Tag Archives: Fidel Castro

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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Carl Davidson :
My friend and comrade, Tom Hayden

He inspired me and many others to go to the battlegrounds and ‘put our bodies on the line.’ By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow … finish reading Carl Davidson :
My friend and comrade, Tom Hayden

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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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Margarita Alarcón :
Cuba hosts the CELAC Summit, and ‘parallel’ dissident gathering

The CELAC Summit was unprecedented, with all the leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean gathering together with a common goal: unity. By Margarita Alarcón | The Rag Blog | February 6, 2014 HAVANA — All of Latin America and … finish reading Margarita Alarcón :
Cuba hosts the CELAC Summit, and ‘parallel’ dissident gathering

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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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Connecting the Dots : Theory and History

Audience members listen to a translation through headphones as President Barack Obama speaks at Cairo University on June 4, 2009. Photo from Radio Free Europe.Connecting the Dots:Developing a theoretical worldview By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / June 11, … finish reading Connecting the Dots : Theory and History

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Bay of Pigs Invasion : Blows up in Kennedy’s Face

Cuban cigar: Bay of Pigs invasion blows up in JFK’s face. Cartoon by Leslie Gilbert Illingworth (1902-1979) / Illingworth Collection / National Library of Wales.Decades of foreign policy folly:Cuba and the Bay of Pigs invasion The Bay of Pigs fiasco … finish reading Bay of Pigs Invasion : Blows up in Kennedy’s Face

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Ron Ridenour : Half-Century of Cuban Revolution: ‘Challenges’

Some Cuban youth have turned to western styles. Here, a young Cuban with a punk hair style watches a tattoo artist apply a tattoo at the Metal City Festival in Santa Clara, Cuba, Oct. 27, 2007. Photo by by Javier … finish reading Ron Ridenour : Half-Century of Cuban Revolution: ‘Challenges’

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Ron Ridenour : Half-Century of Cuba’s Revolution: ‘Solidarity’

Cuban walks past billboard celebrating the Cuban Revolution in August, 2008. Photo by Stringer / Reuters. Pastors for Peace leader Rev. Lucius Walker spoke of these 50 years of practicing solidarity as what Jesus Christ would have wanted the human … finish reading Ron Ridenour : Half-Century of Cuba’s Revolution: ‘Solidarity’

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