7 Jul 2009

'Is Cuba Socialist?' debate and discussion of Che's economics

Rock Around The Blockade Upcoming Events

1. Saturday 11 July 2009 - RATB debate with AWL: 'Is Cuba Socialist?'
2. Tuesday 14 July - 'Che Guevara, The Economics of Revolution' Reading Group

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1. SATURDAY 11 JULY, 3.40 PM, School of Oriental and African Studies,
Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H

(Euston, Russell Square or Goodge Street tube)


As part of their day school, 'Ideas for Freedom 2009: Socialists, the
capitalist crisis and the working class', Alliance for Workers Liberty have
invited Rock Around the Blockade to debate with them on the subject, '50 years
since the Cuban revolution: Is Cuba socialist?' Helen Yaffe, author of 'Che
Guevara, The Economics of Revolution', will be speaking on behalf of RATB.

Helen Yaffe (Revolutionary Communist Group/Rock Around the Blockade, author of
'Che Guevara, The Economics of Revolution') debates Paul Hampton (Workers'
Liberty).

Come and listen to the debate, get involved and support RATB at this event.

2. TUESDAY 14 July, 7-9.30pm, - READING GROUP ON 'CHE GUEVARA: THE ECONOMICS
OF REVOLUTION'

7 - 9.30 pm, Upstairs at the Calthorpe Arms
252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1
http://www.fancyapint.com/pubs/pub342.html
Nearest tube: Russell Square / Kings Cross / Chancery Lane

Third in a series of discussion groups based on this important book. This
month, Chapter 3: The Great Debate. This chapter is an examination of debates
over the best way of building a socialist economy, between those who supported
the Soviet-style Auto-Financing system, and those, like Che, who favoured the
Budgetary Finance System.

You don't have to have read the chapter to participate as there will be an
introduction (but of course it helps a lot if you do read it, contact us for
your copy).

The book is available at the reduced price of £15 from our stall on the night
or send a cheque to
Larkin Publications,
BCM Box 5909,
London
WC1N 3XX
for £17, including p&p.

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