a brief flame...

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Jul 8 05:11:24 PDT 1998

>I am told (by my Cuban exile aunt) that Havana in the 1950s and early 1960s
>looked about as prosperous as San Juan...
>Brad DeLong

And the countryside was miserable. The truth is that most trade unionists in the urban economy were enjoying rising wages under Batista, who had staked out a relatively pro-labor position similar to Peron's in Argentina.

Louis Proyect


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