Ortega’s government has created a “Secretariat for Matters of Extraterrestrial Space, the Moon and other Celestial Bodies”. That’s no joke!
What is new about feminism is the rigor of a gender perspective and the intensity of a globalized and connected 21 century youth.
The US made Myanmar a symbol of democratization and Obama even went so far as presenting this country as an example for Cuba.
The key to the “Chilean road to Socialism” was social reforms without abandoning the constitutional framework.
The four years of the chaotic and terrible Trump government adopted a posture that revived the worst of Cold War anti-communism.
The new communities of activists, journalists, artists and intellectuals grow in accordance with civil society itself and the private sector.
For a few hours, we saw the face of a critical Cuban youth that wants their country’s democratization without sacrificing sovereignty.
The temperature of the repression in Cuba has risen like a fever during the days of the pandemic. It’s a systematic, cellular fever.
Every historian makes mistakes. Historian Samuel Farber makes very few and that’s why his books, such as The Origins of the Cuban Revolution (2006) are compulsory reading texts in contemporary historiography. However, I’m afraid I can’t say the same thing about Samuel Farber as a reviewer.