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Cuba: Nothing is Free

Categories: Latin America, Cuba, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Freedom of Speech, Health, Human Rights, Ideas, Politics

A long wait at a “free” clinic gets Yoani Sanchez [1] thinking about the true cost of freedom: “I imagine that Aladdin’s lamp, rubbed by eleven million Cubans, has succeeded in providing these hospitals, schools and other publicized ‘subsidies.’ But the image of the genie with his three wishes doesn’t last long, and I start thinking about the high price we pay every day.”