Saul Landau on Fidel Castro & The Cuban Revolution

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In 1989, Saul Landau wrote a piece for the Socialist Register on his time spent in Cuba with Fidel Castro.

[…] Revolutions begin as liberating acts. In January 1959 Havana rocked with a sense of free rhythm. Celebrations marked the overthrow of a nasty dictatorship and the expectations of eternal democracy and freedom, although few had any notions about what forms the new order would take.

Read the full paper here