When money trumps mindfulness

This spring a delegation from the Williams College of Business had the opportunity to tour Cuba, “immersing themselves in the complex, social, political and economic reality that is Cuba today,” according to an article published in April in Xavier Magazine. The article “Hola Cuba” describes the history of “the outcast and ostracized country” to contextualize and explain the purpose of the trip for the business students.The article is deeply troubling at best, however, for reasons pertaining to the attitude expressed about U.S.-Cuban relations as well as the purpose of the trip itself. In short, the trip to Cuba was a … Continue reading When money trumps mindfulness