Tuesday, 23 February 2016 13:30

The Cuban revolution 2

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In this second session of the lecture, Bensaïd starts with an organisational and political analysis of the Cuban Communist Party. After talking about the emergence and organisation of the guerrilla movement, Bensaïd emphasises the overlooked dimension of the urban workers movement in the Cuban Revolution alongside of the guerilla warfare. He outlines the demands of urban workers movement, and strongly underlines the combination of the urban workers movement with the guerilla insurrection. He covers the discussions and criticisms around the general strike in 1958 and its aftermath.

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