These images were found in a flea market in Mexico City in 1975 then collected by Ava Vargas as a book titled La Casa de Cita: Mexican Photographs from the Belle Epoque.
“Pinochet-type economics” = neoliberalism
A film about Neruda with Gael García Bernal.
After the coup, Chile became the first neoliberal state. This clip comes from Patricio Guzman’s classic film, The Battle of Chile.
Here’s the link.
Take 5 minutes and write about Boulos’s film and the concept of geographical imaginary.
This is a useful discussion of the Communist Manifesto from a book review by Terry Eagleton at https://www.lrb.co.uk/v33/n05/terry-eagleton/indomitable
“Indomitable” (excerpts) by Terry Eagleton
In 1976, a good many people in the West thought that Marxism had a reasonable case to argue. By 1986, most of them no longer felt that way. What had happened in the meanwhile? Were these people now buried under a pile of toddlers? Had Marxism been unmasked as bogus by some world-shaking new research? Had someone stumbled on a lost manuscript by Marx confessing that it was all a joke?