Opinion

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Boston’s U.S.-Cuba games show beauty of sports

Too often, sports is considered to be yet another venue that exacerbates divisiveness, exhorts nationalism and further inflames existing tensions.

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Cuba crash reveals dissident links to U.S., European politicians

The incident illustrates the degree to which anti-socialist dissidents in Cuba are linked to important political circles both in the United States and Europe.

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U.S. policy blamed for keeping American in Cuban jail

Cuba's ambassador to the U.S. has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor currently serving a 15-year sentence in that island nation.

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Why are we still stuck with failed U.S. policy on Cuba?

And yet normalization of relations with Cuba seems dead in the water. What explains the tenacity of this retrograde policy?

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Cuba sets socialist example on LGBT rights

Cuba is advancing a broad-based human rights agenda for LGBT people ahead of the United States.

Documentary shows a "different" side of Fidel

Oliver Stone interviews Fidel Castro on a wide range of issues.

The Cuban Five, Alan Gross and the truth

Rejecting a U.S.-Cuba prisoner exchange, a recent Washington Post editorial brought new visibility to that possibility.

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Guantanamo anniversaries, sorrows and struggle

The United States is wrong on Guantanamo in two ways: The occupation of the base violates international law, and  prisoners have been tortured and abused.

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Cuban-style health care in America? Yes we can

Despite the valiant attempts by progressive Democrats to pass universal health care, we got the Affordable Care Act that still leaves several million uninsured.

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Universal health care: If Cuba can do it, why can’t we?

So how can we fix this mess while putting the insurance industry out of business and curbing pharmaceutical industries? I look to Cuba as a model.

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