The Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS) joins peace and solidarity organizations in the United States and around the world in deploring the attacks on Israeli citizens on October 7 as well as the subsequent violence against the Palestinian people. Further, CCDS joins the worldwide call of peace and justice organizations demanding that Israel stop its genocidal war on the Palestinian people. Particularly we urge the Biden Administration to stop encouraging and arming the murderous Israeli government.

We recognize the fundamental role the United States has played in the Israel/Palestine conflict and the long-standing Israeli vision of a “Greater Israel” empire in the Middle East. And we recognize the need for a movement of progressives to mobilize to end US complicity with Israel’s violent policies. For 75 years, the United States has supported the victimization of  the Palestinian people. And we recognize that Israel’s policies continue to expose its citizens to terrorist retribution and have fueled the rise of antisemitism and Islamophobia everywhere.

As Dr. Martin Luther King said long ago still holds true: “The chain reaction of evil–wars producing more wars — must be broken, or we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.”

For now we say that  peace and justice movements must expand their educating, organizing, pressuring politicians, and hitting the streets demanding that the Biden administration end its support of Israeli militarism and promote the liberation of the Palestinian people. Further, we ask all peace and justice-loving people and organizations to urge President Biden and the UN to take bold and immediate steps to discuss and implement plans for the self-determination of the Palestinian people.

CCDS Statement on Cuba

CCDS Stands with the Cuban People

All Out to Defend the Cuban Revolution

November 14,2021

On November 15th – the day that Cuba opens its schools and borders following the months-long pandemic – the U.S. government has engineered protests that are intended to subvert the economy and overthrow the Cuban government.


The operative organizing the protests through a Facebook page called Archipelago is Yunior García Aguilera, a Cuban playwright who has been exposed as a long-time U.S. agent. In an explosive interview on Cuban television, Dr. Carlos Vazquez Gonzalez revealed himself as a Cuban State Security Agent known as Fernando who has been functioning for more than 25 years in the circles of counter revolutionary Cubans. He has evidence to prove Garcia’s links to the U.S. government and the anti-Cuban mafia in Miami, also funded by the U.S. (See the report in Gramna:


The counter-revolutionary scheme, exposed by Dr. Gonzalez, is also connected to far right and fascist organizations internationally – and has been in the works for many years.


No country in the world allows its citizens to ally with foreign governments to overthrow its own government.


The Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism stands with the Cuban people and demands that the U.S. cease its subversive plans which are being paid for with U.S. taxpayer money in the millions of dollars funneled through NGO organizations and media outlets.


The cruel and inhumane, illegal economic blockade of Cuba and the additional brutal sanctions of the Trump administration are meant to inflict maximum suffering on the Cuban people in the hopes they will join a counterrevolutionary protest movement. The overthrow of the socialist government of Cuba has long been the goal of U.S. corporate interests and the far right who want to regain what they lost when the US-supported dictator Batista was overthrown in 1959.


Public opinion polls show that the U.S. people, by a large majority, support a return to diplomacy and a path towards normalization of relations with Cuba. President Biden was elected with a promise to repeal the onerous sanctions of the Trump administration and return to the diplomatic path set by his predecessor in the White House. We are waiting for him to live up to his campaign promise.


President Biden, we demand you lift the sanctions and end the economic warfare waged on Cuba, end the travel ban that prevents people to people contact, and normalize relations. To that end, CCDS urges its members and friends to:

1)    Call your Member of Congress, and ask them to sign on to a Dear Colleague letter to President Biden issued by Reps. McGovern (D-MA), Bobby Rush (D-IL), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Gregory Meeks (D-NY). It asks President Biden to change U.S. policy towards Cuba and return to diplomacy including the lifting of the embargo. See letter here: letter  

2)    Help mobilize and join protests of U.S. policy in solidarity with Cuba on November 15th.

3)    Continue to build support for legislation in Congress to end the embargo and travel ban – and make plans to visit Cuba.


CCDS Socialist Education Project Fourth Monday Webinar

May 24, 2021, 9 pm Eastern Time

 More than Neighbors: US/México Solidarity


We think of México as a neighbor with whom we share a border. But just four decades after México won independence from Spain, the US annexation of nearly half of México melded the two countries’ peoples and destinies. The history of the US/México relationship, both on the part of the two governments and also on the part of the two peoples, is not past; it defines the present and determines the future. How is that manifested? How can those relationships be developed so working people of México and the US can effect transformational change?


Join Javier Bravo, historian and Morena activist in Guanajuato, and BIll Gallegos, veteran of the Chicano movement in the US. Both are founders of the bi-national México Solidarity Project.


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