Cliff DuRand is a Research Associate at the Center for Global Justice, which he co-founded in 2004. He is also coordinator of Research Network in Cuba and has led trips annually to Cuba since 1990. A veteran of the 1960s social movements, he has worked to build institutions of the Left. In 1982 he co-founded the Radical Philosophy Association and the Progressive Action Center, long the “home” of the Left in Baltimore. For 40 years he was a professor of Social Philosophy at Morgan State University. His continuing research and activism focuses on globalization, participatory democracy and socialism.