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GOOD NEWS: Mayor, group to announce freedom school for literacy today

Staff reports | Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and fellow members of the Charleston Freedom School Advisory Committee will hold a press conference today announcing the successful fundraising campaign and latest plans for a Charleston Freedom School, a six-week literacy program this summer for 50 at-risk peninsula students.

9/7, full issue: Toby Smith, Cuba, more

9/7, full issue: Toby Smith, Cuba, more

IN THIS ISSUE, Sept. 7, 2015:
PHOTO: Dumb signal
FOCUS, Toby Smith: In race to be a voice for the voiceless
BRACK: South Carolina can learn from Cuba
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Kaynard Photography
MONTHLY: Alzheimer’s session to be Sept. 11
GOOD NEWS: Five library listening sessions scheduled
FEEDBACK: Letters on Cuba trip
CALENDAR: Sept. 7+
REVIEW: Factory Man, by Beth Macy
MYSTERY: Old brick, old gate
S.C. ENCYCLOPEDIA: South Carolina’s connection to Barbados

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BRACK:  South Carolina can learn from Cuba

BRACK: South Carolina can learn from Cuba

By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | For as long as Americans not old enough to be in the AARP have been alive, Cuba has been a pariah, a non-democratic experiment whose embarrassing Soviet connections caused a geo-political chess game.

But as Soviet regimes crumbled in the early 1990s, Cuba was left hanging, still isolated and cut off from its rich neighbor to the north. Cubans literally lost weight, as food became harder to get. But its economic crisis forced institutional changes. The Cuba of today isn’t the Cuba of the Cold War.

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