The Rise of Fidel Castro. The following slides are all excerpts from Sebastian Balfour’s Book Castro . They are what I believe to be the essential elements of his rise as outlined by Balfour. This presentation should be attributed to Balfour not the teacher.
“Because of my ideological background, I belong to those who believe that the solution of the world\'s problems lies behind the so-called iron curtain, and I see this Movement as one of the many inspired by the bourgeoisie\'s desire to free themselves from the economic chains of imperialism. I always thought of Fidel as an authentic leader of the leftist bourgeoisie, although his image is enhanced by personal qualities of extraordinary brilliance that set him above his class.”
I know revolution sounds like bitter medicine to many businessmen. But after the first shock, they will find it a boon - no more thieving tax collectors, no plundering army chieftains or bribe-hungry officials to bleed them white. Our revolution is as much a moral as a political one.