Marta Harnecker, the Fighter

Chowdhury, Farooque

Publisher:  Dissident Voice
Date Written:  17/06/2019
Year Published:  2019  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23672

Obituary for Marta Harnecker, sociologist, political scientist, and activist from Chile.




Comrade Marta Harnecker passed away of cancer on June 15, 2019, in Canada.

A relentless fighter, comrade Marta Harnecker (1937 – 2019) made valuable contributions in the areas of theory related to revolution for socialism in the broader Latin American perspective....

Marta Harnecker participated in the revolutionary process of 1970-1973 in Chile. After studying with Louis Althusser in Paris, she returned to Chile in 1968, and joined the Socialist Party of Chile....

She has written extensively on the Cuban Revolution. She also lived in Caracas and was a participant in the Venezuelan revolution.
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