W. T. Whitney

W.T. Whitney Jr. is a retired pediatrician and political journalist living in Maine.

Libya Catastrophe is a Double Whammy; Capitalism is to Blame

Big Privatized Healthcare Fraud in Maine

Ecuador Vote Shows Contrasting Roles of Political Parties and Social Movements

Cuba’s Worsening Food Crisis Means US Blockade Must End Now, Not Later

A Plea for Simón Trinidad

US Has a Favorite in Tumultuous Elections in Guatemala

European Parliament Approves Vicious Anti-Cuba Resolution

For Equality, a New and Ambitious Affirmative Action

UN Forcefully Hits at US Blockade of Cuba and Prison in Guantanamo

Fighting for Land and Independence in Jujuy, Argentina

The Implications of New US Troop Arrivals in Peru

Worker Empowerment Stalls in Venezuela as Left Unity Fractures

Haiti’s Choice is Social Revolution or Foreign Intervention

Cuba’s President Extolls the Cuban People, Discusses Problems

China, Brazil Lead in Chipping Away at U.S. Economic Power Abroad

As Congress Considers Prolonging Cuba’s Designation as a Terrorism Supporter, Biden Dithers

US General Hypes China as Threat in Latin America

Indigenous Rebellion Continues as Post-Coup Peruvian Government Flounders

Assessing Nicaragua’s Long Haul toward Liberation and Economic Democracy

Mexico’s President Would Build an Alliance to Counter Cuba Blockade

Court Says Colombian State Responsible for Patriotic Union “Extermination”…No Mention of US Role

CELAC Summit Offers Proposals, Amid Divisions and Dissent

Peru Sees Possible Transformative Change, and US Intervention  

Health Care in Crisis: Warning! US Capitalism is Lethal

Cuban Teachers and Students Make the Revolution

Seeking Relief from Oppression, Peruvians Resist Castillo Removal and Wait

Weakened International Pushback Enables Extradition of Assange

Mexico’s Left Takes to the Street, Celebrates Achievements

Being Aware is First Step to Resisting US Militarization

Bolivia’s Socialist Government Confronts Separatist, Racist Uprising 

Cuba’s Victory at the UN

Cuban Adjustment Act of US Still Privileges Cuban Migrants, Hurts Cuba

Remember Haiti: Think US Military Intervention

Victory in Cuba – New Family Code Affirms Equality within Family Life

Cuba and China Exceed US in Life Expectancy, Send Message to the World – Socialism is the Difference

Press Coverage of Declining US Life Expectancy Evades the Truth

Colombian Intelligence Operations, with US Backing, Are Bad for Peace

Plebiscite Vote in Chile Rejects Proposed New Constitution

Remembering Fidel

Migration as Sign of Climate-Change Impact in the Global South

Prisoner Simón Trinidad Is a Victim of the Toxic US/ Colombia Alliance

Electoral Victory of Colombians Petro and Marquez is Unprecedented

US Constitution: Bad Medicine for Children

A New Colombia? Petro Wins First-Round Victory in Presidential Vote

Mexico Leads in Opposing the Cuba Blockade and US Imperialism

Building Socialism is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too)  

How the United States Uses and Abuses Migration from Cuba and Elsewhere

Progressive Coalition Campaigning in Colombia Promises Real Change

Nepal Accepts US Aid despite Protests, Chinese Objections

Arming Scientists and Society for the Climate Crisis