EVENT: Anti-Capitalism in the 21st Century: Lessons from Chile Then and Now

Pinochet: Muera Tu Herencia

Credit: Simenon 
See more of their photos here

In 1973, the left-wing government of Chile headed by Salvador Allende was overthrown in a US-backed military coup. Augusto Pinochet then became Chile’s dictator for the next 17 years, implementing neoliberal policies and using brutal repression to quell resistance. But today a huge student movement is fighting for free quality public education and against neoliberalism.

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the coup, join us for a discussion about the lessons that we can learn from Chile’s past and present: about the limitations of relying on leaders to achieve radical change, and about building popular power today

Date:  Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7pm

Location:  Workers’ Organizing Resource Centre (W.O.R.C),  280 Smith St. Mezzanine (2nd Floor)

email: winnipeg[at]newsocialist.org

Childcare subsidy available with advanced notice. Send us an email!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s