[WSMDiscuss] Stories of struggle in the virus: new batch of Interface short pieces

Laurence Cox Laurence.Cox at mu.ie
Fri Apr 24 17:09:11 CEST 2020


Interface journal is publishing short pieces about social movements' struggles around the COVID-19 crisis, so we can learn from what each other is doing, find inspiration and hope, and think about the longer term.

We've just uploaded a new batch of pieces at https://www.interfacejournal.net/:

  *   Lynn Ng Yu Ling, What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for PinkDot Singapore?
  *   Sobhi Mohanty, From communal violence to lockdown hunger: emergency responses by civil society networks in Delhi, India
  *   Peterson Derolus, Coronavirus, mouvements sociaux populaires anti-exploitation minier en Haïti
  *   Jeremy Brecher, In coronavirus fight, workers are forging an emergency Green New Deal
  *   Federico Venturini, Social movements' powerlessness at the time of covid-19: a personal account
  *   Michael Zeller, Karlsruhe's "giving fences": mobilisation for the needy in times of COVID-19
  *   Yariv Mohar, Human rights amid covid-19: from struggle to orchestration of trade-offs
Last week's pieces:

  *   Ashish Kothari, Corona can't save the planet, but we can, if we learn from ordinary people
  *   Jeremy Brecher, Strike for your life!
  *   Ben Duke, Gig economy workers' movements
  *   URGENCI, Community Supported Agriculture is a safe and resilient alternative to industrial agriculture in the time of Covid-19
  *   Laurence Cox, Forms of social movements in the crisis: a view from Ireland
  *   Lesley Wood, We're not all in this together
More to come - and we're still looking for stories! Full details at https://www.interfacejournal.net/.
Please share on your networks.

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Social movements in and beyond the COVID-19 crisis: Interface<https://interfacejournal.net/> journal special, always free
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Chercheur associé, Fondation maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris
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