Reflections on Fidel and Cuba

Reflections on Fidel and Cuba

In light of the passing of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, IPS has postpone our previously schedule Cuba event, “A Look at US-Cuban Relations, Past, Present & Desired Future“, to instead show 2 films. The first  is “Fidel” by our late IPS...

John Dinges sobre las relaciones Cuba-EEUU: “Soy optimista”

John Dinges es uno de los analistas políticos más reconocidos de Estados Unidos e invitado recurrente a los debates sobre América Latina, tema en el cual es un experto de culto. Fue él quien, en plena campaña por la Presidencia de los Estados Unidos, desenterró en...
IPS Applauds Release of Cuban 5 and New Era of U.S.-Cuba Relations

IPS Applauds Release of Cuban 5 and New Era of U.S.-Cuba Relations

The Institute for Policy Studies applauds the just-announced dramatic shifts in U.S.-Cuba policy— shifts that IPS public scholars have been advocating for many years. Key to the policy shift, which includes full normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations, was a prisoner...
Open Letter: Release the Cuban Five

Open Letter: Release the Cuban Five

January 5, 2014 President Barack Obama The White House Washington, DC Dear President Obama, On December 19 you made a bold decision that was both morally right for the people involved, and it made a larger point about justice that was extremely important. You commuted...
Celebration of Saul Landau

Celebration of Saul Landau

On behalf of the Landau family and the Institute for Policy Studies, we’d like to invite you to a celebration of the life and work of Saul Landau. Saul died on September 9, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer. In his more than 40 years as an IPS Fellow,...
Saul Landau, Presente!

Saul Landau, Presente!

Saul Landau, who died September 9, 2013 at age 77, toiled for years to change the national conversation on everything from the Cuban embargo to climate change. Saul also had a knack for turning newfound acquaintances into soulmates that shines through the many...
My Socrates Wore a Guayabera

My Socrates Wore a Guayabera

Cross-posted from CounterPunch with permission. Read the Institute’s tribute to Saul Landau. IPS will celebrate the life of Saul Landau in Washington, DC on October 12. If you can join us, please RSVP. By Divine Intervention, Saul Landau entered my life 12 years...
More Than a Sonnet for Saul Landau

More Than a Sonnet for Saul Landau

Tonight I am reading Neruda’s “Ode To An Aged Poet” and thinking about where words come from and where they go. You always enter a room with a joke and now I turn around and see laughter sitting in the corner waiting for the punch line. You know...

Perspectives on Cuba and Cuba-U.S. Relations

IPS Fellow and filmmaker Saul Laudau will share insights from his half century of work on Cuba and on U.S. policy toward the island. Saul is working on his fifth film on Cuba, this one on the struggle for gay and lesbian rights in...
Saul Landau Film Series: Will The Real Terrorist Please Stand Up

Saul Landau Film Series: Will The Real Terrorist Please Stand Up

As a lead up to The Institute’s 50th birthday, IPS will host a film series on the 4th Wednesday of each month featuring eleven of the widely respected film productions of our colleague, Saul. After each screening participants will have the opportunity to discuss...
Cuba Today With Saul Landau

Cuba Today With Saul Landau

IPS Fellow and filmmaker Saul Landau will lead a discussion on the contemporary dynamics of Cuba, its relations with the United States, and its 60-year experiment with socialism. Landau has won an Emmy and has directed four films on Cuba, most recently: Will the Real...
Saul Landau Film Series: The Uncompromising Revolution (1988)

Saul Landau Film Series: The Uncompromising Revolution (1988)

As a lead up to The Institute’s 50th birthday, on the 4th Wednesday of each month IPS will host a film series featuring eleven of the widely respected film productions of our colleague, Saul. After each screening participants will have the opportunity to discuss...
Saul Landau Film Series: Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang

Saul Landau Film Series: Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang

As a lead up to The Institute’s 50th birthday, on the 4th Wednesday of each month IPS will host a film series featuring eleven of the widely respected film productions of our colleague, Saul. After each screening participants will have the opportunity to discuss...

Saul Landau Film Series: Who Shot Alexander Hamilton?

As a lead up to The Institute’s 50th birthday, on the 4th Wednesday of each month IPS will host a film series featuring eleven of the widely respected film productions of our colleague, Saul. After each screening participants will have the opportunity to discuss...