[act-ma] CME 3 EVENTS 9/29, 9/30 & 10/1

Sandra Rosen sar8 at verizon.net
Tue Sep 24 14:13:55 PDT 2013


Center for Marxist Education (CME)
550 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, in Cambridge Near the Central  
Square MBTA Station on the Red Line

1) Progressive film night

Sunday September 29, 2013 6-9:30 p.m.
CUBA: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY

Cuba: An African Odyssey is a brilliantly executed documentary on  
Cuban involvement in Africa from the 1960s to the 1980's.  It's a two- 
dvd package, the first dealing mainly with Congo in the early 60s,  
the second with Cuba's intervention in Angola in the 70s and 80s.   
The director Jihan El-Tahri includes interviews with many of the  
power players involved, from Fidel Castro to Pik Botha.  It includes  
fabulous archival footage, in particular of the Congo at the time of  
Lumumba's assassination.  Then the CIA station chief Larry Devlin  
puts his version on the record and the film documents Che Guevara's  
involvement in the Eastern Congo.

English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish with English subtitles  
(2007, 190 minutes)

2) "Know Your Enemy" Bi-weekly reading and discussion group
Monday, September 30, 6-8 p.m.

Discussion will be on the influential right wing political theorist  
Carl Schmitt

3) China Study Group

ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF THE CHINESE REVOLUTION
Tuesday, October 1, 6:45-8 p.m.

Wadi'h Halabi will speak on:

"How all Wal-Mart stores came to be unionized in China in 2006, and  
the forces that it has set off"


CME hours: Sundays 12-4, Mondays 4-8, Tuesdays 6-9, Wednesdays 4-8,  
and Thursdays 6-9
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