Friday A/V Club: A former Black Panther's winding path
"When I started my blog," says journalist Yoani Sánchez, "it was like an exorcism of something that was inside of me."
His rationale is both weak and would have justified keeping out his own father - a refugee from Cuba.
A Simple Way for Biden to Begin to Mend Fences with Cuban-Americans—and Right an Injustice at the Same Time
Biden's underperformance among Cuban-American voters likely cost Democrats Florida. He can begin to heal the breach by reversing the Obama administration's cruel policy (continued by Trump) of barring most Cuban refugees.
"There’s a big difference between equality and equity."
In the video, I also make the case for extending the same rights to other victims of Chinese government oppression.
The similarities between the image and totalitarian propaganda of old are unmistakable. But we all have bigger things to worry about right now.
The Cuban revolutionary was not a big fan of life, liberty, and property.
"I don't think you should do Twitter if you think you're better than Twitter."
Plus: Bolivia's socialist president resigns, Germany marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Bernie Sanders criticizes mandatory gun buybacks
A happy occasion - but also one with lessons that remain urgent today.
Why the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the People's Republic of China Should be a Day of Mourning
The PRC committed the biggest mass murder in the history of the world, and numerous other atrocities and human rights violations, some of which go on at this very moment.
Meet the New President of the Foundation for Economic Education, America's Oldest Free Market Think Tank
Raised in Lithuania during the final years of the Cold War, Zilvinas Silenas wants to bring libertarian ideas to young people in the 21st century.
Friday A/V Club: Springtime for Mao
There's a word for that….
Which economic system is most effective at bringing freedom to the masses?
Talking about everything from Central Europe to interventionism to Bill Weld on The Tom Woods Show
Condoms have become a multi-purpose tool in a country that does not have much access to resources.
Pantera's 1991 Moscow show helped cement the demise of a dying empire.
The CNN host and best-selling novelist comes clean about his politics, why Hillary Clinton lost, and how his training in alternative media gives him a leg up.
From One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to Black Peter, the Czech-born Oscar-winner championed eccentric individuals and artists over small-minded bureaucrats and a stifling state.
Exclusive Q&A with show creator Joe Weisberg and executive producer Joel Fields.
Americans should be wary of something similar.
Some controversial behavior connected to the Communist Party gets played down.
Under Stalin, people could be killed for carrying joke books about him. They did it anyway.
Centrally planning the climate will work about as well as centrally planning economies did.