Re: (OPE-L) dreams and nightmares

From: Fred B. Moseley (fmoseley@MTHOLYOKE.EDU)
Date: Sun May 18 2003 - 18:13:51 EDT

On Sun, 18 May 2003, Allin Cottrell wrote:

> 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.

Allin, a wealth of information, including local contacts, can be found at, and related links.  Please let me (and
others) know if you find some good stuff.


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