Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: Cuba

Trump escalates economic attack on Cuba, banning Americans from educational, cultural...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed the ban is in retaliation for Cuba “providing a communist foothold in the region and propping up U.S. adversaries in places like Venezuela and Nicaragua.”

Travel to Cuba falls victim to John Bolton’s wrath

The Cuban people, and the rights of Americans, should not be held hostage to brazen partisan politics.

UN overwhelmingly votes for resolution denouncing 58-year U.S. embargo against Cuba

The two nations to vote against it were the U.S. and its ally, Israel, while Ukraine and Moldova simply did not vote.

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan ere fleeing from misery &...

National security adviser John Bolton declared Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua to be part of a “troika of tyranny” and a “triangle of terror.”

In Cuba, Trump’s hostility serves Kremlin

The Russians are emphatically back where the withering of American influence will encourage whatever mischief they mean to create not only in Cuba itself, but in the U.S. and throughout Latin America.

What Cuba can teach us about health care

Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.

Trump’s restrictions on Cuba are a detour, not the future

It’s unlikely the administration has either the will or the means to roll back the full suite of Obama-era reforms.

Found in Cuba: The American dream (and nightmare)

Putting Trump in perspective by going offshore.

Cuba: Now that Fidel is gone, what comes next?

The incoming Trump administration is leaning toward confrontation and not accommodation in its dealings with Havana.

Will Trump roll back efforts to normalize relations between Havana &...

Trump has vowed to withdraw from diplomatic relations if he believes his new demands go unmet in the future.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...