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By Brian Latell

It is a compelling behind-the-scenes account of the extreme Castro brothers and the upcoming dynastic succession of Fidel's more youthful brother Raul. Brian Latell, the CIA analyst who has Castro because the sixties, supplies an extraordinary view into Fidel and Raul's impressive dating, revealing how they've got collaborated in coverage making, divided duties, and resolved disagreements for greater than 40 years—a problem to the proposal that Fidel consistently acts on my own. Latell has had extra entry to the brothers than somebody else during this nation, and his briefs to the CIA expert a lot of U.S. coverage. in response to his wisdom of Raul Castro, Latell makes projections on what sort of chief Raul will be and the way the shift in strength may possibly impression U.S.-Cuban kin.

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Instead of choosing to psychologically withdraw from the political process, the NWRO was the product of support-seeking activities which ultimately fueled collective action (West 1981). Their work was reinforced by a 1960s political culture containing collective action frameworks (see W. Gamson 1992) that encouraged resistance. As those frameworks disappeared, issue frames within political culture drew on the same long-standing beliefs of race (Gilens 1995), gender (Mink 1998), and class domination, as well as newer images of single, poor African American mothers as political activists to again silence their voices in the welfare discourse.

Empirically Investigating Intersectional Identity The intersections of Bertha Bridges’s race, gender, and class described earlier indicate that it is fruitless to extract the influence of one characteristic to the exclusion of others. For Bridges and others like her, it is not solely because they are single, or poor, or Black that they remain marginalized. It is because they are single, poor, Black mothers simultaneously, each day of their lives, that they are marginalized. In developing a political psychological operationalization of public identity, I seek to move us forward in our evaluations of democracy and equality.

Pinkie Pilcher of Greenwood, Mississippi, illustrates this point in her letter to then-president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, relating this experience: I was in the office a few days ago. A woman was there she had five children and a husband not able to work. They told her to go hunt washings. . The white people don’t pay anything for their washing. She cant [sic] do enough washing to feed her family. (Lerner 1973, 401) Intimidation designed to preserve the racial and economic status quo were also part of the varied interpretations of ADC rules and policies (Abramovitz 1996; Roberts 1997; Amott 1990; West 1981).

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