Published April 11, 2013
We need a 'Dennis Rodman' rule. It should be: celebrities like Rodman or Jay-Z and Beyonce who disregard the lives of millions by celebrating those who torment them deserve our contempt when they return home.
Published March 21, 2012
The decision by the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in Cuba to abandon the country's dissidents and show obeisance to the Castros when Pope Benedict visits the country, is a grave mistake, perhaps even a shameful one.
Published January 24, 2012
The tragic death of Cuban dissident Wilman Villar after a 50-day hunger strike should make clear that the Cuban people seek freedom and are increasingly willing to defy a repressive regime to get it.
Published July 26, 2011
So little is the story of Cuba’s oppression known outside that island prison that, were the constant repression reported occasionally, it might actually cause a stir.
Published March 16, 2011
Here's the truth about NPR. If you stuff a newsroom with a bunch of progressives and nary a conservative and you will definitely get a product that at least tilts left.
Published January 19, 2011
The Obama administration announced last week that it will make it easier for Americans who support Castro’s government to send money to Cuba and visit the island for propaganda purposes. Travel restrictions will be lifted or relaxed, as will remittances and charter flights.It’s a deplorable change -- and totally unnecessary.
Published November 24, 2010
Why are we giving money to a narco-dictatorship run by the former boss of a coca-leaf growers’ union, one with growing ties with all of our worst enemies -- with Iran, Cuba and Venezuela leading the list?
Published October 21, 2010
How could NPR consider Juan Williams’ comments on "The O'Reilly Factor" a fireable offense?
Published September 10, 2010
We don’t see much journalism on display in a new interview with Cuba's Fidel Castro in The Atlantic. Now we have to wonder if editors are asking some hard questions.