Cuban Economy Project

Green Cities Fund has been at the forefront of economic innovation in Cuba, providing educational information on socially responsible enterprise as an adjunct to the state-controlled economy.

Here is an article on the subject: http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/cuban_remix

Here is a report by the Green Cities sponsored Cuban Economy Working Group:  (TBA)

November 2014 NPR program on cooperatives in Cuba:  http://latinousa.org/2014/11/21/cuban-co-op/

Green Cities Fund sponsored Socially Responsible Enterprise and Local Development in Cuba Project has recently published a helpful guide to doing business in Cuba.

Download the guide: Doing Business in Cuba

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Bob Kerrey and the ‘American Tragedy’ of Vietnam

This sad history returns because of Bob Kerrey’s appointment as chairman of the American-sponsored Fulbright University Vietnam, the country’s first private university. That appointment has also prompted the Vietnamese to debate how former enemies can forgive and reconcile.

What is not in dispute is that in 1969 a team of Navy SEALs, under a young Lieutenant Kerrey’s command, killed 20 unarmed Vietnamese civilians, including women and children, in the village of Thanh Phong. Mr. Kerrey, who later became a senator, a governor, a presidential candidate and a university president, acknowledged his role in the atrocity in his 2002 memoir, “When I Was a Young Man.”

Those in the United States and Vietnam who favor Mr. Kerrey’s appointment see it as an act of reconciliation: He has confessed, he deserves to be forgiven because of his efforts to aid Vietnam, and his unique and terrible history makes him a potent symbol for how both countries need to move on from their common war.

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