The Real Cuba Isn’t a Potemkin Airbnb (Antonio García Martínez explains why Cubans are Protesting in the Streets)

Cuban anti-riot police deploying alongside”‘revolutionaries” (regime thugs in civilian clothing). Source: @JimenezEnoa

From “Common Sense with Bari Weiss on Substack, Antonio García Martínez on what people taking to the streets are protesting.

It’s hard to convey to those who live in the free world what life is like under a totalitarian dictatorship. I’d never experienced anything remotely like it before I traveled to Cuba in 2017 to report a story for WIRED magazine, and it was one of the most memorable and unpleasant experiences of my life.

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