‘THESE BOOKS GIVE A PERSPECTIVE WE DON’T OFTEN HEAR’
February 14, 2020 panel at Havana book fair. From left, Róger Calero, chair; Yoel Cordoví, vice president of Cuban History Institute; Mary-Alice Waters, Socialist Workers Party and president of Pathfinder Press; Silvio Jova, member of editorial board of Cuban trade union magazine.
Havana International Book Fair event discusses class struggle in the United States
HAVANA — “When I read these four volumes on the struggles of the Teamsters, I discovered things I didn’t know,” said Silvio Jova. The most important was, “I learned that U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was no saint. I didn’t know he had a record of repression” against the U.S. labor movement.
- Eva Braiman