UpNext — What the Death of Fidel Castro Means

By The Stream Published on November 28, 2016 •

How does the death of one man bring new hope to those who fled for freedom? On this special episode of UpNext, Helena Ramirez reflects on the death of Fidel Castro and what it means to those who remember growing up under his dictatorship. Helena shares her perspective as the daughter of a Cuban refugee, who taught her the value of real liberty, free speech and the American dream.

Listen in as Helena and Gabrielle discuss

  • Why millennials should ask their parents and grandparents about their experiences with totalitarian states
  • What freedom means for those who have survived totalitarian regimes
  • Why this is an opportunity to spread the message of hope

Helena is the director of the Young Leaders Program at the Heritage Foundation. Follow her on Twitter at @HelenaRamirez.

Podcast Channel(s): "UpNext" With Gabrielle Jackson Bosché

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