Raul Castro

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.

Cuba: An Inexorable Spiral to Capitalism?

Is Cuba headed towards capitalist restoration? The changes in Cuba signal that the future of the Cuban revolution is at stake. Despite the fatalism of many, the final outcome is still an open question and yet to be decided. This will depend not only on what happens in Cuba, but also on international dynamics.

Imperialism’s advance in Cuba

With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the return of North American capital – after having been expelled from the island over half a century ago – as part of the gradual process of capitalist restoration propelled by Raúl Castro.

Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism

On May 29, President Obama took Cuba off the list of the “governments that sponsor terrorism.” It is a new step, politically significant, in the process of re-establishment of relations, and soon, the establishment of embassies in both capitals could be agreed on.