Long Hot Summer, Fighting in the Burning House

26th July 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The split in the ruling class – between those who want to continue with business as usual and those who will try to find solutions compatible with capital – is sharply apparent in the US. In the EU the current that thinks this crisis can be “managed” with a few adaptations is in charge – indicating what an unjust transition could look like.

Peru ushers in a new era

25th July 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The left has won the Presidency in Peru, giving Pedro Castillo a historic opportunity to open Peru towards democracy and justice. The right will use every mechanism to stifle or coopt him. Castillo, on the other hand, has a base of poor Peruvians that defended his election victory and seems prepared to continue its mobilisations.

A Cuban view on the US blockade

23rd July 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

Cuba does not expect any gift from the United States, nor does it demand preferential commercial treatment. But Cuba has the right to demand the United States respect its sovereignty and desist from acting to dominate the destiny of Cuba. US aggression should be ended and it should leave Cuba alone.

Some observations on the current situation in Haiti

22nd July 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The assassination of President Jovenel Moise has brought the attention of the world to the situation of crisis which has existed in the Caribbean republic since the end of January. This crisis in Haiti results from decades of a neo-colonial relationship with US imperialism, the narrow electoral supports of the ruling oligarchy which have all but disappeared, and the revolt of the people.