Emma Eisenberg wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Emma has written for VICE, Catapult, Fusion, The New Republic, Salon, Slate, The Marshall Project, Hyperallergic, The Rumpus, 100 Days in Appalachia, The Daily Yonder, The Philadelphia Inquirer and others. She is a reporting fellow with the New Economy Coalition and lives in west Philadelphia. Follow her on Twitter @EmmaEisenberg.
Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.