Geoffrey Fox – written words


Libertad bolivariana

En Español

Está claro que “libertad” para el Libertador [Simón Bolívar] nunca conllevaba la idea de la soberanía popular real. Funcionaba como un grito de guerra…


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Honor/shame in Cuba


As a twenty-four-year-old black construction worker complained: “Nowadays the woman in Cuba almost rules herself and sometimes they rule her from outside. Neither the father, nor the mother nor the husband rules her.”
(From “Honor, Shame, and Women’s Liberation in Cuba: The Views of Working-Class Émigré Men,” 1973)

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Freedom Drivers


I haven’t been in Fulton, Kentucky, for more than 30 years. It’s very likely a pretty nice town. Even then, in July 1966, the night of the unpleasantness, there were at least three mighty fine people living there. That’s how we managed to get out with no more physical damage than a few bumps and bruises. And of course, a ruined truck.

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