policies of the current government. He also talks about the history of interventions of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the region as well as the initiatives taken by the NKPJ and the SKOJ towards mobilizing people against imperialism and the right-wing.Read More »

Second coup attempt in Sudan to foil transition to democracy, Army Chief and Islamists arrested

 | July 25, 2019

Sudan’s army chief and at least a dozen high-ranking army officers and Islamists have been arrested in a second coup plot, the country’s military said Wednesday. The coup was hatched to foil transition to democracy in the African country.

Sudan’s military said on Wednesday that it was a plot to restore the party of ousted autocrat President Omar al-Bashir to power, who is despised for his iron-fisted rule and repression on women.Read More »

Deadly heat wave grips tens of millions in U.S., 6 deaths as temperature reaches record high

  | July 21, 2019

The deadly heat wave gripping much of the U.S. has resulted at least 6 deaths, hit tens of millions of people, left tens of thousands of people in New York and Michigan without power, and caused the cancellation of many public events.

As more than two-thirds of the U.S. feeling temperatures push into the triple digits the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned the heat can be a silent killer.Read More »