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Pathfinder Around the World
April from Pathfinder Press


Voices from Prison

The Cuban Five




I Will Die the Way I’ve Lived

By Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Rafael Cancel Miranda

Price: $7
Also available in Spanish

The unbending dignity, truthfulness, and integrity of the five Cubans framed up by the US government and today serving draconian sentences in federal prisons has won them the admiration and respect of prominent figures around the world and thousands of their fellow prisoners as well. Here two who have known them in prison speak out. Also includes accounts of prison life and resistance by Gerardo Hernández and Ramón Labañino, and Elizabeth Palmeiro. Puerto Rican independence fighter Rafael Cancel Miranda, who himself spent more than 27 years in US prisons, pays tribute to the example of the Cuban Five.
By Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino

Price: $7
Also available in Spanish

Fifteen paintings that graphically portray the 17 months Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Fernando González, and René González spent in the “hole” at the Miami Federal Detention Center after their 1998 arrests on trumped-up charges including espionage conspiracy. The integrity, creativity, and humor displayed by the Five strike a deep chord with working people in the US and elsewhere determined to resist the system of capitalist “justice.”
The Cuban Five
Who they are, Why they were framed, Why they should be free


From the pages of the Militant
Price: $5

A selection of articles from the Militant newspaper on the fight to free Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González, and René González. The Cuban Five, as they have become known around the world, were convicted by the U.S. government on fabricated "conspiracy" charges and handed draconian sentences. They have remained in prison since their arrest in FBI raids in 1998.


Also available in Spanish and French
    New editions coming spring 2014!
         ¡Nuevas ediciones! primavera 2014


Also available
in Farsi
50 Years of Covert Operations in the US

Cincuenta años de operaciones encubiertas en EE.UU.


By Larry Seigle, Steve Clark and Farrell Dobbs
Price: $10
Also available
in Farsi

Socialism on Trial

El socialismo en el banquillo de los acusados


By James P Cannon

Price: $16

Addresses a question vital to the interests of workers and farmers throughout the world—the fight against attacks on democratic rights and political freedoms by the FBI, CIA, and other U.S. government police agencies.
Cuba and Angola
Fighting for Africa’s Freedom and Our Own


By Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Nelson Mandela, and others

Price: $12
Also available in Spanish
In March 1988, the army of South Africa’s apartheid regime was dealt a crushing defeat by Cuban, Angolan, and Namibian combatants at the battle of Cuito Cuanavale in Angola. In what Mandela called “a milestone in the history of the struggle for southern African liberation,” Angola’s sovereignty was secured. Namibia’s independence was won. The deepening revolutionary struggle in South Africa received a powerful boost.
The Teamster Series

By Farrell Dobbs

Price: Each volume $19
Complete 4-volume set: $65

The 1934 truck drivers strikes and unionization campaigns that built the industrial union movement in Minneapolis and helped pave the way for the CIO are recounted in four volumes by a central leader of that battle.
The Changing Face of U.S. Politics

By Jack Barnes

Price: $24
Also available in French,Greek, Spanish, Swedish, Farsi

Building the kind of party working people need to prepare for coming class battles through which they will revolutionize themselves, their unions, and all society. A handbook for those seeking the road toward effective action to overturn the exploitative system of capitalism and join in reconstructing the world on new, socialist foundations.
Malcolm X, Black Liberation,
and the Road to Workers Power


By Jack Barnes

Price: $20
Also available in Spanish, French, Greek, Farsi, Arabic

“Don’t start with Blacks as an oppressed nationality. Start with the vanguard place and weight of workers who are Black in broad proletarian-led social and political struggles in the United States. From the Civil War to today, the record is mind-boggling. It’s the strength and resilience, not the oppression, that bowls you over.”—Jack Barnes

Includes four photo sections and over 130 photographs and drawings, author’s introduction, index, glossary.

… A powerful and persuasive political testimony, enhanced with black-and-white photographs, a glossary, and an index.”Midwest Book Review

NEW IN SPANISH
Los cosméticos, las modas, y la explotación de la mujer

Cosmetics, Fashions, and the Exploitation of Women


By Joseph Hansen, Evelyn Reed and Mary-Alice Waters

Price: $15
Also available in Farsi



Sixty years ago, an article published in the socialist weekly the Militant sparked a lively debate on how the cosmetics and “fashion” industries play on the economic and emotional insecurities of women and youth to rake in profits. Today that exchange, contained in this book, a Marxist classic, offers an introduction to the origin of women’s oppression and the struggle for liberation.
COMING IN SPRING 2014 IN SPANISH AND FRENCH


A Packinghouse Worker’s Fight for Justice
The Mark Curtis Story

By Naomi Craine

Price: $8
Soon in: French and Spanish

The story of the victorious eight-year battle to defeat the political frame-up of Mark Curtis, a union activist and socialist sentenced in 1988 to twenty-five years in prison on trumped up charges of attemped rape and burglary. The pamphlet describes what happened to Curtis on the day of his arrest, the fight he was a part of to defend immigrant rights, and the international campaign that finally won his freedom in 1996.
Women and Revolution
The Living Example of the Cuban Revolution


By Asela de los Santos, Mary-Alice Waters, Arelys Santana, Leira Sánchez

Price: $7
Also available in Spanish
A companion volume to
Women in Cuba:
The Making of a Revolution
Within the Revolution


From Santiago de Cuba and the Rebel Army to the Birth of the Federation of Cuban Women

By Vilma Espín, Asela de los Santos, and Yolanda Ferrer

Price: $20
Also available in Spanish

As working people in Cuba fought to bring down a bloody tyranny in the 1950s, the unprecedented integration of women in the ranks and leadership of the struggle was not an aberration. It was inseparably intertwined with the proletarian course of the leadership of the Cuban Revolution from the start.

Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution is the story of that revolution and how it transformed the women and men who made it. The book was introduced at the 2012 Havana International Book Fair by a panel of speakers from Cuba and the US. Women and Revolution: The Living Example of the Cuban Revolution contains the presentations from that event.

Thomas Sankara Speaks
The Burkina Faso Revolution 1983–87


By Thomas Sankara

Price: $24
Also available in French




We Are Heirs of the World's Revolutions
Speeches from the Burkina Faso Revolution 1983–87


By Thomas Sankara

Price: $10
Also available in French, Spanish, Farsi

Under Sankara’s leadership, the revolutionary government of Burkina Faso in West Africa set an electrifying example. Peasants, workers, women, and youth mobilized to carry out literacy and immunization drives; to sink wells, plant trees, build dams, erect housing; to combat the oppression of women and transform exploitative relations on the land; to free themselves from the imperialist yoke and solidarize with others engaged in that fight internationally.
New and Noteworthy


Lenin’s Final Fight

Speeches and Writings, 1922-23


By V. I. Lenin



New International
no. 11

U.S. Imperialism Has Lost the Cold War


By Jack Barnes

Price: $20
Also available in Spanish and Greek

In 1922 and 1923, V.I. Lenin, central leader of the world’s first socialist revolution, waged what was to be his last political battle. At stake was whether that revolution, and the international movement it led, would remain on the proletarian course that had brought workers and peasants to power in October 1917. Indispensable to understanding how the privileged caste led by Stalin arose and the consequences for the class struggle in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Price: $16
Also available in French, Spanish, Farsi, Swedish, Greek, Icelandic

U.S. Imperialism Has Lost the Cold War…. That’s what the Socialist Workers Party concluded in the wake of the collapse of regimes and parties across Eastern Europe and in the USSR that claimed to be Communist. Contrary to imperialism’s hopes, the working class in those countries has not been crushed. It remains an intractable obstacle to reimposing and stabilizing capitalist relations, one that will have to be confronted by the exploiters in class battles in a hot war.
Direct from Cuba
Por todos los caminos de la Sierra
La victoria estratégica

Along every road in the Sierra
STRATEGIC VICTORY

By Fidel Castro
Price: $35 Spanish

De la Sierra Maestra a Santiago de Cuba
La contraofensiva estratégica

From the Sierra Maestra to Santiago de Cuba
STRATEGIC COUNTEROFFENSIVE

By Fidel Castro
Price: $25 Spanish

Fidel Castro's day-by-day account of the final months of the revolutionary war in Cuba to bring down the US-backed Batista dictatorship. Tells how worker and peasant combatants defeated the “final offensive” by an army more than 30 times their size, launched a 147-day counteroffensive to extend the revolutionary struggle to the rest of the country, and took power January 1, 1959. Includes communiquès, letters, maps, and photos. Two volumes.


Published by Cuba's Council of State. Distributed by Pathfinder.

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 Newly reissued:

Bolshevism and the Russian Revolution
Price: $12

A discussion on the political contributions of V.I. Lenin and the Bolshevik Party in the decade and a half prior to the October 1917 revolutionary victory in Russia.

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Cointelpro: the FBI’s Secret War on Political Freedom

By Nelson Blackstock

Price: $18
Readers Club price: $12.60
’Cuba Will Never Adopt Capitalist Methods’

By Fidel Castro

Price: $7
Readers Club price: $4.90