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#15182670
wat0n wrote:What makes you believe it is any different?

The fact that you've yet to provide any evidence to back up your insinuations...

wat0n wrote:You don't know about the long history of Cuban support for left-wing guerrillas and leftist political movements in Latin America, do you?

I do, in fact. But you do realise the Cold War ended thirty years ago, right?

And regardless, presenting a tiny developing island nation and the world's biggest military and economic superpower as though they are somehow equal players on the world stage is just pathetic. :lol:
#15182672
Heisenberg wrote:The fact that you've yet to provide any evidence to back up your insinuations...


That there are pressures from above for people to join government demonstrations?

Heisenberg wrote:I do, in fact. But you do realise the Cold War ended thirty years ago, right?


You should tell that to the Cuban government itself, since it's a Cold War relic FWIW.

Heisenberg wrote:And regardless, presenting a tiny developing island nation and the world's biggest military and economic superpower as though they are somehow equal players on the world stage is just pathetic. :lol:


Right, so Cuba should get a free pass because... Actually, why should it get a free pass?
#15182764
For one , as has been widely documented , the U. S. State Department has been financing this propaganda campaign . https://thegrayzone.com/2021/07/25/cubas-cultural-counter-revolution-us-govt-rappers-artists-catalyst/ And another thing , Cuba actually does have free elections , and plebiscites . It's apparently the closest real world example of democratic socialism in action .
So I join with others of those who demand that the United States not infringe upon the right of the Cuban nation to self determination .

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