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What do Free Trade Agreements mean for African women?

What do Free Trade Agreements mean for African women?

Susan Nakacwa writes: “I am a Ugandan journalist and currently working with GRAIN. Currently, my passion is in researching, documenting and making the case for smallholder farming on the African continent. I have opted to use my journalism training to make a case for sustainable agriculture, smallholder farming as well as gender advocacy. I believe …

Persistence of Blackness: A series of five original photographs designed by Sokari Ekine

A series of five original photographs designed by Sokari Ekine You can purchase cards of some of these extraordinary pictures here: https://www.sokariekine.me/cards-and-prints-for-sale Sokari Ekine is a Queer Nigerian British  Feminist,  diasporic nomad, visual scholar, and activist, writer, educator seeking out new possibilities and ways of being beyond the normative and hegemony of whiteness, heterosexuality and …

I AM BLACK — Call for proposals

I AM BLACK — Call for proposals

There is a moment that made you realize that the colour of your skin has given you an identity. You are not just Canadian, or Haitian Canadian, Nigerian Canadian and so forth – you are Black. Blackness is a mental space. Blackness is a geographical location. Blackness is history. Blackness is a societal construct that …

Rinky-Dink Revolution: Moving Beyond Capitalism by Withholding Consent, Creative Constructions, and Creative Destructions

Rinky-Dink Revolution: Moving Beyond Capitalism by Withholding Consent, Creative Constructions, and Creative Destructions

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/). …

Coronavirus: A call for solidarity from Abahlali

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 …