Tag Archives: freedom

Let’s end the Cuban embargo, and help Cubans build a better homeland

Yesterday morning we woke up to the good news that Alan Gross, the American contractor who was arrested in Cuba in December 2009 and sentenced to 15 years in prison for importing satellite phones and computer equipment without a Cuban … Continue reading

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Cuba is changing for the better—but will that kill “The System”?

I remember, growing up in the evil empire of the Soviet Union, nobody could go abroad if the KGB didn’t deem you worthy. Not even to the Soviet satellite states—like Poland or Yugoslavia. If you wanted to go abroad, you … Continue reading

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Freedom of the press is sacred in a democratic society

According to Reporters Without Borders, the UK currently scores 28th in the Press Freedom Index. The situation with media freedom is “satisfactory”, which is not bad (considering there are 179 countries listed and in some of them there is no media freedom … Continue reading

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