Cuba

1935: Cuban General Strike

After the defeat of the Dictator Gerardo Machado Cuba was governed by a Junta headed by Batista and Mendieta. In 1935 another General Strike sort to forced the Junta to restore civilian rule. In response Batista unleashed a wave of state terror.

1933: Cuban General Strike

In 1933 the bloody regime of Gerardo Machado came to an end when a general strike paralysed the economy. A last minute deal with the Cuban Communist Party failed to save the regime and Machado fled into exile.

Sonja Krivokapić: Why women should forget about Fidel Castro

Before I start elaborating my title, two things should be noted – first, that Castro's Cuba was not specifically misogynistic, that is to say, not more than other countries, and second, that not only women should forget him, but all people as well. Although this article will put an emphasize on the women's issue in Castro's Cuba, the reason why all other people should forget him too will be explained shortly, for it is certainly well connected with the status of women in that country (and any other, for that matter).

US imperialism in Cuba, 1898-1901

US troops land in Cuba

An account of how the United States effectively took over Cuba following the Spanish-American war, by Stephen Kinzer.

Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba

2015 article giving a brief overview of US/Cuban relations. "The imperial mentality is wondrous to behold."

Views and Comments No. 41 (May-June 1961)

The No. 41 (May-June 1961) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Views and Comments No. 40 (January-February 1961)

The No. 40 (January-February 1961) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Workers' control in Latin America, 1930-1979 - Jonathan C Brown

Peruvian miners on strike, 2008

A series of essays investigating the everyday acts through which Latin American workers attempted to assert more control over work processes and thereby add dignity to their lives, during the mass working class struggles in the mid-20th century. We do not agree with the leftist nationalist perspective of some of the essays but reproduce them all for the historical information therein.

Towards anarchism No. 50 (Summer 1965)

The No. 50 (Summer 1965) issue of Towards Anarchism (formerly Views & Comments), an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.