Sujatha Fernandes, Professor of Sociology at Queens College, discusses how Cuban advocates for greater internet connectivity are not willing to open the country to U.S. corporations in exchange for internet access Story Transcript JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. Telecommunications giant Verizon has just announced that it will […]
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Sujatha Fernandes is a Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of several books including Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures (Duke University Press, 2006), Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chavez's Venezuela (Duke University Press, 2010), and, most recently, Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation (Verso, 2011).