Place: Latin America

The Mexican Election – For an Independent, Anti-capitalist and Anti-Patriarchal Left Bloc.

In this panorama, different organizations and collectives of the independent left see the need to form an Independent, Anti-capitalist and Anti-Patriarchal Left Bloc to strengthen the organization and mobilization independent of the government and the right.

The Exercise of Power in the Cuban Revolution: From Below or From Above?

The verticality of the 1959 revolutionary process took us by its own logic and dynamism to the extreme authoritarianism and total absence of democracy in today’s Cuba.

Mexico: Sheinbaum and the Generals

laudia Sheinbaum, the ruling party’s 2024 presidential candidate, does not have AMLO’s power and is unlikely to enjoy his level of support among legislators.

Reply to Janette Habel and Michael Löwy

Che Guevara and Socialist Democracy

Samuel Farber defends his critique of Che Guevara as an anti-democratic figure that undermined the socialist cause in Cuba.

Against Samuel Farber’s Biased Approach

Janette Habel and Michael Löwy defend the political and intellectual legacy of Che Guevara as a Marxist, against Samuel Farber’s critique.

Decarbonization and Decolonization

Colonial Capitalism and Puerto Rico

The Case for an EcoSocialist Green New Deal Regardless of COP28

Puerto Rican socialist Rafael Bernabe calls for a Green New Deal in Puerto Rico, to facilitate its economic and ecological reconstruction.

Ecuador’s reactionary war

Ecuador has begun to experience a pattern of violence similar to that of Colombia and Mexico.

Could the U.S. Become Involved in a War Between Venezuela and Guyana?

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro shows new map of Venezuela’s incorporation Eusebio Province of Guyana.
The United States has taken the first steps in becoming involved in a potential war between Venezuela and Guyana. President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela is claiming the . . .

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The Cuban Government’s Persecution of a Left-wing Dissident

Alina Bárbara López Hernández
In the closing address to the tenth congress of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR -the street level vigilance committees) that took place on September 28 of this year, the president of the Cuban . . .

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A Divided MAS Roils Bolivia

It is undeniabe that Luis Arce, the President of Bolivia, is no longer responding to the demands of his ex-boss, former President Evo Morales.

An uprising for democracy in Guatemala

Protests that are part of an Indigenous-led national shutdown in Guatemala

Two Stories, One Position

As I write (and you read) these lines, two intellectuals, two friends, are persecuted by the respective governments of their countries. Alina Barbara López Hernández in Cuba, and Boris Kagarlitsky in Rusia.

CARICOM must say no to UN intervention in Haiti

An alternative policy for Haiti in crisis

Struggle for Memory Continues 50 Years After Chile Coup

We must continue to remember so that no one is forgotten, so that no face is forgotten, and so that our experience is not forgotten.

review

The Limits of State-Centric Analysis of the Latin American Left

In their review of Gaudichaud et al.’s book, “The Impasse of the Latin American Left,” Paley and Whitener call for greater focus on autonomous social movements.

The Cuban Left, More Critical and Decolonized

Raymar Aguado Hernández denounces Cuban state repression of critical leftists

The Cuban Reality

Lynn Cruz calls for situating Cuban politics in the context of the world capitalist system

The False Dilemma Fallacy

Alina Bárbara López Hernández rejects the Cuban state’s claim to be on the left.

Introduction to Marginalized Discourse: Voices from the Critical Left in Cuba

James Buckwalter-Arias introduces the collection of contributions from critical leftists in Cuba.

The Historical Burden of Actually Existing Socialism

Alexander Hall Lujardo develops the emancipatory anti-capitalist critique of Cuban state socialism.

Cuba and the World

Lisbeth Moya González discusses how the international left can be in solidarity with the critical Cuban left.

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