In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the mass protests in Cuba.
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Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
The streets of Cuba are filled with protestors enraged by the poor handling of the pandemic and the excesses of the police state. Natalia mentioned Cuba scholar Rebecca Bodenheimer’s Twitter account and this POLITICO piece. Niki drew on this NPR segment about the role of artists in the uprising.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
Natalia discussed Michael Kranish’s Washington Post article, “How Tucker Carlson Became the Voice of White Grievance.” Neil shared the podcast “The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill.” Niki commented on two new books about the last year of the Trump presidency, by Michael Wolff and Michael C. Bender.