Notes from the Editors, October 2006

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Keywords: Political Economy

Abstract

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Fidel Castro's illness in August has nurtured the hopes of Miami-based Cuban émigrés and the U.S. ruling class that a "transition in Cuba" will soon be possible. It is often implied that this is a question of a transition to "democracy" and "free elections." However, what is actually being planned in Washington, as part of a decades-long strategy, is an immediate transition back to capitalism in Cuba—at whatever the cost to the Cuban people
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2006-09-30
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Notes from the Editors