The Communist Party of Israel Condemns Deadly Attacks on Gaza and Calls for International Mobilization
''KANGAMBA is one of the most serious and dramatic films I have ever seen. ...When a film even more dramatic than Kangamba is made, film history will show even more impressive episodes where the massive heroism of Cubans and Angolans shone until apartheid was defeated in humiliation."
Fidel Castro reflects on Kangamba, the Cuban film by Rogelio Paris and Jorge Fuentes.
May 25th marked African Liberation Day. In the words of brother Elombe Brath, Chairman of Patrice Lumumba Coalition, "African Liberation Day is a symbolic day to mobilize the broad masses of African and all progressive peoples around the issue of totally liberating the African continent and those African people still remaining in colonial bondage or under other oppressive regimes and repressive conditions".
May 25, 2008 was the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity in 1963, by the then independent 32 African states. Coincidentally, it was May 25,1958, exactly 50 years ago, that Cuban revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro won a decisive victory after 74 days of intense combat against soldiers of the Batista dictatorship.
That victory signaled a strategic turnaround in the war that would eventually revolutionize Cuba. Later on Cuban Internationalist forces would assist African peoples in ways that no other nation on earth has ever duplicated or surpassed.
To commemorate the 190th birth anniversary of Karl Marx, Pragoti team presents a series of articles on different aspects of Marxism and the development of capitalism from a Marxist perspective. This article by E M S Namboodiripad was carried in the Marxist on the 125th birth anniversary of Lenin. In this piece, E M S, lays down the broad ideological contours of Marxism-Leninism that have informed Communist praxis in different parts of the world.