Knowledge, ideology, and real socialism in our times

Charles McKelvey
Commentaries on US and world affairs, written from a Marxist-Leninist-Fidelist perspective, based in experience in Socialist Cuba.
Created 30 Mar 2021
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  • Understanding the Cuban Revolution
    19 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    About this column An intellectual autobiography Let us recall our historic appreciation of the wisdom of the poor. The prophets of the Judaic-Christian-Islamic tradition were often marginal, hardly of...
  • Counterrevolutionary N15 plan fails
    16 Nov 2021 • 15 min read • 1 1
    About this column An intellectual autobiography A U.S.-supported demonstration against the Cuban revolutionary government scheduled for November 15 failed to materialize on the streets of Cuba, as U.S...
  • The rendering of accounts in Cuba
    12 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    About this column An intellectual autobiography After a pause of two years caused by the pandemic, Cuba is renewing the rendering of accounts by the delegates of People’s Power before the voters that ...
  • The Cuban COVID-19 war of 2021
    09 Nov 2021 • 13 min read • 1 0
    About this column An intellectual autobiography In 2020, Cuba had the coronavirus contained, applying a comprehensive plan formulated by a team of government leaders and scientists; a plan explained t...
  • Cuba’s 2020 containment of COVID-19
    05 Nov 2021 • 21 min read • 2 0
    About this column An intellectual autobiography Cuba was as prepared for COVID-19 as any nation could be. It formulated a comprehensive plan, with various institutions working together to formulate an...
  • Legal reforms in Cuba
    02 Nov 2021 • 9 min read
    About this column An intellectual autobiography An October 29 article in Reuters, “Cuba approves laws granting greater rights as criticism of protesters' arrests heats up,” is written from a frame of ...
  • That sun of the moral world
    29 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 1 0
    About this column An intellectual autobiography Cuba recently commemorated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Cintio Vitier, Cuban poet, critic, essayist, and novelist who died in 2009. The commemo...
  • Europe and the Cold War against China
    27 Oct 2021 • 15 min read • 1 0
    About this column An intellectual autobiography On October 23, 2021, NoColdWar.org sponsored a zoom event, “Europe against the Cold War: China is not our enemy.” The co-moderator, Nora García of Spain...
  • Non-Aligned Movement commemorates 60 years
    22 Oct 2021 • 16 min read
    About this column An intellectual autobiography On October 11, 2021, delegations representing the governments of more than 105 nations, nearly all of the global South, met in Belgrade, Serbia to comme...
  • Xi Jinping proposes Global Development Initiative
    19 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 0 2
    About this column An intellectual autobiography Xi Jinping addresses the UN General Assembly, Sept. 21, 2021 In his address at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, ...
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