The U.S. Harasses Venezuela Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

Regardless of the human costs that the economic blockade causes to the Venezuelan people, the U.S. Attorney General William Barr Thursday announced that his country will designate Venezuela as a state sponsoring terrorism. The U.S. State Department also announced indictments against President Nicolas Maduro and other Bolivarian officials, whom the President Donald Trump administration accuses …

8 Nations Address Letter to UN Chief Urging Sanctions Be Lifted

Human rights reports have been highlighting the deadly impact of sanctions on access to essential medicines and equipment. | Photo: EFE Venezuela has joined Wednesday China, Russia, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, and Nicaragua in their plea to United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to urge the United States (U.S.) to remove its illegal economic …

No One Can Ever Bury Marx

By Enrique Ubieta Gómez March 14, 2020 from Granma There is a drawing that imitates a photo, Karl Marx appears in a pitusa, a red pullover and leather jacket. Under his arm, he carries a volume of his masterpiece: Das Kapital. The Genius of Trier looks at us as he walks, impatient. The poster bears …

Cuban Drug Could Save Thousands of Lives in Coronavirus Pandemic

Cuban medicine could treat thousands of coronavirus patients as production of a “flagship” drug known to combat the disease is set to increase significantly, pharmaceutical bosses said at a press conference on Friday. President of the BioCubaFarma group Eduardo Martinez explained that the socialist island has developed 22 drugs that are set to be used …

Science for the People

Fighting COVID 19 in Cuba, China and the United States By W. T. Whitney Jr. March 19, 2020 Governments, according to Thomas Jefferson, are supposed to guarantee people’s rights to “life liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” COVID 19 has out people’s lives and health in the spotlight now. What kind of tools do governments …

Inhumanity Unbound: the Case for Socialism

For any thinking observer, the coronavirus pandemic is fast becoming an argument for socialism. Even a bitter enemy of public ownership, planning, and economic equality like The Wall Street Journal caustically acknowledges that the PRC’s remarkable defeat of the coronavirus epidemic was achieved with the quickly mobilized, effective state-owned-enterprises (SOEs). In a tellingly titled article …