Women in Cuba: Our Achievements and Continuing Challenges

Tuesday, December 5, 7pm Loyola University (downtown)  Corboy Law Center, room  206,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago  (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)     Griselda Aguilera Cabrera, the youngest teacher to participate in Cuba's heroic Literacy Campaign in 1961, will address these issues related to women - and other … Continue reading Women in Cuba: Our Achievements and Continuing Challenges

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Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: Example of How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US Regime Change Propaganda

Stansfield Smith  As has become a standard operating procedure, an array of Western environmental NGOs, advocates of indigenous rights and liberal-left alternative media cover up the US role in attempts to overturn the anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal governments of Rafael Correa in Ecuador and Evo Morales in Bolivia.   This NACLA article is a recent excellent … Continue reading Bolivia’s TIPNIS Dispute: Example of How Liberal-Left Alternative Media Becomes a Conveyor Belt for US Regime Change Propaganda

Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)  November 5                 October: Ten Days that Shook the World        Sergei Eisenstein     1928       104 min Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein It is a dramatic celebration of the 1917 … Continue reading Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Venezuela’s National Network of Communes Statement to the Venezuelan Constituent Assembly

Below is a statement by the communal movement in Venezuela.  In  spite of what it states about the role they think the communes deserve to play in the economic life of the country,  the communes actually have had little impact on national production. However, some of its proposals reflect the demands and sentiments of the … Continue reading Venezuela’s National Network of Communes Statement to the Venezuelan Constituent Assembly

Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela

http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/08/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/08/22/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Correcting-Eva-Golinger-on-by-Stansfield-Smith-Venezuela-170823-539.html https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/13324 https://popularresistance.org/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org/2017/08/24/correcting-eva-golinger-on-venezuela/ Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com As the class struggle heated up in Venezuela this year, fueled by interventionist threats by the pro-US Organization of American States (OAS) bloc, many former supporters of the Bolivarian revolution have remained sitting on the fence about continued support to the … Continue reading Correcting Eva Golinger on Venezuela

Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanalysis.com Speaks on the Present Conflict in Venezuela and the US Role

Lucas Koerner Speaks on the Conflict in Venezuela and the US Role https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8TD7mDeMGM&feature=youtu.be Friday August 4, 7pm United Electrical Workers Hall, 37 S. Ashland (3 blocks from Green Line Ashland stop)  Lucas Koerner counters the disinformation campaign in the corporate press about Venezuela. He has been a writer at Venezuelanalysis.com for over 3 years and resides in Caracas. He … Continue reading Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanalysis.com Speaks on the Present Conflict in Venezuela and the US Role

North Koreans in South Korea Face Imprisonment for Wanting to Return Home

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/26/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ http://www.4thmedia.org/2017/06/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/ https://mltoday.com/article/2785-north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/91 http://www.thedawn-news.org/2017/06/29/north-koreans-in-south-korea-face-imprisonment-for-wanting-to-return-home/   Contrary to what the US government and corporate media have conditioned us to associate only with North Korea, a Korean in the South finds herself subject to prosecution for violating the South’s National Security Law because she seeks to move to the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea [DPRK]. Kim … Continue reading North Koreans in South Korea Face Imprisonment for Wanting to Return Home