Confronting the Memory of Che

Go down

Confronting the Memory of Che Empty Confronting the Memory of Che

Post by Guest on Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:06 am

Not everyone in Che Guevara’s hometown of Rosario, Argentina have a soft spot for the communist revolutionary.
Under the motto “a murderer doesn’t deserve state tributes”, Mr López’s foundation has produced videos to educate Argentines, and rosarinos in particular. One shows a clip of Guevara promising to “continue the firing squads for as long as necessary” in a speech to the UN General Assembly in 1964. In another, a narrator reads out the accusatory suicide note of Reinaldo Arenas, a gay novelist who died in 1990 after suffering decades of persecution by Cuba’s government. Mr López is looking for a sympathetic councillor to present the petition on the anniversary of Guevara’s death. More than 3,000 people have signed it since its launch on May 2nd.

It’s unlikely that the monuments will be removed, but it goes to show that the romanticized memory of Che is not shared by all of his countrymen.

http://hurryupharry.org/2017/07/24/confronting-the-memory-of-che/

Guest
Guest


Back to top Go down

Confronting the Memory of Che Empty Re: Confronting the Memory of Che

Post by Original Quill on Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:50 pm

He was a man of many contradictions. A physician turned revolutionary...nothing says it more: a healer creating scars.

_________________
“Little thieves are hanged, but great thieves are praised.” — Old Russian proverb, offered by Vladimir Putin to Donald J. Trump, Helsinki, July, 2018.

"I don't stand by anything."  ― Donald Trump, interview with John Dickerson, 5.1.17...

Normal is broken.

“That's libertarians for you — anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.” ― Kim Stanley Robinson, Green Mars
Original Quill
Original Quill

Posts : 28905
Join date : 2013-12-19
Age : 54
Location : Northern California

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum