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Cuba Money Project – Following the trail of U.S. tax dollars in Cuba

By Treace Eaton

The State Department is offering up to $1 million for programs that would boost “civil, political, religious, and labor rights in Cuba.”

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DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 17: Former National Security Advisor John Bolton discusses the "current threats to national security" during a forum moderated by Peter Feaver, the director of Duke's American Grand Strategy, at the Page Auditorium on the campus of Duke University on February 17, 2020 in Durham, North Carolina. A sold out crowd joined to listen to reflections from John Bolton's life's work. Questions from the audience were offered to Bolton by the moderator. A scheduled protest was held outside while attendees lined up for entrance. (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)
ormer national security adviser John Bolton at a forum moderated by Peter Feaver, the director of Duke’s American Grand Strategy, at Duke University on Feb. 17, 2020, in Durham, N.C. Photo: Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images

Jon Schwarz

IS JOHN BOLTON’S new memoir of his days in the Trump administration, “The Room Where It Happened,” an accurate account of what he saw in the White House as national security adviser? The answer is almost certainly yes, making it a valuable historical record. Journalists may be particularly interested to learn that Donald Trump said that we “should be executed.”

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In an ABC interview, Bolton says Trump was singularly focused on reelection.


By Conor Finnegan

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Nearly 600 U.S. health care workers in direct contact with coronavirus patients have died after contracting the respiratory disease, according to a joint survey by the British newspaper The Guardian and the San Francisco, California-based organization Kaiser Health News (KHN).

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Whether it’s police violence, poor medical care, or simply trying to breathe, we suffer from an underlying condition: racism

Gwen Carr, racial justice activist and mother of Eric Garner, at a press conference calling for a ban on police chokeholds on Tuesday.
 Gwen Carr, racial justice activist and mother of Eric Garner, at a press conference calling for a ban on police chokeholds on Tuesday. Photograph: Scott Heins/Getty Images

Derrick Johnson

We die driving our cars. We die playing outside. We die babysitting. We die eating ice cream. We die sleeping in our own beds. We die and die and die at the hands of the police who are sworn to serve and protect us.

Even then, we are not done dying. We die giving birth. We die trying to breathe. We die when doctors under-treat our heart attacks and dismiss our calls for help.

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Cuba Money Project – Following the trail of U.S. tax dollars in Cuba

Tracey Eaton

The National Endowment for Democracy reported spending $5,405,400 in Cuba grants in 2019. That was a 16 percent increase over 2018 and a 42 percent increase over 2017. (más…)

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The State Department is offering up to $2 million to organizations that will promote human rights in Cuba.

An award announcement stated:

“Proposals should offer a specific vision for contributing to change while acknowledging and developing contingencies for challenges to program implementation.” (más…)

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