Featured Essay
Featured Link

Full Collections
Essays (425)
Quotations (6095)
Links (715)
Books (232)

Other Pages
About Us
Bookseller Affiliations
Contact Us
Editorial Board
Excellent Essays
Excellent Sites
Liberal Magic
Mush Quotations
Our New Look
Privacy Policy
Sign Up!
Amazon.com online bookstore

Peter Foster
Writer, Saturday Night Magazine

One criticism of Helms-Burton is that it threatens to derail a more gradual transition towards democracy in Cuba, but such a view is hard to square with the facts. No gradual transition appears in sight, either to democracy or to capitalism. The notion that foreign investment will somehow 'reform' Castro seems either nave or self-serving.