: New: Book Report: The Sugar King of Havana

Biography of a sugar magnate in Cuba before, during, and after Castro's revolution. Tales of market-cornering. The satisfaction of a local Cuban running sugar mills more efficiently than Americans trying to phone it in from New York. Sympathy for (some of) the running capitalist dogs who actually paid taxes and created jobs instead paying senators to remove the social safety net and…

What? Oh, right, the book. There's some personal history to slog through and some reminiscing about old Cuba that doesn't really mean much if you never lived in old Cuba, but then there's some Cuban history which is pretty interesting.

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