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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Cuban Leader Reaffirms Construction of Socialism in the Island - Prensa Latina

Cuban Leader Reaffirms Construction of Socialism in the Island - Prensa Latina | real utopias | Scoop.it
Quito, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Jose Ramon Balaguer, head of the International Relations department at the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), said today that the revolution in Ecuador is living a crucial moment with the determination to continue building...
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Cuba: The Long Road to Utopia - Center for Research on Globalization

Cuba: The Long Road to Utopia - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it
Center for Research on Globalization Cuba: The Long Road to Utopia Center for Research on Globalization August's book examines the Cuban experience with the development of people's power, a system of participatory democracy in which, need it be...
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Pope meets Fidel Castro, warns against ideology on Cuba trip - Reuters

Pope meets Fidel Castro, warns against ideology on Cuba trip - Reuters | real utopias | Scoop.it
On a special anniversary for him, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in east Cuba on Monday on the last full day of a trip where he has been praised for aiding rapprochement between the communist government and the United States.
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Why Cuba Matters: Read an Excerpt From Tom Hayden's New Book "Listen ... - Democracy Now! (blog)

Why Cuba Matters: Read an Excerpt From Tom Hayden's New Book "Listen ... - Democracy Now! (blog) | real utopias | Scoop.it
Watch Democracy Now! Thursday when we will interview Tom Hayden about his new book "Listen Yankee!: Why Cuba Matters," and discuss the historic normalization of diplomatic relations with the United States.
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Dissident Activist Joins Forces with Cuba's Anarcho-Capitalists - PanAm Post

Dissident Activist Joins Forces with Cuba's Anarcho-Capitalists - PanAm Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
"I was always an anarcho-capitalist, I just didn't know it," says Ana Olema, the Cuban activist and artist who continues to battle repression on the island.
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Facing new test, Cuba's revolution circles back - Washington Post

Facing new test, Cuba's revolution circles back - Washington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
With change afoot, Cubans will be wrestling once more with the legacy and meaning of their revolution.
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Communism is an aspiration: The future of Cuba - Liberation

Communism is an aspiration: The future of Cuba - Liberation | real utopias | Scoop.it
In this interview Alejandro Castro Espín, Doctor of Political Science and social researcher, shares his thoughts regarding the reestablishment of relations between Cuba and the United States. #cuba
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Cuba's revolution generation: few regrets - Yahoo News UK

Cuba's revolution generation: few regrets - Yahoo News UK | real utopias | Scoop.it
Communist Cuba's revolution has held sway for so long -- 56 years -- that those who remember no other system are nearing retirement age with a mixture of fond memories, and just a few regrets.
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Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba - Snapzu.com

Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba - Snapzu.com | real utopias | Scoop.it
Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment... http://t.co/PQi2mVCLjr via @Snapzu #foreignpolicy
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Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba

Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba | real utopias | Scoop.it
"The Cuban threat was the familiar one that runs through Cold War history, with many predecessors."
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Fidel Castro Breaks His Silence Over Relations with the United States

In an open letter, Castro said that he still does not trust the United States and has not spoken to any US officials himself, but that he is open to the renewal of diplomatic relations.
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Cubans ponder Communist island's future - BBC News

Cubans ponder Communist island's future - BBC News | real utopias | Scoop.it
BBC Mundo's Will Grant in Havana speaks to youths in the city about their views on the recent thaw in US-Cuban relations and their hopes for the future.
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What Happens in Cuba After Fidel? - Huffington Post

What Happens in Cuba After Fidel? - Huffington Post | real utopias | Scoop.it
As a U.S.-born Cuban and historian who has traveled to Cuba dozens of times since my career began nearly 18 years ago, there is one question that I am asked more than any other: What will happen in Cuba after Fidel Castro dies?
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Anarchism and Communism in Cuba - Dissident Voice

Anarchism and Communism in Cuba - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
Political economy is more often than not depicted as a Left-Right bifurcation. This is too simplistic. It overlooks the difference between, on the one hand,
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The Cuban Revolution: The Current Economic Reforms - Center for Research on Globalization

The Cuban Revolution: The Current Economic Reforms - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it
Cuba brought the greatest ideas of social transformation to several generations of Latin Americans. Its revolution touched the youth, convulsed political organizations and shook the left. In the Si...
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Marxist economist Claudio Katz on the Cuban Revolution and its economic reforms - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

Marxist economist Claudio Katz on the Cuban Revolution and its economic reforms - Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal | real utopias | Scoop.it
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal Marxist economist Claudio Katz on the Cuban Revolution and its economic reforms Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal It is clearly impossible, in a small place in the Caribbean, to erect...
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An Anarchist Critique of the Cuban “Revolution” - Dissident Voice

An Anarchist Critique of the Cuban “Revolution” - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
Regime change in Cuba? Che rolling in his grave? The first shriek comes from a liberal, the latter a Marxist. With all due respect to both, I think the former
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Noam Chomsky on US-Cuban Relations: Obama's Historic Move - Toward Freedom

Noam Chomsky on US-Cuban Relations: Obama's Historic Move - Toward Freedom | real utopias | Scoop.it
A progressive perspective on world events since 1952.
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The Havana high life, before Castro and the Revolution

The Havana high life, before Castro and the Revolution | real utopias | Scoop.it
It was during the presidency of Gerardo Machado in the '20s that Cuba's tourist trade really took off.
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Why the US-Cuba Deal Really Is a Victory for the Cuban Revolution - The Nation.

Why the US-Cuba Deal Really Is a Victory for the Cuban Revolution - The Nation. | real utopias | Scoop.it
The left should recall and applaud the long resistance of tiny Cuba to the northern Goliath.
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'New chapter' in US-Cuba ties

'New chapter' in US-Cuba ties | real utopias | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama has hailed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties.
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Cuba – Time for Another Revolution? - Dissident Voice

Cuba – Time for Another Revolution? - Dissident Voice | real utopias | Scoop.it
Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice committed against anyone, anywhere in the world. — Che Guevara (("Che Guevara Reader" p. 383,
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The Main Obstacle to Socialism in Cuba - Havana Times

The Main Obstacle to Socialism in Cuba - Havana Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
The wage system under State monopoly capitalism, imposed on Cuba in the name of socialism, has always stood in the way and will continue to be an obstacle to free associated or individual labor – the authentically socialist forms of production.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation