CUBA: Red Setback

Cuba's Communists, who keep shoving Fidel Castro to the left as they march side by side in the island's revolution, pushed a little too hard last week. Tempers flared, raising the possibility of a split. Then the Red leaders realized the folly of alienating Castro before they could fully control him, told their membership that attacking the revolution is still "inexpedient," got back to the task of making the revolution theirs.

The dispute was for control of the powerful, 450,000-member Sugar Workers Federation. To gain a voice in it, the Communists used an old ploy: they headed their slate of...

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