Talk: Greene on the Life and Thought of Louis-Auguste Blanqui
On February 1st at the Center for Marxist Education in Central Square, Cambridge, communist historian Doug Enaa Greene discussed the life and thought of the 19th century French communist revolutionary Louis-Auguste Blanqui (1805-1881).
Blanqui organized many failed elite conspiracies to overthrow the French state and bring about communism, spending half of his life in prison. Blanqui was noted by friend and foe for his courage, dedication and utter commitment to the communist ideal.
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