Thursday, October 7, 2010

Solar Boats, Fidel Castro, And Political Repression

A political cartoon I did when I was editing the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society's Newsletter, plus pics of three kid-built solar boats, from a dozen or so years ago.

Speaking of Fidel Castro, a gay friend sent me the following links, the first in Spanish, the second a partial translation of the interview. In them, Fidel says that persecution of Cuban homosexuals was wrong, and takes responsibility. Mao murdered his way to the top, and Stalin committed greater genocide than Hitler. Castro treated obstructionists the way I probably would, a good reason to keep me off the throne, but conundrum-raising history.

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