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Written by Jorge Martin Thursday, 18 December 2014 11:42
On Wednesday, December 17, the United States admitted that its attempt to bully Cuba into submission had failed. This should be seen as a victory for the Cuban Revolution and its resilience against the relentless onslaught of the most powerful imperialist power on earth, only 90 miles away from its shores. However, US imperialism has not given up on its aims: the restoration of the rule of private property and the destruction of the gains of the revolution. It has just changed the means to achieve the same result.
Written by Jorge Martin Wednesday, 17 December 2014 21:21
Given the recent developments in the relations between Cuba and the United States, and the coming anniversary of the Revolution on January 1, we are republishing this important article from 2009. The Cuban Revolution, on the basis of its nationalized planned economy and the Cuban people's willingness to defend it, has endured for decades despite being so closely situated to the most powerful imperialist power on Earth. As this article points out however, the Revolution is under increasing threat of capitalist restoration, and its fate is inextricably linked to the world revolution.
Written by Erik Demeester Wednesday, 17 December 2014 10:40
“This is the strongest strike ever,” commented General Secretary Marie Hélène Ska of the Christian union CSC. She is right. The national work stoppage on Monday, December 15 was without doubt the most “general” of 24-hour general strikes in the rich Belgian history of strikes.
Written by Steve Iverson Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10:22
A grassroots upsurge has swept the US over the past few weeks, its sudden eruption marked by huge weekend marches on the East Coast and by smaller, broadly based protests across the length and breadth of the country.
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