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CUBA. Santa Clara. 1959. Fidel CASTRO greets the crowd in the court yard on one of the stops.

Vas Bien, Fidel

Vas Bien, Fidel

By Noaman G. Ali When I went to Cuba quite briefly last year, I don’t know what I was expecting. I wasn’t exactly a tourist of the resort variety, because I was there for an academic conference and I wasn’t particularly interested in sitting on a beach and drinking. Nor was I there on a

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Once a Panther, Always a Panther

Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party October 22, 2016 By Tom “Big Warrior” Watts This month marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense in Oakland, California. As an original White Panther, my involvement with the Panthers began in 1968, when I hooked up

A section of the opposition has been calling and demonstrating capacity for armed insurgency.

9 things you need to know about Venezuela and the recent violence

by Pablo Vivanco 1. The students marches are from the right-wing of the student movement Unlike in places like Chile, there is no single or united student movement in Venezuela. Not only are students groups highly decentralized, but they are also divided along political lines. Another unique feature of the student groups identifying with the

Against Intervention in Syria: Not for the People, Not for the Peace

Editorial — by Noaman G. Ali War drums are beating in Western countries, sizing up Syria for some kind of military intervention. In Britain, parliament has voted against any military intervention – embarrassing the ruling Conservative party’s leader David Cameron – but that hasn’t stopped the US and French governments from carrying on with plans