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Elections corresponding to our times

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On November 26, the municipal assembly elections will see a strong turnout from our people, especially since the day is preceded by the first anniversary of the death of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, the greatest architect of the Cuban electoral system.

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Cuban electoral process debated in Havana

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Residents of the Ampliación del Sevillano neighborhood in the Havana municipality of Arroyo Naranjo, described Cuba’s political system as genuinely democratic, during a community debate organized by the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR).

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Morning After To-Do List

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Fire all pundits, predictors, pollsters and anyone else in the media who had a narrative they wouldn’t let go of and refused to listen to or acknowledge what was really going on. Those same bloviators will now tell us we must “heal the divide” and “come together.” They will pull more hooey like that out of their ass in the days to come. Turn them off.

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Obama, the Arab Spring and irrelevance

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mortgage calculator with pmi div>By Omar Barghouti (Mondoweiss.NET) In his policy speech on Thursday, 19 May, US President Barack Obama said that with the eruption of the Arab peoples’ revolutions for freedom and democracy Al-Qaida lost its relevance. In my view, so did the US, relatively speaking, but few in the US establishment are yet

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Interview with Noam Chomsky (+ Video)

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Frank Barat poses questions from artists, activists and journalists, on Egypt, corporate power, Palestine and more. For his second interview in less than a year with Professor Noam Chomsky (the first one took place in Cambridge in September 2010 and is available here), Frank Barat asked well known artists and journalists to each send one question that they’d like to ask Noam.