Dispenser of Negativity
- May 30, 2007
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- Political Leaning
Cuba may be no exception. It recently announced plans to dump hundreds of thousands of government workers into a suddenly *authorized private sector. That doesn’t mean democracy is right around the corner. Though the brothers Castro, Fidel and Raúl, may soon be passé, some Cuba-watchers expect their successor may be a tough, but as yet unidentified, general from the powerful military who will use the Communist Party structure to maintain authoritarian rule.
So while some international critics, like the delusional Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, continue to rant against capitalism and America, aging communist regimes seek the fruits of capitalism’s prospering systems while retaining power with communism’s political infrastructure. It is an intriguing period in history.
Its been long overdue to end the embargo and get rid of one of the few remaining relics of the Cold War. Time to let our businesses get a crack at this new emerging market.
Even Cuba finally gets it: Capitalism works - CSMonitor.com