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Day 2, Session 4—Southern Insurgency: Mass Movements Throughout the Global South

It is essential that we considers the broader historical forces in play today throughout the Global South, such as the effects of imperialism, the decline of the international union movement, class struggle, and the growing reserve army of available labor on a global scale.

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Revolution in China: 1911-1949

Of 20th-century revolutions, the upheaval in China that culminated in the declaration in 1949 of the People’s Republic was arguably just as significant as the Russian Revolution of 1917. Beginning this January, the Revolutions Reading Group undertakes an in-depth study of that 40-year struggle, from the overthrow of the monarchy in 1911 to the victory of the Communist Party after World War II.

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