Che Guevara: A Singular Letter

María del Carmen Ariet García This article is taken from volume 8 of the journal Paradigma, Anuario Institucional del Centro de Estudios Che Guevara, dedicated to the Socialist Transition in Cuba, which will be presented soon. The letter to which reference is made appears in the book “Epistolario de un tiempo. Letters 1947-1967”. “I write…

Guevara in the Reflections of Anastás Mikoyán

Ernesto Che Guevera with Anastás Mikoyán, first vice-president of the Council of Ministers of the USSR. Excerpt from the book “Anatomy of the Caribbean Crisis” by Sergo Mikoyán, Chapter XIV, “Che Guevara”. Fragments of an interview with journalist I.R. Grigulievich granted by Anastás Mikoyán, a few months before his death. You were able to meet…

Race, Class and Identity

A one-day conference hosted by International Socialism Saturday 18 May, 10am – 5pm Questions of identity and their relation to racism and oppression are centre stage in these divided and dangerous times. This conference looks at the impact of renewed ‘identity politics’ on those who want to fight for genuine liberation and get rid of…

Abner Berry Interview

Abner Berry (1902-1987) was the editor of the Harlem edition of The Daily Worker from 1942 until the 1950s. He was a Communist Party organizer in Harlem and one of the founding members of Black Workers for Justice. Oral History of the American Left

The Actuality of Revolution

Jodi Dean Revolution today names more a problem than it does a solution. We know that revolutions happen, but we have a hard time believing in revolution. We have a hard time believing in revolution because we are no longer confident that the revolutionary process leads in an emancipatory egalitarian direction. There are revolutions, but…

One Hundred Years Since the Murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

Peter Schwarz Today marks the centenary of one of the most horrific and consequential crimes in world history. In Berlin on 15 January, 1919, Freikorps soldiers of the Garde-Kavallerie-Schützen Division arrested Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the two leaders of the German Communist Party (KPD), which had been founded just two weeks earlier. Soldiers transported…