Manuel Pastor

professor of American studies and ethnicity at USC

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Thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets of Cuba this week — the protests are some of the largest the country has seen since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro…

Cuban government is facing mass protests — its most serious threat since the fall of the Soviet Union

Thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets of Cuba this week — the protests are some of the largest the country has seen since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro…

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Some people view Johnson & Johnson as a “second class shot" due to its comparatively lower efficacy rating, reports LA Times columnist Erika Smith.

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What is Gov. Newsom’s task force doing to help California recover during COVID-19?

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