Tag: repression

Hegel in La Güinera: Dialectics of 7-11

To Boris Muñoz Whenever an American leftist tells me that he is a Marxist, my reply is the...

Abraham Jiménez Enoa: “Professions do not belong to those...

Abraham Jiménez Enoa (Havana, 1988) is a black man from a revolutionary family of soldiers and lawyers,...

Cuba: The Protest That Art Anticipated

The protests of July 11 in Cuba were not called by artists, nor led by intellectuals, nor...

Amnesty or Dismissal: How to Free the 11J Protesters?

The request for amnesty as a solution to the detention and criminal prosecution of hundreds of people...

Notes from a Hunt at the Ramp

I rush my daughter’s lunch so much that the fried chicken is underdone (I make it with...

Trials Begin for Cuba Protesters without Defense Attorneys

“Summary” proceedings to sentence participants in the July 11th protests for crimes of inciting public disorder and...

The Last Prison of Maykel Osorbo

I spoke with Maykel Osorbo the morning of his arrest, on Tuesday, May 18th. By that date the...

Hamlet, Villa Marista and Me

I had imagined how our meeting would go. He would arrive in a car and I would...