Bastista has won for now!

By Andile Mngxitama South African politics have been normalised as politics. Basically, the game of how the powerful maintains their power and the status qou is protected. For a little while around 2014, there was a glimmer of hope that mainstream politics would be disrupted from within the arena of bourgeois politics. This has come …

Chronology of resistance: honoring the glorious 26th of July Movement

By BO Staff Writer Introduction Sixty four years ago a group of fearless revolutionaries took siege of the Moncada Barracks in Santiago, Eastern Cuba. They were subsequently defeated having failed to remove the anti people dictator Fulgencio Batista. So begun the 26th of July Movement. Struggle against imperialist sponsored Batista Batista, who assumed power in …

Fidel Castro: Cuba’s achievments and America’s Wars

By BO Staff Writer Yesterday was the official send off of the Cuban revolutionary, Fidel Castro. Today we republish his great speech on Cuba’s achievements during its revolutionary struggle. This speech was delivered at the May Day rally held in Revolution Square, Havana, May 1, 2003. This speech was originally published on the Marxists.org website. …