and Rudy join Ian Scott Horst, author ofLike Ho Chi Minh! Like Che
Guevara! The Revolutionary Left in Ethiopia, 1969–1979(Foreign Languages Press) for a
discussion on the 1974 revolution in Ethiopia and the
relationship to the Ethiopian present, as well as what we can learn
and apply from it for today's world. We talk about the questions of
Eritrean and Ethiopian nationalism, the role of the military in a
revolution, the student movements in Ethiopia and their role,
with a comparison to the current young US left, definitions of
fascism, the role of the USSR & Cuba in propping up the Derg
military dictatorship and how to relate to past and failed
Markakis and Nega Ayele,Class and
Revolution in Ethiopiais a good complement to Ian's book and goes deeper into
the social classes that formed Ethiopia.
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