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Over 500 activists, academics and students attended a lecture by renowned American philosopher Noam Chomsky on Saturday. Read the full report here.
Saturday 8 October 2011 6.30pm
TUC Congress House, London
The renowned American academic and activist who has written numerous articles and books on US policy in Cuba and Latin America will speak as part of the Latin America 2011 season of events in the lead up to this years conference in December 2011.
Tickets for this event have now sold out. You will soon be able to buy tickets for our annual Latin America Conference, so please check back soon for more info.
You can now watch Noam Chomsky's full lecture on Latin America and the progressive challenge to US neo-liberal hegemony online. View this story to watch the video now.
Speakers include: Alberto Juantorena Former Olympic 400m & 800m gold medal winner ● Families of the Miami 5 from Cuba ● Egle Sanchez Venezuelan trade union leader ● Guissell Morales-Echaverry Nicaraguan Embassy ● Prof. Ernesto Laclau Argentinian political theorist ● Frances O'Grady TUC Deputy Gen Sec ● Michael Chanan Filmmaker ● Billy Hayes CWU Gen Sec ● Victoria Brittain Writer ● Bob Crow RMT Gen Sec ● Jeremy Corbyn MP ● Sally Hunt UCU Gen Sec ● plus speakers and eyewitness reports from Colombia, Honduras, Bolivia, Guatemala, Mexico and across the continent.
Miners shut down Chile's state-owned copper mining company on Monday in a 24-hour strike against privatisation plans.