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* Discussion on “socialism of the 21st Century
 
* Discussion on “socialism of the 21st Century
  
Geopolitical introduction
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==Geopolitical introduction==
The crisis of neoliberalism in the region and the impact of the global crisis
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The crisis of neoliberalism in the region and the impact of the global crisis<br>
The years 2000 : a new cycle of social and environmental struggles
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The years 2000 : a new cycle of social and environmental struggles<br>
Is the region representing new alternatives?
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Is the region representing new alternatives?<br>
  
Latin America confronted with the giants of the North and with imperialism
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==Latin America confronted with the giants of the North and with imperialism==
Obama: towards a new rearticulation of imperialism
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Obama: towards a new rearticulation of imperialism<br>
A strategically important region : natural resources and geopolitical position
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A strategically important region : natural resources and geopolitical position<br>
A stronger autonomy but still relative
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A stronger autonomy but still relative<br>
The imperial role of the European Union
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The imperial role of the European Union<br>
The appearance of new actors coming from the South (Brazil/China)
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The appearance of new actors coming from the South (Brazil/China)<br>
  
New critical radicalism and class struggles
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==New critical radicalism and class struggles==
The speed of the cycles of struggle in Latin America
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The speed of the cycles of struggle in Latin America<br>
An explosive situation: the 4 great Latin American “rebellions”
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An explosive situation: the 4 great Latin American “rebellions”<br>
Diversity of mobilised social actors
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Diversity of mobilised social actors<br>
Importance of the indigenous movement
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Importance of the indigenous movement<br>
The example of the social movement for education in Chile
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The example of the social movement for education in Chile<br>
  
The “turn to the left”: myths, reality and ongoing processes
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==The “turn to the left”: myths, reality and ongoing processes==
The “three ages” of Bolivarianism
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The “three ages” of Bolivarianism<br>
Diversity of the left governments in Latin America
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Diversity of the left governments in Latin America<br>
Advances and contradictions in the Bolivarian process (Venezuela)
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Advances and contradictions in the Bolivarian process (Venezuela)<br>
Bolivia at the cross roads
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Bolivia at the cross roads<br>
Lessons from the experience of the PT in Brazil
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Lessons from the experience of the PT in Brazil<br>
Anticapitalist left, zapatism and bonapartism
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Anticapitalist left, zapatism and bonapartism<br>
A return of the right?
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A return of the right?<br>
  
Return of the question of strategy and of the discussion on “21st Century Socialism”
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==Return of the question of strategy and of the discussion on “21st Century Socialism”==
What balance sheet of the revolutionary experiences in the 20th Century? Reflection on the actual Cuban situation.
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What balance sheet of the revolutionary experiences in the 20th Century? <br>Reflection on the actual Cuban situation.<br>
Pachamama, extractivism and ecosocialism: what model of development?
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Pachamama, extractivism and ecosocialism: what model of development?<br>
The question of integrations, an essential challenge for the creation of postcapitalist alternatives.
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The question of integrations, an essential challenge for the creation of postcapitalist alternatives.<br>
Take the power , revolutionise society? What transitional measures for Latin America?
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Take the power , revolutionise society? What transitional measures for Latin America?<br>
Elements for the debate starting from the theories of J. Holloway
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Elements for the debate starting from the theories of J. Holloway<br>
Importance of an internationalist strategy for Mariategui’s “great fatherland”
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Importance of an internationalist strategy for Mariategui’s “great fatherland”<br>
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=Reading materials= 
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* James Petras, 2010 [http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=22223 Latin America’s Twenty First Century Capitalism and the US Empire]
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* Fernando Esteban, 2008 [http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/index.php/spip.php?article1534 The process is locked in its contradictions]
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* Eric Toussaint, 2009 [http://www.europe-solidaire.org/spip.php?article16718 Is Bolivia heading for Andean Amazonian Capitalism?]
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* Pedro Campos, 2010 [http://zcommunications.org/cuba-needs-a-participatory-and-democratic-socialism-by-pedro-campos-1 Cuba Needs A Participatory and Democratic Socialism]
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* Franck Gaudichaud, 2011 [http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/spip.php?article2349 When triumphant neoliberalism begins to crack. Reflexions on the awakening of social movements and the "Chilean May]
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* Claudio Katz, 2010 [http://www.lahaine.org/katz/b2-img/LATIN_AMERICA_AND_THE_GLOBAL_CRISIS.doc Latin America and the global crisis]
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* Claudio Katz, 2007 [http://www.lahaine.org/katz/b2-img/Strategies%20of%20the%20Left%20in%20Latin%20America.doc Strategies of the Left in Latin America]

Latest revision as of 11:10, 24 November 2011

Outline

Central concepts

  • Imperialism
  • Crisis of neoliberalism and new cycle of social struggles
  • Experiences of change and contradictions in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador
  • Social-liberalism in Brazil and in other countries
  • Model of development, ecosocialism and indianism
  • Discussion on “socialism of the 21st Century

Geopolitical introduction

The crisis of neoliberalism in the region and the impact of the global crisis
The years 2000 : a new cycle of social and environmental struggles
Is the region representing new alternatives?

Latin America confronted with the giants of the North and with imperialism

Obama: towards a new rearticulation of imperialism
A strategically important region : natural resources and geopolitical position
A stronger autonomy but still relative
The imperial role of the European Union
The appearance of new actors coming from the South (Brazil/China)

New critical radicalism and class struggles

The speed of the cycles of struggle in Latin America
An explosive situation: the 4 great Latin American “rebellions”
Diversity of mobilised social actors
Importance of the indigenous movement
The example of the social movement for education in Chile

The “turn to the left”: myths, reality and ongoing processes

The “three ages” of Bolivarianism
Diversity of the left governments in Latin America
Advances and contradictions in the Bolivarian process (Venezuela)
Bolivia at the cross roads
Lessons from the experience of the PT in Brazil
Anticapitalist left, zapatism and bonapartism
A return of the right?

Return of the question of strategy and of the discussion on “21st Century Socialism”

What balance sheet of the revolutionary experiences in the 20th Century?
Reflection on the actual Cuban situation.
Pachamama, extractivism and ecosocialism: what model of development?
The question of integrations, an essential challenge for the creation of postcapitalist alternatives.
Take the power , revolutionise society? What transitional measures for Latin America?
Elements for the debate starting from the theories of J. Holloway
Importance of an internationalist strategy for Mariategui’s “great fatherland”

Reading materials