2016

Towards the organization of the struggle against the dictatorship

By Rogelio Acevedo On occasion it is thought that the fact that there is a severe crisis in the territory of Puerto Rico will be sufficient to provoke a social explosion that “overthrows the system.”  Communists recognize that there does not exist a linear relationship between crisis and revolution.  In order to connect causes and effects of a crisis with ...

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The PROMESA Law Is Dictatorship

By A. Rodríguez Times of more poverty for the workers and more wealth for the vultures are coming. The Wall Street junta will have absolute power over the colony as the law establishes: “Article 4, Supremacy Clause – The dispositions of the Law will prevail over any special or general dispositions of territorial laws, state laws or norms that are ...

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Reform or Revolution

By Moro Albizu presented to Puerto Ricans the political dilemma as a route between reform or revolution.  During the decades between 1936 and 1956 Puerto Ricans opted for the former.  The result was the Estado Libre Asociado (Commonwealth), which crumbles ever quickly.  Consequently, the PROMESA law is being imposed along with its Wall Street Junta.  Its purpose is the reorganize the colonial regimen so ...

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The Collapse of Capitalist Democracy

By Carlos Borrero The current political environment is characterized by an undeniable abandonment of democratic principles by capitalist governments. The recent coups d’état in Honduras (2009) and Egypt (2013) demonstrate that when the will of the people clashes with the combined interests of national and international capitalists, the latter dispense with democratic principles. In the case of Brazil, where a ...

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PROMESA demands of us organization, and even more organization

By Ramón Growing sectors within our country perceive the “difficult times we are living” as protests are becoming daily events in our lives. This is because those of us that depend on a salary find indignation in the abuses of life in the territory. We are on the verge of a time in which all these expressions of protest will ...

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We Must Reject the Corruption of the Electoral System

By Rogelio Acevedo The hostilities between the exploiters and exploited in the ‘territory’ of Puerto Rico have finally commenced under the new stage of PROMESA. For now, the Wall Street bondholders have maintained the initiative although traces of resistance, still spontaneous and disorganized, are emerging. They are the material reflection of the paralysis in which the structures of the colonial ...

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