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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
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
The 5th Regional Conference of Asian Roundtable on Social Protection Network (AROSP) 2016 in Jakarta kicked off today.
AROSP is “a network of grassroots workers’ organisations, trade unions, NGOs, and scholars in Asia” that “aims to support and consolidate the regional struggle for social protection for the poor across various sectors in Asia.” 158 more words