Verónica Gago

is part of Colectivo Situaciones, teaches in the School of Social Sciences at Buenos Aires University, and is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). She is currently working on a project exploring popular economies in post-neoliberal contexts.

The Strike of Those Who Can't Stop: An Interview with Verónica Gago and Natalia Fontana

The Strike of Those Who Can’t Stop: An Interview with Verónica Gago and Natalia Fontana

To strike is to chal­lenge and block the forms of pro­duc­ing and repro­duc­ing life in homes, in neigh­bor­hoods, in work­places. It is to con­nect vio­lence again­st wom­en with the speci­fic polit­i­cal nature of the cur­rent forms of exploita­tion of the pro­duc­tion and repro­duc­tion of life. The strike was the key that enabled us to unite those two things.

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui: Against Internal Colonialism

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui: Against Internal Colonialism

Sil­via Rivera Cusi­can­qui is an Aymara activist, soci­ol­o­gist, and oral his­to­ri­an who has worked with indige­nous move­ments in Bolivia over the last four decades. Her work pro­vides a valu­able cri­tique of cer­tain forms of indige­nous iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics, and a bal­ance sheet of anti­colo­nial strug­gles in the coun­try more broad­ly.

Clandestine Progress

Clandestine Progress

In the dis­course of “slav­ery,” the tex­tile work­shops and their thou­sands of migrant work­ers are a sort of black hole where anoth­er type of human­i­ty is con­cen­trat­ed, one that is nev­er ful­ly rec­og­nized as such, oth­er than under the idea of com­plete for­eign­ness.