“Are Che, Castro, Chavez, and Their Ilk Bad for Latin America?” — a Debate at Lolita Bar, this Wed., Nov. 4 (at 8pm), downstairs at 266 Broome St. (at Allen St.) on the Lower East Side, one block south of the Delancey St. subway.
Arguing yes: THOR HALVORSSEN, activist, defender of free speech on campus, and in 2005 founder of the Human Rights Foundation, focusing on individual rights in Latin America.
Arguing no: SPIKE APPEL, leftist, participant in the recurring United States Social Forum gatherings on indigenous people and economic exploitation — and a former child reporter for Children’s Express.
Moderating: Michel Evanchik. Hosting: Todd Seavey.
Voting on the question at the end: you — and bring any supporters, detractors, or sympathetic critics you care to summon. Viva la Debate at Lolita Bar!