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Saturday, July 4 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Mexico after Ayotzinapa

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This talk will focus on contemporary Mexican politics after the rise of the movement for justice for the 43 students from Ayotzinapa. The midterm elections of June will also be analyzed as well as the trajectory of the left and social movements.

Recommended Books Available in the Haymarket Room:
Democracy in Mexico: Peasant Rebellion and Political Reform by Dan La Botz
Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers by Anabel Hernandez

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Josie Chávez

Josie Chávez is the coordinator of the Central Committee of the Mexican Partido Revolucionario de las y los Trabajadores (Revolutionary Worker's Party). She is the Editor of the magazine Cuadernos Feministas. She is active in several movements and organizations, including Feministas Socialistas and the Human Rights Defenders Network (Red de Defensoras de Derechos Humanos). She is also active in movements against femicide.
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Héctor Agredano Rivera

Héctor Agredano Rivera is a gay, Mexican-American activist-scholar pursuing a PhD in Geography at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He lives in Mexico City and writes for Socialist Worker on Mexican politics.
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Edgard Sánchez

Edgard Sánchez is chair and founding member of the Mexican Partido Revolucionario de las y los Trabajadores (Revolutionary Worker's Party), Mexican section of the 4th International (constituted after 1976). Edgard is also part of the International Committee of the 4th International and is a member of the National Executive Commission of the Political Organization of the People and Workers (OPT), a broad party project for the... Read More →

Saturday July 4, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Grant Park B