mercoledì , 1 Dicembre 2021

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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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We are the 97%: we will not be silenced. Women’s uprising against violence in the UK

by ALICE FIGES → Italian On the evening of Saturday 13th March the UK watched as metropolitan police officers hurled and  kettled several young women to the ground. These women had gathered in vigil to mourn the death of a 33-year old woman they never met, Sarah Everard. Everard was confirmed dead that morning. Ten days earlier on March 3rd, …

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Sobre «el derecho a gobernar» y el fracaso del proyecto neoliberal chileno

por BRAULIO ROJAS CASTRO → Italiano Durante el tiempo que lleva administrando el poder del Estado el gobierno empresarial de Sebastián Piñera hemos escuchado la monserga, profusamente repetida por los medios de comunicación, de que “tenemos derecho a gobernar”. Lo dijo el diputado Katz recién asumido el Gobierno. Lo espetó hasta el cansancio la ex ministra de Educación, Cubillos, cuando …

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Violence as a regime. The resistance against Erdoğan’s social oppression in Turkey

by YAĞMUR YURTSEVER — Assembly of Migrants and Refugees and Women’s Assembly of HDK → Italian This week, 20 members and old HDP’s Executive Board members were taken into custody, and they are expected to face several years in prison for their democratic and political activities. For those who are not fast enough to follow the anti-democratic rule in Turkey, …

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Saqueo de lo público, trabajo de cuidado y crisis: pandemia en Ecuador

di ALEJANDRA SANTILLANA ORTIZ[1] → En Ecuador la pandemia ha causado miles de muertes y el contagio continúa extendiéndose, convirtiéndolo en uno de los países más afectados del mundo por COVID-19. En este contexto, el gobierno de Moreno está asumiendo el proyecto de recortes del gasto público y privatizaciones salvajes en nombre de una alianza duradera con el Fondo Monetario …

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Against the social reproduction of pandemic patriarchy

→ Italian For quite some time women have been refusing to be domesticized by patriarchy. For them, it’s not a surprise that now, in times of a global pandemic, patriarchy is trying to impose itself as a necessary supplement of capital’s domination: after all, patriarchy has been pandemic for ages. In every place in the world and from different positions, …

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