Tag Archives: Cuban Revolution

Margaret Randall :
Fidel Castro, ¡presente!

For half a century Cuba stood as a beacon for other countries suffering from poverty and neocolonial domination. By Margaret Randall | The Rag Blog | November 29, 2016 Fidel Castro, longtime leader of the Cuban Revolution, died on November … finish reading Margaret Randall :
Fidel Castro, ¡presente!

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James McEnteer :
Vultures over Havana

Fidel Castro and the Castration of U.S. Latin American policy. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | November 28, 2016 When Fidel Castro died in his sleep at 90 on November 25 in Havana, American news consumers might have … finish reading James McEnteer :
Vultures over Havana

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Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary’

Margaret Randall, bringing a poet’s voice to her work, gives human dimensions to the heroes of the Cuban revolution. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 1, 2015 Leer este artículo en español Listen to the Rag Radio … finish reading Alice Embree :
BOOKS | ‘Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary’

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Harry Hurt III :
Let us now praise famous men: Remembering Mickey Leland, and opening the door to Cuba

My dear friend, the late Houston congressman Mickey Leland, once declared: ‘I am as much a citizen of the world as I am of this country.’ By Harry Hurt III | The Rag Blog | January 7, 2015 “Hello, Harry. … finish reading Harry Hurt III :
Let us now praise famous men: Remembering Mickey Leland, and opening the door to Cuba

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Tom Hayden :
The U.S.-Cuba deal is a victory for the
Cuban Revolution

The embargo is going to be hollowed out from within, with American tourist and investment dollars permitted to flow. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | December 17, 2014 No one in the mainstream media will acknowledge it, but … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The U.S.-Cuba deal is a victory for the
Cuban Revolution

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Oral Historian Margaret Randall on Che and the Cuban Revolution

Margaret Randall, Berkeley, California, March 23, 2011. Photo © Scott Braley. Interview with Margaret Randall: Feminist, poet, and oral historian of Che, Fidel, and the Cuban revolution “Che, even on his early motorcycle adventure through Latin America, was deeply affected … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Oral Historian Margaret Randall on Che and the Cuban Revolution

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Harry Targ : From the Bay of Pigs to the Missile Crisis / 3

Front page of New York Daily News, October 23, 1962. From the Mitchell Archives.The Cuba story, Part 3:The Bay of Pigs to the missile crisis The Cuban missile crisis suggests that the United States would go to any extreme, even … finish reading Harry Targ : From the Bay of Pigs to the Missile Crisis / 3

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Harry Targ : From the Bay of Pigs to the Missile Crisis / 2

John F. Kennedy and Rómulo Betancourt at Alliance for Progress meeting in La Morita, Venezuela, Dec. 16, 1961. Image from Wikimedia Commons. The Cuba story, Part 2:The Bay of Pigs to the missile crisis The Castros of this world, the … finish reading Harry Targ : From the Bay of Pigs to the Missile Crisis / 2

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Harry Targ : From the Bay of Pigs to the Missile Crisis / 1

Fidel and comrades during Bay of Pigs invasion, 1961. Photo by Raul Corrales / AP.The Cuba story, Part 1:The Bay of Pigs to the missile crisis As U.S.-Cuban economic and diplomatic tensions were escalating, President Eisenhower made a decision that … finish reading Harry Targ : From the Bay of Pigs to the Missile Crisis / 1

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Harry Targ : Revisiting the Cuban Revolution

Havana street scene in 2010. Inset below: school kids in Havana, 2010. Photos by Desmond Boylan / Reuters.Revisiting the Cuban revolution Cuban society has been an experimental laboratory… If one set of policies became problematic, the Cubans moved in different … finish reading Harry Targ : Revisiting the Cuban Revolution

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Harry Targ : The Power of a Good Example

NATO and the old narrative. Photo from AFP. The power of a good example: The Arab Spring and the Libyan Fall By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / September 1, 2011 For many years those of us who followed … finish reading Harry Targ : The Power of a Good Example

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A Letter from Dick Motherfucker

Photo of the author by Alan Pogue.A LETTER: 211 DAYS and countingBy Dick Motherfucker / August 18, 2009 To my Compatriots, comrades, partners, friends and lovers, Some Q’s: Ain’t it about time yet? Snap out of it! How long are … finish reading A Letter from Dick Motherfucker

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