Call out for a Transnational Social Strike Meeting, Poznan 2-4 October 2015

After the assembly held in Frankfurt on March 19th 2015, we want to take a step forward and meet in Poznan, Poland on the 2nd-4th October 2015. The meeting place in Poznan offers the opportunity to foster the participation from the Eastern countries of Europe that are at the center of the present regime of exploitation and to promote a deeper exchange among labor and social struggles across established borders and regions.

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Struggles in Social Reproduction during Covid19: from East to West and Beyond

The Covid-19 pandemic showed, more than anything, the deep interconnectedness and mutual dependence of different sectors, areas of life, and countries and regions within the global capitalist system. It became painfully evident how lockdowns or social distancing measures introduced in one place of the world can interrupt economic or social …

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Towards the Transnational Mobilization of Migrants on October 17th. Rafaela Pimentel on the Struggle of Care Workers and Migrants’ Transnational Organizing

After two transnational days of mobilization, a transnational coordination of migrants’ collectives from Istanbul, Bologna, Paris, Marseille, Madrid, Ljubljana, and Morocco came together online for the first time on the 11th of July. We publish the transcription of the speech of Rafaela Pimentel, migrant domestic worker and member of the …

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The Infections of Exploitation: Migrant Labor and Pandemic Normality in Europe

The new normal of the pandemic in Europe, the so-called cohabitation with the virus, is showing that the safeguard of the economy means protecting exploitation and a complete disregard for workers’, and especially migrants’, health and living conditions. As a result, migrant workers in Germany, Italy, the UK, France and …

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(Post?)pandemic Struggles in Social Reproduction. Responses by Migrants and Women in Central/Eastern Europe and Beyond

  We publish here the presentation of the online webinar coordinated by LevFem and Transnational Social Strike Platform that will take place on June 28th, 6pm (CEST). The webinar builds on previous discussions with workers and activists from the region held within an emerging initiative to connect different struggles in …

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Racism in the Flesh. German Meat Industry and East European Migrant Labor

by FEMBUNT We publish an open letter written by FemBunt, a Bulgarian feminist collective based in Berlin, in response to the outrageous declarations of Mr. Laschet, the prime minister of North Rhein-Westphalia that stated that Bulgarian and Romanian workers are responsibile for the Coronavirus outbreak at the meat processing plant …

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