Cuba’s COVID-19 Vaccines Serve the People, Not Profits, by Tom Whitney

Cuba’s socialist approach to developing vaccines against COVID-19 differs strikingly from that of capitalist nations of the world. Cuba’s production of four vaccines is grounded in science and dedicated to saving the lives of all Cubans, and to international solidarity. The New York Times’s running report on the world’s vaccine programs shows 67 vaccines havingContinue reading “Cuba’s COVID-19 Vaccines Serve the People, Not Profits, by Tom Whitney”

To Normalize US-Cuban Relations, Restore Working Embassies, by Tom Whitney

The new Biden administration may soon ease regulations enforcing the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba.  However, if Oregon Senator Ron Wyden’s new bill, the U.S.-Cuba Trade Act of 2021, becomes law, the blockade itself will disappear. Meanwhile, the two countries’ embassies in Havana and Washington are dysfunctional. No normal relations will obtain until they areContinue reading “To Normalize US-Cuban Relations, Restore Working Embassies, by Tom Whitney”

Letter to End the US Embargo against Cuba, from Tom Whitney

Dear Comrades, I write you on behalf of an ad hoc group of Maine people identifying themselves “Maine Citizens Opposed to the US Embargo against Cuba.”  We are asking you to add your name to the letter appearing below to the two Maine senators. Now is a crucial time. There is a chance now –Continue reading “Letter to End the US Embargo against Cuba, from Tom Whitney”

The voracious reader, by Pedro de la Hoz

December 2, 2020 From Granma English “We do not tell the people: believe. We say: read,” a statement not made casually, but rather a public expression of a very deep conviction, spoken by Fidel on April 9, 1961 during a television appearance that ended the sixth cycle of the People’s University, Education and Revolution. TheContinue reading “The voracious reader, by Pedro de la Hoz”