I force myself to read everything I can about Cuba, talk to people inside Cuba, and listen to conversations to not disassociate myself from new turns of phrases and words in Cuban speech.
Bálint Magyar: How does the Post-Communist Mafia State work?
“Why do I call it a Mafia State? Because decision-making occurs outside formal organizations and institutions: that is, it is linked to clans, power groups, military structures, business agglomerates, etc., and because this situation, added to the monopoly of political power, turns the State into a criminal organization”.
Aleksandr Dugin on Cuba
Aleksandr Dugin, an advocate of a new imperial Russia and, for many, the intelligence behind Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy, shares his views on Cuba’s crucial role in “awakening a shared consciousness and identity in Latin America”.