Category Archives: Translator: MLK

There You Go Again / Fernando Damaso

Often the resolutions of the United Nations’ Committees are worthy of laughter.  So it happens with the recent resolution by the Decolonization Committee, ratifying the right of Puerto Rico to self-determination. The initiative was presented by Cuba, with the sponsorship … Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Absurdities / Fernando Damaso

Government bureaucrats like to complicate things and, in turn, the lives of citizens. From their privileged positions of power, they do and undo at whim. With the matter of cooperatives, the form of work preferred by the State for the … Continue reading

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Wrong Careers / Fernando Damaso

The existence in Latin America and the Caribbean of presidents closer to comic theater than politics is not an exclusive, since they have also existed and do exist in other regions of the terrestrial globe. What happens around here is … Continue reading

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The Evil Not Mentioned / Fernando Damaso

The economic update, whose measures are tested and applied in drips and drabs, has not ended up, because it cannot, liberating productive forces, the only possibility for beginning to solve our critical situation. Authorizing the exercise of all professions and trades, … Continue reading

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A Man of His Time

Archive photo Today marks the 170th anniversary of the birth of Jose Marti, our deceived and manipulated Apostle.  After dying in an absurd military action, his image and ideology have been used by some and by others, according to the … Continue reading

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Again Something From the "Wild West"

Three years ago I went with Rebeca to greet the New Year at some friends’ house, located on Águila Street in the Central Havana district. What happened to us there became the basis of a post in her blog in which … Continue reading

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A New Political Science?

In the latest edition of Workers, an official newspaper published each Monday, there appears an article about some so-called VII International Colloquium of Philosophy and XV International New Political Science Workshop, to be held these days in Havana. More than … Continue reading

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