Jill Stein praises Fidel Castro: ‘A symbol of the struggle for justice’
“Fidel Castro was a symbol of the struggle for justice in the shadow of empire. Presente!” Stein wrote on Twitter Saturday afternoon.
Fidel Castro was a symbol of the struggle for justice in the shadow of empire. Presente!
The Tweet came on the heel of other pro-Castro remarks Stein had made in an interview with Paste Magazine.
Castro’s death Friday, she told the pop culture magazine “feels like the passing of an era of incredible struggle against empire right across the water—whether you live in Haiti or in Cuba or even much of the rest of South America, there’s been a real struggle for social justice and it’s been very difficult.
“Cuba was in many ways the face of that movement, which continues to this day.”
Jill filed for the WI recount on Friday: