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Mexico’s Indigenous Governing Council: Actually Existing Anti-Capitalism for the 21st Century

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The Workshop’s own Mara Kaufman describes the significance of the actually existing anti-capitalist movement in Mexico today, represented by the Indigenous Governing Council and its spokeswoman, Marichuy. [Originally published on Counterpunch] In the midst of the multiple hurricanes battering North America and the Caribbean, the fires burning in the US west, two major earthquakes in September,…

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On the ‘Hodor Effect’ Paralyzing the US Left

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Anna Curcio, militant scholar and coordinator of Commonware.org, interviews Alvaro Reyes of the Workshop for Intercommunal Study about Charlottesville, white supremacy, and contemporary challenges for politics in the US. [Original at Commonware in Italian and at CounterPunch in English] Anna Curcio: Could you briefly explain the events that took place in Charlottesville and help put them in context? Alvaro Reyes:…

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Workshop Analysis: “They Thought They Had Taken Power. In Reality They Were Taken By It.”

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Interview with Alvaro Reyes (the Workshop for Intercommunal Study) By Tassos Tsakiroglou (Εfimerida ton Syntakton) [Original in Greek Here] What are the lessons from the contradictory relationship between social movements in Latin America and the “progressive governments” that these movements helped bring to power? I believe that the Latin American movements of the last three…

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