Skip to comments.CHILEAN ANARCHISTS TEACH ANTI-CAPITALIST TACTICS TO AMERICAN STUDENTS
Posted on 02/26/2014 4:35:34 PM PST by markomalley
In recent years, college students in Chile have led anti-capitalist protests that have been so successful that the anarchists student leaders have gained political power in the South American country.
Over the last two months, some of the students who led the Chilean revolución have toured the U.S., teaching American college students how to promote and expand communism here, too.
The events were billed as a way for attendees to learn of the Chilean students pro-socialistic struggles, and how to replicate those efforts in America.
They will be presenting on radical student activism, student organizing, and sharing their experiences in building an anti-capitalist student movement, explained the Facebook event page for their stop at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., on Jan. 31.
The purpose of the tour appears to be to import Chilean anarchist Communist activism methods to the United States in order to strengthen the growing national movement.
The fact that institutions of higher learning from Miami to Seattle are not only willing to host these workshop, but that many have student-led organizations that take great efforts to plan them, suggests that anarcho-communism is an ideology with growing popularity among college students.
Many of the events were hosted by ethnic studies departments, student anarchist groups, and the like.
The Hampshire College event, for example, was organized by the Hampshire Anarchist Network and the Black Rose Anarchist Federation. The Facebook page for the Hampshire Anarchist Network describes them as dedicated to the advancement of anarchism with an aim toward advocating an egalitarian, anti-authoritarian, and stateless society.
The Black Rose Anarchist Federation promotes anarchist Communism.
Though they did not co-sponsor the event, the Western Massachusetts branch of Jobs With Justice did encourage its members to attend, sending out an email to all members of their listserv.
The Jobs With Justice website promoted the event by stating that Chilean anarchists will run a workshop on building an anti-capitalist student movement, offer advice on student activism, building connections between the student movement and labor and indigenous struggles, and provide some information on anarcha-feminism.
By the end of this month, the tour will have visited twelve areas in the United States and presented at a number of various organizations, including sixteen stops at colleges and universities, according to the agenda on their website.
The Struggling To Wintour included visits to Florida International University South, CUNY, Rhode Island College, Brandeis University, Hampshire College, North Central College, University of Chicago, Seattle University, Portland State University, San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, Cal State Long Beach and UC San Diego among other locales.
The tours website states that Chile has a long history of working class struggle in shanty towns, factories, mines, community organizations, and schools.
Anarchists have been a major force in the social movements, strategically organizing to build power, it adds. This has manifested in solidarity for the Mapuches, anarchists winning the student union elections at the University of Chile, militant pro-abortion actions, and libertarian labor organizations.
Have they already forgotten what happened to Salvador Allende?
Yep. That one goes all the way back to Bakunin and the First International. Marx won that one and it's been downhill ever since.
The "withering away of the state" was always a ridiculous, empty promise on the part of the communists and has never shown any instance, any tiny tendency, within any communist government ever established. They're totalitarian statists.
Anarchists = People who support Anarchy (no government whatsoever)
Communists = Socialist who support total full government.
Anarchist Communists = Someone who is obviously Bi-Polar
A while back, Chile privatized Social Security in their country.
The average Chilean now has a higher net worth than the average American.
They also don’t have the NSA.
They have to go to Chile for this??? Hell, they can save a ton of money just turning on an Obama speech and get the exact same thing!
They’ll find more statist thug commies in Obama’s cabinet than they will in Chile.
The socialist/communist paradise of North Korea where if your Uncle doesn’t bow low enough, you feed him and his family to starving dogs.
They are "anarchists" in the sense of viewing capitalist governments as protectors of private property, something they want to sweep away.
After a period of "anarchism", where private property loses effective protection against being seized by "the masses", THEN communism can be implemented. At that point, government is re-instituted, but this time for the purpose of ensuring that the property which was expropriated by "the masses" is now protected from being taken away from the Party.
See how it works?
People want wealth and power. If you have wealth, you can buy power. If you have power, you can take wealth. The history of socialism/communism is always the same story. Some people want wealth and can’t get it under the present situation in their country. So, in order to get the power they need to take wealth, they promise riches to stupid people to get their support. Once in power, the socialists/communists take the wealth and ignore the stupid people who helped them. Or they kill them. Socialists/communists are just con men taking advantage of greedy, stupid people.
That’s nothing compared to what Mussolini did to Italian anarchists!
Chile better get rid of those people, pronto or they will go the way of Venezuela. Do not suffer Marxists if you value your freedom.
>>>The events were billed as a way for attendees to learn of the Chilean students pro-socialistic struggles, and how to replicate those efforts in America.<<<
Would they teach these stooges to cope with a toilet paper shortage too?
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