Tag Archives: Fidel Castro

The Heat: Oliver Stone on history of U.S. intervention

Kennedy vowed to “shatter the CIA into a thousand pieces.”

Our Invisible Government, by Chris Hedges

The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.

Marjorie Cohn: Addressing the Cuban Five Injustice and Robert Parry on Bush and Cuban Terrorists

America’s hypocrisy on terrorism included the U.S. government prosecuting and imprisoning five Cuban agents who were actually trying to thwart terrorist operations in Miami. President Obama’s prisoner swap with Cuba finally addressed that upside-down justice. By Marjorie Cohn  ConsortiumNews.com  December 17, 2014 In the course of delivering his historic speech dramatically altering U.S.-Cuba policy, President Barack Obama […]

Noam Chomsky: No Wonder the World Is Terrified of America — We’re the Biggest Threat

Author, historian and political commentator Noam Chomsky. (photo: Ben Rusk/flickr)   By Noam Chomsky  AlterNet  06 February 14 Reader Supported News s the year 2013 drew to an end, the BBC reported on the results of the WIN/Gallup International poll on the question: “Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in […]

▶ Democracy Now! The Secret History of How Cuba Helped End Apartheid in South Africa

Published on Dec 11, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – As the world focuses on Tuesday’s historic handshake between President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro, we look back at the pivotal role Cuba played in ending apartheid and why Castro was one of only five world leaders invited to speak at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. In the words of Mandela, […]

Peter Phillips> Cuba Sets a Global Example for the Achievements of Socialism

Cuba Sets a Global Example for the Achievements of Socialism By Peter Phillips (about the author)   February 21, 2012   opednews.com In an all-day conference, February 10, 2012, some 120 authors, professors, and journalists, from dozens of Caribbean, American and African countries, met with Fidel Castro. Those attending were invited participants for the Intellectual Encounters for Peace and the […]