Author: Fidel CastroPublisher: LeftWordYear: 2000Language: EnglishPages: 156ISBN/UPC (if available): 1842772694
This book is a collection of two most memorable speeches of a masterly orator in which he critically analyses the workings of the imperialist world order, manifested in new forms of economic exploitation, attacks on national sovereignty and cultural subjugation..The two speeches published here were both delivered in 1999. The first is the Master Lecture delivered at the University of Venezuela, Caracas, in February. The Second speech was delivered at the closing ceremony of the first International Congress on Culture and Development, held in Havana in June 1999.Fidel Castro is one of the keenest observers of the process of globalization in the world. In these two speeches delivered on the eve of the new century, he critically analyses the workings of the imperialist world order, manifested in new forms of economic exploitation, attacks on national sovereignty, cultural subjugation, and military aggression.
A Revolution can only be born from culture and ideasThe Battle for sovereignty is a battle for culture too