A lot is being said about President Obama’s visit to Cuba, the increased engagement between the two countries, but I felt like there’s not enough of the conversation coming from those who are friendly to the Cuban revolution. So I first wanted to start with your assessment, overall broadly, about what you see happening, and particularly what you see given your long work with international political struggles, your work with the Cuban Five, your depth of knowledge with Cuban history and its relation to struggles in this country and around the world.

Watch the interview on the Real News Network’s website.

Netfa Freeman is a policy analyst and events coordinator at the Institute for Policy Studies.