Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Squad and Cuba
Black lives Matter and AOC blame Cuba’s misery on the 60 year “absurdly bad” U.S. Boycott. They are either besotted with socialism/Marxism or in a state of denial, refusing to believe the facts – not for the first time. Nikole Hannah-Jones in a 2019 podcast called Cuba “the most equal multiracial country” in the Western hemisphere. She credits socialism for Cuba’s success. She wrote in a 2008 Op-Ed that Cuba has a high literacy rate and a “model” universal health care system. Senator Bernie Sanders, who honeymooned in the Soviet Union, also praises Cuba’s literacy program. Of course the Cuban people have equality Equality in trying to escape Cuba. - often by boat Equality in poverty Equality in lack of access to food, medical care and medicine even though the trade embargo excludes food and medicines. Cubans have three classes of medical care. The highest level is reserved for the leaderaship. The next highest is for foreigners who can pay cash. The leftovers are for the Cuban masses. Equality in driving 70-80 year old cars. Here’s the amazing fact about the U.S. boycott. It only applies to U.S. citizens, U. S. companies, and their subsidiaries. Cuba is free to trade with Canada, Mexico and the rest of the world. Then we have the dictatorship class, headed by the Castro family, which runs Cuba. They are White as is the Cuban Communist Party Central Committee. Blacks were in leadership positions before the Castro Revolution, but no mas. Nikole Hannah-Jones praised Cuba for ending “codified racism.” Now it’s de facto discrimination. Cubans are literate They understand Cuba Libre and Libertad. Thge Cuban protestors are flying both the Cuban Flag and American Flag. American protestors and athlethes are trashing the American Flag. Go figure! The Biden Administration is welcoming undocumented immigrants, but not the Cubans Open Borders, but not Open Seas for Cubans and Haitians. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said: “If you take to the sea, you will not come.” Secretary Mayorkas was born in Cuba in 1959. His parents brought him to America in 1960 So much for Solidarity Forever with Cuban-American Mayorkas! Why? Cuban refugees upon acquiring citizenship vote Republican. Professor Nikole Hannah-Jones, AOL and the rest of the Squad should visit Cuba to see Communism and Socialism in action. Then they should take a side trip to Venezuela to see the once most prosperous country by Latin American standards with a vibrant middle class descend into Cuban style equality of poverty in less than a decade. Not many Americans try to deflect to Cuba. On the other hand, Joanne Deborah Chesimard, aka Assata Olugbala Shakur, was found guilty of first degree murder in New Jersey. She and two fellow Black Liberation Army members killed a New Jersey State Patrol Officer in May 1963. The redistribution of wealth becomes the redistribution of poverty.