{"id":8206203879658,"title":"Che Guevara on Economics and Politics in the Transition to Socialism","handle":"che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca title=\"ernesto-che-guevara\" href=\"\/collections\/ernesto-che-guevara\"\u003eErnesto Che Guevara\u003c\/a\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003ewas a central leader of the communist vanguard of the Cuban Revolution politically forged by \u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003ca title=\"fidel-castro\" href=\"\/collections\/fidel-castro\"\u003eFidel Castro\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt’s essential for working people to win state power, Che writes. “Then there’s the second stage, maybe more difficult than the first”—the transition from dog-eat-dog capitalism to socialism. That includes moving from work as a compulsory condition of survival, to voluntary social labor through which we express our common humanity.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn the footsteps of Marx and Lenin, Che’s efforts to lay the economic foundations of this historic transformation were hammered out in revolutionary struggle. They chart a road for working people everywhere to join in the fight for a socialist world. And, above all, to transform ourselves in the process. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca title=\"carlos-tablada\" href=\"\/collections\/carlos-tablada\"\u003eCarlos Tablada\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca title=\"carlos-tablada\" href=\"https:\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/collections\/carlos-tablada\"\u003e \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003ewas given the Special Prize of Cuba’s Casa de las Américas for this book in 1987. His work with Pathfinder on this new edition has produced the most accessible presentation of Che’s views on these questions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTo read full review(s), please click the REVIEWS \u0026amp; PROMO tab on this page.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “The most accessible presentation of Che’s views on these questions.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Midwest\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBook Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e “Shows that it is not socialism that should be questioned but how to concretely build a socialist economic system that delivers the goods to the majority of people.” \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cnobr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—African\u003c\/nobr\u003e World Review\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“The author argues that the problems Guevara was seeking the solution to within the framework of the socialist revolution remain unsolved today, and his thoughts on them remain relevant to the search for answers.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e—Book\u003c\/nobr\u003e News\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“A timely intervention into today's debates. The book presents the socioeconomic perspectives of Che... in the years immediately after the revolutionary victory in 1959.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—\u003cnobr\u003eWork\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ein Progress\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2024-07-19T05:41:52-04:00","created_at":"2023-11-11T08:40:50-05:00","vendor":"Pathfinder Press","type":"Paper","tags":["Authors_Carlos Tablada","Language_English","Subjects_Cuban Revolution in the world","Subjects_Latin America and Caribbean","Subjects_The materialist world view"],"price":1700,"price_min":1700,"price_max":1700,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":1700,"compare_at_price_min":1700,"compare_at_price_max":1700,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":44241435656426,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9781604881240","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Che Guevara on Economics and Politics in the Transition to Socialism","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1700,"weight":567,"compare_at_price":1700,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"9781604881240","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_FC.png?v=1705261288","\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_BC.png?v=1705261299"],"featured_image":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_FC.png?v=1705261288","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Front Cover of Che Guevara on Economics and Politics in the Transition to Socialism by Carlos Tablada","id":32395865260266,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"width":518,"src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_FC.png?v=1705261288"},"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"media_type":"image","src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_FC.png?v=1705261288","width":518},{"alt":"Back Cover of Che Guevara on Economics and Politics in the Transition to Socialism by Carlos Tablada","id":32395865325802,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"width":518,"src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_BC.png?v=1705261299"},"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"media_type":"image","src":"\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/cdn\/shop\/files\/che-guevara-on-economics-and-politics-in-the-transition-to-socialism_by-carlos-tablada_BC.png?v=1705261299","width":518}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca title=\"ernesto-che-guevara\" href=\"\/collections\/ernesto-che-guevara\"\u003eErnesto Che Guevara\u003c\/a\u003e \u003c\/strong\u003ewas a central leader of the communist vanguard of the Cuban Revolution politically forged by \u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003ca title=\"fidel-castro\" href=\"\/collections\/fidel-castro\"\u003eFidel Castro\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt’s essential for working people to win state power, Che writes. “Then there’s the second stage, maybe more difficult than the first”—the transition from dog-eat-dog capitalism to socialism. That includes moving from work as a compulsory condition of survival, to voluntary social labor through which we express our common humanity.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn the footsteps of Marx and Lenin, Che’s efforts to lay the economic foundations of this historic transformation were hammered out in revolutionary struggle. They chart a road for working people everywhere to join in the fight for a socialist world. And, above all, to transform ourselves in the process. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca title=\"carlos-tablada\" href=\"\/collections\/carlos-tablada\"\u003eCarlos Tablada\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca title=\"carlos-tablada\" href=\"https:\/\/www.pathfinderpress.com\/collections\/carlos-tablada\"\u003e \u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003ewas given the Special Prize of Cuba’s Casa de las Américas for this book in 1987. His work with Pathfinder on this new edition has produced the most accessible presentation of Che’s views on these questions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eTo read full review(s), please click the REVIEWS \u0026amp; PROMO tab on this page.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e “The most accessible presentation of Che’s views on these questions.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Midwest\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBook Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e “Shows that it is not socialism that should be questioned but how to concretely build a socialist economic system that delivers the goods to the majority of people.” \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cnobr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—African\u003c\/nobr\u003e World Review\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“The author argues that the problems Guevara was seeking the solution to within the framework of the socialist revolution remain unsolved today, and his thoughts on them remain relevant to the search for answers.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cnobr\u003e—Book\u003c\/nobr\u003e News\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“A timely intervention into today's debates. The book presents the socioeconomic perspectives of Che... in the years immediately after the revolutionary victory in 1959.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—\u003cnobr\u003eWork\u003c\/nobr\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ein Progress\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Che Guevara on Economics and Politics in the Transition to Socialism

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Ernesto Che Guevara was a central leader of the communist vanguard of the Cuban Revolution politically forged by Fidel Castro. It’s essential for working people to win state power, Che writes. “Then there’s the second stage, maybe more difficult than the first”—the transition from dog-eat-dog capitalism to socialism. That includes moving...

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