W. T. Whitney

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

US Labor Must Weigh in on Cuba

Reactionaries and US Military Backers Prevail in Latin America – for Now

War and Plunder in Eastern Congo

Biden Must Remove the Designation of Cuba as Terrorist-Sponsoring Nation

In Distress, Niger Expels US Military, Resurrects Hope

Reply to Brooks: Enlightened Working People Expect a Lot from Their Political Party 

Anti-Petro Coup Imperils Historic Pact Government in Colombia

U.S. Drug War Arrives in Ecuador, with Baggage

US Terror Attacks Against Cuba Return

Cuba’s Government Analyzes and Responds to Economic Woes

US Military May be Endorsing Harsh Israeli Plan for Gaza Occupation

Oil Wealth, US Intervention Aggravate Venezuela – Guyana Border Conflict

How Skewed Access to Land Has Fostered War in Gaza

US Restricts Food Supplies in Dirty War on Cuba

Cuba Scores a Big Victory in the UN General Assembly

How to Ease the Migration Crisis: End US Economic Sanctions 

US Intervenes as Indigenous Guatemalans Back President-elect Arévalo

A New President for Ecuador, Tied to the United States Already

Colombia’s Campaign Against Drug-Trafficking Favors Peace Prospects and Rural Life 

New Foreign Intervention Would be Disastrous for Haiti’s People

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