The working-class history of Cuba
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The history in general of Cuba
- In Cuba, you can't talk of unemployment
- An Interview with Pedro Ross Leal, General Secretary of the Cuban
Confederation of Workers (CTC), in People's Weekly World,
21 October 1995. Tries to distinguish capitalist unemployment from
the lack of jobs due to Cuba's economic constraints.
- Video Review: Cuba's most powerful weapon
- By Bob McCubbin, Workers World, 22 August 1996.
"Workers' Democracy in Cuba" highlights Cuba's most
powerful weapon in the struggle against all US aggression:
the class consciousness and revolutionary determination of
the Cuban working class.
- Cubans lead May Day resurgence
- From South News, May Day 1998. A million people took
part in the main parade at Havana's Revolution Square.
This year's mobilization is in tribute to the late, charismatic
labor leader in the sugar industry, Jesus Menendez, assassinated
in 1948 by security forces on the eve of a strike in 1948.
- Down on the Farm: Trade Unions in Cuba
- By André Linard, Info Sud, ICFTU OnLine..., 25 June
1998. Polarisation is no longer an accurate depiction of the
Cuban problem. New actors, although less visible, are making
their presence felt. They include the trade unions.
- Worker Discontent Deepens with Crisis
- By Dalia Acosta, IPS, 15 November 2000. Job dissatisfaction among
Cuban workers has grown worse over the last decade, in parallel
with the worst economic crisis the socialist government of Fidel
Castro has faced.