Tag Archive: Fidel Castro

Is the Era of U.S.-Backed Anti-Castro Terrorism Over? Reflections on Restored Ties Between Nations – Democracy Now Transcript

Hundreds of dignitaries from Cuba and the United States gathered in Washington on Monday to mark the reopening of the Cuban Embassy after being closed for more than five decades. We speak to Congressmembers Raúl Grijalva and Barbara Lee; actor…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Is the Era of U.S.-Backed Anti-Castro Terrorism Over? Reflections on Restored Ties Between Nations – Democracy Now Video

 Hundreds of dignitaries from Cuba and the United States gathered in Washington on Monday to mark the reopening of the Cuban Embassy after being closed for more than five decades. We speak to Congressmembers Raúl Grijalva and Barbara Lee;…
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International War Crimes

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Cuban Resilience – TRNN Video Link

As the US officially removes Cuba from the state sponsors of terror lists, Michael Ratner, just returned from Cuba, reflects on the resilience of Cuban people in the face of the harsh decades-long US embargo.

International War Crimes

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Review – Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away With Murder – Che: Behind the CIA’s Killing of a Revolutionary – NACLA Report on the Americas – Hobart Spalding

In Who Killed Che? radical attorneys Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith lay out a forceful case indicting the U.S. government of having, in effect, killed Ernesto “Che” Guevara on October 9, 1967. They base their argument on what has…
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Personal & Profiles

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U.S. Maintains Embargo of Cuba After 50 Years, Despite International Condemnation – Democracy Now Transcript

There are no commemorations planned in Washington, D.C., but today marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. embargo against Cuba — the longest-running embargo in the world. On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy formally expanded the harsh regime…
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Part Two: “Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away with Murder”: New Book Ties Johnson Admin to Che Death – Democracy Now Transcript

Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith are the co-authors of a new book about the U.S. role in the killing of Cuban revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Born in Argentina in 1928, Che rose to international prominence as one of the…
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International War Crimes

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Part Two: “Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away with Murder” by Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith: New Book Ties Johnson Admin to Che Death — Democracy Now Video

Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith are the co-authors of a new book about the U.S. role in the killing of Cuban revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Born in Argentina in 1928, Che rose to international prominence as one of the…
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International War Crimes

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Part One: “Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away with Murder” by Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith: New Book Ties Johnson Admin to Guevara’s Death — Democracy Now Video

Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith are the co-authors of a new book about the U.S. role in the killing of Cuban revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Born in Argentina in 1928, Che rose to international prominence as one of the…
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International War Crimes

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Sartre, Existentialism and Marxism on the Question of Terror: Talking with Sartre – Just Left Blog Post

Michael Smith and I have been reading John Gerassi’s new book, Talking with Sartre, Conversations and Debates.[1] The book is a shortened form of three years of on and off conversations Gerassi had with Sartre in the early 1970’s. The book is…
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