The Rolling Stones (from left): Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Ron Wood plan to play in Havana by late March. (Photo taken from makingofezine.com)
The propagandists of capitalism persist in the practice of discrediting leaders to prevent them from influencing the fate of society.
“To understand today’s imperialist political doctrines we must keep in mind their foundations which began taking explicit shape in the first third of the seventeenth century and have continued developing to this day … “.
Cuban diplomat Ramon Sanchez-Parodi looks at the rise of Donald Trump and the prospects for the Republican Party through the 2016 elections.
The Second Declaration of Havana, approved on February 4, 1962 in the middle of a process of shaping up the people’s political power, far-reaching revolutionary changes, serious class struggle, and growing interventionism by the United States against Cuba.
Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson think there is no need for Russia to use privatization to cover a short-term budget problem because it creates a larger long-term problem. “Neoliberals are promoting it not to help Russia, but to bring Russia to its knees.”
The US prison system is unable to provide models that could serve Washington when it demands human rights respect from those third world countries that do not abide by its imperial rule.
If USAID makes that warning, and fears that those who come are detected, it is because the nature of the project is totally illegal and contrary to the established laws in Cuba. This type of project instead of “sweetening” the environment, adds the sour taste of interference in the internal affairs of our country. And this will happen only a few days before Obama arrives in Havana.
People don't remember that when Ronald Reagan initiated Radio Marti the Cubans made an offer that Washington DC turned down. The Cubans offered a reciprocity regime by which Cuba would allow the Voice of America to broadcast from within the island and in return the Cubans would do the same with an English language program of Radio Habana Cuba broadcast to the American public within US territory.
The wisest thing would be for Washington to altogether accept the total failure of its economic war against Cuba and its attempt to reverse the victory of the popular Cuban socialist revolution, in the same way it had to admit defeat in its uneven confrontation against Vietnam four decades ago.