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Factories without bosses:the response of the popular classes to the Argentine economic crisis of December 2001 - PanQuébec Tour of meetings (Take 2)

We are going through one of the worst economic crises in the history of capitalism and the answers provided by the state and its lackeys are illusory. In addition, faced with this impasse, our leaders are trying to shift the entire burden of the crisis to the workers.

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How can we respond differently to this economic crisis? Can we learn from the experiences of struggles that have happened elsewhere in the world?

To consider these issues, the Libertarian Communist Union (UCL) is organizing a panQuébec tour this winter of meetings on the response of Argentine popular classes in the face of a serious economic crisis that shook the country in the early 2000s.

From 18 January to 12 February, a militant from the anarchist organization Red Libertaria (Argentina) will travel to different cities of Quebec and Ontario (I hope-Molly ) to talk about this subject. He will discuss different forms of resistance developed by the Argentine people to counter the effects of the crisis retaking factories, creating self-managed cooperatives, etc.. and the involvement of anarchists in these different struggles.

The tour will stop in several cities: Montreal, St-Jerome, Quebec, Saguenay, Saint-Félicien, Drummondville, Sherbrooke, etc.. Be alert! The places and dates of each conference will be publicized soon.

[Translation from Molly's Blog: http://mollymew.blogspot.com]

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