State Violence and Revolution: Lessons from El Salvador

State Violence and Revolution: Lessons from El Salvador

UMass Amherst History Department

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In the 1980s, Salvadoran revolutionaries fought to overthrow a U.S.-backed dictatorship and build popular democratic alternatives. Many people in Massachusetts supported them. Former guerrilla Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, peasant organizer Rosa Rivera, and Pioneer Valley Workers Center immigrant rights organizer Diana Sierra Becerra will discuss the lessons for today’s social movements. This talk was conducted in Spanish. For a complete English tra...
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In the 1980s, Salvadoran revolutionaries fought to overthrow a U.S.-backed dictatorship and build popular democratic alternatives. Many people in Massachusetts supported them. Former guerrilla Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, peasant organizer Rosa Rivera, and Pioneer Valley Workers Center immigrant rights organizer Diana Sierra Becerra will discuss the lessons for today’s social movements. This talk was conducted in Spanish. For a complete English tra...
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