Samuel Farber was born and raised in Cuba. A retired professor at CUNY, he has written numerous books and articles about that country. His last book is The Politics of Che Guevara: Theory and Practice published by Haymarket Books.
Why Cubans Protested on July 11
Is this the beginning of the end of fear in Cuba?
Fidel Castro (1926-2016)
A major feature of Fidel Castro’s 47-year-old rule was his manipulation of popular support and the creation of a political system that does not hesitate to use repression, and not only against class enemies, to cement its power.
The Second Coming of El Papa to Cuba
Pope Benedict XVI makes common cause with the Castro brothers.