Category Archives: Che

Aquarius Rising

A protester at a demonstration against the Vietnam War during the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, 1968 “Certain years acquire an almost numinous quality in collective memory—1789, 1861, 1914. One of the more recent additions to the list is 1968. Its … Continue reading

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Radical chic

“‘Radical chic’ is a term coined by journalist Tom Wolfe in his 1970 essay ‘Radical Chic: That Party at Lenny’s’ to describe the adoption and promotion of radical political causes by celebrities, socialites, and high society. The concept has been … Continue reading

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Strategy and tactics of guerrilla warfare

Guerrilla forces from North Vietnam’s Vietcong movement cross a river in 1966 during the Vietnam War “The main strategy and tactics of guerrilla warfare tend to involve the use of a small attacking, mobile force against a large, unwieldy force. … Continue reading

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Bay of Pigs Invasion

Visually: Bay of Pigs Invasion “The Bay of Pigs Invasion (Spanish: Invasión de Playa Girón or Invasión de Bahía de Cochinos or Batalla de Girón) was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-sponsored paramilitary … Continue reading

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The Diary of Che Guevara: Bolivia: November 7, 1966-October 7, 1967

“Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara (1928-1967) was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary and author (as well as a physician) who was a major factor in the Cuban Revolution. During the 1960s, he was lionized by intellectuals such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Bertrand Russell, … Continue reading

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Che Guevara last Speech in Algiers 1965

Che Guevara: “Cuba is here at this conference to speak on behalf of the peoples of Latin America. As we have emphasized on other occasions, Cuba also speaks as an underdeveloped country as well as one that is building socialism. … Continue reading

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