Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Anti-American Art: Save Gas - Fight Uncle Sam
"To Win, Resist. To Resist, Save...Every Resource Saved Is a Blow Against the Enemy"
Vintage 1960s Cuban poster campaigning to save resources like oil and gas in the face of the US blockade and embargo: "We are in combat against the blockade imposed on us by the enemy...We have to use our resources with the same efficiency that our glorious armed forces and territorial militias use in their invincible means of combat." Note the stars in Uncle Sam's crushed bonnet have been changed to little swastikas. It's nothing short of miraculous that Cuba has held off US aggression for fifty years; the last twenty without the economic support of the now defunct Soviet bloc.