I spoke with Elimane Kane, Founder and Chairman of LEGS-Africa (www.legs-africa.org), a pan African think tank based in Dakar. Elimane is a Governance and Development analyst and contributor to the Alternative report on Africa (AROA). The Alternative Report on Africa is a structuring initiative for new milestones towards the complete decolonization of our minds, our […]
Would you please consider obtaining the pamphlet/ manifesto, Rinky-Dink Revolution: Moving Beyond Capitalism by Withholding Consent, Creative Constructions, and Creative Destructions” and letting your contacts know about it? As you can see, it’s available mostly on a donation basis in several formats from Daraja Press , audiobook, and soon as a Monthly Review Essay (https://mronline.org/category/monthly-review-essays/). […]
We as the Women’s League of Abahlali baseMjondolo see the need to express our pain and fear, and our deep disappointment and anger at the eThekwini municipality. We need to issue a clear warning that we will not continue to accept oppression. Abahlali as a movement teaches respect. Men must respect women. People of different […]
TODAY April 2 at 1pm (GMT+1) Nnimmo Bassey is a Nigerian architect, environmentalist activist, author and poet, who chaired Friends of the Earth International from 2008 through 2012 and was Executive Director of Environmental Rights Action for two decades. In 2010, Nnimmo Bassey was named a Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award, and in 2012 […]
We discuss the impact of the COVID19 epidemic on the Algerian uprisings with Hamza Hamouchene, a London-based Algerian scholar-activist, commentator, researcher, and a founding member of Algeria Solidarity Campaign (ASC), and Environmental Justice North Africa (EJNA).
Sally Kane talks about the role of community radio stations in the USA. Sally Kane is Chief Executive of the US National Federation of Community Broadcasters. She has twenty years of experience in the field of community radio. Based on her travels across the USA, she will speak about the conditions facing people in rural […]
Alyxandra Gomes Nunes, Brazilian, 48 yrs old, is based in Salvador da Bahia, the state where the majority of the population is black. She is a teacher and researcher on African Literature at UNEB (Bahia State University), Campus V, in Santo Antônio de Jesus City. She is also the former Portuguese language translator and editor […]
You will find here both video and audio versions Interview with S’bu Zikode, founder of Abahlali baseMjondolo about situation of COVID-19 on the day that lock-down began.
Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson and co-editor of Jackson Rising: the struggle for economic democracy and black self-determination in Jackson, Mississippi. Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus in this role was […]
An enlightening discussion with Gacheke Gachi from the Mathare Social Justice Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, about the situation facing shack-dwellers in the face of COVID-19.
A few thoughts on strategies for dealing with Coronavirus * Should we not be demanding the close down of industrial agriculture implicated in the generation of viruses that pass from animals to humans. Industrial agriculture has been the source of many of the recent viruses. We already know that it is small farmers that feed […]
This message comes from Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing & Organizing (WIEGO) raising really important “KEY MESSAGES for COVID-19. Please share. Dear All – WIEGO’s focus, as ever, is on drawing attention to the fact that most of the world’s work is informal and that the assumptions about what policies and advice are best to follow, […]
There is so much currently published on Coronavirus / COVID-19, but we hear little from shackdweller movements who live in crowded and insecure conditions where the threat of the epidemic is most potent. This statement comes from Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa. Coronavirus: A call for solidarity from Abahlali Sunday, 22 March 2020 Abahlali baseMjondolo […]
Montreal — Feb. 14, 2020 MEDIA ADVISORY Black History Month in NDG Nine community partners in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce have joined forces with members of the neighbourhood’s Black English-speaking community to put on a unique event during Black History Month: Lessons Learned from Jackson, Mississippi: How co-ops are an inclusive tool in fighting poverty and revitalizing urban centres. Through […]