The Critical Left in Cuba
Frank García Hernández discusses the political and economic situation in Cuba and the path out of the current crisis.
Frank García HernándezFebruary 27, 2022
Cuba: With Repression and Intimidation, the Government of Díaz-Canel Discourages the “Civic March for Change”
In response to a protest called by a broad coalition of groups and individuals opposing the Cuban regime, the government issued a series of repressive measures to stop the demonstration, including prohibiting the protest and arresting its organizers. Against both the pro-imperialist far right and the disastrous policies of the government, we call for the freedom of organization and protest for the working and poor of Cuba.
Pablo OprinariNovember 17, 2021
November 15 March in Cuba: Against Government Repression, For a Revolutionary Solution to the Crisis
The Cuban government is trying to stop a demonstration called for mid-November called by a group with strong right-wing ties. Against the backdrop of growing inequality and discontent, what is needed is a revolutionary program for defending the gains of the revolution.
Milton D'LeónNovember 5, 2021
The Situation on the Island and Its Prospects: Interview with a Young Cuban Communist
La Izquierda Diario interviews Taliesin Álvarez, a member of the Union of Young Communists and of the Hermanos Saíz Association, and a member of the editorial board of the left-wing Cuban blog Comunistas, about the demonstrations in Cuba.
Milton D'LeónJuly 26, 2021
New Imperialist Sanctions on Cuba
The Biden administration announced new sanctions on the Cuban government on July 22. But these new measures do nothing for the Cuban people, including those who have been protesting in recent days. They serve only the interests of U.S. imperialism.
Scott CooperJuly 23, 2021
The Mobilizations in Cuba and Defense of the Revolution
Imperialism aims to capitalize on the popular mobilizations in Cuba that have erupted with the worsening of social hardships since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. The seriousness of the situation is spurring a debate on how to fight against the embargo and imperialism and defend the conquests of the 1959 revolution.
Facundo AguirreJuly 17, 2021
Protests in Cuba: Between Imperialist Cynicism and the One-Party Regime
The current situation in Cuba, marked by demonstrations as a result of a deep economic and social crisis on the island, has opened important debates on the Left. Ultimately, a workers’ democracy — not a one-party state — is necessary to achieve socialism.
Farid ReyesJuly 16, 2021
Cuban Socialists Out of Jail but under House Arrest
According to his comrades in the Comunistas Blog collective, Cuban Marxist Frank García Hernández was released on Monday night but has been placed under house arrest and police control.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoJuly 13, 2021
End the U.S. Embargo of Cuba: Support the Revolution and the Right to Protest
Thousands took to the streets of Cuba to protest against the country’s deepening social and economic crisis, made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic. The conditions in Cuba today are a direct result of imperialist aggression against the country, led by the United States and its 60-plus-year embargo. Meanwhile, the one-party regime represses the protesters who want to defend the revolution.
Sou MiJuly 12, 2021