Environmental internationalism: Cuba’s new mission?

By Saul Landau and Nelson P. Valdés Since 1959 Cuba has played a significant world role, quite a feat for a nation of 5 million – 11 million now. Cubans have shown their values, commitment and solidarity in dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters around the world. Between 1960 and 2011, Cuba sent 45 […]

University of Maryland students hear from Dominican Republic workers about unjust working conditions and exploitation by corporate sweatshops

In the months following an outcry of alleged abuse in university departments on the campus, students are looking to places as far away as the Dominican Republic for inspiration to change this behavior.  Internationalizing the issue of workers’ rights is exactly what is needed now that capital crosses borders with a key stroke while workers […]