Cuba Sin Castro

The end of communism in the Americas?

For the first time in over sixty years, a member of the Castro family will not be leading Cuba. At the end of another five-year term as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Raúl Castro, who took the reins from his older brother Fidel in 2008, is finally taking a back seat. His

Post Covid-19 Inflation: Should Governments Care About National Debt?

“Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.” — Herbert Hoover At the time of publication, U.S. debt was estimated to be $28,239,008,350,646 (28 trillion U.S. dollars). U.K. national debt was £2,505,290,850,892 (2.5 trillion pounds). France’s national debt was  €2,560,624,067,827 (2.5 trillion euros). It is hardly useful to compare absolute debt numbers

Why every vote counts

Student elections are more crucial than ever before.

On May 31, less than a month after the publication of this piece, the student body of the University of Amsterdam is called to the polls to elect its student councils. These councils, and the students that comprise them, will have the task of representing their peers before the university’s administration, while implementing measures and