Problems of the U.S. Left: The Cases of Cuba and Nicaragua

Socialism 2019

July 04, 2019

Popular rebellion and revolution have toppled oligarchs and pro-U.S. puppets throughout Latin American history, providing inspiring examples of national sovereignty and radical social reforms. However, these revolts have often empowered governments that rely more on bureaucracy than democracy. This session will explore the roots of this contradiction and argue that peoples' revolutions and democracy must go hand in hand.

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