Fidel and Socialism

There has been more than a “flurry,” there has been a regular snow storm of articles written about Fidel since his death was announced on November 25. The majority of sources that send information to me, not surprisingly, had many good things to say about his record in history. The large majority of articles written … More Fidel and Socialism

Monthly Review celebrates Fidel Castro and Cuban History

Monthly Review and Monthly Review Press are proud to salute the life and legacy of longtime comrade, Fidel Castro. The 1960 special edition of Monthly Review, “Cuba: Anatomy of a Revolution,” was one of the earliest reports on the fledgling revolution, and in the intervening years, there have been dozens of articles and books published on … More Monthly Review celebrates Fidel Castro and Cuban History

Saul Landau on Fidel Castro & The Cuban Revolution

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 … More Saul Landau on Fidel Castro & The Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro: Our right to be Marxist-Leninists

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, expresses his profound admiration for the heroic soviet people who provided an enormous service to humanity. The 70th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War will be commemorated the day after tomorrow, May 9. Given the … More Fidel Castro: Our right to be Marxist-Leninists