The Evolution of Cuban Communism or Cuban Socialism?

Louis N Proyect lnp3 at
Tue Aug 13 07:33:21 MDT 1996

This is an evasion. I asked you if Jamaica or the Dominican Republic were
democratic. I deserve an answer.


On Tue, 13 Aug 1996 TimW333521 at wrote:

> Come on, Louis, you no better than that!  Democracy means more than one party
> competing in elections.  It means more than one point of view in the press.
>  It means the ability to say what one likes openly and in public, and in
> meetings, even if what one says disagrees with the government.    It means
> the ability to organize union independent of the state and to strike.
> This is not Castro's Cuba.  It no doubt has other strengths.  But democracy
> cannot be listed on the plus side.  Simple as that.
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