Between February 4th and 9th, 2019, a group of skilled workers called the “Productive Workers’ Army” went to the flagship El Maizalcommune in Lara state with the goal of helping jumpstart production in a few key areas.
The Productive Workers’ Army is a self-organized initiative that calls its volunteer labor sessions “battles.” The helping hand they extended to El Maizal was the thirteenth battle the group has undertaken in an ongoing effort to rebuild the besieged country’s productive apparatus.Read More »
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The Wire | February 15, 2019
Dalit women carry a portrait of Ambedkar as they block traffic during a protest in Ahmedabad. Credit: PTI/Files
What do we understand when we identify ourselves as feminist?
The Wire’s Histories of Feminisms project is an attempt to emphasise that there is no linear or one way of understanding and experiencing feminism. Through a series of articles, The Wire draws your attention to some of the different narratives and debates that, over the decades, have come to define feminism. For instance, we recall the first generation of feminists in Kerala, the first women lawyers who surmounted formidable challenges to claim their rightful place in the legal system. We shine a light on women authors who pushed the boundaries of feminism in literature, bring before you the perspectives and experiences of feminist Dalit and Muslim women. We talk about how protagonists of many radical movements and uprisings in public memory are usually male.Read More »