Saturday, January 23, 2010

Socialism and Democracy: Book Launch

Latin America: The New Neoliberalism and Popular Mobilization

The BRECHT FORUM, in conjunction with Socialism and Democracy, invite you to the launch of the latest edition of the Journal.

Friday, February 05
7:30 pm

451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Streets,)
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 242-4201
Email: brechtforum at


With Mario A. Murillo & Gerardo Renique with Comments by Biju Mathew & Christy Thorton

Join us for the launch of Socialism & Democracy Issue #51. The issue addresses the impact of the capitalist crisis in Latin America, focusing on the progressive governments and popular movements with reference to particular popular and indigenous struggles in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.

Biju Mathew is an organizer with the New York Taxi Workers Alliance.

Mario A. Murillo, a contributor to this special issue of Socialism & Democracy, is a former producer at WBAI Pacifica Radio, and associate professor and chair of the Department of Radio, Television, Film at Hofstra University.

Gerardo Renique, editor of this special issue, is a professor of history at CCNY-CUNY.

Christy Thorton is a doctoral student at NYU and former NACLA editor.

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Free for Brecht Forum Subscribers

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