“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”
― George Washington
The Fall of Fidel Castro (Part II): A Social(ist) Democracy or a Constitutional Republic for Cuba?
In Part I of this article, we discussed plausible scenarios that could take place in Cuba after the much-awaited death of the tyrant Fidel Castro.
The Fall of Fidel Castro (Part I): Death of the Maximum Leader
A series of incidents in the last several weeks suggest that Cuban Maximum Leader Fidel Castro’s physical and mental health may be in rapid decline.
On School-Based Community Service — A Dissenting View
Strong parental involvement is essential in education, public or private. And, true, public schools need to do better. But while public (government) schools have been
Be Sure to Visit the Real Cuba
Almost weekly I’m receiving solicitations for “People to People” Cultural Exchanges from physician groups or sundry other organizations traveling to communist Cuba. The latest invitation
Pain Control or State Control?
You may have heard about the story of the psychiatrist who was prosecuted for murder because he prescribed pain medication for several patients who ultimately
Public Health — From Science to Politics by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD
Public health has had a magnificent and resplendent history. Sadly, the public health establishment has strayed far from its glorious origins and has gone from