Tag: totalitarianism

My Expulsion from Cuba, Twenty-Five Years Later

Introductory Note We will, once again, say goodbye to each other. Gastón Baquero At my friend’s request, I am writing...

Of Leadership and Collective Responsibilities: Where is the Dilemma?

The departure from Cuba of Yunior García, one of the organizers of Archipiélago, the civic organization that...

Cuba: Citizenship Denied

Three months after the most significant protests —in number of participants and territorial extension— in the last...

Schmittians of the Caribbean

Sovereign is he who decides on the exception. Carl Schmitt Autocracies are political machines, implacable and resistant, that run...

Último Jueves: civic debate or Potemkin agora?

In terms of civic debate, Cuba's academic and cultural scene reveals the poor offer of the officially...

Diary of a Spectator Embarrassed to Be Just That

November 16th I have left Cuba under unhappy circumstances that I do not want to relate. I will...

Response to my critics

I welcome the broad range of opinions and analyses of Cuba as a totalitarian state. This is...

They are dying in Cuba, and yes, this is...

Movimiento San Isidro aims at the heart of whatever is left of the Cuban Revolution, and it...