Many people in US corporate media tend to use Cuban healthcare as the great boogeyman to scare off Americans of any type of reform in the US. But what does Cuban healthcare actually look like? How does it actually work? What did Cuban healthcare look like before the revolution. The LMC speaks with Don Fitz about the early years and development of Cuba’s healthcare system. Don Fitz is a member of the editorial board for Green Social Thought.
Following the death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, we speak with freelance journalist Adriana Maestas about the hypocrisy of US immigration policy towards Cuba compared to other countries.
In a stunning turn of events, I speak with Arturo Lopez-Levy about how an epidemic like Ebola could help end the Cuban embargo. Ironically, this program was recorded at the same time when the US finally ended almost half a century of embargo against Cuba.