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Carlos Marighella (5 December 1911 – 4 November 1969) was a Bahia-born Marxist Brazilian writer, politician and guerilla fighter. Marighella authored "For the Liberation of Brazil" and "Minimanual of the Urban Guerrilla", on how to disrupt and overthrow an authoritarian regime, and written shortly before his assassination in late 1969 in São Paulo. The theories laid out in both books have greatly influenced contemporary ideological activism.

In 1964, after President Jango Goulart announced he was going to implement agrarian reform, the US Government helped install a Military Coup in Brazil. …