Fidel Castro

Bernie Sanders, Cuba and a Chance for Socialists

Bernie Sanders’ measured comments about Cuba have sent the liberal and not-so-liberal media into an anti-communist tailspin. What their comments reveal is not a fear of authoritarianism but the threat that socialism poses to capitalist interests.

Castro, the Cuban Revolution, and the Permanent Revolution

The Cuban Revolution impacted 20th Century politics, and pushed the formation of alternative left policies that were critical of Soviet hegemony as well as updating the debate on Trotsky’s Permanent Revolution.

Fidel, Che and Socialism in Cuba

Ernesto “Che” Guevara highlighted in his article “Socialism and Man in Cuba” a series of problems related to the “transition to socialism” on the island that are still relevant 60 years after the triumph of the Cuban revolution.

The Dream of Socialism Did Not Die With Fidel Castro

The media is quick to paint the death of Fidel as the death of not only a cruel dictator, but also as the death of revolution. The youth and working class who are rising up all over the world show that this could not be further from the truth.

In Defense of the Cuban Revolution

After Fidel Castro’s death, the mainstream media and bourgeois politicians have been quick to bash Castro and the Cuban regime. Cuban gusanos living in Miami were seen celebrating his death last night, some holding up Trump signs.

Cuba after Fidel

The following article was published in 2008, when Raul Castro formally took over the Presidency of Cuba. Today, on the day of Castro’s death, we must examine the immense pressures and contradictions that Cuba has been under since the Cuban Revolution.

Fidel Castro and His Role in History

Fidel Castro holds a prominent position in the political history of the second half of the 20th century. He was the leader and voice of the only triumphant socialist revolution of Latin America and, to many, a symbol of resistance against imperialism. He led a bureaucracy that is currently conducting a process of capitalist restoration.