Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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The collapsing US military & economic empire is making Washington & NATO even more dangerous. US could not beat the Taliban but thinks it can take on China-Russia-Iran...a sign of psychopathology for sure.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Life of Cuban sugar cane workers



The Las Tunas region lies in the south east of Cuba. Here, the largest sugar crops in the Caribbean grow. 

The country’s vital export is still harvested manually by the "macheteros" who use machetes to cut the cane. 

Argelio Marrero Pérez has been working the fields for most of his life. To make sure he withstands the tough work, his wife Lucy cooks hearty meals like pork roast or yellow rice with chicken: Arroz amarillo con pollo.

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