The Future of Socialism: A View from Cuba, 1991; The CIA and the Cubana Airliner Bombing; Relief for Unemployed Forest Workers


  • Allan Isaksen
  • Robert Randolph
  • Hazel Wolf
  • Laurent Frantz



Ecology, History, Marxism


In June, the Third Conference of U.S., Canadian, and Cuban Philosophers and Historians took place in Cuba, sponsored by the University of Havana. An exhaustive week of reports and discussions heard all the difficult questions about—and prospects for—the survival of socialism in Cuba. An ugly current set of realities was examined by differing scholars with differing specialties, mind-sets, and fears. There was a relaxed and friendly mood that did not reflect the developing crisis on this remarkable island nation. If there was a consensus, it was that Cuban socialism is in serious trouble; and as the conference progressed, the future of socialism in Cuba increasingly became the primary focus.

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