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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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Why Tim Cook’s coming out matters more than we think

BloombergBusinessweek today published an article by Apple CEO Tim Cook who showed the world he’s even cooler and more inspirational than we knew before. While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So … Continue reading

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The Cold War hasn’t gone anywhere

In 1946, the author, George Orwell, wrote that Russia had “began to make a ‘cold war’ on Britain and the British Empire.” To add to this, Bernard Baruch said a year later, “we are today in the midst of a … Continue reading

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