Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: Cuba

Fidel Castro: Cuban conundrum fought for freedom but entrenched state power

These are the riddles at the center of Fidel Castro, resolved conventionally by taking opposing sides: Fidel the savior, Castro the monster.

On Cuba, JFK Was Married to the Mob

The arrogance of our Cuba policy has not changed.

Send Obama to Gitmo

President Obama has said he’s like to visit Cuba before leaving office. Wouldn’t it be grand if he visited Caimanera to make an announcement that the prison would be closed and the lovely Cuban seaport would finally be returned to its rightful owners?

Cuba Refuses to Return Missing U.S. Hellfire Missile

Federal investigators still do not know whether the missile was purposely stolen or accidentally shipped to Cuba.

Poll Shows Only 1 in 4 Americans Wants More US Involvement...

Americans no longer want any more involvement overseas. How out of touch can the presidential candidates be on foreign policy public opinion?

VIDEO: Special Broadcast from Opening of Cuban Embassy in Washington as...

U.S. and Cuban lawmakers and diplomats, activists and artists, scholars and historians all gathered in Washington D.C. as Cuba officially reopened its U.S. Embassy after 54 years. History has been made!

VIDEO: Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, but Can It Survive Entry...

While Cuba was forced to build a largely organic farming system out of necessity when the Soviet Union collapsed, what will happen now that the country will enter the U.S. agribusiness?

Close Guantanamo—Then Give It Back to Cuba

This week is the 13th anniversary of the first post-9/11 prisoners arriving at Guantanamo Bay. This has people wondering: is it time to put an end to this dark chapter of U.S. history, close the prison and return the land to Cuba?

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Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”