Aronowitz is a 25-year-old journalist and cultural critic.
New York in the summer, with its viscous air and rushing crowds, is so unpleasant that when you finally make it to the beach, you need to make the most of it.
In the eyes of struggling American leftists, Cuba has never looked so good. Its revolutionary rhetoric and iconic images have become a staple of the American urban-chic style. Cubas story pops up again and againyou cant read an alternative weekly these days without hearing of a new indie movie showcasing Cubas drive for justice.