Fidel Castro Ruz

When Fulgencio Batista staged a coup March 10, 1952, Fidel was one of he first to denounce the reactionary, illegitimate nature of the regime and call for its overthrow Fidel Castro Ruz was born August 13, 1926 in Birán, in the former province of Oriente. His father, Angel Castro Argíz, the son of poor farmers…

Say no to Gingrich’s call for House Un-American Committee

Newt Gingrich, Trump surrogate, serial philanderer, disgraced former Speaker of the House, according to press reports is being considered for Secretary of State. The public should know that alarmingly Gingrich as recently as last summer called for reestablishing the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). He claims a new HUAC needed to target “radical Islam.” He…

Defeating Trump, a Strategy for Uniting Progressive Forces

By Cameron Orr In These Times published an editorial on Friday signed by 74 members of the Democratic Socialists of America entitled, “The Left is Under No Obligation to Support Hillary Clinton.” My first argument is with the title. Forces of progress do not stand above society; they are a part of society. The main…

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

“In situations of captivity the perpetrator becomes the most powerful person in the life of the victim, and the psychology of the victim is shaped by the actions and beliefs of the perpetrator.” So writes Judith Lewis Herman in her book Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror….