How the Russian Revolution Inspired and Assisted National Liberation Struggles

Rebeca Toledo When the Russian Revolution triumphed in October 1917, most of the rest of the world was colonized by the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United States. But under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin, the revolution became the inspiration for countless peoples, not only by showing that a workers’ state was…

The Russian Revolution, Africa and the Diaspora

This article is part of Black Perspective’s forum, “Black October,” on the Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora. Hakim Adi From the time of the Great October Revolution in 1917, Africans and those of African heritage around the world gravitated towards the revolutionary events in Russia and Communism, seeing in them a path to their…

Capitalism vs Socialism and the Absurd Logic of Political Centrism

Enrique Ubieta, editor of the journals Cuba Socialista and La Calle del medio, talked with Cubadebate about political centrism, neo-annexation, and the permanent clash between socialism and capitalism, as conflicting systems – all important issues in the ideological struggle underway around the world today. José Raúl Concepción | nacionales@granma.cu When the world had two political…

Che Guevara: El único hombre práctico

Cuba Debate 22 junio 2017 Ponencia presentada por el intelectual cubano, recientemente fallecido, Fernando Martínez Heredia en el seminario El Socialismo y el hombre en Cuba: emancipación y justicia, celebrado el 12 de marzo de 2015 y convocado por el Centro de Estudios Che Guevara con motivo del 50 aniversario de este ensayo. En las…

The Third Way or Political Centrism in Cuba: A Historical Approach

The idea of “political centrism” in today’s Cuba has been brewing for a long time, as part of U.S. strategy to overthrow the Revolution. Elier Ramírez Cañedo | internet@granma.cu For some time, the idea of “political centrism” in today’s Cuba has been brewing, essentially within digital media, as part of one of the United States’…