Condemn the Intimidation of Bela Bhatia: PUDR Statement

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People’s Union for Democratic Rights Condemn the Intimidation of Bela Bhatia PUDR strongly condemns the intimidation of activist Bela Bhatia by members of the vigilante group AGNI on 23 January 2017.  This intimidation comes just a few days after the NHRC’s visit to Bastar to record the statements of women who have suffered sexual violence […]

Women of the Black Panther Party Reflect on Today’s Struggle, Staying Engaged and Why Trump’s Win Might be a Good Thing | Colorlines

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One often-overlooked component of the Panthers was the leadership of women. At one point, women made up the majority of the BPP’s membership but their contributions are frequently written out of history. We at the Intersectional Black Panther Party History Project believe there is value in amplifying the voices of Black women who served on […]

Across the world, communities have embraced the opportunities of being demonetised

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Money rules our lives. With one simple decision, a government can affect the lives of a billion people as dramatically illustrated by India’s sudden withdrawal of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes with effect from midnight on November 8. A month later, as millions still queue up in front of banks and Automated Teller […]

Judith Butler: “Trump is emancipating unbridled hatred” | ZEIT ONLINE

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As long as one functions within the notion of the nation-state, one is basically asking for a specific nationality to represent the state and for the state to represent that nationality. That means that there will always be the minorities and those excluded, those who do not conform to the dominant idea of the nation: […]

Harvard Workers Went On Strike and Won—Here’s How They Did It, and How Students Helped | The Nation

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The workers had been in contract negotiations with the Harvard Corporation since May of this year, but the parties reached a brick wall in late September as the administration refused to budge on key worker demands, including fair healthcare and a sustainable yearly salary. Following the stalemate in negotiations, the HUDS workers voted 97 percent […]

Just World Books publishes second edition of ‘The Gaza Kitchen’ featuring new culinary specialties

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With delight they recount their success stories—how, by pooling resources and sharing ideas, whole neighborhoods have managed to rise out of total dependence on aid. Participants in their workshops have collaborated to raise small animals like chickens, ducks, and rabbits as well as the fodder to feed them; they’ve build shared drying racks to conserve […]