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a form of communism developed in Cuba by Fidel Castro

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Although he was clear-eyed about Castro's defects, and despite the dismal failure of Che Guevara in Bolivia (he was instrumental in saving and publishing Guevara's diaries), Feltrinelli nevertheless came to accept the Castroist theory of the foco, the small armed revolutionary group that would ignite a full-scale revolution by its propaganda of the deed.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, many put their faith in Maoist, Castroist, Ho Chi Minhist, Guevarist, Algerian-style populist-peasant guerrilla revolution as the key to social, cultural and political transformation.
For the record, the Sao Paulo Forum is indeed a Castroist cabal that may justly be called a continuation of the terrorist Tricontinental network Fidel launched in the 1960s.
But by far the largest number of revolutionary groups in the 1970s and 1980s were led by Marxists of one kind or another, such as the Trotskyist Partito Comunista Revoluzionario in Italy, the Moscow-line Accao Reolucionario Armarda in Portugal or the Castroist Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional in Bolivia or the Maoist Ejercito Popular de Liberacion in Colombia.
The coalition has a steering committee of 33 members, 18 from various hard left groups: Communists, Trotskyites, Maoists, and Castroists.