How does Bitcoin work in a country ill-prepared to deal with cryptocurrencies? The LMC tries to find out by speaking with professor Eric Vazquez on the dark side of cryptocurrency as it makes its way into Latin America. Eric Vazquez is an assistant professor in American Studies & Latinx Studies @ the University of Iowa.
Amid a series of historic anti-government protests in Cuba, the LMC spends the hour with Leonardo Flores on what lessons should we learn and what to look out for in corporate media’s coverage of Cuba. Flores is a Latin American policy expert and campaigner for CodePink.
On this episode, the LMC spends the hour with Don Fitz on how Cuba has managed the Coronavirus pandemic despite continued US sanctions and the development of its own vaccine. Don Fitz is a member of the editorial board of Green Social Thought and the author of, “Cuban Healthcare: The Ongoing Revolution.”