I guess that makes sense, *summoning college Latin American History Class* didn’t Che spend a lot if time in Africa supporting independence movements (as Non Serviam said) trying to encourage communism there? Either way, very interesting.
Cuba was also the primary supporter of SWAPO during its struggle for Namibian independence against apartheid South Africa. Meanwhile, France and Israel were providing military support for South Africa (the latter to the point of providing them with nuclear weapon and ballistic missile technology) and the U.S. and U.K.… Read more
I read a fascinating article in The Atlantic about how this all really happened because President Obama shook Raul Castro’s hand at Nelson Mandela’s funeral. I had no idea Mandela and the Castro brothers were friends, nor how much Cuba supported the Anti-Apartheid movement. Read more
My public policy professor liked to refer to Bloomberg as New York’s benevolent dictator, which always seemed like an apt description of his time as mayor
Word! And yay to a fellow Latina living in Los Feliz. :) They have quite a few Bernie-centric meetings at a studio right down the street from me. I also see a Bernie shirt time and time again at our local Vons.
My husband’s 5'9" and somehow he landed me!