From: Allin Cottrell (email@example.com)
Date: Sun May 18 2003 - 17:51:46 EDT
On Sat, 17 May 2003, Fred B. Moseley wrote: > I think our main responsibility - those of us in the US - with > regard to Cuba at the present time is to STOP THE US ECONOMIC > AGGRESSION AGAINST CUBA, and of course to fight against a military > invasion if that materializes. I am convinced that if the blockade > were lifted, and especially if US tourists were allowed to travel > freely to Cuba, the Cuban economy would improve dramatically. This > would demonstrate even more clearly what is possible for the rest of > humanity. And I also think that the greater economic prosperity > would also make possible a movement toward more free and democratic > political structures at the national level. > > Our main task right now is not to criticize Cuba for its lack of > democracy at the national level (there will be time for this > important topic later), but rather to defend Cuba, and the gains its > people have made, against US aggression. > > I intend to work hard on this task, and I urge others to do so as > well. As another who attended the recent Marx conference in Cuba, I couldn't agree more. I plan to try to establish some sort of Cuba solidarity campaign at my university. I would be interested to hear from others doing this sort of thing (not necessarily on OPE-L) about which tactics work well and which do not. Allin Cottrell.
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