Coinciding with the World Day of Freedom of Expression Instituto Nuevo País organized in Havana the presentation of the book "Progressive Essays from Cuba: The writings that the regime considered an attack against international peace", by historian Manuel Cuesta Morua, who also is general coordinator of the institute and Spokesman of the Arco Progresista Party of Cuba. In addition to the writer Victor Manuel Dominguez, the writer Jorge Olivera Castillo, one of the former political prisoner group of 75 of the "Black Spring" of 2003;the journalists Julio Aleaga Pesant and Lilianne Ruiz, and the democracy activists Marthadela Tamayo, Fernando Palacio Mogar, Eroises Gonzalez, Carmelo Bermudez and Juan Antonio Madrazo attended the presentation.
"Progressive Essays from Cuba" is built upon tireless activism, it is a mirror of a modernizing thinking and a text that is necessary because it allows the construction of exchange from various disciplines of thinking. A book that from the historical perspective dialogues with other disciplines such as anthropology, sociology and politics. A text that traces points of contacts between civil and political society, analyzes recent history which allows to build a state of eloquent opinion from the policy of inclusion, from a refreshing narrative which will also dismantle stone upon imaginary anchored by the Revolution and its lost battles.
The book "Essays Progressive from Cuba" comes in the context of an appropriate scenario as it weaves a thread from the construction of citizenship, in which categories such as Participatory Democracy and Citizenship begin to settle into the new tissue in which the Cuban society now lives. In the framework of presenting a dialogue with the audience arose with the emphasis on the urgent need to mobilize in all possible areas and from different ways, the most modern Cuban alternative thinking and overall ideas that is going to allow oxygen to the national public sphere.
As Haroldo Dilla says in the foreword to the text "I hope these ideas can circulate widely in the Cuban society that awakens and deserves in order to decide on their future, to know these other points of view that have been retracted to the public, sometimes by repressive vocation , others by opportunism, others by a loyalty that long ago has turned into shameful complicity. "These ideas already circulate freely because they are arising at a good time to a safe harbor, the citizen.