Tag Archives: Cuba

The Ethics Of Regime Change, by Helena Cobban

Regime change toolbox (a list): deployed in different combinations in recent years against targeted governments such as those of Iran, Cuba, North Korea, or Gaza (along with Syria and Venezuela).

David Swanson | Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach

Power concedes nothing without a demand, said Frederick Douglass.

US Blockade on Cuba Is ‘Genocidal’

“The blockade not only violates the human rights of the Cuban people, but also the sovereign right of all countries of the world to have relations with Cuba without fear of reprisals…”

GTMO 2016: Special Report (Video)

RT America’s Simone Del Rosario went to Guantanamo Bay to investigate how and if the prison will be soon shut down, and to see what conditions those detainees are living in.

Constructing Visions of “Perpetual Peace”: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Since the early 1980s, polls in the US have shown that most people believe that the government is run by a few big interests looking out for themselves… I do not know of earlier polls, or polls in other countries, but it would not be surprising if the results are similar. The important question is: are people motivated to do something about it?

Dave Lindorff: The US Media and Propaganda

Lindorff: 10: If the US provides funds to organizations inside another country, which then
organize protests, marches and bloody assaults, and ultimately drive the elected
government out of office, as the US did in Ukraine, is that subversion?
Objective answer: Yes
US media answer: No

▶ William Blum on Covert Wars • Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

How can a democratic society tolerate such a secret and lethal institution that works against the very values America seeks to uphold around the world?

▶ Noam Chomsky: The U.S. Is Trying to Put an End to Its Extreme Isolation

The renowned activist and linguist weighs in on the recent shift in relations between Cuba and the United States, as well as drone strikes in Yemen and the activities of the leftist parties Syriza and Podemos in Greece and Spain, among other current events, in an interview on RT’s “Going Underground.” truthdig.com  April 18, 2015 […]

The Intercept | Jon Schwarz: New York Times accidentally undermines John Bolton “Bomb Iran” op-ed in own pages

Schwarz: Bolton helped force out José Bustani, director general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, in 2002. According to Bustani and others, Bolton was infuriated that Bustani was making plans for his organization to determine whether Iraq still possessed chemical weapons, since it would undermine the Bush administration’s plans for war.

▶ “Guantanamera” by Playing for Change

SYNOPSIS We invite you to watch and enjoy another  Song Around The World from our new album: “Guantanamera”. We started the song with Carlos Varela in Havana and it features over 75 Cuban musicians around the world, from Havana and Santiago to Miami, Barcelona and Tokyo. We recorded and produced this track with Jackson Browne, […]

Marjorie Cohn: Addressing the Cuban Five Injustice and Robert Parry on Bush and Cuban Terrorists

America’s hypocrisy on terrorism included the U.S. government prosecuting and imprisoning five Cuban agents who were actually trying to thwart terrorist operations in Miami. President Obama’s prisoner swap with Cuba finally addressed that upside-down justice. By Marjorie Cohn  ConsortiumNews.com  December 17, 2014 In the course of delivering his historic speech dramatically altering U.S.-Cuba policy, President Barack Obama […]

Why Are So Many Americans So Crazy?

 The idea is very simple, classic really. The system is in crisis, social inequality is widening and hardening, so stimulating paranoia and racism is a simple and effective way of keeping people from thinking about things like taxing the rich in order to get good public schools, affordable health care and other such Bolshevik twaddle. […]

▶ Democracy Now! The Secret History of How Cuba Helped End Apartheid in South Africa

Published on Dec 11, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – As the world focuses on Tuesday’s historic handshake between President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro, we look back at the pivotal role Cuba played in ending apartheid and why Castro was one of only five world leaders invited to speak at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. In the words of Mandela, […]

Women of the Cuban Revolution Today: Katia deLlano, by Terry Burke

Women of the Cuban Revolution Today: Katia deLlano By Terry Burke   WAMMNewsletter   July/August 2011 While Cuba is the second most popular overnight destination for Canadian tourists (Statistics Canada, 8/26/10), U.S. law denies most Americans the right to travel to Cuba. WAMM hosted Cuban leader Katia deLlano twice in June to discuss women’s status […]