Opinion

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Cuba blockade is 50-year bad policy

Unfortunately, some in U.S. corporate and foreign policy circles still consider Cuba and the rest of Latin America "our backyard."

Follow Jimmy Carter’s initiative on Cuba

Former President Jimmy Carter's call for ending the U.S. economic blockade of the island and freeing the Cuban Five is a major breakthrough.

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Milwaukee's finest: the amazing story of John Gilman

"Once we die, all that remains are the remembrances of what we've done while we were here..." It is because of this belief that John Gilman felt compelled to put into his own words his life story - and quite a story it is.

 

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Latin America in Republican cross hairs

The strengthening of the Republican Party is particularly dangerous for Latin America.

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Love, revolution, Lula: films from Latin America

Two new films from Latin America dramatize the progressive histories of Cuba and Brazil: one an allegory, the other a biopic of a charismatic leader.

Looking at Cuba in a regional context

The corporate media and especially the right in the U.S. are trying  to "prove" that socialism has only brought poverty to Cuba, but a look at the region shows this is not remotely true.

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Reverend Lucius Walker, 1930-2010

On Tuesday morning, September 7, friends of justice all over the world were saddened by the passing of Reverend Lucius Walker, Executive Director of IFCO/Pastors for Peace.

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July 26, Cuba: absolved by history

July 26, 1953 was the start of the movement to overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista -- and the Cuban Revolution.

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Cubans march against homophobia

HAVANA (AP) - Hundreds of gay and lesbian activists, some dressed in drag and others sporting multicolored flags representing sexual diversity, marched and danced through the streets of Havana on Saturday, June 12.

Human rights hypocrisy and Cuba

Ted, a friend, had a question about Cuba: "What about that hunger striker who died in prison there."

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