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[Full documentary] CUBA: Defending Socialism, Resisting Imperialism [2010]

[Full documentary] CUBA: Defending Socialism, Resisting Imperialism [2010]

Fidel Castro whips up afurore in Cuba, charging the United States with arming and training mercenary forces for an imminent invasion. He calls out some 200 000 militiamen for training and guard duty at key points throughout Havana, in a move timed to coincide with the landing of our 14 000 American Marines at the Guantanamo naval base for a weekend of liberty after training exercises in the Caribbean. I’m Neeva. I’m a member of Rock Around the Blockade, and…

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What Is Communism?

What Is Communism?

As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States improve, we wanted to look at the political philosophy behind the long embargoed nation. Cuba is one of the last communist dictatorships left in the world, and since extreme anti-communist sentiments in the mid 20th century, the philosophy has been a regular fixture in political discussions. So we wanted to know, what exactly is communism? Well, there are a number of overlapping philosophies and socioeconomic systems that can be described as…

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Can American leadership help the Cuban people? | IN 60 SECONDS

Can American leadership help the Cuban people? | IN 60 SECONDS

I don’t know if this is our Marco Rubiomoment… Certainly I don't think it's necessary toquestion the President's motives. But really I think it's fair to question hisjudgment, because he's made the decision that U.S. policy has to change in order for Cubato change. The reality is anybody that understands orreally cares much about Cuba recognizes the problem is the regime. The President has scuttled a policy that'sbeen based on pre-conditions for normal economic and political change. Free labor unions….

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