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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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June 20th: 2nd Transnational Day of Migrants’ Struggle for an Unconditional European Residence Permit

Translations: Italian – French – Turkish – Spanish – Arabic We are not invisible, and we cannot be, because our lives matter. On the 30th of May in many cities in Europe, Morocco, Turkey and Lebanon, we migrants made our voice heard in an unprecedented transnational mobilization. So, we swept away the …

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20 de junio: segundo día transnacional de lucha de los migrantes por un permiso de residencia europeo incondicional

  No somos invisibles y no podemos serlo, porque nuestras vidas valen. El 30 de mayo, en muchas ciudades de Europa, Marruecos, Turquía y Líbano, nosotros, hombres y mujeres migrantes, levantamos nuestra voz en una movilización transnacional sin precedentes. De esta manera rompimos el silencio impuesto por el cierre. Contra …

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