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The Cuban Revolutionary Leadership: White Bolshevism (source)
The Cuban Revolutionary Leadership: White Bolshevism (source)

During some recent travels, I came across a copy of Lonely Planet: Cuba. The authors, who clearly sympathize with the country’s communist regime, nonetheless note the following:

While there are no ghettos or gangs in Cuba’s larger cities, a quick tally of the roaming jineteros/as [petty criminals] in Vedado and Habana Vieja will reveal a far higher proportion of black participants. On the other side of the coin, over 90% of Cuban exiles are of white descent and of the victorious rebel army that took control of the government in 1959 only a handful (Juan Almeida being the most obvious example) were of mixed heritage. (Lonely Planet, p. 57)

Cuba then fulfills the usual pattern for Latin America, with predominantly-white elites fighting among themselves to determine the country’s direction, with the black, Amerindian, and/or mixed-race majority remaining relatively passive historical actors. (There are obviously major exceptions to this pattern: black rule in Haiti, Mestizo rule in Venezuela, and Amerindian rule in Bolivia.) The Cuban case is striking in that the usual racial disparities have persisted despite six decades of radically egalitarian communist socio-economic policies.

If the charges of “Jewish Bolshevism” had some credence in Europe and North America (as Winston Churchill and Yuri Slezkine have observed), we can speak of “White Bolshevism” in communist Cuba. In the case of the Argentine Ernesto “Che” Guevara, right-wingers have long enjoyed pointing out the left-wing icon’s racist sentiments. During his youth:

The blacks, those magnificent examples of the African race who have maintained their racial purity thanks to their lack of an affinity with bathing, have seen their territory invaded by a new kind of slave: the Portuguese. . . . The black is indolent and a dreamer; spending his meager wage on frivolity or drink; the European has a tradition of work and saving, which has pursued him as far as this corner of America and drives him to advance himself, even independently of his own individual aspirations.

After the 1959 revolution:

We’re going to do for blacks exactly what blacks did for the revolution. By which I mean: nothing.

Cuba has the same racial disparities that exist elsewhere. The government is overwhelmingly made up of Mediterranean and Amerindianized whites, with a few token blacks and mulattoes. The National Football Team by contrast is overwhelmingly made up of blacks and mulattoes, with a few token whites.

The Cuban Politburo (2016)
The Cuban Politburo (2016)
The Cuban National Football Team
The Cuban National Football Team

(By way of comparison, consider the French National Football Team – actually less black-dominated than it was in previous years – and Emmanuel Macron’s original government line-up.)

The example of communist Cuba seems to me to be a good case-study of the capabilities and limitations of authoritarian governments. The regime may have failed to achieve racial equality but it is not without other achievements.

In considering any government’s performance, we should bear in mind their human capital and regional context. Cuba’s actual racial composition is difficult to determine. According to official statistics, the country’s white and black shares have declined since 1981, while the mixed share has grown:

According to the United Nations’s 1956 Demographic Yearbook (p. 260), whites then made up 72.8% of the population, mixed-race 14.7%, and blacks 12.4%. The trends may be generally accurate: whites declining due to emigration, both whites and blacks declining due to interracial coupling, and perhaps a decline in people identifying as black. I am not sure however if Cubans’ idea of “white” is the same as in Europe or North America. According to my Google Images search (by no means a reliable source), Cubans are mostly people of color. Can anyone who has visited Cuba give a rough estimate of the people’s apparent racial breakdown? Do two thirds of people really look like Spaniards?

One advantage of the Cuban police state and command economy is that the country is remarkably peaceful by Latin American standards. The homicide rate stands at 5 per 100,000 people, just under the U.S. figure, and ten times less than Honduras, Venezuela, or Jamaica. Tourists typically feel much safer wandering city streets in Cuba than elsewhere in Latin America.

Leftists have long praised the Cuban government’s emphasis on healthcare, education, and the fight against poverty. Both Cubans’ infant mortality rate (4.5 per 1,000 births) and life expectancy (79.1 years) are slightly better than Americans’. My Lonely Planet guide also praised the countries’ government-run Casas de Cultura and strong performance in sports (Cuba finished fifth in the 1992 Summer Olympics with 31 medals and eleventh in 2004 with 27 medals). (I do not know if Cuba’s sporting success has been to due to doping and/or systematic training programs, communist regimes are prone to both.)

As Anatoly Karlin has observed Cuba is “the world’s only ‘sustainable’ country, combining high human development with a low ecological footprint.” He also notes that the country already had a fairly high development level prior to the revolution and has since fallen behind economically. From anecdotal evidence, it seems that getting by economically is quite difficult in Cuba and one has to “hustle” constantly in order to get the necessities of life. Nonetheless, this doesn’t seem to have harmed the Cubans’ health: they have been spared the cars, sedentary lifestyle, and fatty foods that have led to an explosion in obesity and overweightness across the rest of the world, including the West.

There is no media freedom or political pluralism in Cuba. This is clearly a factor for political stability and the steady adherence to communist values. Anyone too critical is liable to be jailed or worse. However, my impression is that Cuba never went through a genuinely Bolshevik revolutionary phase, with the slaughter of the intelligentsia or the starving the peasants, characteristic of communism in much of eastern Europe and Asia. The Castros, for all their faults, do not seem to have hated their own people.

In fact, listening to Fidel Castro’s speeches, I am struck that his style of politics shares more with Mussolini and Juan Perón than with Lenin, Stalin, or Mao. Both Mussolini and Castro embodied a certain Mediterranean virility, each enjoying getting shirtless in front of the media cameras.

Cuba’s revolutionary government only gradually became communist as relations with the United States broke down, an ideological change which had the benefit of securing the economic support and military protection of the Soviet superpower. But, in temperament and style, Castro’s regime in some ways resembled a kind of Third-Worldist fascism, its authoritarian government being justified in the name of the global South’s perpetual struggle for equality.

In terms of independence and power-projection, the Cuban accomplishment is considerable for such a small island nation of a mere 11 million people. The Cuban government has been able to thumb its nose at the American superpower for six decades, Washington impotently watching on. This has been possible thanks to the country’s relatively autarkic economic model (notwithstanding generous Soviet subsidies until the end of the Cold War). Cuba was also capable of deploying tens of thousands of soldiers to Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1970s and 80s in the fight to spread communism and topple Apartheid.

The Cuban example shows that a highly multi-racial/ethnic country can be quite orderly and powerful if there is an inclusive authoritarian government with a sense of mission. However, I do not believe an authoritarian regime – I am not speaking of a purely selfish and vicious tyranny – can sustain itself without a compelling raison d’être. Cuba’s struggle for racial and global equality has been unsuccessful and is going nowhere. The country will continue to bleed out the more desperate and enterprising to other lands, notably the United States, and it seems inevitable the “Cuban exception” will end, whether gradually as now or in a sudden change. Then this island which had provoked fear and inspiration across the world be reduced to being another Puerto Rico. Nonetheless, in an era of growing ethno-racial diversity and of both human and environmental biological degradation, the Cuban experience may still hold important lessons.

 
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  1. Won’t comment on this, but Guillaume Durocher is one of the best, if not the best Unz site writer.

    • Disagree: atlantis_dweller
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    , @Truth
    , @Father O'Hara
  2. One recurrent rumor (among Latin American gays in Miami and elsewhere) is that young Cuban gays will deliberately get themselves HIV-positive (how exactly?) in order to be sent to a sort of soft-regime labor camp set up for the HIV-positive.

    • Replies: @dvorak
  3. fnn says:

    NYRB just came out with a piece on the alleged myth of Judeo-Bolshevism:
    https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2019/02/21/fake-threat-of-jewish-communism/

    Of course they also think that “Islamization” of Europe is another myth:

    Unfortunately, I fear that the rantings and conspiracy theories disseminated by the likes of Viktor Orbán against George Soros and the allegedly Jewish forces of globalization, and the chants of “Jews will not replace us” by white supremacists in Charlottesville, demonstrate that anti-Semitism, even if not specifically in the form of Judeo-Bolshevism, still has traction. But Hanebrink is correct, I think, to argue that the myth of Judeo-Bolshevism has been supplanted by another perceived threat likewise constituted from a fusion of race, culture, religion, and political ideology. This is the “Islamization of the West,” embodied in the influx of Muslim immigrants who are considered dangerous, alien, disloyal, extremist, and unassimilable, and thus once again threaten the survival of national sovereignty, ethnic homogeneity, and Western civilization. In place of Judeo-Bolshevism, a new hybrid specter—“radical Islam” or “Islamic terror”—is haunting Europe.

  4. HISTORICAL FOOTNOTE: Before the revolution of 1959, and at a time long before homosexuality was socially acceptable in the USA, Cuba was a favorite R&R center for adventurous and prosperous American gays eager for exotic (and multi-racial) adventures, just as it was for American male non-gays seeking what can tactfully be described as “Lolita encounters.”

  5. “The Castros … do not seem to have hated their own people.” – Not wholly true, in fact. There were vile prisons for dissidents, brutally long sentences in harsh labor camps and all sorts of loss of meager privileges for those suspected of disloyalty. The other point to grasp is that fully ten percent of the population chose to flee after the Castro gang came to power, more-or-less the same proportion as those who who chose to flee Laos when the Pathet Lao took over the country in 1975.

  6. @Billy Corr

    Thanks for the comment! I’ll admit hesitated about including that line.

  7. Lot says:

    Cuban blacks don’t look usually look like pure Africans like Haiti and Jamaica, more like 70% African with some Amerindian and white mixed in.

    I’d guess pre-Castro white-whites were 15% of the population and now less than 10%. It was the capital of the Spanish Caribbean and had plantation slavery that attracted ambitious Spanish immigrants.

    The typical Cuban is triracial and looks close to the typical Puerto Rican or Colombian, perhaps with a slightly higher African share and lower Indian share.

  8. @Lot

    Thanks for the information! That is very low white population indeed.

    • Replies: @Lot
    , @joe webb
  9. I’ve wondered why Western leftists tend to admire Cuba but not North Korea, despite the fact that the respective countries’ regimes both came out of the same wave of Bolshevik utopianism in the last century.

    I suspect biodiversity plays a role. North Koreans, like other northwest Asians, can produce enough of a smart fraction to build nukes and missiles, whereas Cubans couldn’t do these things in a million years. That makes the North Koreans a lot more dangerous to the cities where Western intellectuals tend to live.

    Also Koreans in general remind our elites of the East Asian immigrants they had to compete against for spots in elite universities. They don’t want to romanticize an East Asian communist country run by the kinds of nerds they despise in their own country.

    Cuba, by contrast, offers our elites a nation full of low-ambition and low-ability brown people who can’t generate the human capital to challenge their hold on power.

  10. @Lot

    The Cuban Indians were wiped out before blacks got there, few Cubans have any Indian blood.

    • Replies: @athEIst
  11. Denis says:

    One interesting thing about Cuba is that it is possibly the only country in the world that is, believe it or not, getting whiter:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Cuba#Racial_groups

    https://web.archive.org/web/20140603230454/http://www.one.cu/publicaciones/cepde/cpv2012/20140428informenacional/46_tabla_II_4.pdf

    According to these statistics, which appear to be the product of the census, the percentage of the population that is identified as white increases with youth, with the youngest demographic group, those less than a year old, having the highest proportion of whites. Whatever the reason for this result, this makes Cuba essentially unique.

    One can speculate as to why this is the case, my personal guess being that a dictatorship under siege with relatively few resources at its disposal must by necessity be meritocratic to some extent. It is one thing to institute affirmative action if you are a rich, white, republican president who leads a nuclear superpower, and are confident that you and your kids will be insulated from the negative consequences of this policy. Cuba has no such luxury, and can’t indulge in ridiculous endeavors like refusing to arrest criminals simply because they are black and giving people government jobs for the same reason.

    For the record, I have no idea if these statistics are accurate, but the Cuban government, at least, seems to believe them, as it has no incentive whatsoever to lie about the country’s demographics, at least not in favour of whites.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  12. “As Anatoly Karlin has observed Cuba is “the world’s only ‘sustainable’ country, combining high human development with a low ecological footprint.” He also notes that the country already had a fairly high development level prior to the revolution and has since fallen behind economically.”

    IOW, Cuba is AOC’s model for a New America.

  13. @advancedatheist

    You are completely wrong. You have no idea what you are talking about. You are simply sampling from your no doubt wide array of personal ignorant prejudices.

    • Replies: @advancedatheist
  14. I never saw such an incredible bunch of confusion, ignorance, self-fulfilling prophecy, and confirmation bias.

    • Replies: @ben sampson
    , @Viva Fidel!
  15. DCBillS says:

    I have observed (lots of experience) that resentment of the white elite is practically nonexistent in Cuba. I find this hard to explain. For one thing there is something of a siege mentality there and the country is united to a large extent against the potential yankee oppressors. White domination of high level positions is a fact of life but capable blacks are also present in such positions. Also racial rivalry is sublimated although recognized. For example the Casablanca neighborhood east of the harbor is mostly black but maintains “friendly” sports rivalries with neighborhoods of other ethnic makeups. Also upscale housing (Miramar) is multi ethnic. And other groups (Chinese) are present and generally accepted.

    • Replies: @dvorak
  16. @Billy Corr

    Nonsense. But let’s ignore it because it is nonsense and look at some truths: lower infant mortality rate than the US. Highest doctor to patient ratio in the world. Although a very poor country, Cuba has the same average life expectancy as the US. (Chomp on that, libertarian ostriches.) No starvation as in the US. Free and competent medical care, so competent that they can export it, and the receivers of that export welcome it. Universal access to education, health care, safe drinking water and public sanitation. Diversified agriculture, instead of one-crop colonial agriculture. Literacy rate comparable to or higher than the US (depending on whose statistics you look at, but either way it is very high) No McDonalds, Burger Kings, or Starbucks! For that alone it deserves the highest kudos.

    And if you say it needs loans to survive, A. So does the US, and B. they would survive fine without it, because they distribute the country’s gifts fairly.

  17. songbird says:

    It is funny how Cuba takes racial statistics and France does not.

  18. songbird says:

    I think the Caribbean could be made a lot more functional with population transfers. Have one island for whites, one for blacks, one for mulattoes.

  19. White Cubans in USA are generally involved in white collar crimes while the black Cubans mostly engage in violent rape and burglary usually ending in murder of their victims (of those that engage in crime I mean, and many indeed do). Cuba is sustainable because it offloads its troublemakers and criminals onto the US, a good way to clear up space in jails for new inmates to process before sending them to Miami. And the US welcomes these criminals with open arms as victims of communism and uses them to feed its propaganda about the evils of the Cuban regime and socialism. And they don’t all head out across the Straits of Florida in boats, dinghies, or inflatable inner tubes of truck tyres, some just sneak into the Guantanamo US base and demand asylum. There have been camps for Cuban exiles/criminals on the base itself and then they’re shipped out to Miami by the US military.

    Many Cuban Guantanamo city residents have day passes to work on the US base in menial jobs and earn some dollars.

    There are daily flights between Miami and Havana that have been flying for decades for the exiles to visit their families, and vice versa, although non-Cuban US citizens are banned by the US government to visit Cuba and have to do so illegally via Canada or Mexico. And citizens of other countries also weren’t allowed to use these flights but had to fly indirectly as US refused entry to foreigners they knew had been to Cuba, hence many don’t get their passports stamped. The Cuban economy benefits enormously from money transfers of these expatriate Cubans in US to their families back home. I believe there are now four daily Miami – Havana flights and they’re not flying empty.

    Despite the US embargo Cuban cigars can be bought throughout the US and are a favoured by the politicians and businessmen. So there is a lucrative cigar smuggling business that the US authorities generally turn a blind eye to as it supplies the upper classes. I wonder if it was a Cubana or a Dominicana Bill Clinton used on Monica Lewinsky. Anybody know? Cohiba or Partagas maybe? And there’s more that crosses those straits …

    Cuba held out against the LGBT agenda until legalising sex-change operations in 2008 and now same sex marriages.

    And yes most of the bigwigs in the party are white while the blacks are in the lower rungs of society although many are prominent not just in sports but in many highly educated middle class professions.

    Cuba has charitable medical programmes in the third world where its doctors do remarkable jobs in Africa and elsewhere but never gets international recognition for it as all the publicity and the Nobel Prize goes to the scumbags of the globalist NGO Medicines Sans Frontiers.

    And Che was a race realist not a racist.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  20. Kirt says:

    I vaguely recall hearing many years ago that shortly after the Cuban revolution took power, one of the top leaders (I don’t remember if it was Fidel, Raul, or Che) said something to the effect of “We got rid of one ni##er dictator (Batista) and now we have two to go (Duvalier and Trujillo)”. Anyone else remember something like this?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Gleongelpi
  21. Thanks, very interesting article.

    I am not sure Puerto Rico is the correct comparison to Cuba. There are quite a few high achieving Cubans – e.g., Jose Raul Capablanca comes to mind. I can’t think of any from Puerto Rico.

    Another curiosity about Cuba (according to Emmanuel Todd) is that it is the only Latin American country with an exogamous communitarian family as the traditional family. As Todd argues, this is strongly correlated with propensity to become Communist during the 20th century.

    I think you really do have a point with Cuba’s Bolsheviks not hating their own people (so indeed, as you say, is it really appropriate to call them Bolsheviks?). Sure, they’re not exactly nice and fluffy. But Latin America seems to be unique in that it is the right-wingers there who have killed far more people than the left-wingers. Their main feats are not killing masses of their “own” people – said apostrophes being far less deserved for Cuba than for Russia or Eastern Europe – but in screwing up the economy, as the far left is wont to do.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @Asagirian
  22. Anonymous[724] • Disclaimer says:
    @Lot

    My Cuban “Ex” was blonde, as were many of her friends.

  23. Anonymous[724] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kirt

    Trujillo, wasn’t he assassinated by the CIA? I had an office in the Dominican Republic, back in the 80’s. There were no black politicians. There were jokes about how you couldn’t be elected if you were black.

    • Replies: @Kirt
    , @republic
  24. You definitely nailed it on Che. For being a medical doctor (he wasn’t; he had no degree) he was rather naive in his political beliefs. He was a con artist. From Exposing the Real Che Guevara: And the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him by Humberto Fontova:

    Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the mainstream media celebrate Ernesto “Che” Guevara as a saint, a sex symbol, and a selfless martyr. But their ideas about Che—whose face adorns countless T-shirts and posters—are based on the lies of Fidel Castro’s murderous dictatorship.

    Che’s hipster fans are classic “useful idiots,” the name Stalin gave to foolish Westerners who parroted his lies about communism. And their numbers only increased after a new biopic was released, starring Benicio Del Toro.

    But as Humberto Fontova reveals in this myth-shattering book, Che was actually a bloodthirsty executioner, a military bumbler, a coward, and a hypocrite. In fact, Che can be called the godfather of modern terrorism.

    Fontova reveals:

    • How he longed to destroy New York City with nuclear missiles.
    • How he persecuted gays, blacks, and religious people.
    • How he loved material wealth and private luxuries, despite his image as an ascetic.

    Are Che fans like Angelina Jolie, Jesse Jackson, Carlos Santana, and Johnny Depp too ignorant to realize they’ve been duped? Or too anti-American to care?

    He was a total failure as a Revolutionary in Bolivia . Instead of starting his revolution in the cities where he might get some support he tried the rural areas and they thought he was a compete idiot. The peasants actually ratted him out to the authorities.

    Cuba’s days are numbered. The entire place is falling apart according to people I know who have been there. They need money for infrastructure. Without a workable infrastructure they will just slowly die.

  25. Andy says:

    There was a lot of Spanish migration to Cuba during the 19th century (when it was with Puerto Rico the only Spanish colony left in the Americas, after the rest of Latin America had declared independence – one of those Spaniards that migrated to Cuba in the late 19th century was Fidel Castro’s father) so the white population figures are plausible and confirmed by DNA studies. Also remember that for most of its history after 1492 Cuba didn’t have an indigenous population – they were killed off soon after the Spaniards arrived, mostly by illnesses for which they had no immunity. Eventually African slaves were imported to work, but they didn’t mingle much with Cuban whites – so Cuban whites are more purely Spanish than in the rest of Latin America where there was a lot of mixing with Amerindians.

  26. @obwandiyag

    So do you mean to say that Cuba’s regime could build nukes and rockets based on its own cognitive resources?

  27. dvorak says:
    @Billy Corr

    young Cuban gays will deliberately get themselves HIV-positive (how exactly?)

    Is it a chore to get pozzed? Seems not.

    • Replies: @Billy Corr
  28. dvorak says:
    @DCBillS

    I have observed (lots of experience) that resentment of the white elite is practically nonexistent in Cuba. I find this hard to explain.

    The Chicano movement started at a Malibu Jewish youth summer camp.

    No Cuban Jews? No resentment of Cuban elites.

    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @sarz
  29. I cannot find the reference right now, but Soviet (or former Soviet) sources claim that Castro berated the Soviet Ambassador during the Cuban Missile Crisis, yelling that the USSR ought to launch an immediate pre-emptive nuclear strike on the USA. It is claimed that the Ambassador diplomatically replied that he would communicate this suggestion to his government.

  30. @dvorak

    One would assume that being the passive partner in a prolonged period of relentless gay cruising would probably do the trick.

  31. Lot says:

    Something else interesting about Cuban Americans: they have the lowest fertility of any large ethnic group tracked by the CDC.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  32. Kirt says:
    @Anonymous

    Right you are. The Cuban Commies launched an abortive invasion to get rid of Trujillo but it failed miserably. It was CIA assets who got the job done and then the US Navy was dispatched to chase his sons into exile. The CIA also went after Duvalier but the old voodoo witch doctor was more than a match for them and passed the rule on to his incompetent son, who lasted a surprisingly long time before ending up in exile and eventually broke in France.

  33. Cuba was also capable of deploying tens of thousands of soldiers to Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1970s and 80s in the fight to spread communism and topple Apartheid.

    The race issue also reared its head in this conflict. Specifically, the issue was that the Cubans were well aware of the potential PR disaster of sending too may white soldiers into Africa, so it was decided that the number of black troops were to be upped. But certain Cuban political leaders were aware – or at least made the argument – that too many black troops could degrade military performance. (In the event, the Cuban military interventions in Africa were quite successful and impressive.)

    Btw, Cuba also sent some 500 tank commanders to Syria to fight in the 1973 war.

    • Replies: @FrAG
  34. whahae says:
    @niteranger

    Nuking New York and persecuting gays, blacks, and religious people? Based and redpilled.

    • LOL: Anatoly Karlin
  35. @Anonymous

    Cuban whites are Basque from Northwest Spain and being blonde would not be that unusual. Their country belongs to the Celtic Leagues and in genetic terms Castro is more similar to an Irishman than to a Canary Islander.

  36. Hibernian says:
    @obwandiyag

    Based on the self reported statistics of a demonic regime.

  37. LondonBob says:

    Cuba’s Jewish population mostly left after Castro took power, as much as ninety five percent. Cuban Jews were very active in the anti Castro movement, probably helped when the Mossad assassinated JFK. Don’t know much about it but assume they were very connected to the mafia gambling, prostitution and entertainment services on the island, something Castro despised.

    • Replies: @Marcus
    , @Hibernian
  38. Renoman says:

    The World is run by white people because we are the meanest SOB’s in the Valley. Smart, ruthless and cunning with all the money and most of the guns I don’t know why this is such a shocking revelation to people.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  39. @Billy Corr

    What you described was for the preservation of the regime, not out of sheer sadism like in the soviet union during the civil war and in its aftermath – whole social strata being wiped out, such as the Cossacks

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  40. @Renoman

    But the very White Supremacists claim it is not but that it’s run by the you know whos.

    • Replies: @Wally
  41. Marcus says:
    @LondonBob

    Frank Lopez was Jewish

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  42. Wally says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    Really?

    Is that why he references the bogus, anti free speech Anatoly Karlin?

    Cuba is “the world’s only ‘sustainable’ country, combining high human development with a low ecological footprint.” He also notes that the country already had a fairly high development level prior to the revolution.

    – using neo-Marxist, anti-science, UN criteria

  43. Arioch says:

    At least in Russia there were MUCH more Jewish part in the second revolution (pro-Western, allegedly liberal, February 1917), that destroyed what then still remained of the state in few months, than in the third revolution (October 1917, Lenin, Trotsky, etc).

    If anyone wants to reduce three Russian revolutions to one-dimensional Jewish Question, then he must set Bolsheviks as anti-Jewish counter-revolutionaries 🙂

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  44. Wally says:
    @fnn

    concerning Charlottesville:

    “We have been working on the ground and behind the scenes leading up to, during, and after the rally.”

    Zionist Jew Anita Gray, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League.


    more:
    http://www.unz.com/article/how-the-jews-won-the-battle-of-charlottesville

  45. Wally says:
    @obwandiyag

    Your laughable lack of sources is noted.

    And no doubt your ‘stats’ are why so many want out, not in.

    Just asking, but where in Cuba do you reside?

    Cheers.

  46. Wally says:
    @songbird

    And the blacks & mulattoes would no doubt force their way onto the ‘so very racist’ white islands.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  47. Wally says:
    @Commentator Mike

    But Ashkenazi Supremacists are white.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  48. TG says:

    “Cuba then fulfills the usual pattern for Latin America, with predominantly-white elites fighting among themselves to determine the country’s direction, with the black, Amerindian, and/or mixed-race majority remaining relatively passive historical actors. (There are obviously major exceptions to this pattern: black rule in Haiti,…”

    Maybe not quite. Remember: at first Haiti did indeed have black rule. Then the ‘whites’ revolted, took over the better part of the country, renamed it “The Dominican Republic,” and exiled the blacks to a smaller ghetto (e.g., Haiti proper) which they are very aggressive at keeping walled off.

    Just saying.

    • Replies: @republic
  49. Wally says:
    @Anatoly Karlin

    said:
    “But Latin America seems to be unique in that it is the right-wingers there who have killed far more people than the left-wingers.”

    Proof of that is where?

  50. @Marcus

    It is inferred that Omar and Mel the cop are Jewish too in the film.

    • Replies: @Marcus
    , @Tony
  51. @Wally

    I suppose so, although to many White Nationalists all Jews are non-white, whoever or whatever they may be. And Jews themselves are the ultimate chameleons, they can be anything they want, whatever serves their purpose.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  52. Fidel Castro himself was of Jewish Marrano heritage – the Jews in Spain forced to nominally convert as the price of staying in Spain … even Jewish websites boast of Fidel being one of the tribe

    Interesting the book by Fidel’s former bodyguard, Juan Sanchez, describing the Castros as billionaires living like Donald Trump on a restricted-access island off Cuba’s coast … rich from international drug trafficking as well as cigar and rum sales

    Fidel’s grandson Tony Castro has recently been showing off on Instagram, a billionaire’s lifestyle, on yachts and in posh hotels, a spate of photo articles on this recently

    Author Sanchez ‘died mysteriously’ as the book appeared, Sanchez maybe not realising that if the Castros are in the drug trade, US gov must be in on it too, and the CIA might not want Sanchez around

    Indeed Veterans Today also carries the ‘Castro drug dealer’ stories, with Mitt Romney said to be involved, and photographed there with a woman sometimes said to be Maria Andropov of the Russian leader’s family

    Fidel’s ‘rise to power’ has certain improbable, manipulated-seeming, media-backed elements, fitting along with the Antony Sutton etc writings that the Cold War etc was always a scam of the Powers That Be, communist revolutions funded behind the scenes by the bankers etc

  53. Marcus says:
    @jeff stryker

    “Mel Bernstein” yeah I’d assume so, and the actor Harry Yulin is Jewish. Also the supposed money launderer Seidelbaum who turned out to be an undercover. When Oliver Stone addressed complaints from Cubans about the film, he said there were more crooked Jews than Cubans in the film!

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  54. @Brabantian

    My information posted earlier is a little out of date as it pertains to the period before Obama’s administration established full diplomatic relations with Cuba so I don’t know how much better the relations between the two countries, business, and travel are now, or how they may have changed again during Trump, but it does appear that travel restrictions have been eased.

    One does get a really strange feeling about the US-Cuba relations there and that things are not quite as the public believes, despite the hostile rhetoric of both governments. Even before diplomacy was established, that huge US embassy building in Havana operated as some US Interest Section and one wondered what the US staff working there were really doing. The US signed the Helms-Burton Act in 1996 to punish companies doing business in Cuba and as a result many foreign companies with business interests in Cuba had to pull out. And it is always hard to find out in a totalitarian society what is going on but there was a lot of traffic between the two countries, mostly involving Cubans. Every family in Cuba either had someone in the US or was trying to get someone over to the US so as to receive currency payments from them, and it seemed many were exempt from the supposedly strict Cuban and US regulations at the time. Although US citizens were banned from visiting Cuba by the US government it seems that US citizens of Cuban origin who had relatives in Cuba were exempt from this rule and hence those daily Miami – Havana flights. And wire transfer of funds from US to Cuba seemed to function if it was between US Cubans and their relatives on the island. Apparently some 2 billion USD are transferred from US to Cuba each year in this way. So most of those Cubans who were supposedly running away from Cuba because of the repression, once they got settled in the US could commute freely between Miami and Havana. On the other hand non Cuban US citizens faced heavy fines if travelling to Cuba.

    And whatever contraband exports and transshipments to the US the high up party members were involved in it couldn’t have been done without the knowledge or cooperation of US authorities or certain government agencies.

  55. @Marcus

    When he is pleading for his life Frank says “I’ll go back to Spain” which suggests that Lopez is Spanish Jew and Omar says “I think he is a peasant” (Suggesting he is from the merchant class).

    The only actual Hispanic Jew in the film was Stephen Bauer. Everyone else was an Italian-American anyhow.

  56. Icy Blast says:
    @obwandiyag

    When are you moving to Havana, you Magnificent African Sage?

  57. anon1 says:

    “..there are exceptions..like black rule in Haiti,,”

    I don’t think Haiti qualifies. It is not really a diverse place being just about wholly black after all the whites were killed in the late 1700’s. They even invited some of them to come back and then killed them too. Haiti’s only diversity is its 2-3% Mulatto elite that run the place. Haiti is also the poorest and most dysfunctional country in the western hemisphere.

    • Replies: @TelfoedJohn
  58. Asagirian says:

    my impression is that Cuba never went through a genuinely Bolshevik revolutionary phase, with the slaughter of the intelligentsia or the starving the peasants, characteristic of communism in much of eastern Europe and Asia. The Castros, for all their faults, do not seem to have hated their own people.
    In fact, listening to Fidel Castro’s speeches, I am struck that his style of politics shares more with Mussolini and Juan Perón than with Lenin, Stalin, or Mao.

    Castro was not a mass killer. Che Guevara was far more radical but didn’t get to rule.

    Castro was introduced to Mussolini and Hitler before Marx and Lenin. He was inspired by nationalism and gravitated to communism as a means to power. He came to fear capitalism because so much of the ‘free’ economy was controlled by the US and organized crime.

    • Replies: @Alfa158
  59. Asagirian says:
    @Billy Corr

    There were vile prisons for dissidents, brutally long sentences in harsh labor camps and all sorts of loss of meager privileges for those suspected of disloyalty.

    So, what happened to James Fields?

  60. Asagirian says:
    @advancedatheist

    I’ve wondered why Western leftists tend to admire Cuba but not North Korea, despite the fact that the respective countries’ regimes both came out of the same wave of Bolshevik utopianism in the last century.

    Western intellectuals revered Ho Chi Minh and even Mao for awhile. Like Castro, they struggled to gain power. They were self-made men.

    Kims, like Eastern European autocrats, were lackeys installed by the Soviets, therefore less romantic figures.

    • Replies: @advancedatheist
  61. Asagirian says:
    @Anatoly Karlin

    But Latin America seems to be unique in that it is the right-wingers there who have killed far more people than the left-wingers.

    Really a race war. White military-industrial elites(armed by the US) trained ‘death squads’ to mow down leftist radicals and their brown hordes. There were more browns than whites, so a strong message had to be sent… like Israel does with Arabs.

  62. Asagirian says:
    @Billy Corr

    I cannot find the reference right now, but Soviet (or former Soviet) sources claim that Castro berated the Soviet Ambassador during the Cuban Missile Crisis, yelling that the USSR ought to launch an immediate pre-emptive nuclear strike on the USA.

    That was Che.

  63. Asagirian says:
    @jeff stryker

    in genetic terms Castro is more similar to an Irishman than to a Canary Islander

    He looked pretty Latin to me.

    • Replies: @Cutler
  64. Hibernian says:
    @LondonBob

    Hyman Roth, call your office.

  65. Hibernian says:
    @Plato's Dream

    Castro’s propaganda ministry couldn’t have said it any better.

  66. Cutler says:
    @Asagirian

    He actually is the spitting image of Liam Neeson, Look at photos of a young Castro with Neeson.

    • Replies: @Truth
  67. haole says:

    There is another story about race that needs to be told. After WWII His Imperial Majesty Haile selaisse let the italian invaders stay in ethiopia as business men and farmers. They were bakers, restauranters, mechanics, tailers, watch repairmen and became the backbone of ethiopias post WWII economy. So we have racially whites bringing in socialism in Cuba and Blacks allowing white small business to prosper in Africa.

    The black political class allowing white owned business to prosper only lasted 30 some years, 1941 to 197?. Post Haile Selaisse all the italians, greeks, armenians were kicked out of Ethiopia by the Socialist/Marxist government.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italians_of_Ethiopia

    “”After World War II
    After WWII, the Italian Ethiopians were given a full pardon by the newly returned Emperor Haile Selassie, as he saw the opportunity to continue the modernization efforts of the country.[9] He declared that no reprisals would be taken against the Italians, and many remained for decades, until the overthrow of the Emperor in the Ethiopian Civil War in 1974. Nearly 22,000 Italo-Ethiopians took refuge in Italy during the 1970s.[9] Their main organization in Italy is the Associazione Italiana Profughi dall’Etiopia ed Eritrea (A.I.P.E.E.).[10]

    In recent years, some Italian companies have returned to operate in Ethiopia, and a large number of Italian technicians and managers arrived with their families, residing mainly in the metropolitan area of the capital.[11]””

  68. j2 says:

    I was in Cuba last year. The people may have 70% white genes, but they looked having quite clear black admixture, not like Spanish. (They called Cubans of Spanish origin Creoles, there were not many of those.) The country did not look prosperous. I do not think Cuba should be given as a model to other countries. It is poorer than Communism in Eastern Europe before it collapsed. Cuba will have to change and it will.

  69. Truth says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    His daddy did a pretty good job managing the Dodgers as well.

  70. Truth says:
    @songbird

    I think you could be made a lot more functional with additional years of elementary school.

  71. @Anonymous

    Relatively few Cubans in Cuba or otherwise are 90-plus percent white European, let alone blonde.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  72. @Lot

    Good. Can they teach our PRs and Africans?

  73. @Commentator Mike

    Genetics, at least, isn’t a matter of opinion. Ashkenazi Jews are heavily white European, typically about FORTY percent Italian alone.

    • Replies: @Wally
  74. @Asagirian

    Yes, but the Kim family has held on despite the odds against them after the Soviet Union collapsed and cut off North Korea’s supplies of fuel, fertilizers and industrial goods. They have shown rugged self-reliance which would have earned them respect in other contexts.

    The Castros by contrast had remittances from overseas Cubans and their tourism industry to keep them in business during the similar hard times the country experienced without Soviet foreign aid.

  75. Communism in Eastern Europe and USSR was always about lies. They pretended to be for a utopia, but never were. 1% were the very rich Communists, if that. There were hundreds of Yak-40 private jets for the owners of the Soviet enterprises, with capitalism and private incomes, while 9% were Apparatchiks and the remaining, 90% were slave wage or in the GULAG forced labor camps. As I was looking for some films from America on the GULAG camps, I found this one, https://www.celtic-films.com/gulag-magadan-2017/ but didn’t see any produced by a major Hollywood Studio. One communist of the USSR laughingly remarked that they had more wealth disparity than the Egyptian dynasties.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @onebornfree
  76. It is bitterly disappointing to learn that Trudeau the Younger could not possibly be the natural son* of Fidel Castro, simply because the dates don’t fit, just as it is distressing to know that Prince Harry could not be the son of James Hewitt – for precisely the same reason – and that Prince Andrew (who now, in middle-aged maturity, looks very like Philip) is very unlikely to be the son of Lord Porlock (who was once the Queen’s racing manager.

    On the other hand, it surprised many to know that both David Cameron and his lovely wife are both descendants of royal bastards, of Charles II and Hanoverian vintage.

    * the Elizabethan and Jacobean usage was “base son”, as in ” … the base son of the king of Spain, and a very proper and towardly young gentleman …” who was (“for his greate good”) but, one assumes, his great disappointment, unable to sail aboard the Armada of 1588.

    • Replies: @Anon
  77. Tony says:
    @jeff stryker

    Omar is an arab name who was played by an arab F Murray Abraham.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  78. Tony says:
    @Lot

    Ricans are blacker than Cubans.

  79. Alfa158 says:
    @Asagirian

    If you watch Castro’s speeches, it can be seen that he almost perfectly mimics Mussolini’s poses and gestures.

  80. @fnn

    If the NYRB says its a myth, you can be goddamned positive its absolutely real. This further reinforces my belief in and awareness of both Jewish Bolshevism as well as the Islamization of Europe.

  81. @advancedatheist

    No, there is really only one difference that matters to American elites. The presence of melanin. American elites equate melanin with innocence n virtue, its absence with original sin n evil. Cuba is closer to the equator thus can do no wrong. Any attempt to look beyond the presence of melanin to explain American politics is merely constructing ever more elaborate Ptolemaic epicycles to prove that the sun n planets circle the earth. Occam’s razor applies–it’s just melanin.

    • Replies: @MEFOBILLS
  82. ” . . . with the black, Amerindian, and/or mixed-race majority remaining relatively passive historical actors. ”

    Why seemingly intelligent people write such uninformed nonsense is beyond me. Throughout southern polities skin color can be and has as much to do with the power dynamic as in the US. It may be more subtle, but that depends on where you live.

    Furthermore, save very few exceptions, where dominant white lower brokers were in play they preferred lighter skin tones, especially those derived from spanish ancestry and either installed of influenced that process.

    And this is no secret among those populations. it never fails when the color manipulation fails to impress, internationalize it to reinforce the underlying assail. Coming to save the day only be undermined the very cause to the fail.

    ——————————-

    “However, my impression is that Cuba never went through a genuinely Bolshevik revolutionary phase, with the slaughter of the intelligentsia or the starving the peasants, characteristic of communism in much of eastern Europe and Asia.”

    Shhhhhhh . . . don’t tell anyone, the intelligentsia left, cash in tow. They are plotting their return via our interventionists members of congress, education and financial elite, as their descendents plot their revenge.

  83. @Tony

    Most Marielitos in real-life were black or Mulatto and the only actual white Cuban dregs were mental patients or handicapped.

    Bauer in real life who played Manny was from an affluent Cuban Jewish family who immigrated to Florida when he was five and belonged to the business elite.

    The film’s casting is not really a reflection of reality.

  84. @RadicalCenter

    The white Cubans had the money to move to Florida, obviously.

    My understanding of Cuban “whites” is that they are from the Canary Islands and not Spain (Though the elite like Castro were from Galicia in Northwest Spain).

    So essentially, the Spanish Cubans are a bunch of Moroccans.

    • Replies: @Anon
  85. Tyrion 2 says:
    @Billy Corr

    What percentage of the people of Cuba who looked like Castro ended up fleeing Castro? 50%? All that he didn’t kill, torture, imprison or put in government?

  86. Biff says:
    @Anonymous

    My Cuban “Ex” was blonde, as were many of her friends.

    Did the carpet match the curtains?

  87. Biff says:

    If I were a businessman in Cuba the first thing I would do is open a paint store. Everything needs a coat of paint.
    Then I would open a cooking school – there’s more than one way to cook a pork chop. And how hard can it be to grow some spices – rosemary, pepper, mint, sage etc…. It all goes well with cigars.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  88. ikki says:

    Of course its all white. Just read up on what the revolutionaries themselves have to say about the useless negro that did absolutely nothing for the revolution… and therefore the negro would get nothing.
    i wonder how many even have the faintest idea who the leadr of the revolution was? Hint castro like all front men staid in some foreign country the whole revolution and only brought in later just like ho chi minh etc..

    Only at the very end do they enter the country and somehow take over. Guess the foreign financiers make this demand.

  89. JimDandy says:

    Maybe I had those Che t-shirts all wrong?

  90. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Billy Corr

    Durocher ,

    do you know what ” trigueño ” means ?

    https://www.teamocuba.com/7-diferentes-formas-de-nombrar-razas-en-cuba/

    Fed up with euros and yankees who write and pontificate about latinamerican countries without knowing these countries , without knowing their history , culture , language . How arrogant , how much euroyankee ignorance and supremacism .

    Why don`t you write about your blacks and arabs in France ? , write about your black and arab gettos in France , about islamic France , Durocher , write about your stupid Microncito ,and leave Cuba , and Venezuela , alone .

  91. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Billy Corr

    Right , Fidel Castro in an angry fit yelled that he wanted the russians to nuke New York , Washington etc… , the russians restrained him

  92. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Billy Corr

    1589 , the invader English Armada was severely defeated by Spain and Portugal

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Armada

    1741 , another big english naval defeat in Cartagena de Indias ( present Colombia )

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cartagena_de_Indias

    etc…..

  93. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Former Soviet Journalist

    Just like in the capitalist west , just 1% of very rich ” democrats ” and growing misery fot the rest of the population .

  94. LondonBob says:

    Castro, like Ho Chi Minh, was actually a nationalist who was also, rightly, disgusted by the ruling regime in their country. After Castro came to power he would have been happy to do a deal with the Americans, similar to how Ho Chi Minh had once reached out to the CIA at the end of the WWII.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @Hibernian
  95. @anon1

    It’s the Lebanese that run business in Haiti. I guess they’re not white enough to upset the blacks, but just white enough to get things done. There’s a similar Lebanese elite in West Africa, particularly in Liberia where they control most of the economy. Strangely, both Haiti and Liberia were founded as specifically black nations, and are now controlled by Lebanese. Liberia still does not allow citizenship for non-blacks.

  96. Seraphim says:
    @Arioch

    Well, it might sound like a paradox.
    The ‘Russian’ revolutions were Jewish trough and through (don’t forget the ‘precursors’ – Narodnaya Volya of Mark Andreyevich Natanson – “born in 1850 in Švenčionys, Lithuania to a wealthy Jewish family”).
    In 1893 Natanson founded the party People’s Rights Party (Partiia Narodnogo Prava). In 1904, Natanson went into exile in Switzerland and there became involved in the Socialist-Revolutionary Party (PSR), which united a variety of populist and revolutionary organisations… During the abortive Russian revolution of 1905–1907, Natanson returned to Russia and served on the central committee of the PSR…
    When the First World War broke out in 1914, the PSR, like most other European socialist parties, split into those who supported a war of ‘national defence’ (‘Defencists’) and those who opposed the war (‘Internationalists’). Natanson sided with the ‘Internationalists’ and attended the international socialist peace conferences such as the Zimmerwald Conference and one at Kienthal in Switzerland, signing the conference’s manifestoes on behalf of the SR Internationalists… (sounds like Comintern, International Community, doesn’t it?).
    “Natanson and the Left SRs supported the Bolshevik Revolution in October 1917 and briefly entered the Soviet government. However, they rejected the Soviet-German peace treaty of Brest-Litovsk (later superseded by the Versailles treaty), which imposed onerous terms on Russia in exchange for a separate peace with Russia. The Left SRs exited the Soviet government in protest, and some now took up arms against the Bolsheviks. Natanson opposed this course, fearing that a defeat of the Soviet government would spell the end of the revolution and usher in a counter-revolution. He founded the party of Revolutionary Communists, which supported the Bolsheviks and eventually merged with the Communist Party of the USSR. Natanson was a member of the Presidium of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee. However, Natanson’s opposition to the anti-Bolshevik uprising of the Left SRs did not imply whole-hearted acceptance of the Bolsheviks’ policies. In particular, he objected to Lenin’s decision to ban all other political parties in the Soviet Union”.

    Well, the Bolsheviks turned out (slowly, against their will and under the pressure of the realities of the Russian life) ‘counter-revolutionary’, they finally kicked out the ‘internationalists’. How come? Perhaps there were more Russians among the Bolshies! Stalin was more ‘Russian’ than Bolshevik.
    And don’t forget ‘The Bund (Yiddish: בונד‎) – The General Jewish Labour Bund in Lithuania, Poland and Russia (Yiddish: אַלגעמײַנער ײדישער אַרבעטער בּונד אין ליטע פוילין און רוסלאַנד‎, Algemeyner Yidisher Arbeter Bund in Litah, Poyln un Rusland), the ‘ secular Jewish socialist party in the Russian Empire’. “The Bund welcomed the February Revolution of 1917, but it did not support the October Revolution in which the Bolsheviks seized power… but “With the Russian Civil War and the increase in anti-Semitic pogroms by nationalists and Whites, the Bund was obliged to recognise the Soviet government and its militants fought in the Red Army in large numbers… and many “Former Bundists becoming high level officials in the USSR”.
    That would clearly show that Jews had just a negligible role in the Russian Revolution! They actually have been the principal victims (the ‘Purges’ of the counter-revolutionary, fascist veliko-russian (although he was Georgian), anti-semitic monster called Stalin – he was a would be Orthodox priest, don’t cha know?).

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @ploni almoni
  97. @jeff stryker

    The Basques are from northeast Spain. Castro’s father was from Galicia,the northwest, and NOT Basque. The Gallegos are Celtic, the Basques are not. If memory serves (something I read around 2001), the closest genetic relationship in Europe is that of the Irish and the Basques. I took note of it because I am Irish and my then-wife is Basque.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
    , @Anon
  98. onebornfree says: • Website
    @niteranger

    Regards, onebornfree

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  99. onebornfree says: • Website

    Regards, oneornfree

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  100. onebornfree says: • Website
    @Former Soviet Journalist

    Former Soviet Journalist says: “Communism in Eastern Europe and USSR was always about lies. They pretended to be for a utopia, but never were. 1% were the very rich Communists, if that. ”

    “If one understands that Socialism is not a ‘share the wealth’ program but is in reality a method to consolidate and control the wealth, then the seeming paradox of super rich men promoting Socialism becomes no paradox at all. Instead it becomes logical, even the perfect tool of power-seeking megalomaniacs. Communism, or more accurately Socialism, is not a movement of the down-trodden masses but of the economic elite.”
    From: “None Dare Call It Conspiracy” -Gary Allen

    Regards, oneornfree

    • Agree: Simply Simon
    • Replies: @Wally
  101. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @jeff stryker

    Your ” understanding ” is wrong , most of the cuban whites are from Andalucia and all over Spain historically , and from northern Spain in the last two centuries ,around 1900 .

    ( granting that you consider spanish whites white enough , oh snow white !!! )

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  102. Jake says:

    “Cuba then fulfills the usual pattern for Latin America, with predominantly-white elites fighting among themselves to determine the country’s direction, with the black, Amerindian, and/or mixed-race majority remaining relatively passive historical actors.”

    Of course. The same is true of Mexico. The Mexican wave of Revolutions began because of radical whites, almost all of them directly influenced by Freemasonry (English traders planted both Scottish Rite and York Rite Freemasonry in Mexico), agitating for revolution. Some merely wanted to end Spanish rule, but many others, even in the early days, knew that revolution becoming established would mean a type of war against virtually all of Spanish Catholic culture as well as against most of crillo (pure white racially, but born in Mexico, usually to a long line of ancestors born in the New World) Catholic culture.

    Mexican Revolution necessarily would be very much about whites rebelling against Christendom, removing Mexico from the nations that were generally in step with Christendom, meaning the Revolution would be both anti-Catholic and anti preModern European, while being pro-Indian and therefore pro-pagan. It would be directed exclusively by whites who were atheist, agnostic, Deist, pantheist, or Liberal/universalist supporters of Freemasonry.

    The catch is that to have any chance to win the Revolution, the revolutionary whites had not merely to ally with Indians, including the ones who still were barely Christianized, most of them practicing some really violently horrendous stuff, but to embrace most aspects of Indian life and morals as natural for the land that is Mexico. The Indians were weapons and tools for white revolutionaries to use to batter whites who were anti-Revolution.

    That is the pattern of Yankee WASPs in the US with the Negroes that proclaimed Numinous and with the white radicals across Latin America.

    Revolution always is about kulturkampf, about whites rebelling against whatever remains of Christendom rounding up useful weapons and tools from among non-whites and non-Christians to act to obliterate even traces of Western Christian Civilization.

    If not for those Leftist whites, we would have virtually no large scale problems anywhere in the Americas with Indians, and the only only large scale problems we would have with blacks would be their overriding propensity to commit violent crimes and fornicate as recklessly as gay men. But they would have no political capital to use to ruin entire nations as they have since the 1960s, which they have because the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation, which came because after Yankee WASPs no longer could legally make massive fortunes from international slave shipping, Yankee WASPs invented Abolitionism and began the process of simultaneously making the Negro Numinous while ‘discovering’ new ways to hate and revile all whites who were not them, were not WASPs.

    It always is about Christendom. Not touchy-feely claims to be Christian, but Christendom, which was pre-Modern and is anti-Modernist.

    Therefore, no matter what you think you are doing, no matter what you expect to accomplish, as a foe of Marxism or Socialism or Islamism or Talmudism or Black radicalism or Queer radicalism or the religion of Feminism with its sacrament of abortion or the religion of environmentalism, etc., when you refuse to stake yourself to Christendom in some meaningful way, you are at best neutral in a war that is ancient and never ending, which means you are no meaningful help in combatting the forces that promote the specifics you know to be horrific for decent life, forces that will, if not checked will destroy civilization in the name of correcting the wrongs of the past and perfecting what Christendom harmed.

    That goes for nice church going Methodists and Baptists as much as for the new alt-right guys embracing some ‘manly’ form of Wiccanism to get in touch with their European pagan roots, and for the Jews with good sense.

  103. The quote cited from Lonely Planet to show Che Guevera’s racism is, according to the following website, falsely interpreted –
    https://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2013/apr/17/marco-rubio/did-che-guevara-write-extensively-about-superiorit/

  104. Epigon says:

    Fontova reveals:

    • How he longed to destroy New York City with nuclear missiles.
    • How he persecuted gays, blacks, and religious people.
    • How he loved material wealth and private luxuries, despite his image as an ascetic.

    So Che actually was a good, normal guy after all?

  105. Chess is big in coo-bah. As Karlin mentioned, there was a great world champion Capablanca from the early twentieth century, but there have been multiple top 100 players from later in the century. There is a big tournament that attracts elite Europeans at times. Perhaps this has to do with Cuba’s connection to the soviet system, but capablanca predated that. Capablanca looked pure white, with dark hair, high Castilian Spanish or basque perhaps. It’s a remarkable record for such a small country. Maybe only the Netherlands or certain Scandinavian countries could compare.

  106. RW says:

    When I was in Cuba, I noticed lots of people with blue or green eyes who had deep tans from the Caribbean sun.

  107. @songbird

    A template of that kind (put the like with the like, and to each kind a country) would make for a more harmonic less conflict-ridden world, but only if humans were not what they are.

    Soon as there is a force differential between two sets of them, there is the compulsion for the more powerful to attack and subdue the other set — all the while, of course, while they fabricate morality-varnished reasons making it their moral, altruistic duty to do so.

    You have an atmosphere permeated with envy (thus conflict) if you put together the different; with war (thus conflict) if you part them.

  108. RW says:
    @obwandiyag

    You are overstating the case for the Cuban model. Decrepit buildings in Havana are literally falling apart and caving in by the hundreds, if not thousands. This is well reported in the news.

  109. @Montefrío

    The Irish came from Northeast Spain originally in the Paleolithic era by way of Brittany while other anthropologists believe the Celts migrated from Ireland and Wales to Northeast Spain by way of Brittany.

  110. @Anon

    I though Canary Islanders were predominant and also the poorest, while the “Gallegos” from Northwest Spain formed the Spanish upper-class of Cuba like Castro.

    The rich Cuban whites all have Galician names like Garcia, Castro whatever.

  111. anonymous[215] • Disclaimer says:
    @dvorak

    Agreed.Without any subversive ‘White’ elites telling the blacks to be uppity generally speaking they will not be. They blacks are for the most part passive. Like children they will do as the adults allow them to do. The civil rights movement in America was Jewish.

  112. anonymous[215] • Disclaimer says:
    @obwandiyag

    ‘And if you say it needs loans to survive, ‘

    And massive amounts of food aid and charity. White americans bringing suitcases of tylenol on holiday and giving it away etc. By the way the rest of your post sounds like an r-selected africans dream: free resources! Free gibsmedat! Im there lol. Why cant America have free stuff?

  113. anonymous[215] • Disclaimer says:
    @Commentator Mike

    ‘And Che was a race realist not a racist’

    Sorry Che was a leftist. And maybe with the exception of Karl Marx who condoned imperialism as part of the foundations of communism only to be condemmned thereafter, leftists have considered race realism to be racism. Trotsky invented the word racist.

  114. anonymous[215] • Disclaimer says:
    @niteranger

    ‘Cuba’s days are numbered. The entire place is falling apart according to people I know who have been there. They need money for infrastructure. Without a workable infrastructure they will just slowly die.’

    Just like NK their infrastructure is soviet built and requires a lot of petrochemicals to operate. It certainly is degrading hence the free market reforms. But people have been saying that Cuba is going to fall under forever.

  115. Z-man says:

    In my travels I’ve found that Dominican women are the hottest women in the world! If it was for sheer sexual woman power DR would be far more powerful than any other country, even the one and only super power Izrael.
    Columbia, Venezuela and Cuba would also be permanent members of the UN Security Council. (Grin)

    • Replies: @Epigon
  116. Wally says:
    @onebornfree

    said:
    ” Communism, or more accurately Socialism … ”

    Is there a difference between the two?

    Recall that “socialism’s” foundation is the Communist Manifesto.

    • Replies: @onebornfree
  117. anonymous[215] • Disclaimer says:
    @jeff stryker

    If the are Basques they are not very similar at all. The Basque language is one of several non indo-european ones in Europe and the only one that has no connections to other languages. The basques are a genetic isolate which survived because of the rhesus negative factor. When a rhesus negative mother had children with a rhesus positive man the antibodies would mix and the second child they had would be poisoned in the mothers womb. This can be solved today by blood transfutions etc but helped to keep the Basques a unique people.

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  118. Wally says:
    @Seraphim

    said:
    ““With the Russian Civil War and the increase in anti-Semitic pogroms by nationalists and Whites, the Bund was obliged to recognise the Soviet government and its militants fought in the Red Army in large numbers… and many “Former Bundists becoming high level officials in the USSR”.
    That would clearly show that Jews had just a negligible role in the Russian Revolution! They actually have been the principal victims (the ‘Purges’ of the counter-revolutionary, fascist veliko-russian (although he was Georgian), anti-semitic monster called Stalin – he was a would be Orthodox priest, don’t cha know?).”

    What “pogroms”? Present your proof.

    So Stalin only purged jews? LOL

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  119. anonymous[215] • Disclaimer says:
    @Wally

    You got that right

  120. Wally says:
    @LondonBob

    said:
    “After Castro came to power he would have been happy to do a deal with the Americans”

    Please present proof for that statement.

  121. HiHo says:

    It is the little things in Cuba that are the problem. An acute shortage of colouring pencils, cheap exercise books for writing in, children’s bits and pieces such as ribbon for bows, birthday cake candles, glitter etc. A lot of Cuban mums work in hotels and from them you learn of the stuff they want, so on your next visit you take what they need and either can’t afford or simply can’t buy because it is not in their shops.

    The real thing that does it for the Cubans is their education system. Where as the main failure is a lack of opportunity in the employment and self-employed sphere.

  122. @anonymous

    DNA tests indicate some link with Irish.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  123. Epigon says:
    @Z-man

    In my travels I’ve found that Dominican women are the hottest women in the world! If it was for sheer sexual woman power DR would be far more powerful than any other country

    If I remember correctly, you are a Southern “Italian”, so no surprise right there.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  124. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Montefrío

    The basques are the remnants of the ibero -ligur-etruscans who came from the middle east to Europe , mainly to southwestern Europe .

  125. Cuba, 80% of Florida in physical size while 60% in terms of population, is the last remaining gem to be had in the world if only the Cuban exiles of Jewish and Christian lot could make up its mind as to how much they will allow it to the rest of the Cubans after the takeover…

  126. Yes, I can comment. I lived there for two years. At least two thirds of Cubans would be considered “white” by any American, whites of the southern European type. The reason the Cuban Communist Party leadership is almost entirely white is, uh, obvious. If you can’t figure it out you are hopeless. Any new Cuban regime will also be mostly white. Cuban blacks – except for a handful of black “Communists” who mimic their white masters – are pretty primitive. They spend their lives lying around, drinking, screwing and generally shuckin’ and jivin’. The regime importants ignorant blacks from eastern Cuba to be cops in Havana. The Habaneros hate them and treat them with utter contempt. Eastern Cuba is like Haiti in many respects, though the presence of whites avoids it becoming a complete disaster area. Many Cuban whites are the descendants of recent Spanish immigrants, from the 1920’s and 30’s. The beautiful actress Ana de Armas is a typical example. Most of them are as white as Walter Mondale. The blacks, as everywhere in the Americas, are merely a millstone around the neck of real Cubans. If they left on a ship for Angola they would not be missed. As for Cuban mulattas, supposedly famous for their beauty, they are surely to be preferred to full blood blacks but, in my opinion, they are nothing next to the classic Spanish beauties you find everywhere in Cuba. Fidel, who was 100 percent white Spanish (I saw him several times, pink skin, tall, robust, impressive), ruined Cuba forever by driving out the white Cubans and increasing the black and mulatto percentage of the population. of course, he was not foolish enough to give blacks any real power.

    • Agree: anon1
    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  127. republic says:

    In fact, listening to Fidel Castro’s speeches, I am struck that his style of politics shares more with Mussolini and Juan Perón than with Lenin, Stalin, or Mao

    worthy of note is that Castro was close to Franco, both were from the same Spanish province, Galicia, and Castro decreed 3 days of national mourning when Franco died in 1975.

  128. @Chris Bridges

    CHRIS

    One Cuban told me that AMONG the white Cubans the ones from Northwest Spain like Castro were somewhat above the Canary Islander Cubans who were also Spanish.

  129. republic says:
    @onebornfree

    A good video, worth watching, Che was a very evil person, without a doubt a psychopath, he personally executed hundreds of teenagers after the revolution in 1959-60.

  130. republic says:
    @Anonymous

    For a book with great insight into that period,see Seeds of Fiction:Graham Greens’s Adventures in Haiti and Central America 1954-1983, written by Bernard Diederick who was a correspondent in Haiti and The Dominican Republic for several publications including Time magazine. He personally showed Greene around the DR and Haiti which led Greene to later write The Comedians

    Diederick was in Santo Domingo during the US invasion.

    Diederick later introduced Greene to General Torrijos of Panama which led to the book: Getting to know the General

  131. Z-man says:
    @Epigon

    …and you’re a eunuch.

  132. onebornfree says: • Website
    @Wally

    My advice: Learn to read, comprehend and think before making idiotic comments.

    Or, get back to your more traditional, no brain required, state-worshiping, jew -hating diatribes 🙂

    No regards, onebornfree

    • Replies: @Wally
  133. republic says:
    @TG

    Mexico fits in this pattern, The ruling class is almost pure white. Mexico has about 10-15% pure whites, which run Mexico and exports its criminal class to the US.

  134. L.K says:

    BS article by a Frenchman who does not know anything about Cuba or Cubans.

    Seems like quite a few Zionists, like ‘Lot’ and ‘Tyrion’, are enjoying it though, Mr. Durocher.

    Besides those, we have the usual gang of race-obsessed loonies & right wing Zamericans…

    Durocher, maybe you should keep writing about stuff you seem to have a clue of, like Zionist power and influence in France?

  135. @obwandiyag

    I sense another proponent of organized tyranny trying to justify oppression with “doctor to patient ratio.” Rationalize this. Size of government dictates tyranny.

    • Replies: @ploni almoni
  136. @Anonymous

    Yeah, I also dated a pale freckled Cuban girl who could just as easily passed for Irish.

  137. L.K says:
    @onebornfree

    Is that you, Stefan?

    Stefan Molyneux is a cheap Jewish/right wing propagandist. When I say he is Jewish this is bc he himself has talked about it on camera.

    No wonder he promotes the IQ angle so much, since these folks then justify excessive Jewish power through the idiotic notion that this is only natural since Jews are so smart(supposedly).

    The man often talks about issues he knows NOTHING about, not to mention his intellectual dishonesty, which is astounding.

    In 2017, this clown made, for example, the following vid, while nearly crying on cam, he cares so much about the poor Iranians…. sure,sure…
    FRAUD does not begin to describe Stefan Molyneux.

    The Road to Revolution: Iranian Uprising
    The incredibly brave men and women of Iran are standing strong against the theocratic dictatorship that oppresses them.

    • Replies: @redmudhooch
    , @ploni almoni
  138. Hibernian says:
    @LondonBob

    For those who believe that, I have a bridge for sale.

  139. I worked with a genial young Cuban-American in the 80’s who would regale me with tales of his drug dealing family, though he himself did not imbibe nor abide. One was of his uncle being briefly detained in a Cuban prison on the orders of Fidel himself for not paying the usual fee in advance for transporting his freighter of cocaine through Cuban waters. Upon proper payment both uncle and freighter were allowed to proceed.

    • Replies: @ploni almoni
    , @republic
  140. HAHA! The red scare is alive and well, and still scaring the shit out of the snowflakes. Right ringers still running from the Judeo-bolshevism boogie-man, while the Judeo-capitalist rapes their country silly. Good work spooks.

    The false left lunatics have Russiagate.
    The lunatic right still using the century old commiegate!

    Freedom & peace loving capitalists, itching to spread their democracy, freedumb and capitalism at the point of a gun, you know, teach those evil commie bastards what freedom really is! The same capitalists that have nearly exterminated the oldest Christian communities in the world, Iraq and Syria, all the while accusing everyone else of your evil deeds.

    Hey, Merica, you’re 22 trillion in the hole to the capitalist bankster, largest for profit prison population in the world, law enforcement agencies arrested over 10 million people in 2017 – roughly three percent of the population. SWAT teams conduct up to 80,000 raids a year. 1.6 million drug arrests in 2017. More people are arrested for marijuana offenses than for all violent crimes combined, according to FBI statistics. Thousands of victims of asset forfeiture laws, which entitle law enforcement to confiscate people’s cash, cars, and other property based on the flimsiest accusation. Federal law-enforcement agencies seized more property via asset forfeiture provisions in 2014 year than all the burglars stole from homeowners and businesses nationwide.

    Citizens and businesses pay more than $3 trillion in federal taxes each year thanks largely to the array of threats and penalties for non-compliance. Each week, scores of thousands of Americans have their bank accounts seized by the IRS, or have IRS liens put on their houses or land, or endure a tax audit, or receive notice of penalties and demands for additional taxes. The number of different penalties the IRS imposes on taxpayers has increased more than tenfold since 1954.

    and forget about our “#1 health care system in the world” that no one can afford, is crap if you can afford, that is bankrupting Americans so fast it makes your head spin! #1! All the while Israel get $38 billion, no questions asked for their universal health care and free collage tuition from the dumb goyim cattle! Mad yet?

    “Red Flag” gun confiscations laws without due process! Meaning: Any family member, law enforcement, judge can say you are “crazy” for any reason, and the ATF/FBI can break down your door and take all your property without notice. Suspension of the 4th & 5th Amendments (Thanks Patriot Act, NDAA.

    What about Guantanamo Bay Cuba, the US prison/ torture chamber where people are kidnapped, disappeared and held indefinitely without being charged with a crime. Damn communists!

    It’s illegal to “boycott Israel” if you wanted to, in some states if you so much as question anything related to certain practices taking place in Israel, you end up on the government sanctions list.

    But here you are, whining about “authoritarians”, because you’re so exceptional and free! Better focus on you own, focus on those real termites right under your nose, the capitalists eating away at your home.

    War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength
    -George Orwell, 1984

    • Replies: @Biff
  141. @L.K

    Stefan Molyneux is a moron of the highest order. About as accurate/honest as Fox or CNN.

    • Replies: @L.K
  142. joe webb says:
    @Guillaume Durocher

    I was in Cuba in 2000. The people in Havana were cookie-cutter phenotypes…little brown folks. That , plus the Blacks, who were quite distinct.

    The Whiter types and some pure Whites were to be seen around the gov’t buildings, particularly when the Demonstrators for Elian were enlisted…white shirts and blue trousers…gov’t workers and the ladies more or less the same colors but in dresses.

    I went to a commie camp there of Norte Americano academics. I had long quit the left but wanted to amuse myself, see some old friends, and observe communismo-lite, and transgress the travel ban.

    easy enough to do, especially with third world security at customs in Habana…just jumping out of the queue and avoiding the passport stamping.

    The Whitest and best looking gals were pure White and prostitutes. $25. a pop. Given the ten dollars a month, plus rations…such a deal. (I did not indulge ). We in part devalue prostitutes, seeing them as victims. IN Cuba, they were some of the winners.

    The most insane of the communist party little brown people were the women.

    One of the best female lines…”because capitalism emerges from civil society, we control civil society.” In our part of the world right now, the ladies also want to politically order the social relations of reproduction…that would be your love life of course. Ladies are natural born totalitarians, men have to work at it some.

    I observed workers….going thru the motions. I could have outworked the manual workers I saw on a few jobs…about 4 to one. Disgusting.

    Then, toward the end of the conference, there was murmuring amongst the tall yanqui academics..they were upset about the communist catechisms they heard all day long. One guy said, I never thought I would call myself a utopian communist, but now…after all this….

    The commie-camp folks were not invited back the following year.

    Capitalist roaders I guess.

    Joe

    • Replies: @jeff stryker
  143. Biff says:
    @redmudhooch

    Now that’s a job well done!

  144. @fnn

    There are also books about Extra Terrestrials visiting earth.

  145. @Miami exile

    I’ll bet you have a lot of such stories.

  146. @Jon Baptist

    You have to admire a man who does not mind getting his hands dirty.

    • Replies: @jimmyriddle
  147. Wally says:
    @onebornfree

    IOW, you have no rebuttal. LOL

    I win.

  148. @Seraphim

    Victims? Where have I heard that before?

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  149. The topic of Cuba seems to bring out a special breed out of the woodwork.

    • Replies: @Parbes
    , @Wally
  150. @L.K

    Mendacity and narcissism coming out of every pore.

  151. MEFOBILLS says:
    @Sin City Milla

    Occam’s razor applies–it’s just melanin.

    Really, you come to unz.com, which is a HBD site, and then post shit-tier drivel like it is only melanin.

    Racial differences are more than melanin. Many thousands of years of differential evolution created different races, and melanin is only one variable among many differences.

    Cuba is a low IQ nation, and further is an island country. It does not have what it takes to fashion goods in prices. It is not Japan and never will be.

    • Replies: @L.K
  152. @ploni almoni

    Raul was a tough lad and much more idelogical than Fidel. Fidel once said that all the CIA attempts on his life were pretty silly because they would only end up having to deal with Raul.

    http://futurodecuba.org/raulcastro_captura.htm

  153. @joe webb

    JOE

    I’ve noticed in the Philippines that a woman’s political leanings hinge on her looks. Hot looking women who can latch on to a man (As a hooker or Filipino wife of an expat) will be more capitalist while less attractive women will tend to be Leftists.

    Those who EARN money in a capitalist system don’t want to be Leftists and obviously hookers can so more attractive women will be more right wing.

    • Replies: @joe webb
  154. @Billy Corr

    More or less the same proportion as loyalist Americans who went north after independence.

    Despite all the hyteria surrounding the guy in the US, Castro was clearly more of a typical LatAm generalisimo in terms of state violence, than a Mao or Stalin.

  155. sarz says:
    @dvorak

    No Cuban Jews?

    Everyone with the name “Castro” is Sephardic.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Brás Cubas
  156. Parbes says:
    @ploni almoni

    Yes – cretinous, logically-challenged U.S. right-wing Cold War-leftover psychopaths of all types.

    In other words, scum of the earth.

    • Replies: @Wally
  157. I hope that this writer knows better about other topics.
    After 1959 cuba is not good example of nothing and it is a bad exmple of everything.

  158. @obwandiyag

    if you are talking about the whole thread I agree with you..from the lead article through most contributions

    its getting so I hate to come to the UNZ. there is so much right crap here. but there is solid stuff too, so I brave the bullshit often enough

    • Replies: @Wally
  159. republic says:
    @Miami exile

    Hi Miami Exile

    What is your opinion of the Ochoa case? Was he really a drug smuggler? or was he executed by Castro because of his fame as a Cuban general in Angola and was getting too popular in Cuba?

    • Replies: @Gleongelpi
  160. Wally says:
    @ben sampson

    What are you calling “right crap & bullshit”? And why?

    Or don’t you know?

  161. Wally says:
    @ploni almoni

    Indeed, failed oppressive Communists always heed the call.

  162. Wally says:
    @Parbes

    You clearly mean those which you have not / cannot refute.

    But no doubt you are enraptured:

    Green New Deal Is a Revamped Communist Manifesto
    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/02/08/green-new-deal-says-vote-trump-2020/

    • Replies: @Parbes
  163. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @sarz

    Well , in spanish Castro comes from latin Castrum : castle , military camp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castra

    , it is not sefaradic .

  164. @Kirt

    I don’t know if any of them said that, but Batista was a mix-blood man: White, black and oriental.

  165. @republic

    The charge that he was a drug smuggler doesn’t seem credible. The Castros do have a reputation for making false accusations and just disappearing their opponents. For example, Camilo Cienfuegos. He was murdered.

  166. Seraphim says:
    @ploni almoni

    Maybe the ‘Doctors’ plot’ story? Or the ‘Inquisition’ type trial of the Jewish Antifascist Committee (“Solomon Lozovskii exposed the sham proceedings over the course of six days of testimony. He even compared the court to the Spanish Inquisition and explicitly reminded the judges of his Jewish ancestors who had been persecuted by Tomás de Torquemada”)?

  167. @sarz

    Fidel Castro, according to anecdote, was descended from Jews only on his mother’s side. His surname on his mother’s side is Ruz.

  168. @Billy Corr

    A popular slogan at the time was apparently: “Nikita, mariquita, lo que
    se da no se quita!” – Nikita, only a faggot takes back a gift.

    • Replies: @Gleongelpi
  169. Seraphim says:
    @Wally

    You can find a short presentation in the article “Russian Civil War” @ “The YIVO* Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe:
    “The only resource of its kind, this encyclopedia provides the most complete picture of the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present. This website makes accurate, reliable, scholarly information about East European Jewish life accessible to everyone”.

    [MORE]

    “Early in the Civil War, attacks on minority populations such as Poles, Mennonites, and especially Jews became a prominent feature of the turmoil. The scope and violence of these assaults dwarfed the pogrom waves of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and with an estimated 50,000 Jews killed, these pogroms represented a greater degree of devastation than even the seventeenth-century rebellion under Bohdan Khmel’nyts’kyi (known as gzeyres takh vetat). Ukrainian forces, nominally under the control of Symon Petliura, perpetrated approximately 40 percent of the recorded pogroms. Although Petliura never ordered his forces to engage in such activity and eventually exhorted his troops to refrain from the violence, his initial reaction to the attacks in early 1919 was characterized by relative inaction.
    Jews widely regarded Petliura as the person principally responsible for the pogroms; his 1926 assassination in Paris by a Bessarabian Jew seeking vengeance made world headlines. Approximately 25 percent of the pogroms were perpetrated by “independents”—local hooligans and gang leaders who took advantage of the anarchy to despoil local minority populations. The White Army is associated with 17 percent of the attacks, and was generally responsible for the most active propaganda campaign against Jews, whom they openly associated with communism. The Red Army, under the direction of Leon Trotsky, was specifically charged not to attack Jewish populations, and indeed Soviet troops are blamed for only 9 percent of the pogroms. Furthermore, statistical evidence indicates that pogroms perpetrated by Red Army troops were milder in nature: whereas an average of 38 people were murdered in every Ukrainian pogrom, and 25 people per White Army pogrom, only 7 people were killed in the typical Red Army pogrom.
    The majority of the anti-Jewish pogroms took place west of the Dnieper River in Ukraine; these peaked in 1919. Violence reached virtually every Jewish settlement, and several were attacked repeatedly. A vicious massacre of Jews in Proskurov (later ironically renamed Khmel’nyts’kyi), which occurred in February 1919, was widely regarded as emblematic of these violent times.
    Ironically, violence against Jews created a type of self-fulfilling prophecy, as Jewish communities increasingly perceived the Red Army as their defender. Many Jews who had initially been attracted to Ukrainian activists and their experiment in statehood, first under the Central Rada and later under Petliura’s Directory, became alienated from the movement due to the brutality; hence, they openly switched allegiances to the Soviet regime. Despite basic ideological incompatibilities between atheistic communism and traditional Jewish piety, many Jews rushed to join the Soviet forces, so much so that a special commission was established to deal with the large numbers of Jews who wished to mobilize against the Ukrainian and White pogromists. This phenomenon further fueled the charge that Jews were Communist sympathizers, provoking yet more violence against them.
    Despite the dramatic surge of support among Jews for the Red Army, the issue of ways for Soviet forces to confront the violence became a matter of heated debate. While most Jewish socialist parties argued that the uniform integration of Jews into the Red Army illustrated the egalitarian nature of Communist doctrine, several military leaders, including Leon Trotsky, favored the creation of specifically Jewish units to deal with the unique nature of the threat from pogroms. The subject became a prominent theme in Russian literature and the arts, as illustrated by Isaac Babel’s Konarmiia (Red Cavalry; 1926) and Aleksandr Askoldov’s banned film Komisar (produced in 1967; finally released under glasnost policies in 1988).”

    *Yidisher Visnshaftlekher Institut (Yiddish: ייִדישער װיסנשאַפֿטלעכער אינסטיטוט), established in 1925 in Wilno, moved to New York because of the Nazis. Surprisingly Nazis carried the bulk of YIVO’s archives to Berlin, where the papers survived the war intact, and were eventually moved to YIVO in New York City.

  170. L.K says:
    @MEFOBILLS

    MEFOBILLS to Sin City Milla

    Really, you come to unz.com, which is a HBD site, and then post shit-tier drivel like it is only melanin.

    It is NOT an HBD site, it features some HBD writers.

    Racial differences are more than melanin. Many thousands of years of differential evolution created different races

    I think by now there seems to be enough evidence to support the validity of biological race, yes.

    Cuba is a low IQ nation

    I don’t know what the Cuban national IQ is, though I certainly don’t believe in the figure given by that quack, Lynn.
    But whatever it is IQ ain’t set in stone.
    As Ron Unz wrote:

    With regard to Richwine’s IQ arguments, last year I published a major 7,500 word article on exactly the same topic of Race/IQ, arguing that there was overwhelming evidence that the IQs of various ethnic groups were far more malleable and environmentally influenced than is widely believed by many of those interested in the topic. Once again, this article provoked a vast outpouring of angry commentary from various rightwing bloggers and pundits, probably the most uniformly hostile reaction I’ve ever received to anything I’d written. I responded to my multitude of critics in a long series of columns, totaling perhaps another 15,000 words. By the time the debate wound down, I think the accumulated evidence in favor of my position was absolutely decisive, and several of my strongest early opponents privately told me so, though I’m sure many of my angriest critics will never admit that.

  171. @jimmyriddle

    Yeah, I remember hearing that when I was a kid.

  172. L.K says:
    @redmudhooch

    Stefan Molyneux is a moron of the highest order. About as accurate/honest as Fox or CNN

    Absolutely.

    The IQ obsessed freaks should enjoy the following video.
    It features Stefan Molyneux and many others. Pay attention to Stefan M at 5:50 and then a little revelation at 6:08…

    God’s Chosen People are the Smartest Race

  173. anonymous[350] • Disclaimer says:
    @jeff stryker

    They are old tests dating from 2001 when genetic science was not so discriminating. They really are not related at all

  174. Parbes says:
    @Wally

    You are an obsessive, brainwashed right-wing wannabe-Nazi idiot not worth serious debate. Your criticism of Jewish power and Zionism is not enough to salvage you as a whole, since you are unable to break through your Cold War mental conditioning; and are full of lies and horse manure besides.

    • Replies: @Wally
  175. Wally says:
    @Parbes

    That’s it? That’s your response?

    Anyway, true enough, I am ‘obsessed’ with the truth, you apparently are not.

    Do tell us what it is that I say here that is wrong, and why.
    We’re waiting.

    And why do Jews like you have a fondness for poo-poo, pee-pee, & general body excrement? Weird & not very healthy.

    recommended:
    Does the strong Jew tendency towards mental illness assist in their ‘holocaust’ fantasies?: https://forum.codoh.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=12239

    http://www.codoh.com

    • Replies: @Parbes
  176. Parbes says:
    @Wally

    Idiot. Go see a psychiatrist.

  177. @obwandiyag

    Absolutely disgusting. Typical US-bred propaganda. Yuk!

  178. Habaneros says:

    No gangs in the cities in cuba? Are you joking ? There has been a cartel in operation since the 60s with new Davista boss living in US more importantly the recent taken over by P Davista (Dave clan) . Incidentally, popular to what everyone says and believes Castro never wanted drugs in Cuba but the money was so good to just give up.

  179. joe webb says:
    @jeff stryker

    Following up on the ladies…

    Fw: NYTimes.com: ‘A Woman, Just Not That Woman’: How Sexism Plays Out on the Trail. ( As in Sexism is the absolute Normal for all People )

    Feb 11 at 9:01 PM

    You could even argue that Africans are more sexist than whites inasmuch as the matriarchal principle is often observed amongst them…like Willie and his super strong relationship with mama, not papa, although if papa were around it might be a bit different.

    Speaking of Willie, but let me get back to that….Did you see Pokehauntus with her clenched baby fist the other day, at her announcement for Big Chief? Absurd and comic…any girl raising her fist is comical unless she is a martial arts pro, or a big fat black mama. Too bad she didn’t have a beer in the other hand.

    Then here is a revealing bit from this article. “Women also tend to be viewed as unlikable based on their ambition. Harvard researchers found in 2010 that voters regarded “power-seeking” women with contempt and anger, but saw power-seeking men as stronger and more competent. There is often some implication of unscrupulousness in descriptions of female candidates as “ambitious” — an adjective that could apply to any person running for president but is rarely used to disparage men. Within 24 hours of Ms. Harris’s campaign kickoff, some critics were bringing up her onetime relationship with a powerful California politician, Willie Brown — a common tactic faced by women that sexualizes them and reduces their successes to a relationship with a man.”

    Then for a paragraph which cries out for follow up…zip. Yes, it sexualizes a woman perhaps more than a man might be ‘sexualized,’ but the man in question is Willie Brown the little rat -faced Black who is far worse than Sharpton. It is not just any man, imho, it is Willie…the race-baiting and womanizing snarling chihuahua of Oaktown, CA. So ugly he frightens kids, and , and…Kamila Harris did it with him? uhhhhh. Don’t tell me Melania was not imagined next to Trump in bed…ooo la la….for both men and women

    But strange bedfellows and all with regard to lady politicians…I mean men will bed just about anything with two legs, two arms, etc. without caring too much what their political pedigree is…women need to bed the Powerful Male. Willie Brown was a powerful male, if you can stomach him in the first place. Any woman who bonked Willie Brown, and various other….would never get near my bed. And even farther from my vote.

    More importantly, and this is the point I get around to….Sexism is as basic to the human condition as is racism.

    Nobody but crazy ladies want a female to lead them. Females are of the Home, and make peace. Males are of the tribe/nation and sometimes have to make war. No woman is fit for war, particularly with regard to keeping war rational. Women go nuts in conflict, as any sane women will tell you.

    So most of us got a quesy feeling about Hillary’ finger on various triggers. Pokehaunt-us gives me instead a giggle, as in almost nobody but crazy lady-men, that is ladies who want sex-change operations, could for her

    We talk about “Implicit Racism.” Well, Sexism is more implicit and more explicit as well. Nobody wants a mannish woman, except queer ladies, and you know who’s on top. Mama is Mama, and Father knows best, even for the ladies who have had children and husbands. They know. See the last line of this article down below

    The Price of Power: Power Seeking and Backlash Against Female Politicians
    When female politicians are perceived to be power-seeking, voters react negatively with feelings of moral outrage.

    “And if a narrative of unlikability takes hold, it can influence voters without their even realizing it.”

    It is not just ‘likability’, it is Authority. The author is female…Authority is bad word for the average female today, especially if she be a Femmi. The cited ‘authorities’ for this article are all ladies…god help us.

    As someone I was reading lately said, The ladies have their own world. That is fine. We should stay out of it…let them have their ladies magazines, etc. Men have our own world, and we should not let our ladies into it because they will fuck it up.

    That is what the 19th amendment has done. Made us pussies, and hysterics and anti-racists, and world improvers…bringing in the third world , etc., etc.
    Joe Webb

  180. America helps Cuba a lot by taking their troublemakers and providing a bogeyman to rally against.

  181. Wally says:
    @RadicalCenter

    “Italian”? Says who?

    But then what is “Italian” now vs. what it used to be?

  182. fatty foods that have led to an explosion in obesity and overweightness

    Obesity is caused by carbohydrates. Namely: sugar, (white) flour, potatoes. “Fatty foods” don’t cause obesity. In fact, eating fatty foods is actually the easiest way to lose weight.

    Briefly: the body can be fueled in two different fashions: a) glucose (carbohydrates) or b) ketones (fats). Glucose is a much more “powerful” fuel. It gives more energy per unit, but destroys your body when abused. Glucose is also stored eventually in fatty tissue if there’s too much of it. Ketones are less nutritious and harder to digest, but they will be simply ejected from the body via urine and breath if there’s too much of them.

    The underlying problem is that fats are more expensive than carbohydrates for food manufacturers. This means most food today is “low fat”, and to make up for the lost energy value it’s flooded with sugars and starches. Most people east mostly nothing but carbohydrates today, and that can eventually literally kill you.

  183. @Denis

    “How does a fool scratch his palm? He scratches his elbow and then places it on his palm”. You remind me of that fool.
    The simple reason is tourism.

  184. I can almost guarantee that “white” in Cuba means what “white” in much of the rest of Latin America means, which is: “majority white,” as in, no less than two thirds or three quarters white. That’s how it works in Chile, anyway.

    https://www.amren.com/features/2018/08/a-racial-introduction-to-chile-part-i/

  185. @Biff

    A paint store might be a good idea.
    Import concentrated dyes that can be mixed with local lime and acrylic. Modern paints are simple.

    As for food, most islands have their choices limited and have to eat it or lump it; or have immigrants i.e who bring their own culture like New Zealand or Mauritius.

    An acre to grow herbs, another for the paint factory and a little plot for the cooking school, all situated just outside Havana.

  186. FrAG says:
    @silviosilver

    So successful in fact that Castro had his General-in-charge shot on his return to Cuba from Angola?

  187. athEIst says:
    @jeff stryker

    When the Spanish arrived the Arawaks were slowly displacing(exterminating) the Caribs. Spanish disease and spanish slavery made short work of eliminating both and blacks were brought in.

  188. Having visited Cuba last year I would only estimate that 10-15% are “white” aka above 85-90% European ancestry. They seemed to be better off and generally I encountered them in the nicer tourist jobs. I would say another 20-30% looked like light-skinned meztizos (think Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez or Luis Guzman). The remainder would be considered black in America of which 20% seem full African.

    That Dienikes blogpost seems like they were taking a very limited sample – the average person in Havana looked like they were 50% white (i.e. Obama) not 75-80%.

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