Monthly Archives: January 2011

Video Clip from the Alyona Show about the murder of Orlando Letelier

The Alyona Show | September 21, 2010 The death of a former Chilean Minister Orlando Letelier, and American citizen Ronnie Moffitt is called the most infamous act of international terrorism in the United States before September 11th. Questions are still asked about who is responsible for the assassinations and who got off the hook. Saul […]

Something’s rotten in the state of a bank

By Saul Landau Fish rots. Bacteria work their way down from the head and produce the stench that provoked Marcellus: “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” He and Horatio had followed Hamlet, beckoned by the ghost of his father, the former King. The ghost verified what Hamlet calls “things rank and gross in […]

The context of Cuba’s crisis

Written Wednesday, 19 January 2011 By Saul Landau and Nelson P. Valdés On December 18, 2010, Cuban President Raúl Castro warned Cubans: the nation faced a crisis. The disastrous condition of Cuba’s economy no longer allowed the state any maneuvering room to walk the dangerous “precipice” of inefficiency, low productivity and corruption. Without reforms, Cuba […]


B y Saul landau “What’s good for General Motors is good for the country,” was a statement attributed to former GM CEO Charles Wilson in 1953, during hearings before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Could he, as Defense Secretary, make a decision adverse   interests of General Motors? Wilson assured the Committee such a situation was […]