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    • Fun fact he also ordered the execution of women and children
      nunya1776 25 jul
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    • He also committed genocide but yeah cool higher literacy rates
      NPCvibe 25 jul
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    • And now cuba is a hellhole because of communism
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    • Oh wow, glorifying a murdering communist
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    • Do you know the reason why he did this? Because it is hard for his citizens to succumb to his communist propoganda if they do not know how to read. Cadtro was a fucking monster and anyone who tries to paint the picture of him being a good person and good leader is fucking retarded. :)
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    • as a Cuban, I can tell you that no one gives a fuck and any Cuban with half a brain knows that the communist regime is the worst thing that could've happened to Cuba
      ZoidG99 25 jul
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    • The other 99% of illiterate citizens were dead
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    • WTF fact #1: Castro murdered and tortured blacks at a higher rate than any communist government before and since. He and Che were rabid racists.
      banjo1926 25 jul
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    • What a good dude. It almost makes up for the thousands of political enemies he imprisoned or slaughtered after promising he wouldn’t.
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    • He’s literally a murderer who oppressed his people. When he died the people of Cuba rejoiced and the libtards of America mourned
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    • Hey, I'm actually cuban, and now live in the US, he was a dictator and not a great person al around, but, and this is a big but, at the very beginning of the revolution they did good things, for like a couple of years, before the power went straight to his head lol. This was one of those good things
      cerbelus 25 jul
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    • Hey stop trying to make communists look like good people
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    • Idiots today want communist ideals. Yet they forget the millions that died under it.
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    • You know who else managed to wipe out illiteracy? Almost every other western nation, and they didn’t even use death squads
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    • Fidel castro was a horrible man and he sent soldiers into my grandmothers home to take all of their money and heirlooms. My great grandfather was beat to death and his brother escaped with my grandma to america
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    • Haha. This post brought to you by hundreds of thousands executed Cubans and Bernie Sanders.
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    • Fuck Fidel. He murdered my aunt and took my family's land.
      st1nkbg 25 jul
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    • Well yeah...he needs them to be able to read their death-sentences
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    • Can't have less than 100% literacy rate if you genocide the illiterate children and people which is what he did.
      Javii 25 jul
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    • plot twist it was the teachers that learned to read!
      twohawks 24 jul
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    • He’s still a fucking piece of shit commie
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    • Some idiot looking at the history of a guy who murdered thousands of people: bUT LoOk aT tHE LOw iLLiTerACY raTEs!!!
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    • Sure, the ones slow to learn were executed, but...at least the literacy percent went up, right?
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    • And how millions of his own people were oppressed and died from his leadership again? Communism has never worked and will never work
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    • Yeah but the only thing they could read was the communist manifesto and Cuban laws. Nothing else. Sounds so freeing
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    • Literacy rate was already high before he took power.
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    • Actually studied this in spanish, it is true. Cuba has one of the highest literacy rates in the world, however, you can be refused education depending on if you Express the wrong political opinion.
      BillyJoel 25 jul
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    • Glorifying a communist, typical libtard propaganda. Ironic, that the same people who say we’re militarizing the police also idolize leaders that wore military uniforms for their everyday attire.
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    • Castro literally murdered at least 100,000 of his own people. Pussies: bUt hE taUgHt kIdS tO rEAd !!
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    • Yeah, and Uncle Ad0lf brought Germany out of a recession, temporarily, but I don't see you worshipping him...
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    • He’s still a monster
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    • See this is the funny thing about fucking genocidal maniacs is they like to take credit for stuff they didn’t really directly do
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    • Okaaaay I’m finna burn iFunny to the ground. Communist piece of shit.
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    • I don’t get why everyone is hard for Fidel Castro and communism Cuba is a literal shithole because of it
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    • Notice how it doesn't mention that they only learned how to read and write communist propaganda messages rather than actual literature.
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    • He was a brutal dictator but Cuba’s poverty rate is basically zero and their science and education is pretty good. It’s the bests result state capitalism has had.
      lwpack 25 jul
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    • That’s how effective propaganda is. One of the evilest humans in history has a meme making him look like a good leader 60 years later.
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    • That lasted like for a good 3 years
      TheInca 25 jul
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    • Yeah historically that’s always happened in dictatorships. They need people to read to understand propaganda
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    • So let’s just forget that he murdered hundreds if not thousands of people and sent thousands of diseased sick prisoners to the us; helped Russia build nuclear missile silos closer to the us and is known for extreme censorship like China ? A big glorified fuck you
      Wibblewop 25 jul
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    • No, they forced people to read and write communist propaganda or die
      justjarad 27 jul
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    • Funny how in the US you can be cummunist but in cuba you cant be capitalist.
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    • In reality, it was just a program to propagandize teachers who then propagandize the kids because that's what communist regimes do
      ajfheb 25 jul
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    • At what cost though, oh that's right the deaths of many Cubans
      wrtzjs2 27 jul
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    • Genocidal maniac gets propaganda because he's done something not horrible before.
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    • La madre para la partida de comunistas de este app. Que nunca an vivido en un pais comunista. Criticando el capitalismo pero al mismo tiempo teniendo libertad de exprecion.
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    • What an upstanding guy!!!
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    • If they're like most communists, they define literacy as the capacity to read the words: "Fidel Castro".
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    • The year is 1961. Ciego de Avila, Cuba. For months, Cuba has been racked with war. The line between army and citizenry has changed to oppressor and oppressed. Men, women, and children, anyone who can't read and speak perfectly are hunted and shot in the streets. I fear for my newborn child.
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    • Why is this being featured? Castro was a communist and a murderer.
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    • Ok so yea hes terrible and not really to be praised or looked up to but at least this one thing is kinda cool
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    • This is the exact story Bernie used to defend Castro. Ignoring the fact that the “literature” he taught them was all communist propaganda and many were denied education based on factors like class and their political views
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    • Lol here come the comments on why we shouldn’t teach people to read
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    • When you’re a mass murderer but you teach people how to read
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    • It's easy to learn how to read when a gun is literally at your head
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    • You can’t flood them with propaganda if they can’t read. And it’s great propaganda to spread to the rest of the world that you are making sure everyone can read. Win win
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    • Ah man communism is so great! They had a literacy program. Oh shit stop looking at the poverty rate, no one is starving, the poor people like their mud huts, holy fuck stop them from swimming to Miami, force them to stay communism works
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    • Such a great man teaching people how to read. Better overlook all his atrocities. But the guy who said something bad in 8th grade. Fuck him!
      AnalogA 26 jul
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    • Good thing they could read.....too bad they couldn’t eat
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    • I’m cuban and I can tell you that all the other cubans I know celebrated this lil bitch’s death. He ruined Cuba on his own bruh
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    • Why not just kilI all the illiterate people, and then boom no more illiterate people.
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    • Of course you have illiteracy problems when you murder all the intellectuals that disagree with you.
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    • So they could read all the communist anti-capitalist leaflets he handed out.
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    • They also learned to think they had the greatest country in the world, because if they thought anything else they would disappear.
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    • What fuck kinda propaganda is this shit?
      Topdawg 26 jul
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    • Fun fact: under Fidel Castro’s regime he had people thrown in jail for owning a pound of hamburger or a steak, he also ran the economy into the ground and everyone drives cars from the 50’s, stop glorifying an asshole
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    • I thought they were going to be illiterate until the year 700,000 lol
      Goodbye 25 jul
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    • Yeah he also k-illed 800,000 people so I feel like it cancels out a little bit
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    • I want to just say that when I went to Cuba in 2018, everyone there idolized him. Che as well. They are also a communistic dictatorship with the government (not one dude) as the figurehead. The gov't when I was there was focusing on tourism and renovating the cities French-era buildings.
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    • Oh wow praising a communist dictator. Sure they could read, but all there was to read was the gravestones caused by socialism and communism
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    • Yeah, he also was a horrible dictator that let hundreds of thousands of not millions of people starve
      Tscheezi 26 jul
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    • Rot in hell commie trash
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    • Teached them to reed so they could read propaganda.
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    • Same person talking up Castro would probably hate on America
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    • Yeah! So cool! And we all know how great life was for Cubans under Fidel Castro
      Muser38 25 jul
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    • All the worst leaders did something to be praised for, even a broken clock is right twice a day
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    • Can’t be illiterate if you’re dead
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    • Glorifying a murderer and these people either learned or died he was evil.
      lojan7 26 jul
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    • Hit-ler revived Germany's economy and rebuilt the country from scraps, doesn't excuse genocide.
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    • He’s also a fucking murderer and oppressive dictator who’s left Cuba stuck in the ‘50s
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    • Totally not because they would be indoctrinated with communist propaganda
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    • Just because you can read something doesn't mean you can understand it.
      omega_RK 25 jul
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    • Teaching people to read just so you can make them read propaganda is not all good.
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    • this is true, ask Bernie, he'll tell you all about it.. then, just skim over the kiIlings and stuff
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    • My parents escaped that hell hole and this new bullshit about humanizing Fidel is retarded beyond means, that man is a fucking pig
      robbyanon 26 jul
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    • Post Castrone
      zNitro 26 jul
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    • One of the reasons I'm not a full blown atheist is the possibility that Fidel is burning in hell for all eternity
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    • He’s the father of the prime minister of Canada
      Jasian69 26 jul
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    • The only thing they were taught to read was the phrase “obey or die”
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    • He also butchered people in front of their families. Terrible people can do good and still be horrible people
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    • "Maybe he wasn't such a bad guy after all! *Wink-wink*" is what I expect one of those blue-haired land whales to say when reading this.
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    • He also did other things like murder innocent civilians but guess we’re not gonna feature that
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    • As a cuban we were all celebrating his death.
      MnBanos 28 jul
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    • That looks like Justin Trudeau
      gliburst 27 jul
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    • I am Cuban myself. Yeah everyone in Cuba was literate but at what cost? Our rich culture has descended into nothingness.
      Russiann 26 jul
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    • Yea, and he did it by making them repeatedly recite Cuban-Communistic chants and phrases.. effectively brainwashing them all.
      povo 26 jul
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    • He literally wanted them to be able to read his propaganda
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    • That totally makes up for his genocidal rampage
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    • Not sure why someone would try to make him out to be some sort of saint
      chillman 26 jul
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