Fidel Castro, an Inspiration to Revolutionary Movements Worldwide

We might ask why the US hated Fidel Castro so much, given Cuba is a little island, made poor by years of blockade. The truth is that Castro’s Cuba provided inspiration for revolutionaries across the world, both in its defiance in the face of attacks and the US inspired blockade and for its achievements in providing its citizens with excellent welfare and social equality.

Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez brought together South American and Caribbean countries in ALBA, an intergovernmental organisation designed to set socialist principles and mutual economic support against the neoliberalism of the USA and West. Cuba has spread both its message and practical aid to developing countries across the world.

In his later years Castro played a significant role in peace negotiations, most notably in Colombia between the government and the rebel FARC organisation, but also in trying to bring about a better relationship between Cuba and the US.

He passed the baton to us all this year at a Congress of the Cuban Communist Party:

‘I am nearing 90. I will soon pass away like everyone else. The time will come for all of us, but the ideas of Cuban communists are an evidence that, in case if we work with pathos and dignity, we can produce material and cultural values people need.’

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In dealing with Covid19, Collectivism and Science have shown the way world wide; in Britain it's been Trade Unions and the NHS. Capitalism has shown itself unwilling & incapable of dealing with this crisis.

Caractacus Mann@CaractacusMann

From Yemen saying "Communism saves humanity." https://twitter.com/CPBritain/status/1308301456051597314

Neo-liberal managerial approach, from a neo-liberal political party. More evidence for ending the illusion that the Labour Party can ever be socialist which is based on a deeper illusion that the Parliamentary system and existing state can be reformed in the interests of workers.

Paul O'Connell@pmpoc

The British Labour Party ending its own furlough scheme a month before the national scheme, and letting employees go, in the midst of a global pandemic and on the cusp of an economic depression - under new management indeed:

In the USA we see a contradiction between aspects of neoliberalism; i.e. between authoritarianism of the state repressive apparatus and liberal economics of cuts in public services. Both aspects end up damaging workers.

Miles@UnitedLeftist

HUGE federal overreach here. https://twitter.com/kylehooten2/status/1308051304846065666

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