Burkina Faso and Thomas Sankara

Burkina Faso remains one of the ten least developed countries of the world. The 1983-87 Burkina revolution, Sankara acknowledged, was occurring in a backward, agricultural, semi-feudal country where there was not yet ‘an organized working class, conscious of its historic mission.” He sought to build a national economy based more on domestic markets and interests. … Continue reading Burkina Faso and Thomas Sankara

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Book Review: The Imperialist War on Libya

http://mltoday.com/article/1735-book-review-the-imperialist-war-on-libya/29 In Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya, (Monthly Review Press, 2013. 320 pages) Horace Campbell exposes the role of the NATO countries in the attack, occupation and destruction of Libya. This book provides useful material, given that a segment of the peace movement that opposed to the war on Iraq supported US … Continue reading Book Review: The Imperialist War on Libya

The Cuban Revolution and its Role in Defeating Apartheid: Isaac Saney

Isaac Saney is the author of Cuba: A Revolution in Motion, a detailed look at the Cuban Revolution since the beginning of the economic crisis that confronted Cuba with the collapse of the Soviet trade bloc until today.His film African Stalinigrad: Cuba And Southern African Liberation documents the decisive role of Cuba in achieving the … Continue reading The Cuban Revolution and its Role in Defeating Apartheid: Isaac Saney