domenica , 21 Aprile 2024

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Europe at War: Fighting Militarism in the Third World War

→ Originally published in Italian ‘Bringing the war home’ was the slogan of the peace movement at the time of the Vietnam War. Today, it is the watchword—albeit with a very different meaning—of European rulers. To them, war should make it possible to govern the disorderly European home in an altogether disorderly world—a world of empires without imperialisms, and transitions …

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Organizing the uprising amidst the impossible stability: towards the TSS meeting in Bologna

Recession winds blow almost everywhere. The war relentlessly claims its price in blood and devastation. There are no longer safe spaces to smoothly accumulate capital or to peacefully lead one’s life. The highest price of this situation is paid by poor people, women and men, workers and migrants, and by all those who want to assert their freedom from dominion …

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The floods in Pakistan and the gendered effects of climate change. A conversation with Mariam Magsi

by MASHA HASSAN Pakistan is hit with a devastating climate catastrophe displacing around 33 million people where Balochistan and Southern Sindh provinces remain the most affected. Here we publish a conversation with Mariam Magsi* a multidisciplinary artist who is born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, and now resides in Canada. Magsi’s family has been on the ground since the start …

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The metastasis of World War III

→ Italian Despite no longer appearing in headlines or smartphone feeds, the war in Ukraine continues and continues to produce its effects. Those who spoke of a great clash for Western values, for the preservation of Europe, and for the ultimate defense of freedom, seem almost to have lost interest in the Russian invasion, the Ukrainian resistance, the daily deaths …

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After imperialisms. Problems and Possibilities of a Transnational Politics of Peace

→ First published in Italian on June 8. The time is out of joint— O cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right! Nay, come, let’s go together. Shakespeare, Hamlet   The war has sparked stupor for what appears still possible today. On the one hand, we should not be surprised: if we look at events with non-European …

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A silent but relentless tide. Our feminism to the test of November 27th

Italian Five years ago, the first transnational feminist strike took place. The strike triggered a process of politicization that irreversibly changed the expectations of millions of women and LGBTQ+ people, who gathered around the struggle against male violence as a common project of social subversion. On the occasion of the transnational mobilization against male violence against women on November 27th, …

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Terror and resistance in the Afghan autumn: an interview with Liza Schuster and Reza Hussaini

by VALENTINA MARCONI and STEFANO VISENTIN → Italian Few days ago, the dead bodies of four young women were found in the outskirts of Mazar-e-Sharif, in northern Afghanistan. Frozan Safi, a 29-year-old activist and economics lecturer, who took part to the recent protests against Taliban rule, is among them, while the other three women have not been identified yet. The …

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Who says woman? Why to say it? Where?

«Why can’t we say woman anymore?» is the title of an article by Rosie DiManno shared on Twitter by Margaret Atwood a few days ago. The sharing of the article, which was published in the Canadian newspaper «Toronto Star» (#1 and #2), provoked bitter reactions that put Atwood’s positions, together with J.K. Rowling’s ones, in the ranks of trans-exclusionary radical …

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Notes from a ‘waiting room’ in a ‘Digital’ India: states, covid-19 and refusal

by ISHITA DEY → Italian We publish a short contribution on the situation in pandemic-ravaged India, written for ∫precarious connections by Ishita Dey, assistant professor at the Department of Sociology of South Asian University in New Delhi. The central government of Hindu nationalist and market fundamentalist Narendra Modi dealt with the ‘first wave’ of the pandemic by imposing a total …

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Proceso constituyente y huelga feminista en Chile. Una entrevista con Karina Nohales (CF8M)

por CAMILLA DE AMBROGGI → Italiano Publicamos una entrevista con Karina Nohales, vocera de la Coordinadora Feminista 8M (CF8M) y candidata constituyente de la CF8M en Chile. Karina nos cuenta el papel central que jugó el movimiento feminista dentro de la revuelta chilena de octubre de 2019, que abrió un proceso de politización sin precedentes: esto llevó al triunfo del …

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