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Marcha de la Resistencia / March of Resistance

The Plaza de Mayo – Buenos Aires’ iconic public square where the Pink House is located – is currently being occupied as part of a 24 hour “march of resistance” led by the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. 504 more words

Social Movements

Multisectorial contra el Tarifazo - Organising against Macri

Buenos Aires remains busy with political activity, various forms of resistance against the Macri government plus discussions on ways forward. Following a nudge from my sister-in-law I am going to try and publish the blog simultaneously in English and Spanish (so please excuse any errors, especially in Spanish, as won’t have time to correct – … 717 more words

Social Movements

Allies

So, no, not the Allied forces of World War II, but about allies to causes like LGBTQ rights and Black Lives Matter. There was recently (and by recently, I mean like beginning of summer) controversy over a major retailer using the A in LGBTQIA to mean “allies” and while the big issue of this was erasure of asexual and agender people, it got a lot of people talking about how allies really fit into the picture of causes like queer rights. 442 more words

Opinion

Beyond Social Movement Unionism

Sam Gindin on where to next: Proponents of social movement unionism have found inspiration in the explosion of mass industrial unionism during the Great Depression. It’s not hard to see why. 197 more words

Trade Union

The Life of W.E.B. Du Bois and Black Lives Matter

In this essay, Bill Mullen, author of the forthcoming W.E.B. DuBois biography Revolutionary Across the Colour Line, considers the historical precedence set by DuBois’ thought.  1,525 more words

Pluto Press