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The economic and political structure of capitalism requires “an ideology, a consciousness, a way in which the citizenry can be taught to accept the system as it is. This ideology has many branches but one root, the maintenance and enhancement of the capitalist economic system. The elements of the dominant political ideology include: privileging individualism over community; conceptualizing society as a brutal state of nature controlled only by countervailing force; acceptance of the idea that humans are at base greedy; and, finally, the belief that the avariciousness of human nature requires police force and laws at home and armies overseas” (Harry Targ, Heartland Radical).

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The March 21–22 webinar “International...

Cuba again sets an example of solidarity and humanity, this time in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, not only providing medical support to so many unassisted people and making great strides in research for the development of a vaccine, but more recently allowing a British cruise with passengers infected with the virus to dock on the revolutionary island.

Meanwhile, countries in...

Once again Cuba, along the international community, left the United States (USA) isolated in the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization (UN), after obtaining 187 votes in favor of the draft resolution to end the blockade imposed for the American nation against the Caribbean island for 60 years.

Among the countries, only three nations voted against: the US, Israel and Brazil, while...

“Venezuela demands that the actions of economic and financial terrorism cease, as well as the unconventional warfare with lethal consequences against the people of Cuba and now also against the Venezuelan one (…) Only non-civilized ruling elites use economic asphyxiation as a weapon of mass destruction to impose their political preferences in sovereign countries. It is a criminal practice that...

Bruno RodríguezDeclaration to denounce the United States pressures to undermine the support of Latin American countries to the Cuban Draft Resolution against the economic, commercial and financial blockade suffered by its people.

I thank you deeply for your attendance. I have invited you to attend this meeting with the purpose of denouncing, before the International Public Opinion, that the State Department of...

This Friday, in the framework of the Anti-Imperialist Meeting of Solidarity for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, a tribune and a concert for Peace in Latin America was held in the community of Barbosa, Republic of Cuba.

The event was attended by delegates from different social movements, who took a tour to learn first-hand the experience of the popular organization in response to the...

Given the current political situation hegemonized by the aggressive escalation of the government of President Donald Trump towards sovereign nations; From Havana, Cuba, an Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Meeting, for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, is held in order to unify the left forces of Latin America to face the challenges posed by this wave of attacks.

In this context, representatives of...

With the presence of prominent personalities from Latin America and the world, the panel ‘Challenges of the left took place in the current world scenario against the anti-imperialist offensive’, in the Habana, Cuba, as part of the activities contemplated in the Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Meeting , for Democracy and against Neoliberalism that runs until November 3.

The panel of experts was made...

Fidel Castro in Rio de Janeiro. Screenshot: YoutubeFidel Castro in Rio de Janeiro. Screenshot: YoutubeSpeech given by Commander in Chief at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. Rio de Janeiro, June 12, 1992

An important biological species is endangered due to the accelerated and progressive destruction of its natural living conditions: man.

We are becoming aware of this problem only now when it is almost too late to tackle it.

It is worthwhile indicating that the main...

The Anti-imperialist Meeting of Solidarity, for Democracy and against Neoliberalism will take place in Havana from November 1 to 3 of this year, organized by the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), Central Organization of Cuban Trade Unions (CTC), along with the Cuban Chapter of Social Movements and the Continental Conference for Democracy and against Neoliberalism.

The...

This statement was approved by DSA’s National Political Committee (NPC).

Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the people of Cuba and categorically opposes the U.S. economic blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States and its allies, as mandated by our 2019 Convention Resolution 62.

U.S. political and economic policies vis-à-vis Cuba have had a devastating effect on the...

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