Rania Khalek Dispatches from the Underclass

Month / February 2022

Against the nonstop chorus for military escalation, join The Freedom Side LIVE for an anti-war perspective with special guests you won’t hear on the mainstream media: Norman Solomon – co-founder & national director of RootsAction.org, founder of Institute for Public Accuracy & author of “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to […]

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Rania Khalek sat down with Aleida Guevara, the daughter of Ernesto “Che” Guevara, in Havana, Cuba. They discussed Che’s legacy, his impact on her decision to become a doctor, her earliest memories about his personality in the home, how people treated her after his death, her time serving in Cuba’s revolutionary medical missions in Nicaragua, […]

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BT’s Rania Khalek paid a visit to the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, also known as ELAM. Cuba’s socialist government foots the bill for students, who come from all over the world to study medicine for free. Tuition, accommodation and board are all covered. Cuba even throws in a government stipend for students […]

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Breakthrough News was on the ground in Havana, Cuba where Rania Khalek spoke with Johana Tablada, General Deputy Director of US affairs at the Cuban Foreign Ministry. They discussed the US blockade hampering the country’s development, how socialism makes Cuba’s survival possible, why Cuba has such a strong anti-imperialist foreign policy, how Cuba sees the […]

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All things having to do with Russia are seen in the West through a renewed Cold War prism, with simplistic portrayals more befitting a Hollywood villain. Western media has been in a panic about an impending Russian invasion of Ukraine, while they celebrated a countrywide uprising in Kazakhstan that after a few days was put […]

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Nifas Mewcha, a town in northern Ethiopia, was attacked and captured by the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front, or TPLF, from August 12 to August 21. Breakthrough News traveled there and spoke to several women who gave testimony that they were gang raped by TPLF fighters, many in front of their children, in the nine days […]

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