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Cuban history


  • We Need to Talk About Cuba

    by Joseph J. González

    U.S. policymakers should understand that Putin may observe the sixtieth anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis by provoking another one. 



  • 5 Ways Americans Misunderstand Cuba

    by Caroline McCulloch

    Both the Cuban government's censorship and many Americans' nationalistic perspective hinder an accurate understanding of even the basic history and politics of the Cuban-American relationship. 



  • Black Lives Matter Misses the Point About Cuba

    by Jorge Felipe Gonzalez

    American activists who recognize the antiracist achievements of the revolutionary Cuban government miss the ways that that government's authoritarianism and more recent economic policies disproportionately harm Afro-Cuban people. 



  • Cubans Took to the Streets in 1994, Too

    by Rozzmery Palenzuela Vicente

    Since the Clinton administration, decreased willingness by the US to accept Cuban migrants as political refugees has eliminated a significant safety valve against dissent on the island – encouraging Cuban dissidents to leave. This may make current protests more enduring and possibly more effective.