Che Guevara: “Mobilizing the Masses for the Invasion” (1961)

1946-1989, Colonized, Date, Defining the Enemy, Imperialism, Indigenous, Latino, Subjectives of Refusal, The Bourgeoisie, Workers

“Mobilizing the Masses for the Invasion” was a speech given to workers prior to the Bay of Pigs invasion by Che Guevara in 1961. The speech heavily focused on Latin American solidarity against US impealism. Che Guevara was a Marxist revolutionary in Cuba who was a prominent figure in the fight against imperalism and capitalism. A guerilla leader, held prominent positions in the government after the Cuban Revolution. He was executed in 1967 at age 39 in Bolivia.