I spoke with Lyn Ossome, Senior Research Fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR), Makerere University, in Uganda. She received her PhD in Political Studies from Wits University. Her specializations and taught courses are in the fields of feminist political economy and feminist political theory, with particular research interests in land and agrarian […]
Nathan Banda heads the health and safety project of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions is the primary trade union federation in Zimbabwe. Currently Mr Japhet Moyo is the Sectratary General and Mr Peter Gift Mutasa is the President.The former General Secretary was Morgan Tsvangirai. Nathan discusses the […]
Ruth Nyambura is a feminist political ecologist and activist from Kenya working on the intersections of gender, economy and ecological justice. Ruth is a founding member and the convener of the African Ecofeminists Collective and also works with several regional agrarian and climate justice movements to track and challenge the privatization of the agrarian commons. […]
I spoke with Soffiyah Elijah, ED of Alliance for Families for Justice, whose mission is to support, empower and mobilize those impacted by the criminal justice system so they can marshal their collective power to create a just world. We discuss organising on incarceration in the time of Covid-19 in the USA and specifically in […]
I talk with Andries du Toit: Director: Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape. Food in the time of the Coronavirus: Why we should be very, very afraid. We talk about why we should be “very, very afraid”.
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, […]