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  1. Alan Gross's Improbable Tales on 60 Minutes
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    In a dramatic segment on CBS News' 60 Minutes titled "The Last Prisoner of the Cold War," former United States Agency for International Development (USAID) subcontractor Alan Gross tells of horrifying experiences in captivity: "They threatened to hang me, they threatened to pull out my fingernails, they said I'd never see the light of day."
  2. Another Vote on Washington's Anti-Cuba Policy at the United Nations
    The Politics of Isolation

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Resolution A/68/L.6, sponsored by Cuba, passed this year, for the 22nd year in a row, with Washington once again in humiliating political loneliness. The vote this year was 188-2 in favor, with 3 abstentions. Washington’s formal political isolation over its anti-Cuba policy can hardly be more complete. Is it possible to imagine any significant political issue in world politics uniting so many disparate entities often in significant conflict with each other.
  3. The Bay of Pigs and Chronic Hubris
    The Same Mistake for 52 Years

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    April 17-19 marks the 52nd anniversary of the US-sponsored Bay of Pigs invasion by Cuban exiles, our proxies to try to overthrow the Cuban Revolution.
  4. Beginning a New Era
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Obama may succeed where previous U.S. administrations -- such as Nixon's and especially Carter's -- failed in their attempts at reestablishing diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba.
  5. The Blockade Against Cuba: An Assault Upon Humanity's Conscience
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    On 29 October 2013, for the 22nd consecutive year, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba. 188 states supported the Resolution, 2 voted against it, namely the US and Israel.
  6. The CIA's Greatest Hits
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
  7. Cuba 1959 to 1980s
    The Unforgivable Revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    An account of the CIA's continuing covert war against Cuba.
  8. Cuba's Invasion Fears
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    There is nothing irrational about Cuba's fears of being invaded by the United States.
  9. December 17: Sources, Results & Prospects
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    After 50 years, Washington has had to recognize that if it wants any influence in Latin America, the road to Latin America leads through Havana, not around it.
  10. The Economic War Against Cuba: A Historical and Legal Perspective on the U.S. Blockade
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Salim Lamrani explains the U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba: their origins, their provisions, how they contravene international law, and how they affect the lives of Cubans.
  11. Embassy Row Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
  12. Failed Cuban "Twitter" Project Designed By U.S. Government Contractors
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    ZunZuneo - a now defunct social media platform similar to Twitter – was designed to undermine the Cuban government by two private contractors: Creative Associates International (CAI) from Washington DC and Mobile Accord, a Denver based company.
  13. Fair Play for Cuba Committee
    Connexipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
  14. 14 Years of Injustice
    Time to Free the Cuban Five

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Five Cubans fighting terrorism in south Florida have served 14 years of prison, more than enough time for the US public to learn from its media about the horrific injustice done by the US government to these Cuban men. But the media has barely touched the grotesque frame up of the Cuban Five.
  15. Jose Marti
    Architect of the Cuban Revolution

    Resource Type: Book
    This book looks at Marti as both thinker and man of action in relation to his own country (Cuba), Latin America as a whole, and the United States. Turton presents Marti as a contradictory man, avoiding the hagiographical tendencies of many biographers. An original and readable portrait of this great patriot of the Americas and forerunner of the Cuban Revolution.
  16. Necessary Illusions
    Thought Control in Democratic Societies

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ideological control."
  17. Passionate Declarations
    Essays on War and Justice

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Essays looking at American political ideology.
  18. Political Prisoners Remain Behind Bars as Obama's Term Nears End
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    In the last full week of Barack Obama's eight year tenure as President of the United States of America, dozens of political prisoners still sit in cages across the nation's prisons, rotting away as Obama consciously chooses not to exercise the power to simply free them with the stroke of a pen.
  19. Problems of Knowledge and Freedom
    The Russell Lectures

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    These lectures explore Bertrand Russell's work on empiricism, morality, linguistics and politics.
  20. The Real Terror Network
    Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
    Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
  21. Rogue State
    A Guide to the World's Only Superpower

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
  22. The Socialist Register 1964
    Volume 1: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1964
  23. UN General Assembly in One Voice (Almost) Rejects U.S. Cuban Blockade
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The United Nations General Assembly on October 27, 2015 voted on a Cuban resolution calling for "an end to the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba." Approval was all but unanimous: 191 nations voted in favour and two voted against, the United States and Israel. There were no abstentions for the first time since the voting on the resolution began in 1992.
  24. Understanding Power
    The Indispensable Chomsky

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
    In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign policy during Vietnam to the decline of welfare under the Clinton administration. As he elucidates the connection between America's imperialistic foreign policy and the decline of domestic social services, Chomsky also discerns the necessary steps to take toward social change.
  25. A Victory and Some Risks
    Statement from the Fourth International

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    It is necessary to create the conditions of democratic debate in all the popular organizations in Cuba.
  26. Year 501
    The Conquest Continues

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.

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